As we drove toward the lush greenery and flowering shrubs along the last sandy lane off the palm-bordered road, we felt as though we had discovered a hidden tropical paradise. And then we saw the amazing view from the veranda and the Tiki Liki. Aqua colored ocean waves crashed on the pink sandy beach. It couldn't get any better!
We were delighted to discover three excellent kayaks that took us on many adventures including escapades to the nearby island. There was great snorkel gear which we used in the water in front of the house, and at other reefs. How fun to find sand dollars and to see lovely fish and coral! Magic Sands is a delightful combination of private hidden paradise, and a headquarters for adventure. Thank you Hugh and Margaret! I believe you have thought of everything!
Sue, the helpful caretaker offered to buy a few groceries since we were arriving on Sunday after the stores were closed. She also told us a five gallon jug of water was provided as well as a cell phone for our use. We had good service for our Verizon phones, and were grateful for the WIFI which helped us keep in touch with the business at home. We brought a cooler of frozen meat with us, and purchased fresh vegetables, fruits, juice, jerk sauce and home made bread from Island Farms just up the road. The helpful gardener who came twice a week to keep the flowers and grounds looking lovely, cut down coconut for us. We enjoyed visiting James Cistern Wesleyan Methodist Church as well as gorgeous Light House Beach. Ocean Hole was also very intriguing.
The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well furnished. When the breezes were still at dusk and dawn, we learned to stay inside to avoid the noseeums.
How delightful to wake to the lovely views, and then to have the beach all to ourselves.
Our 8 days at Magic Sands were all we had hoped for and more. It was a peaceful retreat with gorgeous sunrises and views as well as the launching pad for many exciting explorations and adventures. Our vacation at Magic Sands was one of our favorite ever!