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Old 12-18-2017, 05:20 PM
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Need to get away somewhere tropical this Feb. Any suggestions for locations that didn't get destroyed by Irma and Maria would be welcome.
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SE Florida may be a little crowded then, but it offers everything you can't get in the islands. Get yer ass down here!
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St Lucia is a awesome island!
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Just north of Tulum Mexico is great IMO. Check the DR, they have some nice resorts that are all inclusive.
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All inclusive? What do you want to do? I am happy to help if you are considering Cozumel. Mainland AI Catalonia Resort south of Playa.
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Caymans.

St John is actually doing pretty good as well even with the Irma hit.
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Finishing up a trip to Grand Cayman as I type this. I’ve been extremely impressed with the island so far in comparison with some of the others we have visited. We stayed in the Rum Point area away from the tourist/cruise ship traffic and have enjoyed it. Starfish Beach, Rum Point, the East End, all have plenty of snorkeling opportunities and things to do away from the traffic of Seven Mile Beach. Water may be a little chilly based on it being around 80 right now.
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Originally Posted by Brewcpa View Post
Finishing up a trip to Grand Cayman as I type this. I’ve been extremely impressed with the island so far in comparison with some of the others we have visited. We stayed in the Rum Point area away from the tourist/cruise ship traffic and have enjoyed it. Starfish Beach, Rum Point, the East End, all have plenty of snorkeling opportunities and things to do away from the traffic of Seven Mile Beach. Water may be a little chilly based on it being around 80 right now.
Did you stay at 'The Retreat'? We are looking to stay there in May.
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Wisconsin, hands down. February is when the weather starts turning from bitter cold to just cold.
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Originally Posted by jaco View Post
Caymans.

St John is actually doing pretty good as well even with the Irma hit.
Caymans definitely, but STJ and the other virgins have large areas with no power still. Places are reopening here and there, but it’s going to be a crap shoot for February.

The OP better book something quick because all of the usual virgin traffic booked other locations.
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Did you stay at 'The Retreat'? We are looking to stay there in May.
No, we rented a house off VRBO right around the corner in the Island Houses community. It is a group of 20 or so townhouses around the end of the bio luminescent bay that has a community pool. Most of the rentals have kayaks for use in the bay and you are right across the street from Rum Point. Make sure to rent a car if you stay on this end. It’s about 40 minutes from the airport and there are only a few restaurants in the area.
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Caymans. We escaped Irma and flew down there while everyone else went north. Come visit Cayman brac and little cayman if you want to get away and chill.


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Originally Posted by Roosty View Post
Caymans. We escaped Irma and flew down there while everyone else went north. Come visit Cayman brac and little cayman if you want to get away and chill.

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2nd Caymans also. Grand Cayman if you want a little more action and amenities. Little Cayman/Cayman Brac if you want to wall-dive, bonefish, and get away from it all. You'll have to fly into Grand Cayman and then a puddle jumper or ferry. Be prepared. The puddle jumper was a Twin Otter last time. You cannot take much luggage and you're typically seated by weight...
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Vacation in the US.
Make American Vacations Great Again.
Florida west coast, Sanibel, Captiva...anywhere. B & B's are great.
Keep your vacation money in the States. Look for privately owned places instead of big name resorts.
It's also safer should an emergency occur.
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Hawaii.
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Guatemala

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You don't say where you're starting out from...Costa Rica would be a great choice, or if you are out west Hawaii....Hawaii is too far from the east....
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Originally Posted by stimpson.j.cat View Post
Nice!

2nd Caymans also. Grand Cayman if you want a little more action and amenities. Little Cayman/Cayman Brac if you want to wall-dive, bonefish, and get away from it all. You'll have to fly into Grand Cayman and then a puddle jumper or ferry. Be prepared. The puddle jumper was a Twin Otter last time. You cannot take much luggage and you're typically seated by weight...
Just to add that Little Cayman is serviced by Cayman Airways Twin Otter aircraft. Cayman Brac uses the Twin Otters as well as Saab 340's (34 seat) and 737 jet service 3 times a week including a direct flight from Miami on Saturdays.
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Aruba
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Safe, developed, and beautiful with awesome weather.

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