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Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

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Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

I am planning a last minute trip and want to go somewhere warm and relaxing. Looked at Puerto Rico but it seemed more "city like" so am considering Sugar Bay at St Thomas, Club Med at Turks and Caicos or open to suggestions. Don't want to spend a ton of money. Like the all inclusive experience. Any suggestions?

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1. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

Puerto has lots of countryside with excellent beaches on Culebra and Vieques. Those two Spanish Virgins are very natural and laid back.

There are very few all-inclusives in the Virgin Islands, and if you rent a condo, you can really save. Check reviews for vacation rentals on St Thomas, and also check http://WWW.airbnb.com for other options. The condos on St Thomas with the best beaches are Sapphire and Secret Harbor.

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2. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

OK> Thanks. I will check those out. Also, what about St Martin?

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3. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

St Martin's beaches have more development than St Thomas, but if you want a lively beach scene, St Martin might be a better choice.

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4. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

We do not want lively. We are in our 50's. Want some R&R with some beauty!!!

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5. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

What about Sugar Bay resort

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6. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

Sugar Bay has a nice pool, but not much in the way of a beach.

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7. Re: Which Caribbean Island to go to beginning of Dec

I am a big fan of St Croix. Why don't you check out the forum? It has great beaches and snorkeling and is less expensive than the other VIs - also very laid back. There are not a lot of AIs in the Virgin Islands, but the Divi on St Croix does an AI, but there are so many good restaurants, I would not want to do an AI.

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I took photos of Sugar Bay's beach, and have been afraid to post them, because the beach isn't a good representation of VI beaches.

But, Sugar Bay is centrally located near other beautiful beaches. Did you check the Elysian? That's a nice, relaxing beach that has a restaurant. I think I posted my photos from that beach. Let me know if you're interested, and I'll post the link.

Sugar Bay is good, though if you're a fitness nut and like birds.

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