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The elusive all-inclusive resort
The elusive all-inclusive resort
I thought coming up with a Caribbean destination that would satisfy Karen MacDowell’s wish list -- all-inclusive, no kids, easy flight from Washington,
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01/03/2010
Images of Aruba - Travels With Two
Images of Aruba - Travels With Two
We’re just back from a week in Aruba, with a firm grasp of what makes this "happy island" unique in the Caribbean. While 75% of visitors to Aruba go year after year to merely wander out to a soothing, breeze-swept beach and lie down for weeks on end.
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12/20/2009
Frommers Caribbean 2009
Frommers Caribbean 2009
This elegant oasis provides Aruba’s most adult ambience. Set on one of the Caribbean’s best beaches, a serene 14-acre expanse of sugary white sand, it?s a favored retreat for sophisticated couples of all ages, especially honeymooners.
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10/11/2009
Caribbean living - beyond the beach
Caribbean living - beyond the beach
On the morning of our departure, I awoke to the sound of water pinging off of my window-mounted air conditioner. Never a deep-sleeper when I know an early rise is in store.
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08/11/2009
Aruba.. A safe bet for honeymooners
Aruba.. A safe bet for honeymooners
Imagine a table set up on the beach, illuminated by flame torches and candlelight. Waiters serving a five course meal of Caribbean shrimp, lobster, chocolate mousse and, of course, champagne. Sound romantic?
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03/01/2009
Caribbean 2009 by Fodors
Caribbean 2009 by Fodors
On the widest, most secluded section of Eagle Beach, this European-style resort is a cut above the rest. Hacienda-style buildings house sunny rooms with cherrywood furnishings, sparkling tile floors, and ocean-view terraces.
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02/10/2009
Have a Jimmy Buffett-style honeymoon
Have a Jimmy Buffett-style honeymoon
You can?t help but hum a Beach Boys or Jimmy Buffett tune when planning a Caribbean honeymoon. But if all you know about the islands is what you?ve heard in a song, you?ll need a little help navigating your tropical escape.
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01/29/2009
Eco-centric excursions
Eco-centric excursions
Take only pictures, leave only footprints? That’s the mantra of the earth-concious tourist. Here, a roundup of trips to delight the senses and preserve the planet.
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01/13/2009
SPA Travel, Beauty and Living
SPA Travel, Beauty and Living
While the rest of the Caribbean prepares for hurricane season in summer and fall, Aruba attracts savvy visitors all year long, thanks to its reliably dry weather and location outside the hurricane belt.
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01/08/2009
Check out spiffed-up Aruba
Check out spiffed-up Aruba
Aruba is known as a place to party and honeymoon, but it is not famed for chic hotels. Now the island?s lodging scene has been spiffed up, and heres a sampling of what you’ll find.
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12/08/2008