Amaryllis Beach Resort
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This weekend, due to the water shut-off, Ashley and I stayed at the Amaryllis Beach Resort. It was fantastic -- very friendly staff, good food, great pool, cold rooms, giant chess, pool tables, and slot machines.
The beach at the Amaryllis was somewhat different. It was more rocky and shelly. It had natural breakers that created a …
After a leisurely start and a Skype with Kim and Jayne we caught the bus to meet Lisa at her hotel, we were looking to find somewhere for brunch but it ended up being lunch at the Hilton. We took a taxi from Lisa's, only about a mile but too hot and a little uphill to walk. We arrived at 12.30 and got an outside table overlooking the pool and sea.
It was a help ...
... the summers to visit her family and we got to enjoy summers in Barbados for a number of years. Of all the siblings there is only one left --- my Uncle John who is 89 years old (or should I say young!). I had contacted my cousin Christine and had asked her to arrange a gathering of the clan. We would put on a buffet lunch for everybody so I would get to see as many of my cousins ...
... on the island, so I thought it was ironic (and would be lame) to visit a "zoo", but actually it was a really nice facility. Once we walked through a security gate, we were essentially walking among free-ranging animals. There was no feeding of them allowed (no food was supplied) and we were warned that they were still wild (no touching!), so it was like we were visiting their home. There weren't a huge variety of animals, but the quantity was nothing to sneeze ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center