As you know this is my 3rd stay at Secrets St James and I now know this will forever be my home away from home!!!! In my many stays in Jamaica, I only wish I would have discovered Secrets on my first visit to this beautiful country..... I would allow my pictures to do some of the reviewing, but I have yet to figure out how to upload them to this site. This was my first time in my many visits that I decided to come in May and wasn't I in for a surprise. To my surprise it is mating season for the beautiful peacocks and I wish I could share my pics, maybe I'll figure it out later, but I was like a little kid in a candy store, if you've never seen a peacock feathers fully extended, you would be amazed, it was absolutely beautiful...... I like to go to the piano lounge during the afternoon, because it's quite and shaded and beautiful views from each opening, I can relax, mediate and take beautiful pictures, to my amazement I was hearing this sound and I ignored it the first couple of times and them I had to see what it was, well it was the peacock doing his call I guess, but he was standing in front of Bordeaux restaurant with all his feathers gloriously extended and the child in me revealed herself, I just think it's the photographer in me to capture beautiful things and he was beautiful to photograph, I have half a disk to prove it. The staff says he's there every morning just standing his ground, fabulous creature...so this became the focus of this trip outside of relaxing..... This time I didn't even leave the resort, once again every thing I needed or wanted was right there for Me, again the staff was Awesome, Shameika Dalley, (front desk) this young lady was exceptionally beautiful, her smile and bubbly personality was welcoming, she did everything possible to make sure I was taken care of, I usually request my same suite and they do everything possible to accommodate Me but this time it wasn't available, but somehow the suite directly next door was absolutely better, so my location and convenience didn't change, just my views and how wonderful were those views, I upgraded from a great view to a fantastical view!!!!! O'Neil and Hermon, My bellman (yes My Bellman, I felt like he belonged to Me) of course he remembered me from last year and who wouldn't be flattered by that, I tell them either I was the guest from hell or one of the best to visit and of course it's the latter. If you've never been to Jamaica then you will definitely want to venture out, but once you've seen a lot of the grand sites and just want to relax this is the resort to do it at..... Everything you need is right here!!!
The grounds are beautiful and they put pride into the grooming, the ocean views are to live for and I don't even like to swim in the ocean, but it's so inviting it makes me want to get in ( I do walk along the beach though) and the beautiful peacocks are just extra; can't remember if I mentioned the spa, but Kudos to the staff there; all of the restaurants are great Bordeaux, still my favorite (Judita and Wayne (waitress, whom I remembered from Last year and still wonderful & waiter) and Himitsu strong second (Marlon was my chef this time and he was great!! but all of the restaurants are above board, all the way across, service, staff and delicious food.
I will definitely return nit sure if it'll be for my birthday this year or not, maybe for the holidays, but next time I think I'll take my sons. The will love it, they haven't been since they were boys.
Thanks guys for Always making feel like I'm at home and loved... Awesome!!!!!!! Until next visit!!
******(Forgive any typos print is small and I'm too tired to proof read again... Read between the lines...☺️)
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