Islands to Visit on Budget: The Caribbean region, comprising of more than 700, breath-taking beautiful islands is a haven for sore eyes and enthusiastic travelers. As some say, the islands are enough in number for you to take annual holidays on a different island each year. From serene beaches to white, pristine sands to exotic tress and landscape, the islands entice you to extend your vacation plans. Sigh, if only money grew on trees, who would mind weeks long vacations on these tranquil beaches? Here we have a list of budget friendly destinations to help you get the maximum stay out of your money:
5 Islands to Visit on Budget
Luxury hotels, boutiques and commercial ventures dotted along the western edge of the island may dazzle you but even all of them put together can be no match for the heavenly sunsets at the island. ‘Carubbian Festival’ is a weekly street party held at Aruba. Tourists can sample regional specialties at numerous foods and drinks stall set up every Thursday.
Your best bet for a budget hotel may be MVC Eagle Beach, back on the west side with accommodation charges starting from $145.
The well-developed west and south coast can make Barbados seem as a –not-so-exotic island but don’t be fooled by it. An island of great beauties, Barbados has much to offer in terms of sight seeing and adventurous activities. Botanic gardens, Barbados Museum, Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Garrison Savannah Area are some of the gems you come across during your tour. If you prefer action-packed tour to sightseeing, then hiking, wind-surfing, diving and more are the options for you. 3 star hotels at Barbados can be booked for an average of around $120.
Lying off the western Coast of Chile, the Chiloe Archipelago is a place of its own, offering a unique amalgamation of cultures, custom and language due to its isolated location. 16 of the 150 wooden churches here are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Chiloe is characterized by its palafitos (houses mounted on stilts along the shore), the scrumptious curanto stew of potato, meat and seafood and a number of dishes cooked with fish and shellfish. The Isla Grande de Chiloé (The Big Island of Chiloé) is a ferry ride away and is the second largest island in South America. Accommodation for a day in Chiloe falls in the range of &75-$150.
You can find great deals on all-inclusives, especially on the island’s east coast, Punta Cana. Along the north shore, you may find house rentals and hotels worth looking into. The 27 Falls of Damajagua are a tourist’s fascination, known for their thrilling jumps and slide over the waterfalls. Canoeing and cascading trips are also on offer on the north coast of the island. Budget of accommodation in Residencial Casa Linda villas, and with other villas is from $120 onwards.
The flights to Jamaica are cheap and frequent and the resort destinations are many in number, making it easier for you to pick according to your budget. Treasure Beach, houses a few of small scale hotels. To give an estimate about budget, rooms can be booked at Jakes Hotel starting from $90 and from $111 at Marblue Villas. Where to Travel with Babies and Toddlers: Top 5 Destinations
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