The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing a Good Caribbean Resort

Waters of the Caribbean“Waters of the Caribbean” by Chor Ip is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

So you just decided that you’d like to vacation in the beautiful, sunny, and tropical Caribbean. This is a big decision and a great one! But wait because your decision making isn’t done yet. Now you need to decide which Caribbean resort you want to stay at. Your resort choice is important because it has the potential to make or break your trip. For that reason, you want to decide wisely. For help with making that decision, keep reading on for some helpful tips.

DO closely examine all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. If you aren’t an avid traveler, you might be unfamiliar with all inclusive resorts. After all, it is rare to find a hotel or resort in the United States with all inclusive status. One look at these great Caribbean resorts and you are sure to like what you see. They can save you money, save you time, and eliminate the common stresses of planning a trip. Why is this exactly? It is because your stay at a Caribbean all inclusive resort includes your room or suite, some forms of onsite entertainment, food, drinks, snacks, and tips. Does this sound nice?

DON’T let the initial cost of an all inclusive resort in the Caribbean turn you away. As previously stated, you get more than just a place to sleep when booking a stay at an inclusive resort. Your stay automatically includes food, snacks, drinks, tips, and some entertainment. You will not find these included in the cost of your stay at a traditional hotel or vacation resort. That is why their costs will seem much lower at first. On that same note, by the time you do compare the entire costs of both trips, you will find them very similar. In fact, you are likely to save money with an all inclusive Caribbean travel package and remember that you also save time because one big arrangement books most of your travels.

DO visit a resort’s online website. Lets say that you heard about a great all inclusive resort from a co worker. You might want to go right ahead and book your trip, but why don’t you do a little examination yourself. Just because someone you know or someone you don’t know online told you about their favorite resort, it doesn’t mean it will be the best choice for you because we all have different wants and needs. The good news is there are thousands of staying options in the Caribbean. You are sure to find that perfect fit.

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DON’T forget to pay close attention to inclusions at an all inclusive resort. Of course you do not need to stay at an all inclusive Caribbean resort, but (as stated above) there are benefits to doing so. When choosing an all inclusive resort, find one that has a lot of inclusions you like or have always wanted to try. For example, a beachfront resort should let you snorkel, windsurfing, or fish without paying extra for rental gear because it was already included in the cost of your stay. Gaining easy access to on site entertainment you enjoy is convenient, but it can also save you money in the long run when those favorites of yours don’t cost you extra.

DO book your trip in advance. Here is the tricky part though: you don’t want to rush with deciding. First, take the time to find the best all inclusive Caribbean resort or vacation resort. This is one that appeals to you and just seems like the perfect fit. Then, make your travel plans as soon as possible. Even during peak tourist season, you will rarely find a resort filled to capacity, but you honestly never know. Moreover, if you intend to upgrade to a suite, these are limited in numbers so an early reservation is advised.

Of course deciding which Caribbean resort you want to vacation at isn’t the most important decision of your life. On that same note, planning a Caribbean vacation is very exciting. There is nothing worse that watching that excitement dwindle down to disappointment. Prevent this from happening by reviewing all of your options and by keeping the above mentioned points in mind when it comes to choosing one of the many available Caribbean resorts.

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By: Dominiq Gallagher


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