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14. Posted by fykodha (Budding Member 20 posts) 8y

Does not matter when I first read about Fiji (Octopus), Hawaii (Maui), and Tahiti (Bora Bora). These islands are the favorites from travel reviews. Quite amazing!

15. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 8y

I am right in between two trips taking in some islands in the Caribbean and the Pacific.

I am off to Tahiti, Moorea, Mangareva and the Pitcairn Islands in March. The latter is not your perfect island getaway though.

In the Caribbean I can recommend Antigua for the beaches, but certainly Montserrat, Saba and Dominica are perfect for me. They might not have the perfect beaches, but they are quiet and beautiful!

16. Posted by fykodha (Budding Member 20 posts) 6y

Please give your most recent experience. Greatly appreciated.

17. Posted by madpoet (Respected Member 413 posts) 6y

If you're looking for the nicest beaches, I recommend Costa Rica, on the Pacific side. It has some of the most beautiful soft shell beaches in the world, yet untrammeled by tourist hordes. Gorgeous! Unless it's changed in the last 10 years...

18. Posted by fykodha (Budding Member 20 posts) 5y

USAToday listed world's best beaches from TripAdvisor:

TripAdvisor members' best beach destinations in the world - and top-ranked hotels.

1. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos - The Tuscany
2. Boracay, Philippines- Dave's Straw Hat Inn
3. Palm/Eagle Beach, Aruba - Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort
4. Negril, Jamaica - Westender Inn
5. Tulum, Mexico - Posada Luna del Sur
6. Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Marina Inn at Grand Dunes
7. Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman - Caribbean Club
8. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Iberostar Grand Bavaro
9. Cape May, N.J. - Albert Stevens Inn
10. Santa Teresa, Costa Rica - Red Palm Villas

Tahiti and Fiji?

19. Posted by madpoet (Respected Member 413 posts) 5y

Quoting fykodha

9. Cape May, N.J. - Albert Stevens Inn

New Jersey? Seriously?

20. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 5y

If I see that list, I can't help to think that they really didn't bother to go beyond the beaten track. But hey, that's tripadvisor!
Those list is probably based on 'recommendations', mostly on quantity instead of quality.

[ Edit: Edited on 06-Apr-2011, at 01:11 by Utrecht ]