All-Inclusive Caribbean Resort Suggestions!!!

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  1. jburke

    jburke Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have some good all-inclusive resort suggestions for the end of February next year?? We have been to the Dominican (Excellence Punta Cana) and Jamaica (Secrets St. James), as well as the Rivera Maya(secrets) a few times. Any suggestions would be great....
     
  2. JP4CY

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    My parents swear by Sandals/St. Lucia
     
  3. cowgirl836

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    Honeymooned there, great experience.
     
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    Since you've been to an excellence you'd know what to expect. We enjoyed playa mujeres. Not the best beach, but a very nice resort and very relaxing vacation.
     
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  7. mtowncyclone13

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    We go to the Cayman Islands which do not have AI because the island is so safe. I would recommend that because you can eat at local places and experience more of the actual life on the island.
     
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  9. ISUME

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    Let's get weird
     
  10. isudvm

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    Highly recommend Sandals. Been to Montego Bay in Jamaica and Bahamas. Get the Butler service. First class service, food, and drinks.
     
  11. mj4cy

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    This is off the beaten path a little bit, but does everyone go through a travel agent or site? The travel agent I have used in the past has not been impressive as of the last few trips we went on.
     
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  14. cowgirl836

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    We've been to San Souci and will be at the Negril one in a few weeks. So I'll let you know how the beach looks! I would like to get to CSA sometime, that one looks really great/
     
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  15. cowgirl836

    cowgirl836 Well-Known Member

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    We have used a travel agent in the past, at least for international travel. Last time it was easy and great, this time (previous agent moved to Louisiana) it was a pain in the *** and we could have done better planning it ourselves. Well, we pretty much did. I had to email twice to get them to change the flight time so we didn't get stuck sitting for four hours in an airport when there was a perfectly good flight leaving much sooner. Among many other things like not returning emails/providing information in a timely manner.

    So in your case I would try a new agent or plan it yourself. TripAdvisor was really helpful in ID'ing the good from the bad.
     
  16. brianhos

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    It was kinda lame...
     
  17. brianhos

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    What week? We are going in Nov also.
     
  18. brianhos

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    We book through deltavacations.com when I want to pay with miles, otherwise I toss a family travel agent some business and book through her.
     
  19. Jnecker4cy

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    The wife and I love Sandals. We have been to Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Sandals Negril and then took the kid and went to Beaches Ocho Rios, had a blast at all, if you are looking to drink, relax, and eat then I would recommend any of the Sandals we have been to. We are headed to Sandals Grande Riviera in November for out 10th anniversary a we got a Butler, looking forward to that as well. If you go with a Sandals I use a Travel Agent out of Chicago, she is great and books many, many many Sandals trips for folks. If you want her name let me know.
     

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