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Jan 8th, 2011, 08:12 PM
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End of January trip - where should we go? Interested in beaches!

Its going to be the end of january and I am in search of warmth and beautiful beaches! I've been to aruba before, loved it, and want to go somewhere different. All we care about is really warm weather and gorgeous beaches. Since its going to be the end of january, i'm pretty sure we need to go somewhere south in the caribbean. What do you think would be the best option?

I was thinking curacao but am open to any other suggestions. Are curacao's beaches beautiful? Also I read somewhere that you need shoes to walk on the beaches because of the nature of the sand, is this true? If so, thats a turn off...anyway, suggestions are welcome
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Jan 9th, 2011, 04:10 AM
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www.caneelbay.com my fav easiest to get to many great beaces.

good vibe/snorkeling diving but many other options...

http://www.frommers.com/destinations...217020110.html

wwww.nisbetplantation.com very nice

Of the ABC islands Bonaire more remote but best beaches

Granada St Lucia Grenadines also possible...

Sort of depends on budget and how exotic you want to get.

www.luxurylink.com good upscale options.

www.cheapcaribbean.com www.bookit.com for more budget

St Lucia probably best values there...

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Jan 9th, 2011, 06:41 AM
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Does st.lucia have nice beaches? I heard they were nice but not amazing, for some reason.

I would like as much of a deal as possible, I was thinking of bidding on priceline...
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Jan 9th, 2011, 06:53 AM
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St.Lucia does NOT have the soft white sand beaches you loved in Aruba.
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Jan 9th, 2011, 07:02 AM
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oh okay, then that is out then...

How about bonaire vs curacao? I also looked into st.vincents but from what I remember it was pretty expensive and there weren't many options....
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Jan 9th, 2011, 07:09 AM
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I'd take a longer look at Grenada. Grand Anse is a really pretty beach, there are other lovely ones as well.
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Jan 9th, 2011, 08:33 AM
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I just looked curacao has the cheaper flights. Its so expensive to get to St.Vincent! Not sure why...
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