The Best of the Caribbean

LuxeGetaways - - Editor’s Note - By Da­mon M. Banks

The Caribbean is al­ways a fa­vorite get­away, and with a va­ri­ety of op­tions to­day, the is­lands are an

eas­ily ob­tain­able va­ca­tion for all bud­gets.

The Caribbean is al­ways a fa­vorite va­ca­tion get­away for many trav­el­ers due to the in­cred­i­ble di­ver­sity of ac­com­mo­da­tions, ac­tiv­i­ties and over­all lo­cal­ized travel and culi­nary ex­pe­ri­ences wait­ing to be dis­cov­ered among the is­lands. In most cases, the lo­cals are gen­uinely hos­pitable and ex­tremely ea­ger to make sure that tourists have the op­por­tu­nity to get to know their home, and come to love their is­land.

There is no deny­ing that a num­ber of po­ten­tial tourists have elected to travel else­where in re­cent months with the on­go­ing drama sur­round­ing Puerto Rico’s eco­nomic tur­moil, and of course, the fear of be­ing in­fected with the Zika Virus. How­ever, for those in North Amer­ica who de­sire that quin­tes­sen­tial is­land get­away that is still only a rel­a­tively short plane ride away for many, the Caribbean is­lands are a per­fect so­lu­tion. In the case of th­ese trav­el­ers, the sandy beaches, steel drums, frozen cock­tails and end­less sun­shine awaits.

Re­gard­less of your bud­get or needs for the per­fect get­away, you can more than likely find a way to make it work when in the Caribbean. From an ex­pan­sive pri­vate villa on a se­cluded beach de­signed for the most dis­cern­ing of guests, to a mod­er­ately priced ho­tel room in Puerto Rico or St. Maarten, the Caribbean’s peo­ple and un­mis­tak­able is­land flair will make it a visit not to be for­got­ten.

For those look­ing for a way to bal­ance lux­u­ries with mod­er­a­tion, it is easy to com­bine a few days in Old San Juan in Puerto Rico be­fore driv­ing east for sev­eral days at one of the lux­ury re­sorts along the beau­ti­ful beaches; or be­gin with sev­eral days in St. Maarten for some qual­ity time shop­ping and ex­plor­ing the ex­cit­ing is­land life fol­lowed by a few days of re­lax­ation and bliss in An­guilla. Ob­tain­able lux­u­ries are easy to dis­cover through­out the Caribbean.

An­guilla www.ivis­i­tan­ An­tigua and Bar­buda www.vis­i­tan­tiguabar­


Bar­ba­dos www.vis­it­bar­ba­

Belize www.trav­el­be­ The Bri­tish Vir­gin Is­lands www.bvi­

Cay­man Is­lands www.cay­man­is­



Do­minica www.Dis­cov­erDo­

Do­mini­can Repub­lic www.godo­mini­can­re­pub­

Gre­nada www.pure­


Haiti www.ex­pe­ri­ence­

Ja­maica www.vis­it­ja­

“Ob­tain­able lux­u­ries are easy to dis­cover through­out the

Caribbean.” Ready to plan your Caribbean get­away? Visit:


Mar­tinique www.mar­

Montser­rat www.vis­it­montser­

Puerto Rico www.seep­uer­

Saint Lu­cia www.stlu­

St. Eus­tatius www.sta­tia­

St. Kitts & Ne­vis www.stkitts­ www.nevi­sis­

St. Maarten­ca­tion­st­

St. Martin www.stmar­tin­is­ St. Vin­cent and The

Gre­nadines www.dis­cov­

Trinidad & Tobago www.gotrinidadand­to­

Turks & Caicos www.turk­sand­caicos­ U.S. Vir­gin Is­lands www.vis­i­

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