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#376815 - 05/13/10 12:10 PM Fisrt time to AC
56brwneyes Offline
We are planning a trip at the end of August. Will anything be open at that time or is that the time the businesses take their vacation? I read a post that said most island restaurants will be closed in September but was wondering about the end of August particularly Aug 28 thru Sept 5.


#376818 - 05/13/10 12:19 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: 56brwneyes]
Diane Campbell Offline
Since the businesses are private, the decisions are made independently and could change ...... but having said that, I looked at the calendar to see when the parties start.

My prediction is that most places will stay open through Friday Sept 3 (and very likely Saturday the 4th).
The big party starts on the following Friday, and like all party animals we need time to get ready.

#376819 - 05/13/10 12:27 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: Diane Campbell]
tortuga.chica Offline
I am curious about this as well. Will be arriving the 3rd of Sept staying thru the 14th.
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#376821 - 05/13/10 12:34 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: Diane Campbell]
56brwneyes Offline
Great so if we come at the end of August most of the places should be open.


#376822 - 05/13/10 12:44 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: 56brwneyes]
Diane Campbell Offline
phish - I think you'll find most tourist oriented establishments restaurants and hotels closed during your visit - do you have reservations at a resort or hotel?
The parades are on tho - and the back-yard parties are rockin.

#376827 - 05/13/10 01:49 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: Diane Campbell]
tortuga.chica Offline
I stay @ Ruby's (I'm one of those budget travelers). Gave them my dates & they told me I'd wouldn't have a problem getting a room. Haven't made reservation @ Ruby's yet as I am still waiting for the airfare to drop a bit & I'm not sure if I am coming in on the 3rd or the 4th yet.

Looking forward to experiencing St. Georges Caye Day/National Day in San Pedro.
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#376944 - 05/14/10 12:41 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: tortuga.chica]
Phil Offline
We probably have 100 restaurants in San Pedro. Sept October is when many will take vacations and close for a couple of weeks usually. At the very worst 25 - 30 might be closed at one time. Starve, no. Options, yes. Recommended favourite shut, perhaps.

#376946 - 05/14/10 12:48 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: Phil]
tortuga.chica Offline
I am certain I will not starve during my stay. I am just looking forward to a laid-back, relaxing visit, spending time with friends--old and new.
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#376953 - 05/14/10 01:07 PM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: tortuga.chica]
Phil Offline
Excellent expectations.

#377006 - 05/15/10 08:51 AM Re: Fisrt time to AC [Re: Phil]
tacogirl Offline
agreed smile
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