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Re: Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2012, 07:56:14 PM »
Problem is, I know very little about the Carribean or GCI. I was kinda hoping to find something nice in the continental US. Either that, or I'm gonna need some spoonfeeding. :(

You don't have to know too much. Book a flight. Pick a hotel. Go! These places aren't that big to begin with. And when I you get there just ask where the beach is ;)
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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2012, 08:09:04 PM »
Isn't TLV- S America the same rate?
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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2012, 08:14:54 PM »
Isn't TLV- S America the same rate?

Yup, just discovered that like an hour ago. ;)

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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #18 on: July 15, 2012, 08:19:44 PM »
If something similar to HI existed in the continental US why in the world would people fly out the way out to HI???

True dat... You can chew me out personally when I come to CLE in ~2 weeks. ;)

Having said that, perhaps look into the HR Huntington Beach.

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Re: Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2012, 08:20:21 PM »
You don't have to know too much. Book a flight. Pick a hotel. Go! These places aren't that big to begin with. And when I you get there just ask where the beach is ;)

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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #20 on: July 16, 2012, 09:30:21 PM »
If you are looking for relaxing - maybe Palm Springs area - Hyatt Grand Champions in Indian Wells.  Beautiful pools.  We went a few weeks ago and had such a relaxing lovely weekend.

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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #21 on: July 16, 2012, 09:36:08 PM »
any places with beautiful white beaches and crystal blue waters? Or is that only in Hawaii?

If you can go to the Caribbean- this quote= Turks and Caicos.

Some other places with very nice beaches are Cape Cod and South Carolina (both coincidentally good places if you like golf).
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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2012, 10:03:39 AM »
Maybe USVI or Puerto Rico ?

Nice activities, beaches and scuba/snorkel opportunities.

Puerto Rico has a rain forest ( I think the only one in the USA) and also 2 bio luminescence bays which are really cool and rare as well. The plankton in the water light up when you move the water. They have kayak tours at night to see it. Real good!
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Re: Best alternative to Hawaii within the United States?
« Reply #23 on: July 19, 2012, 11:21:24 AM »
For continental US options, I would vote for the following:

Four Seasons -- Santa Barbara, CA
Ritz Carlton -- Laguna Nigel, CA
St. Regis - Monarch Beach, CA

All are magnificent hotels, beaches, settings, etc.  Santa Barbara is probably the nicest place in the US I have ever visited...just a very pretty little city/town...