It is time to plan your next vacation. Who doesn’t need a week of sun and sand just to get away and rest? And the best thing is that you don’t need to pay a fortune to get it. Here is a guide of the best cheap Caribbean vacations you can access to, thanks to things like public beaches, and deals on airfare and hotels. Remember to use the money you saved to treat yourself with a spa day.
Curacao is a paradise for those who loved aquatic activities, especially scuba diving. But Curacao is more than just water sports, it also has an incredible flora and fauna and a unique cultural heritage. The best time of the year to go is between May and November, as you can find reduced hotel and flight rates.
It may seem strange to find Punta Cana as a cheap Caribbean destination but you can find here the most competitive rates in the entire region as it is the home of many beach properties. One of these hotels is the Occidental Caribe Punta Cana. It offers a wide variety of amenities at incredibly low rates. In Punta Cana, you can go to places like Casa Ponce de León Museum, the Cordillera Septentrional Mountains and Indigenous Eyes Park.
Cozumel is a small island off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It has amazing white sand beaches, a wide variety of marine life, which makes it perfect for scuba diving, and the Maya ruins of San Gervasio.
The best way to save money is to avoid flying directly to Cozumel but instead fly to Cancun and then take a ferry to Cozumel from Playa del Carmen. By doing this you can save up to hundreds of dollars, plus you can get to know two amazing places as well. The best time to go to Cozumel is within the Caribbean hurricane season that is between August and November. Consider that the median hotel rate for 2019 in Cozumel is around $205 a night.
Puerto Plata is located at the northern shore of the Dominican Republic and you can find very affordable all-inclusive packages as well as cheap hotels. You have to consider that scuba diving and snorkeling are not as good here as in other Caribbean beaches but it offers good value. Approximately, you can be paying for a 7-nights plus Flight a total of $1,129 per person. But if you like more luxury it is best to go to Punta Ca
If you are looking for a place full of activities you should go to Trinidad, but if you are looking for a more serene trip go to Tobago. In both islands, you can find affordable room rates that will appeal to you. Take notice that in February is more expensive to travel to Trinidad as it takes place Trinidad Carnival so be prepared to spend a little extra.
If you are looking for a hidden treasure you must go to Bequia as it is often called “the most perfect” of all the Caribbean Isles. In Bequia, you will find one of the best beaches in the region, Princess Margaret Beach, and it is close to the capital of Port Elizabeth. In Port Elizabeth, you can enjoy a few beach bars and eateries. Bequia is perfect for snorkeling and some hotels make it possible to enjoy all of this at an affordable price.
Jamaica is a great place to go if you are an eco-adventurer as you will have a lot of things to do, from swimming in waterfalls to zip-lining through the rainforest. If you like reggae you will love to visit the Bob Marley Museum and you can also go to Rastafari indigenous Village. Plus the beaches in Jamaica are great to relax in between excursions.
If you are traveling with a budget Turks and Caicos is a great option. Here you will find all-inclusive resorts and stunning beaches you can access for free. Avoid traveling to Turk and Caicos between mid-December through mid-April as it could be expensive. You can find low rates and few people for the rest of the year.