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I can see why you would come back year after year.

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I can see why you would come back year after year.

I've been to several All-Inclusives in Mexico - both coasts. I've also been to Punta Cana (Bavaro Beach) but this was my first trip to Jamaica (Negril). I can't imagine wanting to go anywhere else.

We stayed at Sandy Haven. We loved the hotel. There were some things that could be improved upon but overall we had a great time. The staff, the room, the location - it was all good.

We ate at Chances, Sunbeach Bar, Marley's by the Sea, Le Vendome, Best of the West, Alfreds, Ivan's, Café Goa. We were all over but I'm sure we didn't even touch the surface which is why we will be back sooner than later.

What a great place to vacation! Thank you for all your posts/questions/suggestions...I love travel forums as it helps to get to know the area before you actually go.

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1. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

We will be making our third visit in 18 months. This time will be way too short(5 days), so I am quite sure trip no.4 will follow soon after.

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2. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Fantastic. Glad you had so much fun. There is a saying, once you go , you know. We felt the same way after all our Mexico trips.

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3. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Sounds like you've hit a few good places. Next time try some of the beach vendor food. It may look a bit risky, but it's amazing. It's all home made and very good. Try Norman's patties (guy with his bike) the Coco bread, lobster, fresh fruit and fresh squeezed juice!

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4. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Strong move not doing AI your first visit

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5. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Just out of curiosity, why is staying at a non AI on a first visit a strong move?

Edited: 08 December 2017, 01:01
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6. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Because most stay at AIs, don't leave the resort, and don't get what Negril is all about.

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7. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Gotcha....I'm glad I stay(ed) non AI. Such a great experience.

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Yankton, SD
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8. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

John V - we ate lots of patties for lunch too & tried some rum cake which I will never get again. LOL

I'm still thinking about the Jamaican Patties - they are soooo good.

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9. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

You got the vibe !! One Love!

PEACE!

Salisbury, Maryland
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10. Re: I can see why you would come back year after year.

Yup. I went once and will be back within six months. The saying is so true! Can't wait to go back.

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