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#76524 - 11/20/03 01:16 PM tropica  
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has anyone stayed there? i haven't been able to find out much about the place and i'm curious. any firsthand input would be greatly appreciated.

thanks in advance.

#76525 - 11/20/03 03:05 PM Re: tropica  
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i collected this url during my research earlier this year.

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#76526 - 11/20/03 07:52 PM Re: tropica  
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not sure if still true, but the cruise ships were dropping their daytrippers off there 2x a week to soak up the sun & take up the beach

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#76527 - 11/21/03 06:01 PM Re: tropica  
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Tropica was packaging "sun & fun" on their beach to cruise trippers during the low season but as far as I know is not doing it during high season. It is a pretty nice place, has been through some changes recently which should make it even better. Great beach, good location, pool, good restaurant & bar. Rooms are fairly small but clean & adequate, with variety of bedding. All have balcony or verandah with good views. I've sent plenty of satisfied customers there over the years.

#76528 - 11/21/03 06:43 PM Re: tropica  
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Barbara, when last I was there, the day trippers were tripping all over themselves at Tropica. Maybe you would like to confirm that they are no longer taking day trippers?

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#76529 - 11/23/03 12:49 PM Re: tropica  
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I agree SS - same timeframe that I was there. Truly amazing to sit up on my balcony at BB and see how many people they could pack into those boats! eek

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#76530 - 11/23/03 05:07 PM Re: tropica  
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Just repeating what I heard from the owner. You know, it is being managed by Banyan Bay now and the new manager has said "no cruise trippers in the high season." That is all I know.

#76531 - 11/24/03 12:32 PM Re: tropica  
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thanks for the input all. we're already booked for the end of december.

#76532 - 11/28/03 02:33 PM Re: tropica  
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Confirmed by the owner of Tropica Beach that the cruise trippers end their visit to the property Dec 19 and will not be there during high season.

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