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Old Feb 10th, 2017, 02:59 PM
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We are thinking of vistiting next January but had recently heard that there are alot of mosquitos, is anyone aware of a problem with bugs there?
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Old Feb 12th, 2017, 07:58 AM
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there are mosquitos on all caribbean islands...Zika is more of a problem on some...not sure where this year but you can google that issue but mosquitos are everywhere and depend on amount of rain/wind etc. as to how much of a problem it is for visitors...also most hotels have massive spray plans (not sure I like being around that) and have it under control.
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Old Feb 13th, 2017, 04:05 AM
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If it rains, mosquitoes come out.

It's the tropics, stays warm all year

Zika should only really affect you if pregnant, trying to be, or recent birth. If this is not a concern, use plenty of DEET, especially after a rain shower.

Zika except for birth problems is not an overwhelming thing to get (not that anyone wants it) and there's always a chance of something when traveling anyway.


You're best bet is to personally discuss with your doctor your concerns
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Old Apr 28th, 2017, 12:04 PM
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First buy, when we come to SBH, is Off repellent. At least in the place we stay, yes there are mosquitos. I could not say if it is specific to our place, to the Island. But yes, there are but we just get used to, with the essential help of Off
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