Pirates, you're probably wondering when you'll have the green light to head down to the Caribbean after the recent string of hurricanes. While some islands will take time to recuperate, many are open now and offering some amazing deals to bring vacationers back.
With its cinematic jungled peaks, St. Lucia is essentially the Hawaii of the Caribbean. This island was not affected by the hurricanes, so take the chance to see this famously-pricey destination before prices increase. The Ladera Resort is offering nearly 50% off rooms with unparalleled views, and the Bay Gardens Beach Resort is offering close to $60 off their nightly room rates.
The Cayman Islands also managed to stay safe. There are incredible one-way and round-trip sales on flights to Grand Cayman, with prices starting at just $64 one-way! Some hotels, such as the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort offering $150 off their nightly room rate in an effort to bring in tourists. Travelers seeking a luxury experience from an incredible price should consider The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa–they're offering up to 40% off nightly room rates.
Despite initial worry, the Bahamas made it through the hurricanes relatively unharmed. We've found a fun and fabulous vacation for four with flights and a highly-rated Airbnb HERE. The Comfort Suites Paradise Island is offering more than $80 off nightly room rates for travelers looking for a luxurious and budget vacation.
Turks and Caicos
Although Turks and Caicos did experience the hurricanes, the islands are back up and open for business offering great prices on accommodations. Treat yourself and head to the Windsong Resort, where they're offering nearly $100 off room rates this fall, or check out the Royal West Indies Resort where rooms have been discounted nearly $60 per night!
Aruba was unaffected by Irma and Maria. The Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, which is just one of many luxury resorts on the island, is promoting up to 30% off their rooms, which offer incredible views and 4-star amenities. The Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort is a great option for budget travelers with rates starting from just $145 per night.
Barbados was well out of the path of the recent hurricanes. Grab a $95 one-way or $225 round-trip flight to this colorful destination, or book a 5-night trip from $646. The Hilton Barbados Resort is offering incredible savings on room rates.
Untouched by Irma, Curaçao's blue waters are the perfect place to spend a vacation. For those seeking a romantic, adults-only vacation, we've found incredible prices from several U.S. cities. Check out the ACOYA Hotel for incredible deals for budget travel, and those looking for a luxury stay should consider the Lions Dive & Beach Resort where rooms have been discounted by 40%!
DR is welcoming tourists, with some of their many resorts and all-inclusives offering fantastic price drops. We've found an incredible four-night vacation, and for those who just want cheap round-trip flights, those can be found from as little as $259. Be Live Collection Marien is offering up to 50% off their base room rates and is a great option for budget travelers looking for a hotel near the beach.
An ever popular Caribbean destination, Jamaica is up and running after September's hurricanes. We've found great prices on a 4-night, all-inclusive vacation to Montego Bay from as little as $604 (yes, that includes flights!). Prefer to just book a flight and find your own accommodations? Grab a cheap round-trip ticket from as little as $264. Want an adults-only, all-inclusive beach resort? Check out the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, which is offering 40% off room rates–an incredible deal!
This beautiful island is defined by dramatic green mountains and beautiful beaches. One-way flights we've seen recently start at $59 and round-trip tickets start from $188. This French-speaking island is still under the radar and offers gorgeous beaches and budget hotels, such as the Karibea Squash where rooms start at $83 per night.