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Need help with deciding on Caribbean vacation in early March

Need help with deciding on Caribbean vacation in early March

Old Jan 12th, 2023, 07:09 AM
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Need help with deciding on Caribbean vacation in early March

I have researched and overwhelmed with all the info, reviews of resorts. Looking to take a 4/5 night caribbean vacation for family of 4 with 2 teenage girls, in early March. Appreciate any help and pointers.
Things that we are looking for -
  • all inclusive resort
  • good food with vegetarian options
  • good, clean beaches to get in to the waters, without having to deal with any seaweed issues
  • budget of $5K to $6K
Leaving from Raleigh. I short listed Aruba, Turks & Caicos, Bahamas. I though have not been able to find reasonable vacation packages. For example, the best hotels in Aruba are Hilton or Ritz but then they are not inclusive. So additional food cost. Most of the all inclusive resorts in Bahamas have bad reviews with dated rooms or bad food.

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Old Jan 13th, 2023, 06:05 AM
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We have been to the Bahamas in March and it was not warm enough to go swimming. You might want to go further south.
Best places for all inclusives are Jamaica, Mexico, and Punta Cana.
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Old Jan 13th, 2023, 06:07 AM
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Thanks. Already been to punta cana, so looking for some other places. How about Grand Cayman or Aruba? Definitely want to be in the waters.
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Are you looking for direct flights, is that the issue limiting you? AA seem to have some quite good connections. There are a lot of AI hotels all over the Caribbean. The most well known to Americans are in DR, Jamaica and Mexico but there are many others on different islands. Here are a few:

Barbados
https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotel...7-a979c79310b0

Antigua
https://www.pineapplebeachclub.com/all-inclusive/

St Lucia
https://www.windjammer-landing.com/

Grenada
https://www.spiceislandbeachresort.c...rt-at-a-glance

Additionally you can get AI meal plans sometimes in hotels that are not exclusively AI hotels. So that gives you a wider choice.
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