Scott or Paradise on Caneel??

Mar 15th, 2006, 12:35 PM
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Scott or Paradise on Caneel??

Hi all, booked Caneel for Aug. (hope I can make it til then!!!) How busy do you think Caneel will be at that time? and if we have a choice between prem. beachfront on Scott or Paradise which room/beach would you choose?? Thanks a bunch !
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Mar 15th, 2006, 12:58 PM
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Paradise is the smallest of Caneel's 7 beaches. Scott is very large, and in my opinion, much more beautiful. As I recall, Paradise is closest to Cottage #7 and premium ocean view. Both are on a hill and give lovely views, and close but not directly on the beach. Premium beach fronts are directly on Scott Beach. I know people who love both. It is strictly a matter of preference, view and close to the beach, or directly on the beach.
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Mar 15th, 2006, 04:57 PM
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Actually, in August, the best beach spot, IMO, is Hawksnest, because of the shade and trade wind breezes. There are many comments about rooms/beaches on the recent thread called "Just booked Caneel."
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Mar 15th, 2006, 07:09 PM
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Thanks Dianebridles and xkenx for info. I will go back and see if I can find that thread. Didn't realize Scot beach is so much bigger, this helps, will now consider Hawksnest as we may have that area as an option !
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Mar 16th, 2006, 12:22 PM
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Hawksnest will be the least expensive of the 3. Have never been to Caneel in mid-summer, but I suspect it won't be busy. Even in high season, it never feels overly crowded.
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Mar 20th, 2006, 02:28 PM
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Thanks Poss, I was still wondering about the crowd, and it is good to know Hawksnest is a little cheaper !!
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