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8 days non AI

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8 days non AI

I searched other posts so please advice :)

I'm going for 8 days .

Planning on eating at Ivan's, 3 Dives, Bentleys for dinner

Not sure on lunch. Breakfast included at hotel

What would be a good food and drink budget??

Thanks-

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1. Re: 8 days non AI

It depends a lot on your drinks. If you have a fridge in your room, you can buy beer & rum & mix for drinking on the beach. Cheap. There are happy hour prices & 2 for 1 at several places & times every day. If you are a moderate drinker and do the above, cost is minimal. But if you're a big drinker, or don't pay attention to prices/specials, it makes a difference. Ie: drinks @ Ivan's & my hotel were about $7. I kept it to one drink when at Ivan's. All the other drinks I had out were under $4.

$40 should cover your food, if you have some cheaper lunches some days ($1 patties).

I would budget $75/day for myself to be on the safe side, but I'm sure I wouldn't spend that much on average. I spent about that for both my 16 yr old son and myself in Feb. I'm sure I'd be able to cover my shopping & taxis with the excess on that budget.

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2. Re: 8 days non AI

Thanks~

Maybe should of said me and my husband so two adults

I do have refridge in room so will plan to buy some stuff. I'm not a heavy drinker like to keep my wits about me ;) when I'm out- I was planning $ 150 a day for both

Plus money for excursions

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3. Re: 8 days non AI

Plan on $120 total per day on average which is easily doable including taxi fares.

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A few of our favs for good food with budget-to-moderate prices:

Sips and Bites - best cost performance place on the cliffs IMO. Large lunch or dinner portions for $5-10US. Great for take-out.

LTU - Great for lunch (entres $7-15pp) or dinner ($12-25pp).

Ras Roddy's - Excellent soup to go for $100J. Delicious and a bargain for a hearty snack or part of a light meal.

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5. Re: 8 days non AI

I think you are bang on with $150 for the two of you + trips. You'll enjoy yourself with that budget.

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Definitely check out Ras Rody for lunch---great veggie Ital Jamaican food like pumpkin stew, rice and peas, callalloo, and other delicious goodies---he was featured on Samantha Brown's travel channel show a year ago.....

across the road from Tensing Pen....Tensing Pen is another fairly new option for dinner and great views...

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7. Re: 8 days non AI

Thanks all- cannot wait :)

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8. Re: 8 days non AI

I budget $75/day for myself for food and drink. But I am a grilled goat cheese kind of girl, with the exception of a fancy dinner at Ivan's, etc. I usually spend under my budget, so it works out when I splurge at a nicer place. We had friends with us that are sea food every meal type of people and made that work for them as well. Enjoy!!

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