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#25290 - 09/03/00 09:03 PM first time to ac
cindi Offline
this thanksgiving will be my first time to ac and i have a lot of questions!! first who is the best company to snorkel with, best restaurants? is there a supermarket close to paridise villas where we are staying? as a first time visitor what should i not miss doing? good bakery? good bar? how is the water temp that time of year? would i need a dive skin jersey for the water and are there jelly fish larva that time of year? best resturant for lobster? and any other information that you all feel that i would need to know!! thanks!!

ps--any good online discount scuba equipment sites that you all know of?

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#25291 - 09/04/00 05:57 PM Re: first time to ac
Sandcrab Offline
Cindi...Most of your questions have been answered many times before on this board. I suggest you go back and read the former replies and then if you think you need clarification, I'm sure the bunch here will gladly jump in with answers.

If you have further questions, please feel free to contact me direct.

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#25292 - 09/04/00 07:02 PM Re: first time to ac
Chloe Offline
All restaurants that we tried were great.
Fido's, Elvi's, Island Cuisine, Reef Restaurant, Mickey's & Moncho's carryout
These were so good, we repeated them twice.

Bakeries, on Middle street, Alebran (sp) (with a blue front near Elvi's, and another one near the Ferry.

Grocery stores, Rocks on Middle street and another on Middle close to the Ferry I think will be close for you.

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#25293 - 09/05/00 12:21 AM Re: first time to ac
Marty Offline
for restaurants, use the search mechanism of the message board, or set the drop down menu at the top right to show more days worth of messages, theres lots on the restaurants...

Yes there is a nice store quite close to you, water temp around 82, good bakery right downtown, lotsa good bars, i don't wear a wetsuit, but some do, at least maybe a t-shirt to keep from scraping your skin....

jellyfish larva are rarely around, but when they are they aren't worth worrying about....

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