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Caribbean hotel deals, from $96

These fall escapes — in Aruba, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, St. Lucia and the Turks & Caicos — offer discounts on spa treatments, a sunset cruise, round-trip hotel transfers, and other perks.
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ARUBA

Palm Beach, from $206 per room per night
The Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa is having a fall sale. The room rate includes 15 percent off all spa treatments and a $100 voucher per room good toward a return stay in 2009. Plus, if you stay five nights or more, you'll receive a $150 credit toward the spa or any of the hotel's restaurants. The 354-room hotel has duty-free shops, a pool, and complimentary beach chairs and towels. Rates start at $206 per room per night, which is about 25 percent off typical rates.

When: Through Dec. 18, 2008.

Details: Does not include taxes of 22 percent. Based on single or double occupancy.

Contact: 888/201-1718, radisson.com/aruba.

Oranjestad, from $223 per room per night
The Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino's Adult Indulgence package includes accommodations and a fifth night free. You'll be treated to the Sunset in Style event held poolside on Sunday nights — enjoy complimentary martinis, tapas, and music (a $125 value), plus a chocolate turndown for that evening. Rates start at $223 per room per night, or $892 for the required five-night stay (at the typical four-night price).

When: Through Dec. 19, 2008.

Details: Does not include taxes of 20 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Use promo code ER7. If your stay doesn't include a Sunday, you'll receive a $125 food and beverage credit per room in lieu of attending the Sunset in Style event.

Contact: 011-297/583-6000, marriott.com.

Palm Beach, from $306 per room per night
The Westin Aruba's Renew and Refuel package features accommodations, a half-day bike rental for two, water activities (including snorkeling), a 45-minute massage for two, a sunset sail, and a beachside dinner for two at Azull. Rates start at $306 per room per night, or $918 for the required three-night stay.

When: Through Dec. 20, 2008.

Details: Includes all taxes and fees. Based on double occupancy; single occupancy rates start at $265 per room per night. Requires a three-night stay. Use promo code SOPRENEW.

Contact: 877/822-2222, westin.com/aruba.

BAHAMAS

Nassau, from $199 per room per night
The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort is offering a fourth night free and a $100 resort credit. You can use the resort credit toward food and beverages or any in-room charges. The 694-room hotel has 1,000 feet of white-sand beach nearby, a casino, three pools with waterfalls, whirlpools, and a swim-up bar. If you stay six nights, you'll receive a $200 resort credit. Rates start at $199 per room per night, or $597 for the required four-night stay (you'll save $199, as you're getting the fourth night free).

Book by: Sept. 30, 2008.

When: Through Dec. 19, 2008. Details Does not include taxes of 12 percent, a $15 per night resort fee, and a one-time $6 gratuity fee. Based on single or double occupancy.

Contact: 242/327-6000, sheraton.com/nassau.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Puerto Plata or Punta Cana, from $96 per room per night
Thanks to Occidental Hotels & Resorts' fall sale, you can save up to 50 percent on bookings at these all-inclusive resorts: the Allegro Playa Dorada (from $96 per room per night) and the Occidental Grand Punta Cana (from $134 per room per night). The price covers unlimited meals and snacks, scuba classes, and water and beach sports. Additionally, kids under 12 stay free at the Allegro Playa Dorada (kids 13 and up pay adult rates). Rates start at $96 per room per night.

Book by: Oct. 15, 2008.

When: Through Dec. 19, 2008.

Details: All taxes and fees included. Based on double occupancy; single occupancy rates vary depending on resort. Contact 800/858-2258, occidentalhotels.com.

JAMAICA

Montego Bay, from $276 per room per night
Rose Hall Resort & Spa is offering a special room rates to celebrate the inaugural Rose Hall Triathlon and Wellness Festival. Accommodations and round-trip airport-hotel transfers are included. Apart from the triathlon, the festival schedule has tentative plans for events related to organics, sustainable farming, and nutrition, in addition to live music. Rates start at $276 per room per night, or $828 for the required three-night stay.

When: Oct. 23-26, 2008.

Details: Includes all taxes and fees. Based on double occupancy; single occupancy rates start at $244 per room per night. Airfare options are available on the Web site.

Contact: 800/251-1755, islandresorttours.com.

ST. LUCIA

Anse Cochon, from $175 per room per night
Ti Kaye Village is in Anse Cochon, on the west side of St. Lucia. All of the resort's 33 rooms face the Caribbean and have air-conditioning, an outdoor garden shower, and a veranda with rocking chairs and a two-person hammock. Breakfast, a kayak rental, and a complimentary welcome drink are also included. Rates start at $175 per room per night, which is about 20 percent off the same room in the high season (late December to April).

When: Through Dec. 15, 2008.

Details: Does not include taxes of 18 percent. Based on single or double occupancy. Each extra person is $40 per night.

Contact: 758/456-8101, tikaye.com.

TURKS & CAICOS

Providenciales, from $250 per room per night
Nikki Beach Resort's Endless Getaway rate includes an upgrade to a suite at the deluxe-king-room price, airport limo transfers (a $170 value), and a personal assistant, who will give private tours of the island. The 48-room hotel suffered minimal damage during this year's hurricane season and will reopen on September 26. Rates start at $250 per room per night, a savings of almost 60 percent.

Book by: Oct. 31, 2008.

When: Through Dec. 14, 2008.

Details: Does not include taxes of 20 percent. Based on double occupancy; single occupancy rates start at $500 per room per night. Use promo code GETAWAY.

Contact: 786/515-1130, nikkibeachhotels.com.

CARIBBEAN AIR/HOTEL SALE

CheapTickets currently has a Fall Beach Sale. Use promo code FALLBEACH100 to receive $100 off flight-and-hotel packages for four or more nights. For example, book the Grand Oasis Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic from $87 per room per night (a savings of 40 percent), the Holiday Inn SunSpree Jamaica from $144 per room per night (a savings of 40 percent), or the Hotel El Convento in Puerto Rico from $150 per room per night (a savings of 35 percent).

Book by: Nov. 23, 2008.

When: Through March 31, 2009.

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