Where to go after Maria and Irma

Where to go after Maria and Irma
On the heels of these natural disasters, many travelers have been left searching for alternative options to their favorite Caribbean vacation destinations.

Here are a few excellent options:

Montpelier Plantation & Beach in Nevis: With a focus on overall wellness, this boutique property, set in an 18th century sugar mill, prides itself on its fresh cuisine, relaxing atmosphere and variety of activities including yoga, hiking and biking.

Jade Mountain St. Lucia: Rising majestically above the 600 acre beach front resort of Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain Resort on St. Lucia’s south-western Caribbean coastline is a cornucopia of organic architecture celebrating St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty. Expect grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and an extravagant private infinity pool glide into one another to form extraordinary platforms floating out into nature. With the fourth wall entirely absent, Jade Mountain’s sanctuaries are stage-like settings from which to embrace the full glory of St. Lucia’s Pitons World Heritage Site, and of course, the eternal Caribbean Sea.

Rosewood Tucker’s Point in Bermuda: Located just 90 minutes from most cities on the East Coast with flights currently as low as $95, this Zika-free paradise graces Bermuda’s longest private pink-sand beach and offers an all-in-one Beach Club, acclaimed 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, lavish spa, kid’s program and a locally-inspired culinary program.

Jumby Bay Island Resort in Antigua: Set on a 300-acre private island just off the coast of Antigua, this stunning hideaway boasts picturesque white sand beaches, 40 spacious suites, an oceanfront infinity pool and a variety of activities including hiking, tennis, watersports and a fitness pavilion complete with a yoga deck.

Eden Roc at Cap Cana: Located in the Dominican Republic's Cap Cana, a boutique resort that presents 34 Suites & Villas with private pools, and 26 Two Bedroom Beachfront Suites.

Half Moon in Jamaica: Known for its award-winning spa, championship golf course, private equestrian center and renowned Sugar Mill restaurant, Half Moon is just steps from the island’s lush rainforests and stunning coral reefs.

AAA experts recommend that travelers look to these popular Caribbean destinations, which sustained minimal or no damage, for their upcoming travels:

• Antigua
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bermuda
• Bonaire
• Curaçao
• Dominican Republic
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Saint Lucia
• St. Kitts & Nevis
• St. Vincent & The Grenadines
• The Cayman Islands
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks & Caicos
• St. Vincent & The Grenadines