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Top 6 Cheap Caribbean Vacation Destinations for 2023


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The Caribbean is not a region known for being cheap, but there are actually many places where you can have a cheap vacation on an island paradise.

Although some destinations in the Caribbean are undeniably expensive (think St. Barts, St. Lucia, or the Cayman Islands), there are also a number of more affordable places to visit.

According to a recent US news rankingThese are the best Caribbean destinations for cheap vacations.

woman on the beach

1. Curacao

Curacao is located in the ABC Islands in the Southern Caribbean, along with Aruba and Bonaire. This Dutch island territory is known for beautiful beaches, excellent diving, and colorful coral reefs.

If you are looking for an affordable vacation in the Caribbean, Curacao is one of the best places to go.

Although flights from the US can be a bit more expensive since there aren’t as many options to choose from, costs on the ground will be cheaper overall. Hotels, food, and activities on Curacao are cheaper than many other Caribbean islands, including nearby Aruba.

curacao beach

2. Martinique

Another affordable Caribbean destination is Martinique. This is a great place for adventurous travelers looking for an off-the-beaten-path Caribbean vacation.

Martinique, which is an overseas territory of France, is known for its rugged natural beauty. As well as having great beaches, it is also a popular destination for hiking.

The island possesses a unique blend of French and West Indian influences, giving it a strong cultural heritage that is on display in the lively capital Fort-de-France.

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3. Trinidad and Tobago

One of the cheapest Caribbean destinations is Trinidad & Tobago. This Caribbean nation located in the southern Caribbean is made up of two islands, the larger and bustling Trinidad and the smaller and quieter Tobago.

Trinidad is famous for hosting a boisterous Carnival celebration every year in the capital, Port of Spain. The country is also the birthplace of several musical styles, including calypso and soca.

If you’re looking for a more affordable Caribbean vacation, you can find great deals on hotels and activities in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad and Tobago


Despite a recent spike in crime and elevated travel advisories from the US State Department, Jamaica remains as popular as ever with American travelers.

This affordable Caribbean island is so popular for its beautiful beaches, laid-back vibe, and ease of travel. With dozens of all-inclusive resorts to choose from and tons of cheap flights from the United States, Jamaica is easily one of the best places for a cheap vacation in the Caribbean.

There are a number of all-inclusive resorts on the island for less than $300 a night, even during the peak winter season, making it a very affordable travel destination.

Woman in a blue lagoon in jamaica

5. US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands can be a surprisingly affordable destination for American travelers. There are so many reasons to visit the US Virgin Islands, including beautiful beaches, great weather, and lots to do.

These islands are a territory of the United States, which means that American travelers do not need a passport to visit them.

The three main islands are St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. St. Thomas is the largest and most affordable island to stay on, while St. John is worth a day visit for its beautiful beaches in Virgin Islands National Park.

Aerial view of a bay with bright blue water and a white sand beach on St. John Island in the US Virgin Islands.

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Finally, Grenada is one of the best places in the Caribbean for a cheap vacation. This Caribbean destination still remains somewhat underrated and undiscovered.

The small country’s capital, St. George’s, has been named one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. The rest of the island is just as beautiful, with excellent beaches and a lush interior dotted with waterfalls.

Annandale Falls Grenada - Waterfall

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