Articles Mentioning Caribbean Hotels

I Embarrassed Myself in Jamaica

Since Oyster staff is on a COVID-19 travel hiatus for the time-being, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the ways big and small that we’ve embarrassed ourselves on trips over the years. Sure, we’re professional hotel reviewers, photographers, and travel writers — but we’re also human and sometimes we…

9 Caribbean Islands (Generally) Not Hit by Hurricanes

The Caribbean entices all types of travelers for its extraordinary beaches, tranquil sea, and laidback charm. Most trips are slotted for the winter and early spring to escape frigid northern latitudes for reliable sunshine, yet visiting at this time also coincides with the most crowds and priciest accommodation and airfare. Visiting during summer and fall…

7 Countries that are More Dangerous than You Think

Some countries are consistently labeled as dangerous by the global media and government. Then there are countries that most people would consider relatively safe, but actually pose some unusual hidden dangers. We’ve scoured the globe and identified seven countries that are more dangerous than you might think. The reasons will surely surprise you. Read on,…

Jamaica vs Mexico: Which Vacation is the Right Destination for You?

When your main ingredients for a much-needed vacation are warmth and water, it can be hard to decide between two destinations that offer both — especially when it comes to the beloved vacation spots of Jamaica and Mexico. Both countries offer white-sand beaches, epic food scenes, and specific cultural and geographical activities — that are…

8 Cheap Caribbean Islands to Visit Before Peak Hurricane Season Starts

The Caribbean’s reliable sunshine and tranquil, blue-green coast annually draw millions of visitors seeking tropical island relief and relaxation. It’s no surprise that high season in January and February also coincides with the highest prices for flights and hotels. But pushing your Caribbean visit into budget-friendly summer and fall runs the risk of hurricanes and…

The 9 Best Small Islands in the Caribbean

Famed for its postcard-perfect beaches, azure water, and welcoming atmosphere, the Caribbean continues to reign as a premier travel destination. While larger islands like Jamaica and Puerto Rico hold a wealth of attractions, there’s an undeniable appeal to discovering a tiny island paradise. Whether you’re looking for a Crusoe-style escape, charming fishing villages, or trendy…

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Every Decade of Your Life

We at Oyster have visited hundreds and hundreds of all-inclusive resorts around the world. From budget-friendly hotels in the Riviera Maya to luxurious properties in Thailand, there’s an all-inclusive resort for all types of travelers. All-inclusives offer the convenience of having one rate cover the room, meals, drinks, and activities, allowing travelers to fully sit…