Sometimes, you can find the best deals on hotels, cruises or ski vacations if you travel right before the official start to the season. Come November, we’ll all be thinking about white-sand beaches in the Caribbean. But right now is the time to make those plans and maybe even get in a trip before the high season starts. This fall, you’ll find properties throughout the Caribbean with rates under $200 a night that offer bonuses like airfare credits, free meals and additional nights free. Keep reading for the best fall Caribbean travel deals.
Save 55 Percent in St. Lucia
October is Creole Month and Chocolate Heritage Month in St. Lucia. Stay at the Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa and save 55 percent off standard room rates when you stay for at least seven nights. Room rates start at $182 per person in the adults-only wing. Room rates starts at $129 a person in the family friendly wing. To book, visit the Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa website or call (758) 459-6000.
No Resort Fees, Food & Beverage Credit in Miami
At the SLS Hotel in Miami Beach, you can book through November 12 and save 20 percent off the best available room rate and receive a complimentary resort fee. You will also receive a $25 food and beverage credit for every night you stay. Room upgrades upon check-in is an option depending on the availability. Rate start at $235 a night. Travel must be between now an November 15. To book, click here or call (305)674-1701.
Get $250 instant saving when you book an air-inclusive minimum four-night stay package at Nassau Paradise Island in The Bahamas by November 4. Travel must take place between now an April 10 at any participating Nassau Paradise Island hotel. Starting room rates depend on the specific hotel you book. For more information or to book, visit the resort website.
Kids Eat Free in Puerto Rico
If you’re traveling with kids, this might be the deal for you. Receive a complimentary breakfast and lunch for two children every night of your stay. Kids also get one kite to fly at El Morro, a Spanish forest. Receive admission to Museo el Nino and the El Convento Beach Club. Adults participate in afternoon wine an hors d’oeuvres at the Manager’s Reception. Room rates start at $225 a night. Click here to book.
Fourth Night Free in Turks & Caicos
Stay at the Sands at Grace Bay in Turks & Caicos for three nights and receive a fourth night for free. Guests can take part in complimentary activities like kayaking, snorkeling, paddle boarding and free bicycle rentals. Room rates start at $195 and are available through December 21. To book, visit the Sands’ website or call (877)777-2637. Make sure to use the promotional code “4NF”.
All-Inclusive Extras at Select Sandals Resorts
Right now, you can find some of the best rates of the season at select Sandals Resorts. All-inclusive properties in Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Antigua, and the Bahamas have dropped to start at just $155 per person, per night for October 9 through November 30, 2013.
Included in the fall offer is up to $555 instant air credit and up to two free nights. In addition, you can book a free couple’s massage after unlimited rounds of free golf.
You have until November 30, 2013 to book and travel. Call 888-726-3257 or book online.
By Judith Retana for PeterGreenberg.com