THE BEAUTY AND MAJESTY OF ST. THOMAS
by Jon Frangipane

...After a phone conversation with resort director Jennifer Jarvis, at Point Pleasant Resort, I was convinced this would be a good decision. The Two and a half-hour trip got me to Cyril E. King Airport in Charlotte Amalie at about 3 pm. In 45-minutes, a shuttle brought me to Point Pleasant Resort on the northeast part of the island. The resort is entirely built on the side of what we in Florida would call a mountain,

...I climbed (the) stairs up to my door, walked in expecting the usual boring, dimly lit, tasteless single room I’m so used to being hit with...

Well, will miracles never cease; to my extreme delight was a bathroom to the right, a spacious bedroom to the left, a hallway down three steps to a kitchen on the right, and just ahead a 25 x 15 foot living room/dining room area with high vaulted wood ceilings, including a huge wrap around outdoor balcony, overlooking seven islands, set in a sparkling emerald Caribbean Sea. And you could easily see St. John to the very right, as you looked out from the balcony…

Other than experiencing swimming and snorkeling at nearby Sugar Beach and three good-sized swimming pools, you can wander through unique nature trails that wind through the entire property...

excerpt from Lighthouse Point Magazine, September 28, 2011
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