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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    ??              
Curaçao   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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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #460 on: May 26, 2021, 11:30:49 AM »
Not sure this is the best location to post as I'm not limited to the Caribbean islands... However, let's try this...

I need suggestions and advice.

Looking to spend 7-10 days alone just husband and wife (no kids) on a trip that will be once in a lifetime opportunity to escape the kids for a full week or longer.

Trip will take place in July 2020.
Flying from: JFK (or similar)
Airline: Any but have Jetblue Mosaic

Requirements:
Only thing my wife wants is sun and water. Just a relaxing day in the heat with a NICE pool and drinks is enough to make her happy.

In the past we always limited ourselves to places that had kosher food (ie: Miami, Vegas, Cancun, San Juan, Bahamas etc) but she wants something more "exotic" but at the same time the trip is longer than the average vacation we take (2-3 days) so food may be a significant factor.

Was thinking of Hawaii or Maldives, but not sure of the food situation and again having "decent" food options is an important factor on a 10 day trip (as oppose to a 2-3 day trip where we can live on fruits and yogurts).

Any suggestions? Any ideas? Any tips?

It will be greatly appreciated.

Ritz Carlton Ras el Khaima resorts (there’s one on the beach and one in the desert) or al maha resort (Marriott as well), base room is a villa with a pool gorgeous setting, very luxurious and really good staff -that you won’t find in the Caribbean- super relaxing plus some cool excursions available.

In terms of kosher you can either bring your own food, get from one of the local kosher eateries or you might also get the hotel to make you some stuff like eggs etc especially if you speak with them in advance (al maha is all inclusive, ritz should give free breakfast to Marriott gold)