07-07-2003, 09:15 PM #1
Vacation?- Has anyone been to Jamacia- Beaches- Boscobel
What's up guys,
I just booked a trip to Jamaica, for mid August.
I just wanted to see if anyone has been to this one, or anything like it.
let me know. I have read several reviews online, some are great, and some are not so great. I got a great deal 4K for 8 nights, air, all-inclusive, me, my wife and our 6 yr old.
Now I have to get in shape for this bad boy. Time to hit a major league cutting cycle
07-07-2003, 09:22 PM #2
07-08-2003, 01:22 AM #3
Throw in some T-3 as well.
07-08-2003, 06:33 AM #4
Cool, has anyone heard of this resort or been there?
07-09-2003, 06:16 PM #5
My wife and I went to Beaches Grand Sport in Ocho Rios for our honeymoon. It was AWESOME!!! I considered missing our flight home on purpose. The coldest day there in the end of April was like 86 (This is a big deal when you're from WI). The best part... All Inclusive. I ate, and ate, and ate, then ate some more. Try all of the different fruits and types of fish. I probably ate my package price worth in food. Drinks are free too, but we didn't do much of that. In fact we both ended up losing a few pounds over the week. Does that one have a gym? Beaches GS did, and a rock wall, mountain biking, and a lot of other things. I took all the Met RX packages I could find at my local grocery (I was worried about trying to get already opened white powdered substances, AKA Protein, on a plane or back in to the US) and had the bartender make me a smoothie with fruit and OJ for post workout. You are gonna have a great time. One more thing. I have heard that the crime rate has increase since we went so I recommend taking very little cash and more AMEX traveler's checks. If you have any questions give me a holla. Mark
07-09-2003, 06:36 PM #6
So good to hear bro
good advice on the trav checks for sure!
I'll let ya know if I have any ?'s
07-10-2003, 04:21 PM #7
I'm going to Jamaica on 7/30. I'll be staying @ the Breezes-Montego Bay. What kind of rating is your place jdawg cuz that price seems kinda steep. My place has a four-star rating, i also have all-inclusive(with top-shelf liquor included ) the price came out to $900 even each and its just me and one friend.
07-10-2003, 05:13 PM #8
Well this is 8 nights, 9 days, air from Colorado for 3 people.
basically the same as what your doing, just on the other side of the island at a beaches instead of breezes.
Top- shelf Liquor, food, diving, golf, kids club (babysitting!!!)
I looked on like 10 sites and the cheapest I came up with was like 5800$ So it seemed like a good deal to me.
07-10-2003, 07:05 PM #9
Well, you are staying one more night than i am, but think about it.....our packages are basically the same, i have all that extra stuff at my hotel too. Your paying 4000, so thats about 1365 a person, whereas im paying 900 a person, is one more night really worth 465 dollars? Do you have liberty travel in colorado, i know they're all over the place in nj, they are the ones who booked my trip and they seem inexpensive.
07-10-2003, 07:56 PM #10
Well i feel pretty good about the whole thing. you may have just been at the right place and the right time. It was a lot less than I was planning on spending. Anyway its too late now, its paid for, and there's no use cryin over spilled juice... lol I dont think Breezes does kids either. Nor does Sandels
Last edited by Jdawg50; 07-10-2003 at 08:00 PM.
07-11-2003, 01:07 PM #11
Yeah i think your right, breezes doesn't allow kids. Anyways, enjoy your trip, i know i will!
07-11-2003, 02:11 PM #12
Beaches is owned by Sandals. The Sandals franchises are top notch and you pay for what you get as well as for the name. I think the price you paid is really good. I have stayed at several Sandals resorts and they have always been awesome. I am interested in hearing about your trip as we are planning a trip with the kids to a Beaches for next year.
And as for the crime in Jamaica, that is something to be careful about. I was warned the first time I went there. The resorts are very well protected and are their own sanctuaries. Not really much reason to leave the resort.
07-11-2003, 02:18 PM #13
yea, not planning on leaving the resort.
Gonna eat drink and be merry.
I think they have a pretty good gym there, so that will be cool. There's like 3 water slides for kids it should be fun
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