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IslandsKosherPoints Hotels?Notes
Anguilla   ??               
Antigua   ??               
Aruba   Chabad   Marriott, Ritz Carlton,...etc            
Bahamas  Chabad  Atlantis-Marriott, Baha Mar-Hyatt  Weather forcast always says rain but in reality mostly nice weather 
Barbados    Chabad              
Bermuda    Colder, and Bermuda Triangle....
Cuba    ??              
CuraÁao   Chabad          Hyatt     
Cancun   Kosher Restaurants, Chabad   St Regis, Hyatt, Westin...etc            Not Carribean but close enough
Cozumel   Chabad +         Not Carribean but close enough
Dominican Republic    Chabad + Year Round Kosher Hotel  Westin            
Grand Cayman    Kosher Frozen Food at the Ritz and Chabad Ritz, Westin..           
Jamaica    Chabad   Hyatt, Hilton            
Martinique    Chabad             
Puerto Rico    ChabadSt Regis x2, Ritz Carlton, W...etc            80% of the Island doen't have power All restored now
St Barts   Chabad              
St Kitts    Supermarket Carries many marked itemsPH            
St Lucia   Chabad              
St Martin   Chabad            
St Thomas    Chabad   Ritz Carlton, Wyndham, Westin on ST John            
Turk & CaicosChabad              
* Zika Status - I think its fair to say they all have it today most islands just stop reporting it.


HT: Davidmal

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Author Topic: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread  (Read 180034 times)

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #480 on: October 14, 2023, 10:11:18 PM »
I see B6 has now on select days a direct flight JFK-SKB 
Anyone been to the PH St. Kitts?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #482 on: December 18, 2023, 11:45:50 PM »
Any recommendations for a couple to go over shabbos. We donít mind bringing our own food but would want a shul/kiddush so shabbos isnít boring just being locked in the hotel. Not Bahamas or Mexico.

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #483 on: December 19, 2023, 10:31:45 AM »
Any recommendations for a couple to go over shabbos. We donít mind bringing our own food but would want a shul/kiddush so shabbos isnít boring just being locked in the hotel. Not Bahamas or Mexico.
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #484 on: December 19, 2023, 02:07:00 PM »

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #485 on: February 05, 2024, 11:18:22 PM »
Looking to get away next week for 3-4 days

Prefer to stay at an Airbnb rather than a luxurious resort

Need excursions/things to do other than sit at the beach.
Really like scenery and short hikes.

Already did
USVI (St. Thomas/St. John)
Cuba
St. Lucia

Was looking into Jamaica Dominican Republic and Saint Martin.

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #486 on: February 05, 2024, 11:40:59 PM »
State Department just issued travel advisory about Jamaica. Apparently lots of murder and SA going on now.

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #487 on: February 27, 2024, 08:54:40 AM »
Any islands with reliably secluded snorkeling beaches a la Hawaii?
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #488 on: February 27, 2024, 09:04:09 AM »
Any islands with reliably secluded snorkeling beaches a la Hawaii?
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #489 on: February 29, 2024, 11:08:41 AM »
Any islands with reliably secluded snorkeling beaches a la Hawaii?

I am looking into a trip into Dominica that seems like it is very Hawaii like, but there is not a lot of info on that Island yet.   Anyone here been?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #490 on: February 29, 2024, 11:28:58 AM »
I see B6 has now on select days a direct flight JFK-SKB 
Anyone been to the PH St. Kitts?
I haven't gone because the reviews all say the pools are freezing/not heated. Bizarre for a PH!
Anyone here been yet?
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #491 on: February 29, 2024, 01:58:42 PM »
I haven't gone because the reviews all say the pools are freezing/not heated. Bizarre for a PH!
Anyone here been yet?

Just left today and am on my flight back now.

I have been to the adult pool only and it was pretty comfortable,  perhaps it could've been a drop warmer but was fine.

Overall  quick review:
I loved the property and the fact that it has only 124 rooms means it always feels empty, but those reviews online are correct,  it doesn't live up to its name, I would rebrand it to a Grand Hyatt.

But I would still go back again because I loved it

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #492 on: February 29, 2024, 04:12:22 PM »
I haven't gone because the reviews all say the pools are freezing/not heated. Bizarre for a PH!
Anyone here been yet?
yes private pools are not so private and very cold (but I went within the first few months of them opening)

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #493 on: March 15, 2024, 02:30:17 PM »
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