The nation of Antigua and Barbuda has one of the smoothest-running tourist infrastructures in the Caribbean — thanks in part to a World War II jet runway that's been open to commercial flights since the 1960s. It's like a clock keeping perfect island time. Fly nonstop from New York or Charlotte, North Carolina, to Antigua (ANU), then let the island do its thing. Check in at Hermitage Bay resort, proof that the value of an "all-inclusive" depends on what's included — native Antiguan hardwood in cottage suites perched above the picturesque cove, for example, not to mention food to help you forget the ghost of buffet lines past. Nothing to worry about is included too.