I have been a regular to San Pedro since 2005 or so and love the town and love Ambergris Caye. Unfortunately, this year because my timeshare company (RCI) has no availability I have to venture to some other place. I'd prefer to visit the Caribbean and I'd like to visit an area that is similar to San Pedro, i.e. great place to walk with many different types of bars, restaurants close by, and mostly not a "corporate" type of feel. I find many resorts to be gigantic and impersonal. One of the reasons why I love going to San Pedro is that is feel warm, and friendly and you can interact with locals very easily.
So, I'm hoping folks on this forum can offer some advice on any other places in the Caribbean that have that "San Pedro" feel. If I go to say, Aruba, the Virgin Islands, St Maarten, D.R., P.R. etc, will I find a gem like San Pedro? Thanks!