Winter Bargains in The Romantic Caribbean (III)

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Winter Bargains in The Romantic Caribbean (III)

It is no secret that winter is high season for the Caribbean. It's the coldest, snowiest, iciest time of year for many places, and some folks have just had enough of it by January and February. In fact, some folks figure they'll need to 'hunker down' and wait out old man winter through March. But that doesn't mean there are no travel deals to be found to make your 'Great Winter Escape: In fact, there are plenty, and some experts believe that the best time to book your winter bargains in the romantic Caribbean is from New Years to early March, when airlines are slashing prices before the big spring-break rush.

 

According to Yahoo Travel, there are great deals for hot spots like Jamaica, undiscovered charmers like Bonaire, and romantic paradises like St Thomas.

 

So check out this list for romance in a Caribbean Paradise and start packing!

 

Winter bargains in The Romantic Caribbean: Dominican Republic

This ever-popular destination draws tourists from spring-breakers seeking low-cost beach thrills, to families looking to make sandcastles in the sun. A wealth of all-inclusive resorts clustered around Punta Cana offer a lot of 'bang for your travel buck' this season.

 

Deals and Bargains: According to Yahoo Travel, round-trip flights to the DR are unusually inexpensive this year, with flights from Chicago in the low $400s. Take advantage of cheap airfare, and consider a number of budget-friendly hotels, through April 18.

 

Winter bargains in The Romantic Caribbean: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, a U.S. commonwealth, has it all, from golfing to gambling and from salsa dancing to surfing. Beyond San Juan's vacation condos, the island abounds with waterfalls, colonial history, and the national rainforest of El Yunque. The best part? You don't even need a passport to get there.

 

Deals and Bargains: According to Yahoo Travel, in late January and early February, flights are as low as $329 from New York on JetBlue or Delta. (And right now, JetBlue Getaways is offering amazing deals on four-night packages, including airfare, accommodations, and resort credits, starling at $745 per person.) Inexpensive hotel options aren't hard to spot, either Wad, with a travel professional; travel pros will probably be able to find even more deals. You will probably find the cheapest rates clustered around San Juan. 

Winter Bargains in The Romantic Caribbean (II)

It is no secret that winter is high season for the Caribbean. It's the coldest, snowiest, iciest time of year for many places, and some folks have just had enough of it by January and February. In fact, some folks figure they'll need to 'hunker down' and wait out old man winter through March. But that doesn't mean there are no travel deals to be found to make your 'Great Winter Escape: In fact, there are plenty, and some experts believe that the best time to book your winter bargains in the romantic Caribbean is from New Years to early March, when airlines are slashing prices before the big spring-break rush.

 

According to Yahoo Travel, there are great deals for hot spots like Jamaica, undiscovered charmers like Bonaire, and romantic paradises like St Thomas.

 

So check out this list for romance in a Caribbean Paradise and start packing!

 

Winter bargains in The Romantic Caribbean: Bahamas

The Bahamas is actually outside the Caribbean Sea, but culturally and geopolitically, it’s closely associated with the Greater Antilles and other Caribbean nations. Ifs inexpensive this time of year, and definitely tropical. So it made the list.

 

Deals and Bargains: Flights to the Bahamas are incredibly cheap due to its proximity to the US and frequent service from most major lines, with some flights as low as $300 from Miami Add a sweet accommodations package (they're a dime a dozen this season, especially in February and March) and you'll have a budget break in no time.

 

Winter bargains in The Romantic Caribbean: Out Islands, Bahamas

The Out Islands of the Bahamas are a perfect romantic destination for island-life lovers. This collection of tiny isles, offers big resorts and sparse traffic, and is graced with pristine sand and sea; major pastimes trend toward swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing. The outer Bahamas islands include: Abacos, Acklins, Andros, Berry Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Crooked Island Eleuthera, Harbor Island, Exumas, Long Island and San Salvador

 

Deals and Bargains: Did someone say free flight? With the purchase of a four-night air-inclusive package, MyOutislands.com will throw in two round-trip airline tickets from Nassau—for free. Participating hotels span the islands and include luxury properties on Exuma and Eleuthera. Going one step further, Resorts World Bimini offers a private chartered seaplane from Miami with the purchase of a two-night stay (starting at a wee $389 per person).

 

Winter Bargains in The Romantic Caribbean (I)

It is no secret that winter is high season for the Caribbean. It's the coldest, snowiest, iciest time of year for many places, and some folks have just had enough of it by January and February. In fact, some folks figure they'll need to 'hunker down' and wait out old man winter through March. But that doesn't mean there are no travel deals to be found to make your 'Great Winter Escape’: In fact, there are plenty, and some experts believe that the best time to book your winter bargains in the romantic Caribbean is from New Years ‘till early March, when airline companies are slashing prices before the big spring-break rush.

 

According to Yahoo Travel, there are great deals for hot spots like Jamaica, undiscovered charmers like Bonaire, and romantic paradises like St Thomas.

 

So check out this list for romance in a Caribbean Paradise and start packing!

 

Winter Bargains in The Romantic Caribbean: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Perhaps the most budget-friendly of the three major U.S. Virgin Islands, St Thomas, boasts a wide variety of accommodations options and activities built to entice cruisers, including prime duty-free shopping. Making it even more attractive — beautiful Magens Bay, one of the top beaches in the world; you've got a complete and very romantic Caribbean winter escape.

 

Deals and Bargains: VisitUSVI.com is running its popular Intimate Treasures deal, which includes $100 in dining and attractions certificates and a complimentary gift bag; 14 St Thomas hotels are participating with a number of money-saving packages that include kid-friendly packages, too. For cruising at bargain basement prices, check out the seven-day sailing on Camival's Liberty with a full-day stop in St. Thomas from just $369 per person. East Coasters can fly to the USVI for on JetBlue; there are Monday-through-Monday flights in February and March from only $340 (Boston) and $431 (New York).

 

 

Winter Bargains in the Romantic Caribbean: Bonaire

The least crowded of the 'ABC Islands' (the other two are Aruba and Curacao); the small Bonaire is a diver's dream, with some of the richest population of fish from the Caribbean Sea. Here you can discover the active diving sites and settle into the peaceful, reasonable-priced lodgings ashore. There are no luxurious resorts on this isle, so crowds tend to be small, prices low, and deals abundant… and so is the romance!

 

Deals and Bargains: Travelers can find seven-night stays from just $1,450 per person, including six single-tank dives and a full daily breakfast. A similar deal at the PADI five-star Divi Flamingo includes seven nights with unlimited shore diving from $837 per person. Some resort vacation packages even include a four-door car rental and free taxi pickup. Contact your local travel professional for more options and savings.