Small, intimate hotels with lots of personality are often difficult to come by in the Caribbean. But we found three unique properties, each with their own sense of style, that represent what the islands are all about ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â and they're affordable! Check out these tips for Caribbean getaways on a budget, too.
Food lovers flock to St. Martin for its French Caribbean charm. Le Petite Hotel in Grand Case is a 10-room beachside inn with hints of the French and Mexican Riviera and a touch of Bali. Rooms are outfitted in teak, terraces open up to the beach, and delicious French pastries await you in the morning.
CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ February 21, 2012 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ As Saint Lucians in New York prepare to commemorate their home country's 33rd anniversary of National Independence, Bay Gardens Resorts is proud to announce that its flagship property, the four-starBeach Resort & Spa, has donated this year's grand prize raffle item. The Saint Lucia House Foundation's 33rd Anniversary of Independence Gala, scheduled for February 25, 2012, will take place at Brooklyn's Grand Prospect Hall.
Thomas Anderson, Denise Harmon & Rogerio Guerreiro join Grand Bahama Island resort
Grand Lucayan, Bahamas, the premier resort on Grand Bahama Island, has assembled a team of top industry experts to ensure the resortÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s continued growth and success. The resort has appointed Thomas Anderson as the chief marketing officer, Denise Harmon as the new director of sales and Rogerio Guerreiro as food and beverage director for the 519-room resort.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œI am very pleased to announce the appointment of these three industry experts,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Benjamin Davis, general manager. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWe look forward to new levels of resort success with our dedicated team of associates who are the cornerstone of our success on Grand Bahama Island. In addition, we continue our support of the destination and remain involved with efforts in the development of tourism in this fantastic destination.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
Jamaica Tourist Board's Business Development Manager of the Northeast Region Victoria Rogers (centre) was on hand to present Nick Stamathis and Kristen Wrzesien with their prize of a Jamaican honeymoon during their wedding at the Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore.
The lucky couple received thousands of votes from viewers as part of Fox 45 TVÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Wedding in a Week promotion. The pair won an all-inclusive 6-day/5-night Jamaican honeymoon to the Jewel DunnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s River Beach Resort & Spa in Ocho Rios as well as roundtrip airfare from Baltimore. The Jamaica Tourist Board sponsored promotion was also supported by Wedding Wire.com, one of the fastest growing wedding and event sites.