|Our guest room, complete with fireplace|
While Semiahmoo is truly a "destination" resort, they clearly don't take that fact for granted. Service at the Inn where we stayed is excellent, from the bell person (ours was a young lady) to the desk staff that happily found me a great rate for a last-minute stay.
Other staff members, from the servers in the restaurant to the attendants in the pro shop, were equally top-notch. What they apparently do best is make guests feel at home. It certainly worked for us.
Despite the great rate we received for our one night at the Inn, we were given an upgraded room with a wood-burning fireplace! When we entered, we found a gentleman from maintenance lighting a log for us so we could enjoy our surroundings immediately. The bed was comfy indeed, and the bath was equipped with a large soaking tub and high-end amenities.
After a pleasant evening sipping wine by the fire, then sleeping late the next morning, we headed to the restaurant for a late breakfast (served until 11:30) overlooking the water.
Following breakfast, we walked the beach, taking in the sights, sounds, and smells, including an array of local art.
On our way out of the property, we stopped at the pro shop where I picked up an Antigua golf shirt embroidered with the resort's logo. Golf shirts are among my favorite types of souvenir, as they both remind me of the experience and are something I actually use, day in and day out.
It's also a wonderful place to retreat from the city, play a little golf, visit a spa, eat a good meal, and take in the scenery. We can't wait to return!
Editor's note: Semiahmoo closed shortly after this post was written, and has since reopened under new ownership. TheTravelPro has not experienced the property under its current ownership and management.
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Photos by Carl Dombek
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