So, we've had a few inquiries that mention that we are not clear on what is included in our rates. So, while we are patiently waiting to get our "official" website up and running, finally, here's the deal: Our rates include airport transfers, ocean view room with one queen or 2 twin beds with pillow top mattresses, 600+ thread count sheets, ceiling fans, air conditioner, private bath with a large, walk-in shower and hot water, all meals, including snacks on the dive/snorkel boat, (keep in mind our meals are not your typical "island" fare, although we have some of that as well) and coffee/tea with breakfast and limeade/tea with lunch, 2 to 3 dive/snorkel trips per day, and a welcome cocktail. Not included is the 19% hotel tax, bar, sodas, and bottled water, gear rental, and additional excursions. We are able to accept payment via wire transfer to our US account or our Honduras account or via credit card through PayPal. Once on property, we operate on a "cash only" basis and are unable to accept credit cards. We require $150 deposit/person to get you "officially" on the calendar and payment in full 60 days prior to your arrival. Remember, we are one of the few properties on Guanaja that will set up your hopper flight tickets for you. With most of the other properties, you are on your own. The flight from Roatan to Guanaja is about $200/person r.t., and Ginger is happy to add that cost to your invoice, purchase those tickets, and email the ticket numbers to you prior to your travel dates. The airline has been great at providing "direct" flights between Roatan and Guanaja on Saturdays, and we are working on getting more of those direct flights set up during the week. Of course, if you have a group of 4 or more, they will create a direct flight just for you! We cater to your dietary/beverage preferences and always check with you prior to your arrival on food/beverage likes/dislikes/ allergies, etc. We haven't been away from the "real world" so long to forget how important that vacation break can be. We care about your comfort and relaxation while on vacation. WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU! We look forward to hearing from you. Cheers! George & Ginger
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
What a great year, so far! We started the New Year off with great guests, moved forward into a fabulous dive group from Northwest Divers Moorehead, some lovely honeymooners, and a week-long celebration of George's birthday with friends. In between guests, we finished our last 4 rooms, had the new tank racks added to the 43' Wellcraft Portofino boat, completed the deck around the pool, and got the new apartment above the dive shop enclosed. We also just discovered that we are the proud recipients of a second Trip Advisor 2014 Travelers' Choice award for being one of the top 10 hotels in Honduras for Excellent Customer Service, and we received another Trip Advisor Circle of Excellence Award for the second year in a row!
The new apartment above the dive shop will have a full kitchen/living area, 2 bedrooms, and 2 baths
|What an honor! Two Travelers' Choice Awards for 2014 AND a Circle of Excellence Award! |
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Once, again, G&G's Clearwater Paradise has been honored with a Travelers' Choice TripAdvisor award! We are honored to be named in the top 10 best hotels for romance in Honduras. We are on the way to our best year yet with the new dip pool and deck and Clearwater Divers' new 43' Portofino Wellcraft boat for diving/snorkeling, fishing, and island tours.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Well, it has been a busy year, so far! We just came off the longest run we've had in our 3 1/2 years of operation. We were busy from mid-February through yesterday. We had some fabulous guests, who experienced our trademark "Good Food, Good Beds, and Good Diving."
We also had Muebles Ali build the queen futons and high-backed wicker rockers we put in the sitting rooms of our 2 one-bedroom suites.
The biggest surprise for us this year, so far, has been the receipt of a Trip Advisor award. We were alerted that one of our fabulous guests had entered a review for us on Trip Advisor. When we opened the link, there was the Traveler's Choice Award notification! We had been chosen as one of the top 25 bargain hotels in the entire Caribbean for 2013!! What a wonderful honor!
|Our wonderful staff: (l-R) Sharon, Iris, Carlos, (George & Ginger), Vivi, Wuiti|
(We want to thank Rick for loaning us Jonathan (back right) when we needed extra help)
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Some of our guests also had milestones while visiting us. Congratulations to Paul and Lois on celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary while here. And, we had our first marriage proposal! Woohoo! Ryan proposed to Jenn on one of their last dives of their vacation with us. We were thrilled to assist Ryan with setting it all up and hope they have many long, happy years together spending many more fabulous vacations at CPR.
We are now diligently working on completing the 4 first floor double rooms and getting the swimming pool in before August. We have a large group in for Carnival, which is the end of July and beginning of August, and are working to make sure everything is in place for their arrival.
Keep in touch with us and continue following our progress as we work toward the completion of and continued improvement of CPR! We have the support of a great staff and our growing base of wonderful guests, many of which we feel have become friends. Your encouragement keeps us going. Thanks!
Friday, September 21, 2012
Click on this link to see all our reviews from our fabulous guests!
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Cheers to all the Dad's out there! George's daughter, Haley, has made his day very special by coming down to spend 2 weeks with him. She's his first family member to visit, and he's planning to make sure she has a fun, relaxing vacation with tons of pristine diving.
Friday, May 11, 2012
George researched kayak companies, and registered with Cobra. We now have 3 Fish n' Dive and 3 Play Cobra kayaks. They arrived just in time for our guests to enjoy them.
We picked them up from the freight boat on the Cay, and Witi and Seger unpacked them on the beach. It was a fun job for them, and they looked forward to giving them a try.
We ordered the comfy high backed seats that have packs and drink holders. The Fish n' Dive kayaks have large bait buckets and places for rods, and can carry up to 3 scuba tanks.
Our 3 guests were anxious to take the kayaks on their maiden voyage. We got them all set up, put together a light lunch for them, because they wanted to be out all day, and . . .
sent them on their way. They enjoyed a week of fishing and bird watching, exploring the coastal flats, the bird sanctuary and the north shore of Guanaja.
Once the fisherman were on their way, it was time to get the Play kayaks unpacked and geared up.
The guys couldn't wait to get them in the water.
One of our diving guests even decided to try his hand at kayaking. Did I hear that you fell out of the kayak, Lance? :)
George and the boys dropped the kayaks off the Ms. G, the guys jumped into them and took off, spending their last day drifting the north shore of the island, eating a "boat" lunch of pasta salad, homemade bread, and homemade gingersnaps, and arriving back "home" at dusk, just in time for a last gourmet dinner before heading back to the States the next morning.
So, if you are a diver that likes to do a little fishing, a fisherman, or a birdwatcher, come on down. We can structure a package to fit your preferences which will include enjoying our kayaks for some independent fishing, birdwatching, or diving and can even include dropping you off and picking you up at various locations, so you can enjoy the entire island during your stay. Of course, this will also include one of our guys as a guide.
And, of course, if you want something a little more structured, we can set you up with guided flats boat fishing, deep sea fishing, or birdwatching tours both by boat or on foot at an additional cost.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Friday, December 30, 2011
Well, 2011 was a pretty good year for G&G. We almost doubled the number of guests over 2010 and managed to save enough money to make some of the "funner" improvements/finishes to the property like getting the game room finished, we hope, this January and ordering fun lounge furniture for the decks and comfy seating for the "movie area" of the game room. We are so thankful for all our wonderful guests we had this year and are excited about all the reservations we already have for 2012. We hope everyone has a safe, fun-filled New Year's Eve and a healthy, prosperous 2012 filled with love and happiness!
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
If you are thinking of coming to Paradise to get your scuba certification, please get the instructor's certification number and check with their scuba association to make sure they are, and have been, current on their dues and certifications. Believe it or not, there may be a few folks that tell you they can certify you, and actually know what they are doing, but don't actually have the credentials to do it. By the time you are back home and never receive your certification card, it will be too late to recoup your funds, and you will have to begin again on your certification class. If the instructor is current with his association, he should have no problem giving you the necessary information for you to check on his credentials.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Sunday, June 13, 2010
If you have a special interest group and are interested in visiting Paradise, G&G's Clearwater Paradise is happy to accommodate you!
Doug Connor, one of the owners of Half Moon Bay Kayak Co., usually brings a few groups down each year for the wonderful kayaking in our area. So, come on down and indulge your favorite past time. And, if you are in the San Francisco Bay area, drop in to Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. and tell Doug that George and Ginger said "Hi!"