The West Bay Club
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Our first day on the beach. The sun was warm, Sean and I took out a catamaran and Amy and I went parasailing. Edward, from the Club, set it up. The boat picked us up at the beach about 15 minutes later and we were off. There were two other couples so only six on the boat.
What a gorgeous day today. We headed over to Somewhere Cafe for our breakfast. I had the platter, Amy the sandwich and Sean the burriot. Sorry, no pics.
So good to get our vacation under way.
Let's be honest - we all know that the Caribbean Islands are not all sunshine and sea. The Turks and Caicos Islands wrestle with corrupt governments, large populations of stray dogs (known as potcakes), and a Grace Bay shoreline that probably has one too many high-end resorts.
However, Ben and I knew little about this during the first few …
... on board. How right we were.
Sitting on our balcony sipping cold water (not allowed to make coffee or tea, if you remember) we watched as 3.30pm came and went and the lines of passengers re-boarding dwindled to a trickle and as the minutes passed, the walking the pace of the people still boarding speeded up. They were no longer ambling to board but trotting, some even ran. At 3.40pm the crew withdrew one of the two gangplanks, so the only way to ...
First order of time off business, after cold beers were cracked of course, was snorkeling off the beautiful reefs here in Provo (thanks again Wilson for the kick ass gear). Literally within one minute of jumping in the aqua blue ocean a gigantic sting ray swam by us, spotted like a tiger, it effortlessly glided past us ignoring as we tried to keep up. We hit the jackpot just off the beach as Smith's Reef was teaming with marine life. Yellow and red snapper, Nemo fish, ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
This is our 2nd stay at West Bay Club. This time around we got a two bedroom. Upon touring, the second bedroom had two twin beds. We are all adults so that wasn't going to work. I spoke with the hotel staff and they arranged another room for us within the hour. Thank you West Bay Club.
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