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Cheap Caribbean (tel. 800/915-2322; www.cheapcaribbean.com), travel packagers to warm and sunny Caribbean destinations, is offering a package to Aruba from $689 per person for four nights.

The hotel is situated on Palm Beach but also has a pool within steps of the water in case you can't make up your mind as to which is more relaxing or refreshing. Stay in a comfortable, well-appointed (Wi-Fi, trademarked Heavenly bed) resort-view room with either two doubles or one king bed. Every room has its own private balcony perfect for lounging and gazing out onto the beautiful surroundings. Try your luck at the on-site casino, dine by sunset on the beach, indulge in a spa treatment, or spend the days on the beach. Or all of the above.

Why is this a Deal? Nonstop airfare from Miami to Oranjestad will cost you $365 per person for a flight that arrives early enough in the day to enjoy the beach. Daily rates for the resort view room at the Westin Aruba Resort & Casino start around $193 per night. Accommodations, with taxes, would cost you $955, or $477.50 per person. If you booked the trip independently, it would cost you $842.50 per person. Reserving this trip with Cheap Caribbean saves you $153.50 per person.

You can also rest assured that Aruba is safely out of the path of hurricane path, so your vacation plans won't likely be in jeopardy. Even still, Cheap Caribbean offers something that's hard to beat: a complimentary no-hassle travel protection (www.cheapcaribbean.com/travelProtection.jsp) if the trip is either canceled or interrupted by weather-related causes, including hurricanes.

Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent

What the Quoted Price Gets You: Round-trip airfare between Miami and Aruba; four nights in resort-view room with one king or two double beds at Westin Resort and Casino on Palm Beach; two $50 dining certificates, redeemable at more than 20 restaurants throughout Aruba.

What Else You Will Have to Pay: Meals; round-trip airport-hotel transfers, which can be purchased through Cheap Caribbean for an additional $21;

When: Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 2012

Book By: June 30

Single Supplement: $370

Other Departures: New York City (from $789); Dallas-Ft. Worth (from $879); Los Angeles (from $949)

Other Details: Ocean-view rooms are available for an additional $30 per person, and premium ocean-view is available for an additional $89 per person.