• Bahamas Ministry of Tourism/Getty Images

    Budget Caribbean Islands

    The Caribbean isn’t exactly known to be cheap, but you can stretch your dollar pretty far on certain islands – even during the peak winter season. Here's a look at our editors' picks.

  • Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa

    Budget Caribbean Islands - Aruba

    Aruba's Manchebo Beach Resort is an excellent-value beach boutique hotel set on a pristine stretch of sand with a first-rate spa.

  • Bahamas Ministry of Tourism/Getty Images

    Budget Caribbean Islands - The Bahamas

    Located about 50 miles from Florida and easily accessible on nonstop flights, the Bahamas archipelago is a prime spot for sun-soaked holidays that don’t break the bank.

  • Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism

    Budget Caribbean Islands - Dominican Republic

    Vacationers come to the Dominican Republic for the coral-lined coast, first-class shopping, and Vegas-style casinos and nightlife.

  • Jamaica Tourist Board

    Budget Caribbean Islands - Jamaica

    Jamaica is packed with a broad array of all-inclusive resorts and affordable lodging options. Plus it’s a breeze to reach on direct and often very affordable flights.

  • David MacGillivray/Montserrat Tourist Board

    Budget Caribbean Islands - Montserrat

    The capital of fascinating Montserrat was decimated by two volcanic eruptions in the ’90s. Now that it’s reopened to tourism, visitors can expect fine black-sand beaches, and first-rate diving.

  • Flickr/Tomas Fano

    Budget Caribbean Islands - Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico delivers great swaths of sand and rainforest, as well as vibrant culture and an alluring colonial capital, San Juan.

  • Flickr/}{enry

    Budget Caribbean Islands - St. Kitts

    Bustling St. Kitts is a leading package and cruise-ship destination, complete with casino-resorts, all-inclusive plans, and self-service chalets.

  • Flickr/Rennett Stowe

    Budget Caribbean Islands - St. Maarten

    One island with two halves, St. Maarten (owned by the Dutch) and St. Martin (French) is a Caribbean hot spot with a cosmopolitan flair.

  • Flickr/neiljs

    Budget Caribbean Islands - Trinidad & Tobago

    Hugging the Venezuelan coast, these low-profile (though easily accessible) twin islands include the cultural melting pot of Trinidad and laid-back Tobago. Both make thin-walleted visits doable.

  • Bolongo Bay Beach Resort & Spa

    Budget Caribbean Islands - St. Thomas, USVI

    St. Thomas' Bolongo Bay Beach Resort has tropical-themed rooms, all with waterfront balconies, that are just steps from the beach.

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