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How to Pick the Perfect Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort: What to Ask Yourself and the Hotel

If you’re considering an all-inclusive vacation in the Caribbean, you’re on the right track. The concept of a pre-paid all-inclusive resort is wildly popular, fun, and convenient — and much of the Caribbean is loaded with a wide range of all-inclusives, from budget to luxe options. But before you put down your credit card and…

8 Destinations That Cater to Every Vice

Vices are often tied to the seven deadly sins — greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride — but these behaviors don’t always have to be so dramatic. Generally speaking, a vice is defined as an act that is viewed as pleasurable for some and wicked or detrimental to others. Far be it from…

Nude Beaches: Europe vs. the Caribbean

No matter your reason for visiting a nude beach — avoiding tan lines, embracing your curiosity, or a living as a naturist — selecting the right destination depends on a variety of factors. To help narrow things down a little, we’ve pitted Europe (a continent with a famously liberal stance on nudity on beaches) against…

The Most and Least Visited Caribbean Destinations

Despite the devastating hurricanes that rocked many of the Caribbean’s most gorgeous islands in 2017, the region saw 26 million tourist arrivals — a 2.7 percent increase from 2016. And luckily, 2018 proves to be even better for these stunning locations. That means you might face some incredibly crowded beaches. To help you plan your trip and find a little…

The Best Beaches in the Caribbean

With a winning combination of sun, sea, and sand, the Caribbean is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world for beach lovers. But with more than 7,000 islands sprinkled throughout the region and an almost immeasurable number of beaches, narrowing down the best stretches of sand can be a tough task. That’s where…

The 13 Best Caribbean Hotels for Under $100 a Night

As winter quickly approaches, we’re setting our sights on a warm Caribbean getaway. And while we’re all for indulging in luxury vacations, we also love scoring budget-friendly stays that don’t compromise on comfort and convenience. If you’re looking for an inexpensive hotel that still offers cozy rooms and easy access to the beach, you’re in…

7 Bucket List Trips You Can Do on a Budget

When it comes to travel, the term “bucket list” can be synonymous with “budget-busting.” Sure, some bucket-list candidates, like safaris or around-the-world cruises, are so expensive that you might need multiple lifetimes to pay them off. But at Oyster, we know you can have an epic, life-changing trip without draining your bank account to the…

The 9 Best Things to Do in Havana

Havana, Cuba/Oyster Despite the tightened travel restrictions posed by the current U.S. administration, Cuba remains a dream destination for many travelers. Full of old-school cool, the capital of Havana should be the first place you visit on a trip to the Caribbean island. The city’s name alone evokes visions of vintage cars, colorful architecture, and…

13 of the Best Swim-Up Bars at Caribbean All-Inclusives

Some trips are all about hitting museums, joining guided tours, and scrambling to see as many local sights and landmarks as possible. Beach vacations are emphatically not those trips — especially those at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, where the itinerary revolves around lounging on the beach, strolling in the surf, and simply gliding across the…

Oyster’s Travel Predictions for 2018

It’s been a wild year in the travel industry, from the growth of trans-Atlantic budget airlines to travel bans. With 2017 (finally) coming to a close, we’re looking ahead to what we think 2018 will hold for travel.