Far away but great views!
Posted Nov 26, 2015
The hotel is pretty out of the way and the roads are not good but the hotel itself was very nice. It is about a 20-minute drive to Port Antonio and about 5 hours from Mobay airport. The suite has all the basic anenities you would expect - microwave, oven, large fridge, coffee pot, etc - and the many live plants in the room give it a sort of jungle atmosphere, which I liked. The only problems I had was that when we got there, the balcony sliding doors had been left wide open and the lights left on, which was a magnet for bugs big and small. It was tough to get rid of them. Also, it may be good to bring some flashlights as power dropped a couple of times. I carry a couple of powerful lights with me when I travel and they came in very handy. Everything stopped working and the room got a bit warm but not terribly uncomfortable. I didn't eat there or use the pool or play tennis so I can't comment on those. Could not figure out how to get the TV to work but it wasn't that important to me. There was a guy at the entrance selling the biggest crab I had ever seen! The price was reasonable but I couldn't be sure if the crab was freshly caught so I passed. May have been worth it though, who knows. The views to the bay are magnificent and the grounds are very large and very well kept. I liked this place a lot. If you go out the hotel to the main road and go to the right, a 15-minute drive will take you to Boston jerk centre. The jerk chicken and pork are marvelous! Great time overall.