Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Please help! Help me to narrow down to a tropical destination

Jump to last reply

Hi to all-

My boyfriend, my mom, and sister are planning a tropical vacation in December of this year. We are hoping to obviously find a place with great beach weather at this time. The more I google and research Caribbean Islands/other places the more overwhelmed I become. Below are some places we are considering. Any help on resorts/places to stay, all inclusive or not, activities/things to see, etc. would be greatly appreciated. We have been to Maui, St. Lucia, Jamaica, and Cancun in the past so looking for different places this go around. I'd also like a not very poverished island/place outside of resorts, as I had a bit of a shady experience in St. Lucia. We also are interested in any combo of these (whichever combos win us over): overwater beach bungalow, infinity pool, wild animal excursion/activities, historical site tours/culture, safe, fun nightlife, rainforest perhaps, near other islands to tour by boat for a day trip, pink sand beaches...basically not a "typical" beach island. We want to stay possibly 6 nights, nothing crazy expensive (maybe no more than $1,500/person.)

Places in mind are:
St. John
Belize
Azores-google claims the weather isn't too warm in December...?
Turks & Caicos
Tortola
Bermuda-pink sand beaches, yes?
Dominican Republic
Virgin Gorda
Puerto Rico
St. Barth's

Any tips/info is much appreicated!

38 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Bahamas Out Islands OR Turks & Caicos for family of teens?!
  2. 2 Can you travel to Cuba without a group?
  3. 3 Cuba Opening Up
  4. 4 Jamaica all inclusive
  5. 5 Looking for deep sea fishing, beaches, culture (ALL CARIBBEAN SUGGESTIONS)
  6. 6 Barbados/St. John/Turks/Puerto Rico/Curacao/
  7. 7 Half Moon in Jamaica
  8. 8 ROMANTIC DINNER FOR VERY SPECIAL OCCASION- seeking advice
  9. 9 Aruba Beach Club - Eagle Beach
  10. 10 Trip Report Just back from The Somerset
  11. 11 BodyHoliday, St. Lucia or other wellness spa recommendations?
  12. 12 Late October Honeymoon in the Caribbean
  13. 13 Advice needed: Caribbean island / beaches for small children/toddlers
  14. 14 Sandals Resorts
  15. 15 Falmouth, Jamaica that bad???
  16. 16 Where is the most romantic place for dinner in Bermuda?
  17. 17 Best place for two single girls in early 20s?!
  18. 18 Trip Report Trip Report - Eastern Cuba 2006
  19. 19 Please help me decide to go to Cuba!
  20. 20 Cuba in 10 days
  21. 21 1st time to Caribbean/Turks & Caicos - suggestions
  22. 22 Turks/Caicos or Dominican Republic
  23. 23 Best Snorkeling near/in Punta Cana?
  24. 24 ISO recs for high-end and high-chair-friendly meals in St. Martin
  25. 25 Santo Domingo Day Trip from Punta Cana
View next 25 » Back to the top