Posted January 17th, 2018, 01:50 AM
Any information anyone can share, we want to take a taxi over to Orient Bay for the morning. Can we rent umbrellas? Is there anywhere to get a drink and some lunch? Are the roads in good enough shape to catch a cab? Safe? This is what we usually like to do. The pictures are great, feel bad for the island folks. We leave on Feb. 11 heading that way. Thank you, Pat
On Christmas Day, at the section of Orient Bay the tour took us to, this was the only place we saw that sells drinks. Not to say you couldn't find some elsewhere. As you can see, pretty bare. No place to sit by the bar.
However, I am sure things can change daily and more places will be up later on so my info could be already outdated.
Roads were fine. Tour took us around the entire island. No issues with roads. You might want to arrange for round trip transportation with a pre scheduled pick up time as when we were there, we didn't see too many people/taxi at Orient Bay but then again, we were only the second major ship to visit in December so maybe the infrastructure wasn't ready yet but things could be different by next month.
Only place with umbrellas are on the other side of the rocks
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