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Top Reviews

Aventura Mexicana Hotel
 
4.9
"This is a lovely hotel located just off the beach in Playa del Carmen. It's a beautiful small hotel. Rooms are nice. Lovely courtyard with pool. Very reasonable rates. Excellent and courteous staff. The restaurant, Mayan Bristo, serves some delicious food. If you're looking to stay in town in Playa, this is a great choice."
True Blue Bay Resort
 
4.7
"This is an absolutely lovely hotel in Grenada. Rooms were very clean, the grounds were beautiful and the breakfast provided each morning was great. The resort is clean, the staff is friendly and helpful and the views are spectacular! True Blue Bay Resort is probably one of finest boutique small hotels in the Caribbean. Fabulous location, excellent rooms, terrific facilities, friendly and attentive..."
Mahekal Beach Resort
 
4.9
"Mahekal Beach Resort is a great little beach front resort. I was traveling with two other friends and we all loved it. The cabana was just fine, though nothing special. But it's the location! The food at the resort was pretty good, service good, quality staff. I would go back here anytime. Usually I fly into Cancun and go to Playa..."
Stingray City
 
4.5
"This excursion was fantastic! The water is so clear. The stingrays were amazing - almost dancing with us all in about 3 feet of water out on the sandbar."
Palancar Caves
 
4.7
"I LOVE Palacar Reef...and I especially love Palacar Caves. The coral heads are massive - creating huge swim throughs. Weaving in and out and then drifting along side the reef as the wall drops off into infinity. Love it."
Marigot Beach Club Hotel & Dive Resort
 
4.5
"The hotel is in a beautiful location, on a beautiful bay. The room was pretty and functional, with a nice little kitchen and bathroom. If you are looking for huge 5 star resort, this is not the resort for you. The resort is small and very island like - with a terrific ambiance and view. Our room was very comfortable and our terrace looked..."
Aventura Spa Palace
 
4.3
Wisconsin Carribean Holiday Seekers
"Huge, but beautiful and spotless.Missed not having a beach. Food was very good, staff was very freindly and helpful. Rooms were spacious, really enjoyed the hammocks and the liquor dispensors. Room service was prompt and delicous. Plan on walking, this place is spread out, but we didn't mind the walk. Was easy making reservations for dining and excursions as well. We took an excursion to..."
 
4.5
liz pereira
"I have been to OTI many times. I like the small size of the hotel, beautiful grounds and competent staff. It is walking distance to town where you can find some great restaurants. www.ballahoo.com The hotel is set in tranquil tropical gardens, overlooking Basseterre and Nevis (view is magnificent), and OTI offers personalized service, clean..."
Aventura Spa Palace
 
4.8
sue matsler
"Our 2nd time at AV - 3rd time at a Palace Resort. We went with 2 other couples and had a great time! The service was awesome and the resort is beatiful! The Spa is the best I've ever been too. Had a massage in an oceanview bungalow. Very relaxing and pampering! Very much needed in this stressful world!..."
 
2.1
Kristen Smith
"I stayed for one week summer 2004 at Bananarama in Roatan. This is a very unprofessional dive operation and did not meet the expectations of anyone in the large group of divers scheduled there for the week. The boats did not run for much of the time we were there. There were two instances when the boat was disabled while away from..."

Caribbean Reviews

Barcelo Costa Cancun : Cancun Mexico All Inclusive Resort
Island: Destination: Mexico: Cancun
The Barcelo Costa Cancún**** hotel is a beautiful complex built in the Mediterranean style in the Bahía del Caribe with views of the...
 
0.0 (0)
Melia Nassau Beach
Category: Bahamas Hotels
Island: Destination: Bahamas
Melia Nassau Beach is located on a 1,000-foot span of white sand long the Atlantic Ocean on Nassau's spectacular Cable Beach. Enjoy dazzling views,...
 
0.0 (0)
Occidental Grand Punta Cana
Island: Destination: Dominican Republic
This resort is located in the eastern part of the Dominican Republic, in the center of the well-known beach Playa Bvaro and is surrounded...
 
1.7 (2)
Melia Caribe Tropical All Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort
Island: Destination: Dominican Republic
Located on the beachfront on the idyllic Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), the Meliá Caribe Tropical hotel is the perfect option for...
 
0.0 (0)
Colonial Palladium Grand Resort & Spa
Island: Destination: Mexico: Puerto Aventuras
This ecologically minded resort midway between Xcaret and Xel Há eco-parks shares facilities, restaurants, and beach with a twin resort and features flamingos, orchids,...
 
0.0 (0)
Sandals Barbados
Category: Barbados Hotels
Island: Destination: Barbados
Sandals Barbados, an all-new retreat in the spirited St. Lawrence Gap area, offers undeniable luxury with inventive accommodations spanning three unique villages, world-class cuisine...
 
0.0 (0)
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa: Jamaica All Inclusive Resort
Category: Jamaica Hotels
Island: Destination: Jamaica: Montego Bay
The Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa is located beachfront on the breathtaking blue water of the northern Jamaica coast. Only 40 minutes from...
 
0.0 (0)
Riu Cancun: All Inclusive Resort
Island: Destination: Mexico: Cancun
The Hotel Riu Cancun (All Inclusive 24 hours) is situated in the heart of one of Cancun's most popular areas for tourists, in a...
 
0.0 (0)
Barcelo Maya Beach Resort
Island: Destination: Mexico: Playa del Carmen
The Barcelo Maya Beach hotel is set in a impressive all inclusive resort situated on one of the most lovely seashores in the Mexican...
 
4.3 (18)
Riu Palace Jamaica
Category: Jamaica Hotels
Island: Destination: Jamaica: Montego Bay
The Hotel Riu Palace Jamaica (All Inclusive 24h) is located in the northwest of Jamaica, very near Montego Bay, Jamaica, and offers a range...
 
0.0 (0)
Iberostar Quetzal :  Family All Inclusive in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Island: Destination: Mexico: Playa del Carmen
Three-storey bungalows spread out all over the hotel. Double rooms and junior suites offering maximum comfort and all fully equipped. The bungalows are integrated...
 
0.0 (0)
Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa
Category: Jamaica Hotels
Island: Destination: Jamaica
On the untouched South Coast of Jamaica, Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa is a 50-acre seaside fantasy within a 500-acre reserve. In an...
 
4.7 (1)

Caribbean Blog

Things from the web you should read about traveling in Caribbean!

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    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 11:00
  • Grenada's Best Beach Bars
    Grenada's Best Beach Bars The world is full of funky places where you can order up a cocktail and enjoy the sunset (and sunrise if you're hardcore), but not all beach bars are created equal. In our five years spent traveling to all corners of the globe, we've seen some pretty incredible coastal watering holes.
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:54
  • The White City of Honduras
    The White City of Honduras The rain forests of Mosquitia, which span more than thirty-two thousand square miles of Honduras and Nicaragua, are among the densest and most inhospitable in the world. "It's mountainous," Chris Begley, an archeologist and expert on Honduras, told me recently. "There's white water. There are jumping vipers, coral snakes, fer-de-lance, stinging plants, and biting insects.
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:35
  • Partying in Jamaica
    Partying in Jamaica From reggae to dancehall, few countries are so defined by their music as Jamaica. For its size, the country produces more music than any other place on earth, and its beats and bass lines have been drawing visitors looking for a good time for decades.
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:30
  • New Luxury Lodgings in Playa del Carmen
    New Luxury Lodgings in Playa del Carmen By Alexander Britell Thompson Hotels is expanding to the Caribbean. The company announced the planned opening of its new Thompson Playa del Carmen this fall on Mexico's Caribbean coast, the brand's first hotel in the Caribbean region. The property will be located on the city's bustling La Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue).
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:24
  • Honduras' Newest Port
    Honduras' Newest Port October 17, 2014 | By Adam Coulter | 5 Comments On Wednesday, the new Caribbean cruise port of Banana Coast (Trujillo), on the north coast of Honduras, welcomed its first big cruise ship, Norwegian Jewel. While a smaller ship, Travel Dynamics' 130-passenger Yorktown, paid a couple of visits in February, this was the tender port's first mega-ship - Jewel has 2,500 passengers.
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:09
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    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:01
  • Roatan: The Hot Spot of Honduras
    Only a few miles off the mainland Central America lies the paradise island of Roatan, Honduras. Thick green forests. White sand beaches. Blue waters. Roatan is relatively unknown by most. By the end of this article you're going to have Roatan on your list of destinations. That's a promise.
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:47
  • Diving Into Turks and Caicos
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    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:32
  • Midnight Madness in St. Kitts and Nevis
    Midnight Madness in St. Kitts and Nevis Midway through the summer, Nhamo Shire, the founder of Reach & Teach/Midnight Madness hit me up and said he was working on something big; he didn't reveal too much but just said to block out 13th-21st September in my diary. Luckily, I did, as it turned out to be a week away in St Kitts ...
    Written on Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:12
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    Written on Friday, 28 August 2015 08:16
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Aventura Mexicana Hotel
 
4.9
"This is a lovely hotel located just off the beach in Playa del Carmen. It's a beautiful small hotel. Rooms..."
2.
True Blue Bay Resort
 
4.7
"This is an absolutely lovely hotel in Grenada. Rooms were very clean, the grounds were beautiful and the breakfast provided..."
3.
Mahekal Beach Resort
 
4.9
"Mahekal Beach Resort is a great little beach front resort. I was traveling with two other friends and we all..."
4.
Marigot Beach Club Hotel & Dive Resort
 
4.5
"The hotel is in a beautiful location, on a beautiful bay. The room was pretty and functional, with a nice..."
5.
Aventura Spa Palace
 
4.3
Wisconsin Carribean Holiday Seekers
"Huge, but beautiful and spotless.Missed not having a beach. Food was very good, staff was very freindly and helpful. Rooms..."

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Aventura Mexicana Hotel
 
4.9
"This is a lovely hotel located just off the beach in Playa del Carmen. It's a beautiful small hotel. Rooms are nice. Lovely courtyard with pool. Very reasonable rates...."
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True Blue Bay Resort
 
4.7
"This is an absolutely lovely hotel in Grenada. Rooms were very clean, the grounds were beautiful and the breakfast provided each morning was great. The resort is clean, the staff..."

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