10 Years of Treasured Times

February Winner: 10 Years of Treasured Times

In 2016, we are celebrating The Somerset on Grace Bay‘s 10th anniversary and asking past guests to share their most treasured time. Each month we will be giving away a free 3-night stay to one lucky winner.

Congratulations to Karen Roache Dixon, who is our February winner of the Treasured Times Contest.

Karen’s Treasured Time

Karen Roache Dixon - February WinnerKaren and her husband celebrated their honeymoon at The Somerset. They were mesmerized by Grace Bay’s beauty, particularly the sparkling turquoise waters. Her husband wanted to prove just how crystal clear the water was by dropping his wedding band from hand to hand, when a few minutes later, it accidentally fell and disappeared into the sand.

This was no ordinary wedding band either. The ring was melted from his mom’s ring, who had passed of breast cancer.

So, despite the ocean’s current and being six months pregnant, Karen kept in one place, marking the area it fell with her foot. Her husband then retrieved a strainer and began the frantic search for the missing ring. The Somerset staff even came to the beach to cheer the couple on and assist in the search. As the sky darkened, hope quickly began to fade. Suddenly, like magic, the ring appeared in the strainer and the crowd went wild!

Karen says, “He got the gold, and I got the gem and forever more.”

Share Your Treasured Time

Join the celebration of our 10th anniversary by sharing your treasured time for a chance to win a 4-day/3-night stay. 10 monthly winners will be selected, and each winner will be announced on the 10th of every month. Tell us why you think the Somerset is a “perfect 10.”

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