We booked a week at Golden Clouds through our travel agent. Having never been to Jamaica before, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. We had stayed at villas in Italy and Greece, but Jamaica was a first for us. Fortunately, we have a great travel agent and she recommended Golden Clouds and we had a marvellous time. There were 16 in our group and we flew in from all over North America (New York, Toronto, Maryland, etc). Some of us had earlier flights on our arrival day so our agent made arrangements with the transportation company for different airport transfers. We were greeted by a friendly driver with a sign and he directed us to our private bus and we were on our way to Golden Clouds.
When we arrived at the villa we were welcomed by the staff with warm smiles and a lovely rum punch. We all agreed that the food during our stay was outstanding. The chef was a charming and very talented lady named Ms. Blossom, and she delighted us every day with dishes from all over the world. We dined on Italian, Chinese, and of course, Jamaican! Her desserts were irresistible - the trifle cake and banana flambé were out of this world.
I had an ocean-front room with the most amazing view. The resort is enormous, but the staff make you feel right at home. At night we would gather before dinner on the main terrace for cocktails and to watch the sunsets – absolutely stunning. We had a few trips to town, but we mostly stayed on the property and made full use of its amenities. We all agreed that since we already found paradise, it didn’t make sense to run around the island when we only had seven days to spend. We decided to save the sightseeing for some other time, and enjoyed every moment savouring the magic of Golden Clouds. I highly recommend Golden Clouds - the staff and facilities are truly exceptional.