Beach Day Fun In Jamaica

by Bev Gooden
(Ontario, Canada)

Beach Day In Jamaica

Beach Day In Jamaica

Beach Day In Jamaica
Beach Day In Jamaica

Contest Entry #042 - Beach Day Fun In Jamaica

We went to Jamaica in November 2011 for my husband's 60th birthday, we stayed at Yellow Bird Resort in Negril.

Our visit to this resort started out a bit rough; even though we had booked 3 months ahead the room was dirty with no bedding on the bed after a long day of traveling - we were quite disappointed.

The manager of the resort however assigned a lovely lady named Carlene to look after our room to keep it tidy and nice for us.

Every day she even put flowers in our room and looked after us beautifully during our whole visit. Carlene helped turn what could have been a very disappointing visit to a wonderful, memorable experience!

When we visit Jamaica we like to have a special Beach Day and picnic with our grand children, their parents and our Jamaican neighbors. When we found out that Carlene has two children we asked her if they would like to join us for Beach Day.

The inflatable beach toys we brought with us were put to good use by all of the children, one of the pictures is of Carlene's two children thoroughly enjoying each other, a beach ball and a day I hope they will always remember.

Unfortunately Yellow Bird Resort doubled their prices in 2012 so we were unable to stay there when we returned to Negril in September 2012, we did check in on Carlene though and took her a copy of the picture of her two children and some other gifts that we hope she is still enjoying.

I have also attached a picture of an inflatable Orca enjoying the attentions of our two grand daughters on this same day.

Beach Days spent with them after being so far away from them most of the time while they grow up are special memorable times for us and I hope our visits are creating lasting memories for them.

We live in Ontario, Canada and we often talk to our 3 grand children on the phone but nothing can take place of these fun times we have with them while visiting Jamaica.

Our grand son who had never met us prior to this visit was very shy when we arrived, the day we left after enjoying a Beach Day and other days together he ran to me saying "Grandma, Grandma, Beach! Beach!"

It was so wonderful to hear him say that.

We are looking forward to our next visit, perhaps early 2014. Another Beach Day in the plans? Of course!

See Also: Negril Jamaica & Catcha Falling Star Review

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Sep 03, 2013
I know you love Jamaica NEW
by: Susan

I so enjoyed the pictures. Jamaica, here we come!! Relaxing, refreshing and great beauty. Everywhere we go relationships are important and this is a clear message from the story.

Sep 01, 2013
Beautiful NEW
by: Sue

The pictures and story are beautiful. Sounds like a wonderful place to be, especially when with family.

Sep 01, 2013
sounds like great fun! NEW
by: BDP

This sounds like a great place to go to create some happy memories! My appetite is whetted to go for a visit!

Aug 21, 2013
Makes me want to go
by: Anonymous

I love how Bev captures images and makes me want to join in.

Aug 19, 2013
almost like being there
by: artsfols

nice story nice story shows that there is more to jamaica than beaches and sun.

Aug 19, 2013
almost like being there
by: artsfols

nice story nice story shows that there is more to jamaica than beaches and sun.

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