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Rank These In Order of Importance?

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Rank These In Order of Importance?

1. A spa

2. A swimming pool

3. A choice of restaurants

4. An excellent reef for snorkelling and diving within 20 metres of the shore

5. A small island with fewer than 80 rooms

6. Satellite TV

7. Wi-fi

8. Whale sharks within reach

9. Veggie food

10. Guaranteed turtle on reef

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1. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

4, 5, 10, 8 for me.

Oops, forgot to include a glass panel in the coffee table !

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2. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

I know whale sharks are neat, and would enjoy seeing one.

That said its hard for me to grasp that someone would go on an expensive vacation and exclude a certain island because it's not near where a whale shark could be see

That would be extremely low on my list of priorities as a vacationer.

Whale sharks are common in temperate waters all over the world, super common off Mexico

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3. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

4-5-8 .. the rest doesn't matter

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We look for a combination of all of those things with the exception of 5 and 9.

Preferably the reef would be excellent but as long as it can sustain my interest for a couple of hours a day and there were trips to other nearby reefs that would be fine.

8 & 10 would just be nice bonuses though not considering factors.

Also, can we add fitness centre as number 11?

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5. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

Would be 4 as the deciding factor and not much else, 8 & 10 would be nice, but other than that value for money becomes a deciding factor as well, together with the cost of diving.

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6. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

9 quite important for us, 3,4,5,8,10 would be nice but not essential. Like Robin says....as long as there is something on the house reef to keep our interest it's all good.

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7. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

4,5,3 & 10, don't care about the others, 6 would put me off!

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8. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

10 only! That is all :-)

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9. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

5, 3, 1 - my partner would go for no.4 and 8

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10. Re: Rank These In Order of Importance?

Most important = 4

3, choice of restaurants, is also a big plus.

5 - not essential but I do like small islands.

8 and 10 would also be very nice.

The rest not bothered about. We never use the spa or televisions.

Phones, laptops etc are banned on our holidays as we spend most of our lives at home on laptops.In fact I would like to see an island with no wi-fi because I find the sight of couples and families on holiday not speaking at all to each other but constantly staring at screens, quite depressing.