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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:53 pm

Going to Jamaica in May but haven't booked a place yet. Anyone been? I could really do with some pointers. Want to go to Kingston for a day, so preferably somewhere near there, although there doesn't seem to be any resorts close.
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Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote:Going to Jamaica in May but haven't booked a place yet. Anyone been? I could really do with some pointers. Want to go to Kingston for a day, so preferably somewhere near there, although there doesn't seem to be any resorts close.
Went to Sandals Negril about 10 years ago. Really lovely place, but don't think you can go that wrong at any decent resort in Jamaica.

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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:06 am

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Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote:Going to Jamaica in May but haven't booked a place yet. Anyone been? I could really do with some pointers. Want to go to Kingston for a day, so preferably somewhere near there, although there doesn't seem to be any resorts close.
Went to Sandals Negril about 10 years ago. Really lovely place, but don't think you can go that wrong at any decent resort in Jamaica.
Cheers. That's one I've looked at but they all look pretty much the same. Sandals seems a lot more expensive that the others though?
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:02 am

Sandals is mega bucks!

Montego bay is the main area isn't it? Which to me would mean it's the area I avoid.
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Booked a Pod Hostel in Iceland <diva>
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biggeordiedave wrote:Booked a Pod Hostel in Iceland <diva>
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Post by biggeordiedave » Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:07 pm

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biggeordiedave wrote:Booked a Pod Hostel in Iceland <diva>
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Can't wait <divax>
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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:42 pm

PTAO wrote:
Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote:Going to Jamaica in May but haven't booked a place yet. Anyone been? I could really do with some pointers. Want to go to Kingston for a day, so preferably somewhere near there, although there doesn't seem to be any resorts close.
Went to Sandals Negril about 10 years ago. Really lovely place, but don't think you can go that wrong at any decent resort in Jamaica.
Booked for Negril, any tips would be appreciated. Ie places to go, is it safe to go into town and off the beaten track?
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Post by Micky Quim » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:52 pm

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Micky Quim wrote: I need a treasure map - goonies style!

How was the holiday mate??
I'm still there Mickey. The place is fantastic, though it's hideously expensive if you're not all inclusive. The place is the size of a small village so you'll never find what I've left.

It's in a bar called Kohyli at the bottom of the bank at the Marbella. (Turn left and it's on the right hand side 50 yards along the road). The bloke who works there is called Alex. Tell him you know Ian and I've left a drink and a small "gift" behind the bar for you and your good lady. (Don't get too excited, it's not much!") The people there, Alex, Chris and Vassilli will make you feel very welcome. <ok>
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:02 pm

So somebody's pinched my sombreros real name isn't somebody's pinched my sombrero <yikes>
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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:00 pm

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Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote: I'm still there Mickey. The place is fantastic, though it's hideously expensive if you're not all inclusive. The place is the size of a small village so you'll never find what I've left.

It's in a bar called Kohyli at the bottom of the bank at the Marbella. (Turn left and it's on the right hand side 50 yards along the road). The bloke who works there is called Alex. Tell him you know Ian and I've left a drink and a small "gift" behind the bar for you and your good lady. (Don't get too excited, it's not much!") The people there, Alex, Chris and Vassilli will make you feel very welcome. <ok>
Im going back in June - the treasure hunt starts again! <awe>
Ha! It was only a Newwcastle badge but I honestly left a tenner behind the bar for a drink for you. If they can't remember, just have a dump on your seat on the way out as a sign of your dissatisfaction.
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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:01 pm

Bodacious Benny wrote:So somebody's pinched my sombreros real name isn't somebody's pinched my sombrero <yikes>
It is like, it's on me birth certificate and everything. Ian is just an alias.
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Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote:
Micky Quim wrote: Im going back in June - the treasure hunt starts again! <awe>
Ha! It was only a Newwcastle badge but I honestly left a tenner behind the bar for a drink for you. If they can't remember, just have a dump on your seat on the way out as a sign of your dissatisfaction.
Operation Dump Phase 2 <ok>

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Post by PTAO? » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:17 pm

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PTAO wrote:
Went to Sandals Negril about 10 years ago. Really lovely place, but don't think you can go that wrong at any decent resort in Jamaica.
Booked for Negril, any tips would be appreciated. Ie places to go, is it safe to go into town and off the beaten track?
It was a good while ago but I'm seeing some of the people I went with this weekend so will try and remember. We did a horse riding trek through the jungle and into the sea which was pretty cool, if you're into that sort of thing.
We mainly stayed in the resort though as there was so much to do there.

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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:11 pm

PTAO wrote:
Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote: Booked for Negril, any tips would be appreciated. Ie places to go, is it safe to go into town and off the beaten track?
It was a good while ago but I'm seeing some of the people I went with this weekend so will try and remember. We did a horse riding trek through the jungle and into the sea which was pretty cool, if you're into that sort of thing.
We mainly stayed in the resort though as there was so much to do there.
Cheers. Give me a shout if anything springs to mind <ok>
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Post by Micky Quim » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:00 am

Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote:
PTAO wrote:
It was a good while ago but I'm seeing some of the people I went with this weekend so will try and remember. We did a horse riding trek through the jungle and into the sea which was pretty cool, if you're into that sort of thing.
We mainly stayed in the resort though as there was so much to do there.
Cheers. Give me a shout if anything springs to mind <ok>
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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:33 am

Saw it this morning Mick. If it gets any worse we might get offered an alternative. Had a few days out planned an all.
Can't be as bad as Barcelona. Some **** tried to mug us three times in the first hour we were there.
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Post by Micky Quim » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:03 pm

Somebody's pinched my sombrero wrote:Saw it this morning Mick. If it gets any worse we might get offered an alternative. Had a few days out planned an all.
Can't be as bad as Barcelona. Some **** tried to mug us three times in the first hour we were there.
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Post by Bodacious Benny » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:06 pm

I've never had a problem in Barcelona.
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Post by Somebodys pinched my sombrero » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:20 pm

The same bloke the first twice, then six of them onto me and Mrs. Sombrero.
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