A trip to the Caribbean, like most regions, can be tailored to fit specific budgets. If you are planning a winter holiday for 2017, the website Price of Travel has put together an informative list of the most popular Caribbean destinations ranked from cheapest to most expensive which will help you with your trip planning. Here is a selection of places to visit along with a breakdown of costs.

Criteria for the index below:

  • Hotel rates are average of the 4-cheapest 3-star (and up) hotels in high season for two people, including all taxes and fees.
  • Airfare is cheapest round-trip high-season fare available from NYC.
  • 7-nights + Flight Index is 7 nights hotel for two plus two round-trip airfares from NYC, including all taxes.
  • 1. Cancun/Playa del Carmen/Cozumel, Mexico

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $41
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $270
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $825 for two people
  • 2. Varadero, Cuba

    Varadero Beach. Photo: Artur Staszewski

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $56
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $276
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: US$1,086 for two people
  • 3. Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Photo: Adam Jones

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $63
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $363
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,166
  • 4. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $60
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $407
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,235
  • 5. Barbados

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $98
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $285
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,255
  • 6. Rincon, Puerto Rico

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $109
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $250
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,262
  • 7. La Romana, Dominican Republic

    Photo: RitaE

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $96
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $309
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,287
  • 8. Guadeloupe

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  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $116
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $244
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,302
  • 9. Negril, Jamaica

    Photo: Dave G

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $76
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $416
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,36
  • 10. St. Lucia

    Photo: hbarrison

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $90
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $378
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,386
  • 11. Martinique

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $138
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $216
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,395
  • 12. San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Photo: Via

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $122
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $274
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,404
  • 13. Aruba

    Photo: hbarrison

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $94
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $410
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,478
  • 14. Antigua & Barbuda

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $119
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $294
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,423
  • 15. Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    Photo: 3dman

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $95
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $416
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,496
  • 16. Samana, Dominican Republic

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $75
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $538
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,601
  • 17. Grenada

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $115
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $410
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,627
  • 18. Montego Bay, Jamaica

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  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $117
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $416
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,648
  • 19. Trinidad and Tobago

    Photo: neiljs

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $117
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $442
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,700
  • 20. St. Maarten/ St. Martin

  • Cheap 3-star hotel average: $169
  • Cheapest RT airfare from NYC: $300
  • 7-nights + Flight Index: $1,785
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