Prices in the Caribbean
In general, prices in the Caribbean ratherhigh, but in any case it depends on what country owns part of the island you choose for your holiday (Costa Rica, Barbados, Cuba, and others.). For tours to the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic are more expensive than in Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti.
Shopping and souvenirs
Many countries in the Caribbean area arefree trade, which means that here you can buy a variety of goods at reasonable prices. Best Islands for shopping are Barbados, Jamaica, Antigua, Aruba, Martinique, Grand Cayman.
In the Caribbean, you will have the opportunity to purchaseoriginal and high quality jewelry. At your service - leading shops: Effy (jewelry original design), Diamond International (jewelry and watches), Columbian Emeralds (a huge selection of jewelry with emeralds).
What to bring to the memory of the holiday in the Caribbean?
- glass boxes, ships from seashells, twigscorals, cosmetics and perfumes, straw products (hats, bags), cigars, black pearl products, all kinds of mascots, product of pearl and cat's eye, music CDs with folk music, paintings by local artists, old coins, shells of various sizes, wooden figures people, products made of batik, cosmetics based on coconut and aloe, souvenirs with pirate symbols (bandanas and T-shirts with skulls, swords and pirate coins, pirate flag, charms and pendants in the form of sailing);
- rum, wine, spices, coffee, sweets and tea.
In the Caribbean, you can buy cigars from $ 8,spices - 1.5 $, ceramics - for $ 15-200, coffee - $ 6, hammocks - for $ 15-100, jewelry - from $ 45, the product of the red, blue, green, amber - for 30- $ 500 rum - for $ 20, seashells and starfish - from 1,5 $.
Excursions and Entertainment
You can go on a 10-day trip "Bythe footsteps of pirates of the Caribbean ": you will visit the island of Barbados, take a walk on the forest flower, which grows a unique tropical flowers, as well as visit the conservation area of Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Mount Gay rum factory. The Saint-Vincent, you will visit the city tour Kingstown, in the Botanical Garden at Dark waterfalls, walk through the woods and swim in natural bodies of water. This tour will cost you $ 2600, excluding the cost of international flights (price includes the flight from Barbados to St. Vincent and back, accommodation in 4-star hotels, meals - breakfast, transfers, excursions, taxes, fees).
If desired, you can go to an 8-day cruise"Pearl of the Caribbean", during which you will visit in the Dominican Republic, on about. Tortola (British Virgin Islands), Antigua and Barbuda, Martinique, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, and St. Maarten. This tour will cost you $ 500-2000 (price depends on the cabin category). Price includes accommodation in a cabin, meals, entertainment on board ship.
Public transport is represented mainly bybuses and a taxi (1 trip costs $ 0.5-2.5). If desired, you can rent a car: 1 day rental costs at least $ 30 (the price depends on the car and the region in which you take it for hire).
On average, on vacation in the Caribbean, you will need $ 100-130 per night for 1 person.