Going to a place I love, to a hotel I know with lots of activities to fill my time...what could go wrong for a person travelling alone?.... The hotel (Le Source) was closed down 10 days before my departure, to my horror. I booked the Calabash on the recommendation of British Airways. Upon arrival I was greeted by Annisha, one of the most personable receptionists I've ever met. She showed me to my room and made sure I felt comfortable. She even ensured I wasn't dining alone on my first evening but with Sally from the spa. My room was spacious, clean & close to the main facility with all the usual appliances & gadgets I've become used to getting (it was nice not being a singleton relegated to the outer edges of the resort). The food in the Gary Rhodes restaurant was lovely & the staff clearly take pride in their service. I had a couple of treatments with Sally at the spa...well what can I say - this lady has some moves. She was, without doubt, the single individual who totally turned around what could have been a lonely, boring holiday (compared to what I had expected) into one of the most comfortable & relaxed holidays I've had. I played tennis, swam in the sea & pool, used the gym and enjoyed my treatments. I made some great friends & I want to say thank you to Lilian & her staff for doing their absolute best to help me enjoy my time. If you're travelling alone & looking for some r&r then you will feel safe and looked after at the Calabash. No wild evenings but you don't need to go far from the resort for some dancing & fun....one last mention is to Mark at the beach restaurant - banana crumbles to die for, I enjoyed all his lunches without exception.
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- The Calabash Hotel combines five star service and luxury within a relaxed & intimate environment to create the ultimate Caribbean escape. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Calabash Hotel
- Calabash Hotel St Georges
- Calabash Hotel Grenada/Saint George Parish