10 Tropical Vacations You Can Actually Possibly Afford

Caye Caulker Belize

There is nothing quite like escaping the US for a sweet, sweet tropical getaway with your girlfriends.

Sun, beach, coffee mornings, all-day cocktails, exploring a new culture … it’s all so good. The only question is: Where, exactly, should you go?

I asked some top travel bloggers and writers for their favorite budget-friendly spots for bachelorettes and friendcations outside the US — and here are their recommendations. They’re all around the Caribbean/Mexico area, since plane tickets to get there aren’t astronomically expensive, and, perhaps more importantly, they’re all pretty dope — so you can’t really go wrong.