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Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

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Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

Hello!

We are several families travelling with children who are 13 years old and are finding it difficult to find resorts that don't classify them as adults. We don't mind paying adult rates, but trying to locate a resort that will allow them to stay in a room with their parents and younger sibling is damn near impossible? Looking for any suggestions.

Mel

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1. Re: Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

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2. Re: Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

I find many resorts will consider a 13yr old a child. Many will not allow 5 in 1 room, just 2 adults and 2 kids max. In Jamaica my son was considered a child (then starfish trelawny) .

Why don't you give a little more info as to what type of vacation you're looking for. Does it have to be all inclusive. Would you consider renting a private condo or house. Do you plan on renting a car and traveling around, or prefer to spend most of your time on the beach. Also what month do you plan on traveling.

Edited: 01 August 2010, 16:04
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3. Re: Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

With some of the smaller hotels you can find creative ways of accomodating groups that are outside the "standard" 4. In St.Kitts you can rent a three bedroom condo at the Timothy Beach Resort.

In Grenada there are several different accomodations that are similar to condo's but have all the comforts of a Caribbean Hotel. For example you could get two rooms one with 2 double beds a pull out couch and then an adjoining room with a queen bed or another two double - or if your group wants they can rent the beautiful Strong Man section of two "one bedroom" units creating two bedrooms with queen beds and then two living rooms with double pullout couches - both units have kitchens and dining area with stunning balcony and view...the adjoining doors can be easily kept open between the units at the living room (where the kids pull out couchs are) and at the balcony. (Flamboyant Hotel) There is also Mont Cinamon for condo's and Blue Horizons.

Best wishes!

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4. Re: Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

We are looking at All Inclusive resort, but we'll look at anything that makes sense. We have given condos and rentals some thought. So, if you have any ideas or suggestions that might help us please provide.

Thank you!

Mel

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5. Re: Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

Maybe Breezes CURACAO? I find it very ¨´teen¨´ friendly.....

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Hey Rink_Guy....

I was looking through some of the brochures that are out now for the winter 2011. There was one in particular that said that they are now (as a whole travel company) trying to accomodate to families with more kids (ie: families of 5) or different needs - based on this they may be the company for you...

Now I have to find the brochure....signature - signature brochure states in one of the small detail boxes that they have negotiated special accomodations for families of 5 and for families travelling with extended members wanting to be close...

Give it a try - there should be lots of AI options there - plus (sorry personal bias) Flamboyant also does offer AI option but they are not an "All Inclusive"....

Goodluck!

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7. Re: Please help! Looking for 13 year old friendly resorts?

Thank you all for the information. I will definately look into some of the suggestions. Please continue posting suggestions or options on ways the larger families can save when travelling.

Thanks again!

Mel

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