What are your suggestions?

Jan 6th, 2007, 08:25 AM
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What are your suggestions?

We are planning a trip to the caribbean in the fall. It will be my husband and I and our two (2.5 yars and almost 4 yrs) kids. We are active but won't expect to do too much with two little ones. We would like active options, some history and plenty of fun things for little ones. Also, we want some place that is going to be on the beach and with a pool. I'd like to spend under $400 or so a night. What island or area do you suggest?

Thank you!

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Jan 6th, 2007, 08:40 AM
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Can you narrow it down a bit more? Almost every island can fit all or most of the criteria laid out. Do you have any islands in mind at the moment? Also, with the little ones, traveling logistics come into play. Where are you flying from?
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Jan 6th, 2007, 09:01 AM
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When you said 'history' I immediately thought Puerto Rico. Old San Juan?
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Jan 6th, 2007, 12:16 PM
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Nevis... Nisbet Plantation

MarionCK is offline  
Jan 6th, 2007, 01:25 PM
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St Thomas Wyndham Sugar Bay hands down...no hassles and all inclusive.
Family freindly.

Us territory and protected.
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Jan 6th, 2007, 01:36 PM
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I'm assuming you are from Marblehead, MA...my neck of the woods and one of my favorite towns.

I'm trying not to be political, or the thread will be deleted.

Could you just explain why going to a US territory would mean that one is "protected" ?


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Jan 6th, 2007, 05:17 PM
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Such great help already!

I like to do a little exploring wherever we go, not just stay at a resort. That is what I meant by history, exploring the culture a bit.

Also, I am flying from CT/NYC so would prefer somewhere with non-stop flights.

Thanks again!

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Jan 7th, 2007, 06:18 AM
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I would start with Aruba. Plenty of kid friendly hotels, great dining.
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