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Although traveling to the Caribbean is typically cheaper than Europe, the cost is nevertheless a major financial undertaking. From the simple bed and breakfast to the most elegant resorts, all require that you have a pocketful of “bread” to spread around. However there are bargains to be had if you search diligently.


On Jamaica’s South Coast the scenic Whispering Bamboo Cove Resort is located in the quiet community of Morant Bay. This small charming getaway is ideally priced for the budget minded traveler. With a spectacular view of Blue Mountains it is a self contained 15 room property centrally located to major tourist attractions and less than one hour away from the airport.

The rooms start at an affordable US$50-75 for mountain view and $80-90 for beach view. The rooms are decorated in a casual island style with sun kissed colors. The amenities include, a/c, private bath, cable and telephone. There is a full kitchen and all meals are offered at affordable prices. Many water sports are available upon request.


With its 751 square mile blessed with many waterfalls, 365 rivers, exotic birds and many rain forests, it is no wonder Dominica has earned the nickname of the Nature Isle. The Titiwi Inn is a perfect spot to make your home base while you explore this delightful place. Overlooking the Caribbean Sea this tiny gem, less than 20 rooms offer a multitude of activities for its guests.

Located in the town of Roseau it caters to water sports enthusiast. Prices start from US$75 for junior rooms and includes a full breakfast. There is a freshwater pool linked to a poolside bar. The activities room contains table tennis and pool tables. For a special treat arrange to swim with the dolphins.

For the business traveler there is a secretarial service. Other amenities includes Internet and laundry facilities. Lounge at the sunrise viewing platform and watch in amazement as sea birds swoop and dive for birds. For luxury and budget-friendly resorts and hotels visit


The historical town of Providenciales is the setting for the Comfort Suites in the Turks and Caicos. The British influence is evident in the classical architectural style which abounds in the city and the Comfort Suites is no exception. This 108 room hotel only has suites which starts at US$112. The hotel was built around a landscape patio and pool area. The rooms have large beds, a/c, refrigerator, coffee maker, telephones, in room safe and cable.