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#33775 - 01/23/01 12:12 PM CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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HAS ANYONE OUT THERE STAYED HERE AT THE CARIBE ISLAND RESORT? CAN YOU GIVE ME ANY INFORMATION?

#33776 - 01/23/01 12:14 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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I have-- the only drawback is that it is 3 mile from town. They have free bikes and a shuttle at 6p
A fair value with a cool staff and clientele. Full service dive shop
A heckuva rum punch too!

#33777 - 01/23/01 01:06 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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BIG FRANK: THANKS FOR THE INFO...ONE OF THE REASONS I DID CHOOSE THIS RESORT IS BECAUSE IT IS AWAY FROM TOWN. BUT IT'S GOOD TO KNOW THAT THEY HAVE A FANTASTIC RUM PUNCH..THIS VACATION IS A SNOOZE/BOOZE/SNORKEL FEST FOR MY HUSBAND AND I WHO HAVE NOT BEEN AWAY ALONE TOGETHER IN 12 YEARS!!! PEACE AND QUIET IS THE NAME OF THE GAME..THANKS AGAIN. DID YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HORSEBACK RIDING?

#33778 - 01/23/01 01:17 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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No, I don't. I think that may only be offered on the mainland. The beaches are not wide Califonia or Jersey beaches. the jungle and or mangroves come rightto the waterline.

#33779 - 01/23/01 10:25 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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No horseriding on the island but Banana Bank Lodge in the Cayo district has great riding through the jungle. You could do a day trip there.


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#33780 - 12/01/01 03:02 AM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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What is it like to stay at Banana Banks? If you are not interested in horses, what other activities do they offer? Are they resonable priced?


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#33781 - 12/01/01 02:34 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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I have stayed there as well. Very nice beach and a really nice neiborhood. Great staff. 3 miles from town suited me just fine! Cabs are 12 - 14 BZE each way. A golf cart would be nice. Have fun!!!

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#33782 - 12/02/01 04:59 AM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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diveron, are you talking about Banana Beach on Ambergris or Banana Banks on the mainland?


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#33783 - 12/02/01 01:48 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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Sorry,

I should have said which one. I was reffering to Caribe.

#33784 - 12/02/01 11:44 PM Re: CARIBE ISLAND RESORT  
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Seashell--We stayed a couple nights at Banana Bank last month. Were doing dental and medical work in a little village called Valley of Peace near there. Have been there several times. John and Carolyn Carr run a unique place there. The wildlife you see is unbelievable and thats before you go into the jungle. They even have a jaguar there named Tika. John will take you in the enclosure for some up close and personal pictures. Went on a horseback ride through the jungle before we left to go back to AC. What a ride. Guaranteed not to be a boring walk on old nags. Banana Bank is also near cave tubing and the zoo. Well worth a couple day side trip to see. Carolyn is an excellent artist with a studio there and they also have a great collection of Mayan artifacts they found on the grounds. Highly recommended

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