Royal Palm Resort Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... it… soooo you are stuck with iPhone shots.
We spent the afternoon hanging poolside until it was time to meet our group of six! Our Guide Felipe is absolutely amazing. Not only did he go to the airport at Midnight to try to find Kelly’s bag, but he knows pretty everything about… well everything! If that is not enough he created the race trail for “adventure ...
... it is not even the biggest one by a long way. We had decided to use the first afternoon there to do a little bit of exploring on our own and look at what tours were available. We had been recommended Kicker Rock as a tour and we went into a few agencies to compare deals and pricing. This is when the realisation hit us that this was not going to be a cheap 8 days! The tours were all priced within a close range of each other, so we went for the one that we felt would give us ...
We started today with an early breakfast at 7am, which was followed by a mad scramble to get snorkelling gear. We had been warned the previous day that there may not be enough wetsuits for everyone. Luckily we were both able to get shortie wetsuits, which are actually matching, although I'm not sure that Greg has noticed this. Goggles and snorkels were also easily found but flippers were another issue. Whilst I was able to get a small pair that fitted, ...
... that I had to also talk. Thus I did the morning wake up. We had breakfast and after refuelling and being clearance, we navigated to our first stop of the day. The captain let me navigate most of the way. Instead of a landing or snorkelling, this morning it was a 2.5 hour dingy ride around Black Turtle Cove. The cove is mainly comprised of white and red mangrove trees. The ones with aerial roots and more ...
... then we went to the beach. The sand was like talcum powder. It was so fine and almost white in colour. Those that wanted to snorkel could and the rest could walk along the beach or swim. I took a walk down the beach to see the sea lions. Then I went into the water to cool off and there were sea lions that just entered the water around me. We came back on board and they had the jacuzzi ready so I jumped into it for a few minutes before showering. Shortly after ...