Jamaica, as we all know, is a bright jewel in the Caribbean clutch of precious islands. Portland, in the much-undiscovered east of the isle, is the island's diamond for which you rightly have to dig deep for.
Having overdone the victuals over Xmas I needed somewhere to detox quietly and within my own space.
Uneasy with the thought of the tourist-ridden North coast, I lifted my eyes to the eastern horizon.
I came in via Kingston. Firstly, the roads were surprisingly good and the transport to the venue secure and speedy.
On arrival I was met by my hosts and shown to my spacious room. Air-conditioned and enjoying an en suite bathroom, my spirits quickly caught the secluded rhythm of Sinopia.
Though only in situ for a few nights, I spent most of my day walking around the extensive grounds and enjoying the food from the in-house chef.
I took a trip to local Boston Beach and sampled the jerk fare at Boston but, in truth, the food served at Sinopia was superior than...