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My wife and myself are cruising to the Eastern Caribbean & Cuba for 14 days in December,2019.

I have checked out some HAL tours to Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, San Juan and St Thomas and would like to compare those tours with any private tours people have taken to those places.

Any feedback would really be appreciated. Thanks.



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For Half Moon Cay your only options are with HAL. They own the island. You can rent a cabana or a house. I would recommend either.  HMC is definitely a sit on the beach type stop. 


We haven't done San Juan or St Thomas since Maria. When we did St Thomas we actually took the ferry to St John and went to Trunk Bay. For San Juan there are so many options. If you want to stay in San Juan proper (my info pre-maria) you don't really need a guide. Old San Juan is so walkable and the restaurants are really good. If you can just make a reservation for one of the restaurants.  

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