How to Hire a Destination Babysitter, Step 1: Chat Up Your Hotel Concierge
If you're staying at a hotel or resort, give the resort a call to see if they have any referrals for local sitters. Some especially family-friendly properties even have babysitters or nannies on staff or can arrange their services for you. If you're renting a house or apartment, find out if the owner knows of anyone in the area. It never hurts to ask!