Sea View Beach Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSea View Beach Hotel Philipsburg
It was located in town on the main street. It was clean. I had a view.
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... with an alcohol content of 75% (that is, 150 proof). I tried sipping it, but it is pretty terrible tasting (perhaps why it is only distributed on Grenada), and burns like rocket fuel. Of course, those vats of syrup might put most people off rum regardless of the taste. We had lunch in the lush gardens of the distillery. Fresh bananas grow side-by-side with oranges and grapefruits. From the distillery we climbed, and I mean climbed, ...
... fellow cruisers Paul, Jean, their 2 friends and another couple. The driver was nice. Very friendly. Drive in was uneventful as well. Love seeing different cultures.
Arrived at the hotel around 5, so around 90 min from wheels down to hotel. Checked in, met up with Kim and Chris, and sat down for a nice relaxing happy hour.
This place is beautiful.
Dinner at 8 was nice, mostly because of the environment and not ...
... Despite the lack of anything green, I loved the atmosphere and the people. We had lunch on the French side, at the town of Marigot. I had some of the best Moules Mariniere (mussels steamed in a pot) that I've ever had.
We also went to the airport beach, where 747s land right over your head (the beach is just 20 or so yards from the fence enclosing the airport) ...
... every day; geographically it's beautiful, of course, but it goes deeper than that. Saba is not a five-star resort, nor is it as popular a vacation destination as say Costa Rica, so it's not catered to tourists, it's catered to its residents. That kind of beauty can be as elusive as growing to be comfortable with yourself. You have to search it out, accept the good with the bad, and let yourself sink into it. Every day, I find myself sinking into Saba just a little bit ...
... as the whole promenade exists solely for cruise passengers, whether for shopping - you are talking diamonds and jewelry - eating and drinking, or just lying on the long stretch of beach. Rental deck chairs covered the entire length of the beach that there was hardly a gap to lie on. Segways plied the promenade and beach.
Someone asked me to take a photo of him. Why do people assume that someone carrying an SLR is a good photographer? He was a crew from the Eclipse, ...