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2016 SXM Trip Report - part 1
Posted by: SXMNorm (---.lightspeed.stlsmo.sbcglobal.net)
Date: February 28, 2016 05:55PM

Trip Report – SXM Jan/Feb 2016

TRAVEL – AA down and back, ¾ on “miles”.
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St Louis through Charlotte outbound on Saturday. Through Miami homebound. Trip Report – SXM Jan/Feb 2016Granted we traveled on Wednesday coming home, but it was less than 45 minutes from the time our plane stopped at the gate till we were through C & I, rechecked our bags, through Security, and “back in the system”. Can hardly get any faster than that.
Here’s a few views we all look forward to.
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CAR - angela@horizoncarrentals.com 2 weeks plus 4 days - $480.00/cash for a Corolla. No problems. Easy airport pickup and drop off.
PHONE – Sharon at queenofsxm2000@yahoo.com Phone ready. $45 for our stay including $10. for about 30 minutes which we didn’t use all of.
GROCERIES – Who else but Jeannie and her www.shopndropgrocerysxm.com She is the best even with deliveries to OBBR which push their own stocking service.
ROOMS – We’re original owners at Oyster Bay Beach Resort since 1997. They gave us a requested 1 bedroom unit with lockout on the first floor. Our traveling friend, Tom, recently had back surgery and the fewer steps, the better. This room had no steps. The room had a slightly hidden by trees view of Dawn Beach.
[i216.photobucket.com] This pic was actually taken from next door at Beau Beau’s.
Our second week we moved to a 2 bedroom unit looking towards St Barts. It was only a few steps up or down. It would have nicer and more considerate if management had told us a little more than two hours, that we had to move.
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OBBR is in great shape. Totally recovered and improved since Hurricane Gonzalo. The Gardeners have done a wonderful job.
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OBBR has also totally redone the Infinity Bar and Restaurant as well as the main courtyard bathrooms. They did a nice job giving the bar a nautical look with more seat around the bar.
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Here’s their bar menu.
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And some of their dishes. Their Caesar Salad - - [i216.photobucket.com]
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Chicken Alfredo
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BLT –
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The last four days of our trip were spent at Turquoise Shell Inn on Airport Road. $145./night. We like it there because it’s an easy walk to many great eating places. It also very close to the airport for the early departures. It’s only a few steps across a road to Simpson Bay Beach. Carter keeps the place in good shape. He says it’s still for sale and that he’s had interest, but no firm bids.

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Re: 2016 SXM Trip Report - part 1
Posted by: Barbara1 (Moderator)
Date: March 01, 2016 08:03AM

hi Norm thanks for the trip report. so sorry I missed the get together.

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