Monday, March 19, 2012

10 Budget Caribbean Islands

Aruba Bound

Updated: 9/19/11 05:19 PM ET It's no surprise that this Dutch-owned island is a popular destination for package holidays – sun-kissed and chockablock with sparkly casinos and pretty beaches, Aruba receives frequent direct flights from the U.S. and has a plethora of all-inclusive options. You’ll find great value on this budget Caribbean island in the form of spa resorts, private villas, and brand-name hotels like Marriott and the Hyatt Regency.

Great Value Hotel:Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa: This excellent-value beach boutique hotel is set on a pristine stretch of sand with a first-rate spa and rooms with fine Indonesian-style furniture, private patios or balconies, and flat-screen TVs. Rates from $169/night.

Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa