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Turks and Caicos vs St Barts vs St John: Is there a difference?

Turks and Caicos vs St Barts vs St John: Is there a difference?

Jun 25th, 2002, 05:28 PM
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Natalie
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Turks and Caicos vs St Barts vs St John: Is there a difference?

There are so many threads that speak to the similarities of the 3 islands below. Can anyone speak to some of the key differences and why one person would decide to go to one area over another during January?

- Turks and Caicos
- St Barts
- St John
 
Jun 25th, 2002, 09:49 PM
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UMPIRE
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T&C Flat desert,very laid back.No crime.no night life.Turn back clock 40 years.Great beaches and beautiful out islands.Great for diving,sailing all water sports.Ritzsy resorts in provo. S.B. Beautiful panaramic views on hilly cliffy roads, beautiful deserted beaches,no big hotels ,resorts or casinos.Has French/European flare to it.No crime poverty or beggars.Pricey.S.J Best beaches and nature.
 
Jun 26th, 2002, 01:39 AM
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Lissette
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Umpire has it pretty much nailed. These three islands are different geographically but similar in the sense that they are quiet, low key destinations. St Barts has the most european feel. St John is more of a nature lovers paradise (65% national park) T&C is all about incredible beaches but not much else!
 
Jun 26th, 2002, 07:10 AM
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While you can be at busy St. Jean Beach in St. Barts where all the water activities are you can also escape to Colombier and sometimes have the beach almost to yourselves! St. Barts is my favorite of the three. The villas are wonderful in St. Barts when renting thru WIMCO. Highest standard of living is here.
I also like Provo--the water is transparent -- not a scenic island but the beaches are hard to beat.
I think you can't go wrong with any of these three really good choices. Baybe a resort/villa that really appeals to you will help you decide.
 
Jun 26th, 2002, 07:12 AM
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Might want to check out weather in Turks - Provo-- during January--normally the Bahamas are not always that great and they aren't far away. I guess you could go into Google and type out "Climate, Turks and Caicos" as someone else on another thread suggested.
 

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