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“Disappointed” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Glistening Waters

Glistening Waters
Luminous Lagoon, Falmouth, Jamaica
(876) 954-3229
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Ranked #7 of 19 restaurants in Falmouth
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

we went there on jan 22nd and we were disappointed as it didn't glow much,people were giving reason like it was close to full moon,it needs to be dark to be visible.

Visited January 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Glistening Waters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

That was awesome. Fantastic to see those fluorescent colors. The water was warm and it was an very special experience. A lot of people where afraid to try but all where impressed by the feeling of this natural wonder.

Visited January 2013
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Brooklyn, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“No glisten.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

My friends and I went and were so excited to see the luminous lagoon/glistening waters! We saw photos of blue water, and a friend of mine went in July and said it was the most beautiful, amazing thing he's ever seen. Unfortunately, no one mentioned that in the cold months, you could barely see anything.

We were brought out to black, murky waters and told to get in. Nothing happened. We bottled up the water to take back to our room (the effect is supposed to last at least 5 days), shut off all the lights and shook the bottle... and we saw a little spark, but that's it.

I'd like to go back, but for $50+ I'm weary to head to this place for a possible dud. If you're going to check this place out, make sure it's HOT outside! The organisms don't react in cooler weather.

Visited January 2013
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Kingston, Jamaica
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Attractive location average food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

The lagoon is quite pretty especially at night and there is a good view of the Falmouth Pier. The food however I found to be average and the service a bit slow

Visited October 2012
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Philly
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Waters are 5 star, restaurant is 3”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Food at the restaurant is only fair and the service was very slow, even by Jamaican standards. You receive 1/2 off the boat ride into the unbelievable glowing waters of the luminous lagoon. Truly a once in a lifetime experience as only 4 bioluminescent lagoons exist worldwide. The glowing waters are best after a hot sunny day. Don't go if raining or the day was cool and overcast. Enjoy.

Visited December 2012
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