Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Which country?

Jump to last reply

Hello

We are looking at 2 weeks before christmas 2014 for a short carribean vacation, look at 7-9 nights. We travel quite a fair bit, but have never done the Carribean before. We will be bringing out 2 kids who are 8 and 6. They are both very good travelers, kids club not necessary though if they have one, i wont mind leaving them there for a few hours so we can go out for a fancy meal or something.

Anything under $7000 (flights + hotels+ meals??/ai??) would be great! i was looking at mexico, jamaica and DR, but we want to be able to go out of the resort and feel reasonably safe. Those 3 are the amongst the cheapest and lots with Ai but i want something that isnt ginormous. Right now, we have narrowed it down to grenada, grand cayman and spec atlantis in bahamas. But we are so undecided about which one we want. AI are not really mecessary since we are not big drinkers, we might have a drink once a month or even less. But should i opt for Ai bc of facilities? The man is thinking of doing some diving and all of us want to do some snorkeling. If anyone has any other islands i should look at, that'd be awesome.

Thoughts?

Thank you

8 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

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 Recommendations for mid-November 2015 honeymoon destination
  2. 2 Honeymoon Destination
  3. 3 Where to stay with teens on Turks and Caicos
  4. 4 What is the best Caribbean island for white sandy beaches
  5. 5 Trip Report So Green, So French, Beautiful Martinique
  6. 6 shore excursions
  7. 7 Girls Week (late 20s) Recommendation
  8. 8 Spring Break 2016 --- Is the Caribbean for us?
  9. 9 Trip Report just be careful
  10. 10 Restaurants in Aruba
  11. 11 Seek Advice on 9 days in Samana and possibly Cabarete
  12. 12 Snorkeling
  13. 13 Barbados or St. Lucia in late August
  14. 14 Best way to get to Martinique?
  15. 15 Young couple planning June/July trip to Caribbean..where should we go!?
  16. 16 New EasyBreathe Snorkel Mask
  17. 17 Bahamas girls trip
  18. 18 Trip Report ST Thomas trip report with kids at Frenchman Reef and Morningstar
  19. 19 Safe for Family
  20. 20 Honeymoon with beaches plus hiking
  21. 21 Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino
  22. 22 Turtle Beach, Barbados
  23. 23 We've done it - we've bought our flights to Cuba. Now the planning begins!
  24. 24 Curacao vs Barbados
  25. 25 Trip Report Solo backpacking in Cuba
View next 25 » Back to the top