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Help me pick an island for my first Caribbean trip

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I am looking for advice on picking which island to visit for my first time to the Caribbean in May. I’m going with my sister and we are both women in our early 30’s. I've done some research on Grand Cayman and St. John but would like other suggestions based on our interests.

Here’s what we are looking for:
-Excellent beaches (white sand, clear water) that aren't overly crowded
-Great snorkeling and/or scuba (I'm the only one that does scuba, so I would only do this once or twice, but we both love snorkeling)
-Tropical paradise/beautiful landscape (perhaps something similar to Hawaii, nothing that's barren or ugly once you leave the beach)
-Availability of other activities (for example, easy hikes, biking on the beach, horseback riding, watersports, gardens). We don't need our days to be packed full of activities, but don't want to sit on the beach for a whole week either.
-Safety is extremely important
-Moderately-priced accommodations close to the beach (don’t need luxury hotels but not looking for Motel 6 either)
-We do not want a place that is fast-paced, crowded, noisy, or dirty. We are looking for relaxation and quiet.

Which islands would be a good fit for us? Out of the places I've researched (Grand Cayman, St. John, and St. Lucia) and it seems like St. John meets most of our needs, but I'd like other suggestions before we make a decision.

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