The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on September 12, 1999 · Page 685
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 685

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I I rc'. from the nois 03 -cs. 5 :r5-"c:; cJ SScXl I 5,';arnss of colorful cabanas, r s::-: -:.sf5 a-c ' 1 " " afternoon tea beckons. ' I""""" --' ; , r H riJTlr!N! "lrH-!!L , , . " M for v. v, Pnolo t Cneiv b!Keai Comp.iss Point, oned by Island Records' Chris Blawell, is famous for its cottages painted in colliding colors. Sean Connery, who lives down the road, frequently dines at the resort. Bahamas basics Money: The Bahamian dollar is equal to one U.S. dollar. Everybody accepts American dollars, hut you might get some Bahamian dollars as change. Officl.nl language: The Queen's English. Capital: Nassau on New Providence Island. Political status: Independent from Great Britain since 1975. 1 1 i-hi ily spotting potential. It has I.'! collages (un air-condilioiii'd) and live small cahanas (wilh AC), anil a new three heilroom pent house. Kales range Irom s2oosi;2.v Call mm oiri -rosi. I lillet's (iliesl I louse in Nassau is a hed and hi rak last that has heen owned hy the Dillel family since XIH. I .aeh ol the seven rjliesl rooms has a hedmom and silling ;";- lireaklasl and allei noon lea are included in the rales, which i aiiv.i" Irom S7!)Si:w. Call (()()) CIIAKMS. Hie hisloric room (irayclill Hotel, liuill two ceiiluries ao hili on the hill hy a sea captain, is near w ine cellar has more than 190,000 bottles. Owners recently completed a $5 million expansion. The two-tier veranda offers a fine view of the harbor. Rates range from $l(i.r)-2!)0 a night for two. Call (212) 322-2796. The Ocean Club and Tennis Resort on Paradise Island, is owned by Sun International, the same company that owns the nearby mega-resort of Atlantis. But the two-story colonial mansion, which has 58 guest rooms, villas and suites, offers high-end luxury far from the masses. This is the place Cindy Crawford chose lor her wedding. Rates for two range from S375 to $()()() a night. Call (S00) 321-3000. liy Churyl lili beiliy Nii-.ii I and Paiadise Is land are Known lor hii.-r, hiidi i ise hotels. But Mine .in- plenty ol small rM'iui 1 1 1 . 1 1 oiler Miiiiily and pel sonal set vice I. u li mil the casino crowds. Cindy Ciawloid, I'liil Collins ami Lenny Kiavil have stayed al Conii;iss I'oinl, a l olllpleX ol Hie Illosl cxubei anlly colored collar', rs in llii' Bahamas. Scan Connci y, who lives down tin- mail, li'ciiiciilly cats ilinnci' llicic. I lie small icsoi I, across the slier! Ironi Coiiiiass I'oinl ircoriliiig studios and 12 miles Irom Nassau, olleis a (liiel heai'll side experi encr wilh plenty ol Pago U the (iovernmenl House. It is home to the country's only live star restaurant. The

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