Caribbean Islands Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Forums Style Refresh
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 27, 15 at 11:33 AM
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Anniversary Trip Options
  2. 2 Island with golf
  3. 3 Fort de France as a base to explore Martinique?
  4. 4 Trip Report Puerto Rico Trip Report - May, 2015
  5. 5 Trip Report 4 warnings for the non-seasoned, naïve tourist about to go to St Martin.
  6. 6 During times of need, let us donate for Nepal earthquake victims
  7. 7 St Thomas vs Puerto Rico
  8. 8 Location for 40th birthday celebration with friends
  9. 9 St. Martin/St. Maarten
  10. 10 We've done it - we've bought our flights to Cuba. Now the planning begins!
  11. 11 travelling to St kitt and nervis
  12. 12 45th Birthday Celebration-Help!
  13. 13 Choosing an island
  14. 14 Reduit Beach is being ruined
  15. 15 Seek Advice on 9 days in Samana and possibly Cabarete
  16. 16 Cabarete & Las Canas, DR: Where can I get info?
  17. 17 Trip Report cabarete, dominican republic
  18. 18 First time Santo Domingo
  19. 19 20th anniversary
  20. 20 Trip Report St. Bart's
  21. 21 Bahamas girls trip
  22. 22 Advice on choosing an island...
  23. 23 What is the best Caribbean island for white sandy beaches
  24. 24 American Express Card in Bermuda
  25. 25 Grand Cayman January
View next 25 » Back to the top

Loved Barbados and Bermuda...where to next for a group of 25+ somethings?

Jump to last reply

Hey there,

My sister and I are starting to brainstorm ideas for our trip next year to the Caribbean (or other island).

It looks like it will be a group of us (mid – lateish 20's). Our main goal is relaxing on a nice beach with good food (which I know is subjective) and good drinks.

We don't want to rent a car, we want a couple excursions/night life opportunities available to us (nothing too crazy – main goal is relaxing and beach) and are on somewhat of a budget.

Since we are on a budget (and may have a big group) we are likely going to opt the vacation rental route so we also want a “safe” island or area.
We've both been to Bermuda numerous times (and have done so on a budget) and I've also been to Barbados and Jamaica. I feel like Barbados would be the perfect island for what we want, but since I've already been there we are looking for other ideas as well.

There is plenty of affordable accommodation in St. Maarten, Curacao, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas (although we have heard questionable things) and Tobago.

Puerto Plata (DR) is also an option since we have a family friend with a home there that we could stay at, but we are a bit skeptical for safety reasons.

Can anyone think of an island that would fit our requirements or does anyone have any suggestions? Once again, our main goal is relaxing so nightlife isn't a top requirement. We just want to go to a safe island, with beautiful beaches, and we don't want to rent a car.

Thanks.

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement