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How to Plan a Romantic Getaway at The Bahamas Without Stressing Your Budget?

Updated on March 17, 2013
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The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is one of the most sought after romantic destination for honeymooners. The Bahamas has over 700 islands and 2,000 cays which are pronounced as keys. For over a decade it has been a popular and favorite destination of couples who wants to experience something new, refreshing and exotic. The Bahamas never fails their guests who are looking for beautiful, serene and stunning beaches. Though, there are a lot of luxurious and grand hotels in the Bahamas, it is not impossible for you to experience and enjoy a romantic getaway even if you are on a budget.

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Schedule Your Trip During Off-season

The best time to get not-so-expensive rates is during the off-season. When planning a trip make sure that you are not setting the date during the peak season which is from middle of December to middle of April. This is considered as the same as the winter season of Bahamas. If you are on a tight budget, try to avoid this season because airfares and hotel rates are really expensive.

In fact, prices drops up to 60% when it is off-season. When it comes to the weather, there is not much difference between the peak and off-peak season. The temperature varies around 75 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. But, you should expect to have more rains during off-season and a bit hotter during the middle of the day.

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Choose an all-inclusive Package

Booking for an all-inclusive package is the best option when going on a budget to The Bahamas. Package deals usually include cruise or air transportation, water sports, hotels, and other exciting activities. The Atlantis Resort, for instance, provides honeymoon package deals which include massage, cocktail drinks, free honeymoon gifts and many others. Come to think of it, even the most expensive hotels like the Atlantis also offer some honeymoon package so you can get the best deals and offers in town.

Contact an Agent

You may also contact and coordinate with an agent to help you get a custom honeymoon package based on your specifications. The travel agent can also give you some tips, if there are any discount and promotional offers in the Bahamas. Keep an eye on these offers, who knows, you can get the best deal, you are looking for?

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Explore

There are a lot of things that you can do at the Bahamas even if you are on a tight budget. As long as you are flexible and you are willing to explore the islands, you can get the most of your vacation, without spending that much. A secluded and serene beach in Bahamas, can give you and your partner, an unforgettable moment together.

Eat at local diners and cafes.

Go around and look for not so expensive restaurants, diners or cafe. You can save the money you spent for eating out on high-end restaurants to other things.


Who says, going on for a vacation at the Bahamas is too expensive. A number of people I know are able to have a great honeymoon in the Bahamas even if they are on a tight budget. It is just a matter of planning ahead and using the right strategy so you can find the best deals. Having a romantic and memorable getaway does not have to cost you a fortune. The most important thing is that you can spend quiet and relaxing time to enjoy each other’s company.

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      Aileen Billones 4 years ago from Naga City, Philippines

      Thanks for the kind remarks. Hope you could find time to enjoy your vacation. :)

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      smw1962 4 years ago

      A wonderful hub! It makes me want to get away on a vacation!

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      Aileen Billones 4 years ago from Naga City, Philippines

      Thanks for your comments. I also thought the same before, but after learning all the all-inclusive package and the current promos, I realize it is not impossible.

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      Steve Mitchell 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

      Very good article. I would never have considered the Bahamas on a budget.