Our first batch of students has just arrived. The last few days have been very hectic. On Thursday of last week I made my first trip to the student accommodations. It was a disaster! By yesterday afternoon (Sunday) we were ready.
To give you a little idea of pricing here: we had four three-bedroom apartments (admittedly small) cleaned and painted for $650. This happened between 6:00pm Friday night and 8:00am Saturday morning!
The apartments are humble by American standards, but since they are only 200 yards from the beach, I bet I could get American students to stay in them without complaint.
Classes start next Monday!