The Caribbean and Mexico are open to American tourists, and we’ve curated the very best deals and trip inspiration for your next sun-filled getaway. Here are this month's editor-curated Caribbean and Mexico offers.
Best Last-Minute Travel Deal: This Luxe Dominican Republic Escape from $599
Why We Love It: Don’t miss this incredible deal – it expires on May 14. The 4-night package to the Dominican Republic includes everything, so there’s no need to do any legwork. Expect roundtrip airfare to Santo Domingo, transfers, an adults-only deluxe room at a 5-star resort, unlimited dining and top-shelf alcoholic beverages, 24-hour room service, and so much more. The best part is that the flexible package starts at $599. See the deal from Great Value Vacations.
Best All-Inclusive Deal: This Playa del Carmen Stay for the Family from $499
Why We Love This: This 4-night all-inclusive package to Playa del Carmen is a $2,100 value that’s on sale for just $499 – for the entire family. Two adults and two children will stay in a deluxe studio room (with a balcony!) at The Fives Beach Hotel & Spa with all meals and drinks, pool butlers, live entertainment, round-trip airport transfers – plus so much more. See the deal from GlobalTravel.com.
Best Family-Friendly Trip: This Caribbean Cruise on the New Norwegian Encore
Why We Love This: Get ready to set sail on an incredible Caribbean cruise on the brand-new Norwegian Encore. This 7-night cruise leaves from Miami and calls on five ports, including the line’s super-exclusive private island. Cruises can be booked for 2022 and 2023 and start at just $678. See the deal on NCL.
Best Package Deal: This All-Inclusive St. Lucia Vacation from $699
Why We Love This: St. Lucia is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and this deal includes six nights at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa, situated on Reduit Beach in Rodney Bay, plus daily breakfast and return flights – all from $699. Guests can add on an all-inclusive plan for just $49 per day which includes meals, drinks, daily spa treatments, and loads more. A couple of extra perks include an upgrade for the first 50 bookings and on-site COVID testing. See this deal from Jetline Vacations.
Best Luxury Deal: This 12-Night Caribbean Cruise from $5,499
Why We Love This: The 12-night Caribbean cruise with Regent Seven Seas Cruises is serious luxury. The 2-for-1 fare starting at $5,499 includes roundtrip airfare, unlimited shore excursions, a concierge suite or above, wifi, unlimited high-end beverages, all meals and speciality restaurants, transfers, gratuities, and pre- and post- cruise hotels. See this fabulous deal from Regent Seven Seas.
Best Multi-Island Deal: This Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Trip from $1,229
Why We Love This: A deal that features not one, but two incredible Caribbean destinations – and there’s not been a better time for clear blue ocean views and sticking your toes in the sand. This 6- to 9-plus-night package includes flights from Nassau and out of Turks and Caicos Island, flight from Nassau to Turks and Caicos Island, plus three nights accommodations on both islands. All of this starting at just $1,229. See the deal from TripMasters.com.
Wild Card: Best Far-Flung Island Getaway: This All-Inclusive Maldives Package
Why We Love This: How can you not love a deal to the Maldives? Even better? It’s all-inclusive. This 7-night getaway to the Maldives North Malé Atoll includes luxury accommodations, flights, and all transfers – starting at just $2,499. It’s time to check this piece of paradise off your bucket list. See deal from Exoticca.