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First Time in Turks

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First Time in Turks

Debating Turks vs Aruba. Have not been to either but Interested in All Inclusive 4+ to 5* resorts, calm water with white sand. 2 weeks in August. Entertainment for my 18 year old, disco, and casino. Can anyone recommend a resort in either Turks or Aruba.

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1. Re: First Time in Turks

Beaches, and Club Med are the only AI on the island. I don't think you will find Club Med to be a 4* or and I don't think you will find a 5* AI on any island. Not sure your 18 year old would like Beaches, being Sesame street themed

Turks does have nice white sand and calm waters especially in August. You can buy a night pass to Club Med for the Disco and stay somewhere non AI. There is a very small casino on the island

Sorry couldn't really help.I think you'll have better luck in Aruba... with what your looking for.

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3. Re: First Time in Turks

The only A. I. that can meet most the wants of your 18 yr. old would be "CLUB MED" . As far as for a 4-5 Star glaze up in the beautiful clear night to see thousands of them(stars). Your 18 yr. old can partake in all the adult activities( adult beverages, casino, disco, water sports, snowy white sand beaches etc.) for 18 is the adult age on the Island. You know you can stay at a 4-5 star resort, but most of those do not have a 5 star beach and water out in front of it. Grace Bay is the 5 Stars you are seeking. DR. JIM.

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4. Re: First Time in Turks

I have not been to Providenciales yet, but I have been to Aruba 3 times. For your son, the recommendations on their forum are with the Radisson on Palm beach. I personally prefer eagle beach at either Bucuti or Costa Linda, but Palm beach is where all the action is. The Rui is AI on palm beach, but the better beach front is with Radisson. Most people will try to dissuade you from going AI in Aruba, too many restaurants and you can safely travel around there.

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