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All Inclusive or B&B?

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All Inclusive or B&B?

Thinking of going to Candolim next year, hubby thinks we should go AI

so everything is paid up front. I am more leaning to B&B as I believe eating out is really cheap, all of you out there that have been a million times please advise.

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1. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

AI is good if you want to stay in the Hotel all day and night. But with so many places to eat and drink I personally think you'd be wasting your time in Goa.

That said, if you get a good deal on AI and find that cheaper than a B&B package then go for it.

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2. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

Definitely B&B there are just so many good restaurants for you to be tied to your hotel for eating and drinking, which hotels have you been looking at?

Edited: 3:59 pm, January 31, 2013
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3. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

Only way we would go AI is if it was cheaper than the B & B deal. too many places and not enough time to eat in them over there as it is :0)

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4. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

B and b. Too cheap and too many places to eat. Lol

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5. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

No brainer!! We went AI last year, going next week B&B. so many great restaurants!!

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Talking of food and totally off topic (sorry OP) BUT Asda have a brand new Indian section, loads of new curry mixes other than the english Patak version rubbish!

Sorry had to say that as the thought of eating out made my mouth water lol

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7. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

We always go AI but eat out as well. Normally pay only slightly more than B&B and at some places cheaper. Suits us as wife has health issues and doesn't always want to go out. We have stayed B&B but found that once you pay for all the extras such as proper breakfast, fridge, TV, a/c, safe it all adds up. The only thing we pay for at Aldeia Santa Rita is wifi and the food is as good as anything we've had outside.

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8. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

If you are used to AI in the Caribbean, don't think that AI hotels in North Goa are the same - they're not.

Most are much smaller and less posh than in, say, Cuba/Mexixo.

You are unlikely to get the same food choice in Goa as you would there.

Very cheap to eat out, lots of places to choose from.

Scousemat has a good reason to go AI and, as he says, if you pay only a little more for AI than you would for B&B, it may be a good choice for you.

Consider if you'd want to spend most days round the pool or go to the beach.

If you want to go to the beach, you'll be paying for your lunches and drinks anyway so your AI would be wasted - unless your hotel is very close to the beach (I think ASR is) so you could go back for lunch.

But then again, if you weren't eating in a shack you'd probably be charged for your sunbeds there.

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9. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

If you see AI for little more than B&B then surely you should think what are you getting for your money. Pardon the pun but theres no such thing as a free lunch.

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10. Re: All Inclusive or B&B?

B/B for defo you will miss out on so much if you go AI and its very cheap goa so he doesn't need to worry about the cost.

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