Posts about ‘Caribbean’

It’s a college student’s rite of passage to make the pilgrimage to the closest and warmest beach with a hefty crew of cronies. Fifty-five percent of college students are planning to travel for spring break this year, with Las Vegas, Cancun and San Diego topping the list of the hottest destinations, according to the latest [read more…]

It’s cold outside. Unbearably cold, really. So cold there’s no other option than to migrate south, to a place so perfectly tropical it makes you warmer just thinking about it. All-inclusive resorts across the Caribbean have made it easy even for those of us still a little cash strapped from Christmas spending to find affordable [read more…]

Let’s face it: Jamaica is a spirited place any time of year. But winter and early spring usher in a host of lively events, making the Greater Antilles island a riotously colorful –not to mention balmy – place to be. And, given the full season is not in full swing, it’s a pocketbook-friendly time to book a cheap Caribbean vacation.

n Puerto Rico – and much of the Latin world – it’s the Three Kings who foster (or, at least, further) the holiday spirit. Understandably, that makes early January a choice time to plan a cheap Caribbean vacation.

A girlfriend spent the days after Christmas and before New Year’s with her entire family — 2 brothers and their girlfriends, 3 sisters and their husbands, parents, 2 nieces and a nephew — in a Los Cabos hotel. While my first instinct was shock at the thought of all of them traveling at the most stressful of times, she countered with, “It was the best vacation of my life.” No baking. No cleaning up after themselves. Just sun, sand and catching up.

The good news is, there are plenty of all-inclusive vacations for parents looking for couple time, even if you have to take the kids. Stick with a resort with a decent kids club to keep the tykes entertained and active while you two try something new: say, a couples massage in a beachside palapa. Or maybe just start with a glass of wine.

Having your own private space, discovering the conveniences that a condo offers and enjoying resort amenities make this a great, personalized cheap Mexico vacation. This is what living in paradise is all about… if even it’s just for one week.

You don’t have to be an experienced world traveler to know that you can get cheap Caribbean vacations for rates that are so startlingly low, they don’t even seem to make mathematical sense. Still, many people see these costs and immediately think “What’s the catch?” As you’ll come to learn, there are no catches. Just deals so incredible they boggle the mind. Here are just two of the coolest cheap hotels and vacation packages you’ll find in the Caribbean.

There’s something that’s always drawn me to Barbados. Maybe it’s the fact that you really can’t get any further east without actually exiting the Caribbean and finding yourself already halfway across the Atlantic to Africa. Or maybe it’s the local culture, and the fact that everyone there speaks English so I don’t have to feel as if I’m coming off like another annoying tourist (which I am, let’s face it). But looking over the bevy of cheap Caribbean vacations that I found online recently, I realized that I might just be in love with Barbados because it’s so darn cheap to vacation there. If you think that’s silly and that maybe I need to perform a reevaluation of my priorities, check out the two cheap Caribbean vacations I found below and then tell me I’m crazy.

Springtime is one of the best seasons to visit San Francisco, as the weather is usually mild and cloudless, without the rain that typically dampens other parts of the country. And with San Francisco hotel deals galore, now is the perfect time to plan a Northern California vacation. Relax and unwind in West Coast style at one of these three cheap San Francisco hotels.