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Atlantis Recap: Love

Ok, this is the last Atlantis Recap, I PROMISE. There are just way too many beautiful pictures not to share! The views, the beach, the food/drink and waterworks were all just such amazing parts of Atlantis. I loved it all.

I want to thank boyf so SO much for taking me for the third year in a row. He is amazing, and I love him very much. The trip was incredible, and I know I had the best time ever.

Here are two pictures from one of our favorite spots at the Atlantis, by the Royal Towers and the Dig. We take a picture here every year. We took one in 2008 but I can’t seem to locate it on my computer. The first picture below is from our first trip, and the second is from this past weekend. 2007 and 2009. Weird to think that so much has happened between then and now, but here we are at that same spot. I just like to think how much closer we are now, and how good things are between us. I look forward to more great times like these.

Love: Then & Now.

Atlantis Recap: Eats & Drinks

I didn’t take too many pictures of what I ate at Atlantis because there was just too much going on. I did manage to take some pictures of the highlights. We hit up Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill on Friday with 8 other people. It was so good. I love the food there. Nice and spicy! I got the Cornmeal Crusted
Chile Relleno filled with Roasted Eggplant + Manchego Cheesewith Sweet Red Pepper Sauce + Balsamic Vinegar. Yum Yum!

We went to Carmine’s on Saturday night, just the two of us. A little romantical Italian dinner was in order. We saw the menu said family style, but we didn’t think it would be that much, and we were just going to split something anyway. The waitress said the meal served 3-4 but we didn’t think much of that. We got the pasta with sausage and red sauce and boy were they not kidding about the portion size. Plate was HUGE. It could have easily fed more like 6+ people. And just the two of us were sitting at this table with this massive plate of pasta. We dug into it and ate about half, but that was the best we could do.

Like Disney, we also brought with us a bunch of bars. It was a great mid-day snack at the beach! Luna Bars, Eating Right Bars, Cliff Bars, TLC Bars among other things hung out in the beautiful bowl in our room. I loved them all!

We also enjoyed much day drinking on the trip. Afternoons were filled with daiquiri’s and other rum filled drinks on the beach. Nights were a filled with the Bahama’s finest beers, The Sands & Kalik! Double Yum!


Atlantis Recap: Waterworks

The water slides, the lazy river, and the aquarium that surrounds the resort are just a few of my favorite things at Atlantis.

The aquarium, or The Dig, as it is called there, is truly spectacular. It encompasses the entire Royal Towers, and is just filled with so many beautiful sea creatures, I could spend all day just walking around there. There is a predator pool with baby sharks, massive sting rays flying around, and just all sorts of fish close up right in front of your face. The aquarium is open at the top, so the natural sunlight shines down and lights everything up naturally. Its breathtaking.

The water rides are also awesome. I am a wimp and am afraid of the fully enclosed tunnel slides, so I stick to the open aired tube slides, which are just perfect for me. Boyf loves the tunnel one through the shark tank! My favorite part of the water fun is the lazy river, which you could just sit in all day and never get bored. It takes about 35 minutes to go all the way around it, and there are different paths to take, its so fun!

Atlantis Recap: The Beach

I love the beach at Atlantis. Its a private beach, so no one bothers you and there aren’t too many people either. The chairs also rock because they have cushions on them, and an umbrella thingy which is perfect for reading or napping or attempting to not burn. I definitely got my relaxation on in the chairs there.

There was coral in some places which was rough to walk on, but other than that the water was clear, the sand was white, the sun was out and it was perfect!

Also you can’t beat the 70SPF I rocked courtesy of kate monster. I managed to avoiding burning everywhere except the top of my right foot, and the top of my left hand. Very random I know, but the SPF70 totally saved me. Some people fried out there in the Bahamas sun.

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