Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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Another beautiful sunrise in Jolly Harbor, Antigua. Having an early morning coffee on the deck as the sunrises and I wait for my first "stovetop" oven bread to bake. Leaving Jolly Harbor for Deep Bay where we will stay for one day before sailing North to ...
... which is dried for at least a month on huge wooden drying beds before being removed by a very basic shaker contraption, then falling down to a circle of ladies on the ground floor who sort the good nuts from the bad, for bagging. Quite a lengthy, laborious process - which could explain why it (and other spices) are an expensive commodity. We then left the city (?) and headed for the hills. Trivial fact number seven - Grenada is very mountainous, was once ...
... told it wasn't. Then we told it was but it would but it would be a beach barbecue at the small Gaugin restaurant at the end of the beach, and Min said "I'm not walking on a beach to have my dinner". Finally a manager told us that because of the weather (it rained on and off all day yesterday) the barbecue would be in the main restaurant. Talk about confusing.
Anyway we had the meal and it was OK, but they will insist on having a whole suckling pig ...
Deep Bay After getting our cruising permit we decided to head North up the Island to Deep Bay outside of St ?Johns, to see if any good swimming water! Doomed - it started to rain at midday and did not stop by the time we went to bed - a typical Caribbean wet day. But hey a good test for the hatches. - only 3 leaked! More work on the "To do ...
Great to set out to sea and feel the breeze blowing over Ellisa once again. A short hop around to Hermitage and anchor safely laid for our first night a float. Down side - Jelly fish spotted in the bay! Wake up to realise we had left without a cruising permit - a fine able offence, so off we go to experience our first dose of Antiguan officials. Never the happiest if people and they gave not ...