updated 9/21/2009 10:59:04 AM ET 2009-09-21T14:59:04

Book by: ASAP
Travel by: Oct. 31

The deal
The temperatures are dropping, but you can still catch some tropical sun with these last-minute fall beach getaways. We found low rates on popular hotels and travel packages in both Mexico and Jamaica. These all-inclusive beach getaways start from just $144/night.

All-inclusive Jamaica beach stay from $144/night
A fun-filled fall getaway awaits guests of the Sunset Beach Resort and Spa, situated along Jamaica’s stunning northwest coastline. This all-inclusive Montego Bay resort offers unlimited kayaking, snorkeling and paddle boat rentals with miles of nearby coral reef to explore. Resort highlights include a pirate-themed water park complete with a lazy river and two waterslides, a state-of-the-art spa and four championship tennis courts. Book your stay by Oct. 31 to enjoy 50-percent off rack rates throughout fall. Rates for standard balcony guestrooms start at just $144/night.

Cancun three-night tropical escape with airfare from $349
Situated between the Caribbean Sea and picturesque Nichupte Lagoon, the Hotetur Beach Paradise Resort offers a wide range of exciting beach activities and nightly entertainment, just a stone’s throw away from downtown Cancun. Guests of this 170-room beachfront property enjoy free use of all non-motorized boat rentals, plus all meals and snacks for the duration of their stay. Book your three-night fall resort getaway through Discount Vacations, including airfare from Chicago from only $349. Book soon; all travel must be completed by Oct. 31.

The dollars
Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Sunglasses and beach towels not included.

The details
For the Jamaica resort, visit www.sunsetbeachresort.com or call 800-234-1707. For the Cancun getaway, visit www.discountvacations.com or call 800-650-3612.

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