Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort St. John's
Travel Blogs from St. John's
... traversed the north coast of Cuba, the evenings at sea were cool. That changed as we approached the equator. It became much warmer, with a high near 90 and a low near 80 in Aruba. After arriving in Aruba on April 1, we had a morning excursion, visiting first a butterfly farm. “Farm” might be a bit of an overstatement, as it was more like a small house with a very large backyard (covered by netting) with tropical plants and ...
... the bus back and luckily it was nearly full when I arrived. The bus will not leave unless its full so if your in a rush tough. Round up some other people is your only way of making it leave. Timetables forget it. What appeared to be a drunken,toothless lady who was sucking on a kebab then tried to reorganize the seating of everyone which is no mean feat as the narrow aisle is then filled with ...
One thing I have learned here is that everything works on "Eastern Caribbean Time" basically translates to no rush for anything!! No stress. The banks are only open 3x/week and from 9-1pm !! We showed up today at 930 it still wasn't even open! No one knew when it would open. No one is in a hurry for anything. I think I would go nuts long term, no one is on time here hahah.
If you were told that there were rare West Indian Whistling Ducks roosting at the bird sanctuary at the front of the hotel, you'd be curious, wouldn't you? And so were we, which is why David, Elaine and myself took a break from all this sunbathing business and went to have a look for these intriguing creatures.
When we got to the spot where they normally appear we were greeted by this ...
... that I decided to go the M25 way instead of my usual A3 and Guildford way.
The journey should take 40 to 60 minutes. It took three hours. As we approached the M25 on the M3 the traffic stopped. It just stopped moving. After sitting there, not moving for 20 minutes I was getting very stressed, so decided to carry on up the M3 and join the M25 at either Wisley or Chessington. But with the Thames flooded and it being Friday night going home ...