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Antigua’s Curtain Bluff

One of the most memorable family vacations for my high-end clients is in Antigua, at the Curtain Bluff Resort.  This country club-style resort has been in operation for more than 50 years and has its traditional ways, but it actually seems to get better with age. The general manager greets every arriving guest and immediately makes them feel welcome.  The service is consistenly excellent...

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Anguilla is Where Our Families Meet

Once every winter my family, and my husband's siblings and parents, all try to meet for one week at the Carimar Beach Club (800/235-8667, 264/497-6881). in Anguilla. Anguilla is only a one-hour flight from Puerto Rico and very near to St. Maarten, and the Carimar is next door to the deluxe Malliouhana Hotel and very near the CuisinArt...

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Families Chillin’ Caribbean Style

FTF's annual teen travel writing scholarship reveals what teens are feeling about their latest family vacations in the Caribbean isles. Just the word 'Caribbean' brings to mind warm sandy beaches and hammocks swinging gently under the bright sun. Relaxing on the beach all day, every day, sounds like teen Paradise. But how will you make this trip a memorable one for your teen? Whether you...

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Dominica Eco-Adventures

Loved by active adventurers, low key nature buffs and kids looking for an eco-friendly Caribbean vacation that is off the beaten path.Dominica is one of the least known islands in the Caribbean, cradled between Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. In my recent travels there, I was struck by the natural beauty and timeless quality of this virtually undiscovered territory. As...

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Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's newest and biggest ship plies the Caribbean Sea and gets a full inspection from FTF's cruise admiral and her kids.I admit it was the promise of on-board surfing that inspired us to try a seven-day Caribbean cruise on the new Liberty of the Seas. But once on board, my 14-year-old daughter Chloe and I discovered that surfing is just part of the ship's new...

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Mexico’s Rosarito Beach

Visit Rosarito Beach for an old-fashioned beach vacation, a cool movie-making theme park and amazing arts and handicrafts. Bienvenidos! Mi casa es su casa. The saying "My home is your home" embodies the infectious warmth of Mexico's Rosarito Beach resort. A playground for all ages and all tastes, it is located 22 miles south of the California - Mexican border and stretches across 20 scenic...

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Turks And Caicos: Hotels, Resorts, And Restaurants

Drawing from their trip to the Atlantic islands of Turks & Caicos, the authors offer tips on some of the best family accommodations and dining venues. Provo's Family Resorts and Condominiums Most families will arrive in the Turks & Caicos in Providenciales (also known as Provo), and most will choose one of its deluxe beachfront hotels or condominiums. Most are comfortable and full...

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Top 10 Getaway for Luxury Travelers – Sandy Lane, Barbados

In 2006, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award winners honored Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados as a Top Luxury Golf Resort. Whether a high-end vacation is a matter of course for you and your family or a treat reserved for a special occasion, our 9th annual awards focus on the latest travel segment to embrace young guests: the super luxe resort. Sandy Lane St....

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Exploring Antigua, West Indies

This tropical island near St. John beckons with wonderful weather, unusual sights, great beaches and interesting history.Legendary Admiral Horatio Nelson claimed Britain’s most important Caribbean base when he sailed into Antigua in 1784, to conquer the prized coastline that had taunted and lured the French, Spanish, and English for centuries. Over 200 years later, the island’s cool trade...

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Bahamas: Island Hopping

Follow this reporter as she plans her island-hopping itinerary through the Bahamas, with a special focus on Grand Bahama Island and its attractions. Lately, when we think about the Bahamas, hurricanes, shark attacks, swimming dolphins and the enormous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island all come to mind. But the Bahamas is so much more -- spectacular scenery, great adventures...

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