One of the most frequent questions that our Travel Experts get asked is: “I want to do an impromptu last minute vacation. How can I get away on the cheap but without sacrificing quality?”
Because of this, we polled our team of Travel Experts to recommend their favourite resorts where you can usually get a last minute deal for less than $1000 per week. Not only are these resorts affordable and all-inclusive, but our Experts give them the thumbs up for exceptional service and quality.
If beach time is the reason for your trip, then look no further than this resort! Travellers in the know all rank the beach here as one of the most beautiful and well-maintained in all of the Caribbean. Guests can expect pristine white sand and perfectly clear water — a beach that looks like it came right off of a magazine cover. The management team for both the pool and beach are excellent so you can always expect a clean space with lots of free lounge chairs. Other pros include a buffet with food that is much better than what you would regularly get for this price-range and a very full and lively entertainment schedule.
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Relax and soak up the sun as you are lulled to tranquility by the lush beauty of the Dominican Republic’s northern coast. This resort caters to a wide range of vacationers. A broad assortment of entertainment and performances are scheduled throughout the night and day so that nobody ever gets bored. Families with children can take advantage of the kids’ club, where young guests will have a blast engaging in all manner of activities and games. Adults can relax with a massage in a beautiful beachside cabana or enjoy a drink at the ever bustling swim-up bar. This property is also renowned for its spacious and beautiful beach.
The itravel2000 Travel Experts definitely consider this resort to a favourite hidden gem. It’s one of the few resorts in Mexico where you can reliably get an all inclusive package for under $1000. Furthermore, it is a smaller resort so there are fewer guests and you get the kind of attentive service that boutique hotels provide. So many of our customers come back from their vacations here raving about the amazing customer service they received. They also give kudos to this resort for its two very beautiful pools and ultra sumptuous food. Tip: take advantage of the outdoor dining options available. There is nothing better than watching the waves lap against the beach as you sip a refreshing margarita.
The Starfish is always a great bet for a value resort. If you have some flexibility in your schedule, you can generally find amazing prices and at the same time be guaranteed a property that is well maintained and offers many of the amenities that usually come at a much higher price tag. Our Experts love the fact that a large number of the rooms offer ocean views.The atmosphere at this resort is also very fun and lively. At any given time during the day, you can go to the lobby bar and find an eclectic mix of guests just having a great time.
Book this resort if you like pools! Our Experts consistently rave about the enormous and always-lively pool that sits on the property. An added bonus is that half of the rooms in this resort were opened in 2008. This means that they have a lot of great modern amenities. Keep a look out for the rooms with the spacious marble Jacuzzis, which are excellent for relaxing after a long day of excursions.