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

Young woman relaxing in turquoise waters of Caribbean Sea in front of paradise beach in Tulum, close to Cancun, Riviera Maya, Mexico

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

2. Varadero, Cuba

White-sand beach in Varadero, Cuba

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  • 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

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

4. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Aerial drone view of Caribbean Bavaro resort, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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

5. Barbados

View of Bottom Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches on the Caribbean island of Barbados. It is a tropical paradise with palms hanging over turquoise sea.

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

6. Rincon, Puerto Rico

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

7. La Romana, Dominican Republic

La Romana, Dominican Republic

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

8. Guadeloupe

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

Jamaica 5

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

10. St. Lucia

St. Lucia

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

11. Martinique

martinique

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

12. San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Hilton EXP page

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

13. Aruba

Three flamingos on the beach

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

14. Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua

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

15. Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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

16. Samana, Dominican Republic

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

17. Grenada

Grenada, aerial view of island

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

18. Montego Bay, Jamaica

Jamaica 2

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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

Parlatuvier Bay, Tobago

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  • 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