information regarding tropical destinations
Category: Sports and Recreation > Travel
Asked by: jaydow101-ga
List Price: $30.00
25 Feb 2004 23:33 PST
Expires: 26 Mar 2004 23:33 PST
Question ID: 310926
hello! i stumbled upon this service and decided to give it a try. i searched through previously asked questions but found none relating to mine. however, that will allow me to be more specific for you. i attempted to do some research on a tropical destination and as you might imagine i was overwhelmed with info. maybe you can help me narrow things down. i will be going with a friend. we are both 26 year old single males, thus i am not interested in a couples or family oriented resort. on the same token, i am not interested in the likes of a Hedonism II either. i would prefer a nice mix of single females and personal space. this seems to be the most difficult criteria to search on. i am most interested in an all inclusive resort but if you happen to find other options, please advise. also, i should mention i have a mild disability known as Cerebral palsy aka, CP. this influnces my decision as well. as i said, it is mild, i can walk well, i drive, play golf, etc. with that in mind i am looking for a beach with little or no wave activity and minimal undertoe. that is very important to me. the picture i have in my mind is one with calm, crystal clear water that is waist deep for 50-100 yards off shore. (idealistic, i know!) also, i'd prefer a resort that is accessable. maybe one that has bungalows who's front door opens directly to the beach. or a resort that has a beach front first floor. again, this is the first i have used this. please, do not hesitate to ask for any further info from me! thanks much! Jay
Re: information regarding tropical destinations
Answered By: majortom-ga on 26 Feb 2004 12:00 PST
Hello Jawdow101, Sometimes when you are looking for something very special like this, it is best to start with a forum rather than a search engine. I went to the Craigslist Travel Forum to see if anyone had asked a similar question about resorts for singles. From the thread linked to below I found a few good suggestions. http://forums.craigslist.org/?ID=8997088 Jona?s Ono Resort ? Fiji According to one review, this resort has a beach that is safe for kids to swim. It also sounds absolutely beautiful. 6 hand-made bures with direct beach access. The resort is marketed as mainly for diving, but it also sounds like it would meet your needs. A diving resort like this one is likely to draw a young single crowd. http://www.divekadavu.com/index.htm Review from Fijibeaches.com http://www.fijibeaches.com/kadavu/index.cfm Review from Fathomtravel.com http://fathomtravel.com/fiji/Kadavu/Jona's_Paradise_Resort.htm The Mauian, HI 44 Beachfront Studios. According to one Tripadvisor review, the beach is tranquil enough for non-swimmers and kids. One reviewer said: ?The hotel provides an intimate atmosphere that allows you to keep to yourself, but also contributes to a neighborly atmosphere amongst the guests.? http://www.mauian.com/ Excellent reviews at Tripadvisor.com http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g60634-d111826-r1628515-The_Mauian_Hotel_on_Napili_Beach-Lahaina_Maui_Hawaii.html _________________________________________ Other Ideas If you want to go with a large company, ClubMed.com allows you to search for facilities for adults only or with no children?s activities, as well as by activity: http://www.clubmed.com This diving school on St. Thomas has classes for divers with physical disabilities: http://www.aadivers.com/ They are located at the Secret Harbor Beach Resort (which sounds very couples-oriented) http://secretharbourvi.com/ One article I found mentioned Jamaica as a good destination for the 18-30 age group. The Beaches Royal Plantation is an all-inclusive adults-only resort with a golf course that gets excellent reviews: http://www.rghonline.com/articles/beachesroyal.asp Article on ?The Seven Ages of the Carribean? from Telegraph Group Unlimited: http://travel.telegraph.co.uk/travel/main.jhtml?xml=%2Ftravel%2F2003%2F02%2F11%2Fetcar09.xml I hope this provides you with some good suggestions. Please let me know if you need anything else by requesting clarification before rating this answer. Have a great trip! I?m jealous. Regards, Majortom
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