http://www.iexplore.com - Newsflash: February is the perfect month to visit the Caribbean. For one thing, it's the dry season, so you can tuck away your rain boots, puffy vests and down jackets. A bikini, flip flops, hat, and sunscreen is all you need for a warm-weathered weekend. With an average water temperature of 79 degrees, the water will literally hotter than your house with the heater on. But don't let the temperature and endless sunshine be the only motivation to plan a Caribbean getaway -- we have a few more reasons to pack the bags and jetset south.