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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

Iberostar Cozumel : Cozumel All Inclusive Resort
Island: Destination: Mexico: Cozumel
The Iberostar is located on the southwest coast of Cozumel, directly on the beach, near Cozumel's most famous tourist attraction, the Palancar Reef. 302...
 
3.8 (9)
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba
Category: Aruba Hotels
Island: Destination: Aruba
The Aruba Grand provides the world's finestpersonal service and facilities. The atmosphere iswarm and relaxed and the ambience embraces theuniqueness of the local culture....
 
0.0 (0)
ME Cancan (Adults Only Lifestyle Resort)
Island: Destination: Mexico: Cancun
The ME Cancun is an adult-oriented lifestyle resort. Located on the stunning Cancun beach and a short distance from the most attractive shopping malls,...
 
0.0 (0)
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo
Island: Destination: Dominican Republic
The 582 rooms of the Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo hotel take care of even the smallest detail so you enjoy the paradise of...
 
0.0 (0)
Sandals Emerald Bay
Category: Bahamas Hotels
Island: Destination: Bahamas
Deep within the idyllic waters of the Exumas, Sandals Emerald Bay brings unprecedented luxury to the easy-going rhythms of the Bahamian Out Islands. This...
 
0.0 (0)
Melia Nassau Beach
Category: Bahamas Hotels
Island: Destination: Bahamas
Melia Nassau Beach is situated on a 1,000-foot stretch of white sand long the Atlantic Ocean on Nassau's spectacular Cable Beach. Enjoy stunning views,...
 
0.0 (0)
Iberostar Dominicana
Island: Destination: Dominican Republic
The IBEROSTAR Dominicana Hotel is a 5-star beachfront all inclusive resort located on the white, powdery sand and crystal clear waters of Playa Bávaro....
 
0.0 (0)
Riu Tequila All Inclusive, Riviera Maya
Island: Destination: Mexico: Playa del Carmen
Located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico we offer All Inclusive service and practically anything one could possibly wish for, it is perfect for sun...
 
5.0 (2)
Iberostar Bavaro Suites
Island: Destination: Dominican Republic
The 5-star All Inclusive IBEROSTAR Bavaro Suites is tucked away in a coveted location between lush tropical gardens and the incredible Playa Bavaro, an...
 
0.0 (0)
Barcelo Maya Beach Resort
Island: Destination: Mexico: Playa del Carmen
The Barcelo Maya Beach***** hotel is set in a magnificent all-inclusive resort situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mexican...
 
4.3 (18)
Sandals - Grande St. Lucian. St. Lucia All Inclusive Resort
Category: St. Lucia Hotels
Island: Destination: St. Lucia
This beach resort, built in a traditional British Colonial Style, is set on an isthmus with the Caribbean Sea to the immediate North and...
 
3.7 (6)
Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort
Island: Destination: Dominican Republic
This new Paradisus resort is a superior luxury resort in Playas de Bávaro, combining a prestigious Caribbean setting with world-class facilities, including Royal Service,...
 
5.0 (1)

Caribbean Blog

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

  • Belize a Haven for English Speaking Tourists
    Belize a Haven for English Speaking Tourists Expats have settled all over Belize, but one spot is starting to earn lots of attention lately... Corozal, the northernmost of Belize's six districts. It has the second-largest population of the districts with about 35,000 people and shares the border with Mexico.
    Written on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:19
  • Get Active in St. Croix
    Get Active in St. Croix Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands - With The Buccaneer home to three of St. Croix's most perfect beaches--complete with silky white sand lapped by brilliant blue Caribbean waters and palm trees swaying gently in the breeze--guests might be tempted to spend their time simply soaking up the sun.
    Written on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:12
  • A Guide to the US Virgin Islands
    A Guide to the US Virgin Islands Best for The beach, romance, families, watersports, nature, pampering, escapism. This United States territory is made up of three very different main islands. St Thomas, one of the most visited cruise-ship stops in the Caribbean , is the liveliest and most commercialised, with upmarket shops in the busy port of Charlotte Amalie, and attractions such as a (pricey) cable-car service up one of the hills overlooking the port, and Coral World Ocean Park.
    Written on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:03
  • Affordable Anguilla
    Affordable Anguilla Shakira (AFP) Meads Bay, a dazzling, mile-long run of sand on the island's north coast, is a case in point. At its western end sits the 166-room Viceroy Resort, a slick, five-star affair that opened in 2009 and has become a major player in island life.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 11:07
  • Discover the Yucatan Less Traveled
    Discover the Yucatan Less Traveled The town is a memorable place for beachcombers, divers and snorkelers who aim to avoid the tourist traps of a large city.Whether experienced or not, during a first swim out into Akumal Bay or Half Moon Bay, which both border Akumal village, brightly colored fish, and green and loggerhead sea
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 11:04
  • A Taste of Anguilla
    A Taste of Anguilla Anguilla, most notable known for its pristine white beaches, clear blue waters and top-notch boutique resort brands, has also built a reputation as a Caribbean culinary treasure. Couples, girlfriends and families flock to the island year after year for relaxation, fine food, well-crafted wines and outstanding service hidden by those unaware of the culinary talents that lend their hand to restaurants and hotel properties.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:52
  • Dolphin Adventure in Tulum
    Dolphin Adventure in Tulum Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Resort & Spa announces the addition of Tulum-Akumal, the newest marine attraction by Dolphin Discovery in the Riviera Maya area. The dolphinarium, which opened in June, offers resort guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn about, view, and play with Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:45
  • The Strong Traditions of Caribbean Music
    The Strong Traditions of Caribbean Music One of the most appealing aspects of a Caribbean vacation is its traditional music, a range of styles from reggae to rake-and scrape. No matter which island a traveler decides to visit, music will surround them, floating through the air over restaurant speakers, a taxi's radio or live at a resort's lobby bar.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:34
  • Caribbean Travel Tips
    (Family Features) Dream vacations come in all shapes and sizes and are unique to every traveler. For some, a dream vacation may be visiting every ballpark across the country. For others, it could be exploring the national parks in their state or island hopping on a cruise in the Caribbean.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:26
  • A Nature Experience in Mexico
    A Nature Experience in Mexico Did you know that between the months of May and December, sea turtles crawl on to Mexico's stunning beaches to lay eggs in the sand? Eggs require about 45 days of incubation in the sand before hatching, but lot can happen in 45 days.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:19
  • Cruise Gets Kid-Friendly with New Kung Fu Panda Eatery
    Forget celebrity chefs. The latest star to get a restaurant on a cruise ship is a make-believe panda. Royal Caribbean on Thursday unveiled the first restaurant on land or sea themed around Kung Fu Panda, the DreamWorks Animation flick about a panda named Po who aspires to be a kung fu master.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:11
  • The New Accessibility of Cuba
    From cruise lines to ferries to airlines, businesses are getting in line to shepherd masses of Americans to the long-forbidden island of Cuba. Many hope to benefit quickly under new U.S. rules that allow "purposeful" trips such as humanitarian or educational missions without a license.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 10:01
  • Don't Miss this Great Deal on Caribbean Flights
    Don't Miss this Great Deal on Caribbean Flights As an incentive for agents, the tour operator is paying 10% commission on the airfare portion.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 09:58
  • Relaxing in St. Lucia
    Relaxing in St. Lucia The Caribbean is known for its palm beaches, rum punches and all-inclusive hotels, but in St Lucia there's a resort that promises that if you give them your body for a week, they will give you back your mind. As co-founder of wellness holidays specialist Health and Fitness Travel, I was more than willing to give it a go.
    Written on Monday, 03 August 2015 09:56
  • Great Deals for Fun in Mexico
    Great Deals for Fun in Mexico ORLANDO, FL, Jul 21, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Southwest Vacations is offering travelers a savings of up to $250 off vacation packages to destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Costa Rica. This is the vacation sale you've been waiting for!
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1.
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...."
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 each morning was great. The resort is clean, the staff..."

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Island: Destination: Jamaica: Montego Bay
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