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casanic Nov 15th, 2008 05:49 PM

Suggestions for Inexpensive Caribean Getaway in February
Hi--my sister and her boyfriend would love to get away for a few days, maybe a week, to someplace warm in the Caribbean, doesn't want Mexico or Florida... Any suggestions for best (cheapest) island? Hotels? Thanks for your help--I know this is not too specific, but all suggestions welcome.

Palmettoculebra Nov 16th, 2008 03:32 AM

They might want to have a look at Culebra (small island off the coast of Puerto Rico). They can find more Culebra-specific info. including photos, video, & more at .

Good luck!
Palmetto Guesthouse, Culebra

bellaboo Nov 16th, 2008 04:17 AM

I believe the "inexpensive" islands are:
Dominican Republic

Caribzack Nov 16th, 2008 05:39 AM

Remember no CUBA for USA residents!

bellaboo Nov 16th, 2008 05:47 AM

I'm Canadian.
Figured they could be too, no?

virginia Nov 16th, 2008 07:58 AM

you need to give us more info. where will they travel from?
what do they want to do? (relax:hang on beach/read or go/do: ziplines)
need nightlife? casino?
how important is food selection? if they plan to drink a lot an all-clusive might be a good option.
do they dive or snorkel? golf?
do they want to take excursions? if yes - to deserted beaches or to see historical buildings.
when will they travel? it's almost high season - prices will drop again in spring. if they want to go soon there are some good sites with last minute pricing (cruises too)
as specifically as possible - what is cheap to them?
there are "cheap" options on every island.

virginia Nov 16th, 2008 08:17 AM

oops i missed the feb part of your title.
this site will not give you feb until dec but they could start looking:


casanic Nov 25th, 2008 06:50 PM

She is going to look into Costa Rica, but I think the airfare will be expensive. They only want to spend a couple thousand, originating from NY, and would like to do more than lie on a beach..

Knowing Nov 28th, 2008 12:53 PM

I know people who have gone to the Cabarete in the Dominican Republic and said it was pretty nice. Cheap and they had a good time. They windsurfed, dived and went mountain biking.

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