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Recommended Hotel: Known for its lovely plantation inns, Nevi also holds Four Seasons Nevis , which is entirely family friendly with kids programs that teach about local flora, fauna, and culture, plus a beach and water sports that just may be all they require.

I love planning vacations but with life so busy right now — we’re moving, trying to sell a house and I’m pregnant — I thought this style of trip would eliminate all of the time and energy that goes into planning,” Ms. …