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    Great review!!!! Thank you for the fond memories...

    Great review!!!! Thank you for the fond memories you renewed. For a second there, it seemed like I had written it as you were SPOT ON identical with our visit back in June (except we were in...
  2. Thread: Cigars

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    I looked at the cigar vendor that sets up nightly...

    I looked at the cigar vendor that sets up nightly (or most nights) at CN. They had a deal (5 cigars for $45) and cuban brands. Looked 'em up online while there and they seemed like a good deal. ...
  3. Thread: Breakfast ritual

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    Poll: Yes! We'd sleep with the curtains opened, and...

    Yes! We'd sleep with the curtains opened, and were in building 6 on the 2nd floor so we'd get lots of light into our room early in the morning. We were usually eating breakfast by 6:30-7:00AM and...
  4. Thread: Breakfast ritual

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    Poll: I loved hitting the breakfast buffet. I'd stock...

    I loved hitting the breakfast buffet. I'd stock up on bacon, the potatoes of the day, eggs, and some breakfast breads or pancakes, and maybe some fruit. I LOVED breakfast, it'd make me so excited...
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    I think you're on the right track. We stayed in...

    I think you're on the right track. We stayed in a beachfront in Building 6 on the 2nd floor and it overlooked the nudie beach (which was fine with us as we were able to see when it was empty and...
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    Here are a couple of pictures we took while...

    Here are a couple of pictures we took while there. We loved the Catamaran cruise! It was a lot of fun!
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  7. Thread: Rum

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    Yes, you can use your resort credit on the liquor...

    Yes, you can use your resort credit on the liquor at the gift shop. The problem is it's quite a bit more expensive at the resort.

    I believe it was $35 at the resort for a 1L bottle (12 yr aged...
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    Absolutely great advise. We did this a couple...

    Absolutely great advise. We did this a couple weeks before we went, and the lady on the other end said if we hadn't called there's a good chance they'd have frozen my account. I used my Visa quite...
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    We did the same (checked the box for a bottle of...

    We did the same (checked the box for a bottle of rum) and I don't think we even made one drink with it, as the bars are so accessible and we were rarely in our room.

    I wish I were back at CN...
  10. Thread: Airport question

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    Be safe: Get there 2 1/2 to 3 hours early and...

    Be safe: Get there 2 1/2 to 3 hours early and just relax. I've been running through Atlanta airport trying to get to a plane before, and it would be even worse if you were to miss the plane to...
  11. Thread: Jamaican money

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    No, don't exchange. A lot of places give change...

    No, don't exchange. A lot of places give change in Jamaican as well, so if you pay in USD, they may give you Jamaican Dollars back.
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    My wife and I went and we were pretty much the...

    My wife and I went and we were pretty much the only ones there in the morning (first thing in the morning).

    Later in the afternoon, there will be more people there.

    A little warning if you...
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    We went to CN in June and beach volleyball was a...

    We went to CN in June and beach volleyball was a popular hit. The ages ranged from a few in the early 20's to mostly 30's and 40's. We played around 10 games the days that I played, and it was a...
  14. Thread: Catamaran Cruise

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    We loved it, it was a great time!!!! Definitely...

    We loved it, it was a great time!!!! Definitely wear a swimsuit and be ready for a short swim to the caves. It's a blast. Here are a couple pictures from my wife and I as we swam to the caves and...
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    There was a girl doing hair braiding on the beach...

    There was a girl doing hair braiding on the beach when we were there. I'm not sure, but I think they were offering it through the spa as well, just on the beach.
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    The 12 and 20 year aged bottles run for much...

    The 12 and 20 year aged bottles run for much cheaper at the airport than most places I saw in Jamaica.

    The giftshop at CN had the Appleton's Estate rum for $35 a bottle for 750mL, and I ended up...
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    Yes, there is night snorkeling at CN. You have...

    Yes, there is night snorkeling at CN. You have to sign up in advance and it costs $35 per diver (as of our trip last month)



    Make sure you sign up early, as they will cancel trips if there...
  18. Thread: Airport Question

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    I don't think they'll give you the forms too...

    I don't think they'll give you the forms too early on the plane. They gave 'em out to us about an hour before we landed and they were a little confusing in parts with some of the wording. My wife...
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    You go through customs, then baggage claims, then...

    You go through customs, then baggage claims, then you go through a final checkpoint (all of it is pretty quick). Then, when you leave that area, you go to the Couples lounge.



    My advice to you...
  20. We got the deluxe beachfront (building 6, 2nd...

    We got the deluxe beachfront (building 6, 2nd floor) and had a view of the beach. We actually overlooked the nude beach, and could see about 75% of it from our balcony.

    The garden rooms are much...
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    CN is amazing, you won't be disappointed. Very...

    CN is amazing, you won't be disappointed. Very laid back and relaxing.

    If you check the room descriptions, I think each room type includes a fridge. Might want to double check when you book your...
  22. Thread: Au Natural

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    1. I didn't see anyone walking around nude. I...

    1. I didn't see anyone walking around nude. I think that'd probably be frowned upon, so I'd recommend at least a towel or something, as you'll be walking through public areas.

    2. Not sure about...
  23. Thread: CN or CSA (again)

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    We spent the extra money for a deluxe beachfront...

    We spent the extra money for a deluxe beachfront room. We enjoyed it, as we were able to see the ocean from our room (and it overlooked the AN beach, so we could tell when it was empty so we could...
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    You guys hit the nail on the head. The greetings...

    You guys hit the nail on the head. The greetings you get from the staff are so genuine, you truly feel like you are their guest and they try earnestly to make you feel like you are right at home. ...
  25. Here goes my first post on the new board. My...

    Here goes my first post on the new board.

    My wife and I just went to CN for our honeymoon two weeks ago and loved it. We were on the fence seemling forever on a few other cities, then between...
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