Slide presentation beaches and hurricanes: 1995 in the Eastern Caribbean Islands

Slide 1: Beach activities, Dickenson Bay, Antigua

Beaches play several important roles in the physical, social, cultural and economic fabric of lifestyles in the Caribbean islands.  They are a vital part of the tourism product upon which so many economies depend. Here at Dickenson Bay in Antigua, tourists can be seen enjoying the beach.  Beaches also protect the land and buildings behind the beach by absorbing storm waves.