Stayed there with three generations of family ranging from age 8 to 80. We had three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a couch/living area, kitchen, and large patio which was great! We ate a few times by the pool and charged to our room which was OK, happy hour was really fun-- kids got vigin pina coladas... the pool was small but perfect. Surprisingly laid back feel to the place, no loud music, no screaming kids, just very relaxing for everyone; not at all crowded feeling.
We had a rental van and went on day trips, most days- totally worthwhile. The nearby town of Cabarette seemed great- went there for dinnera couple of times and grocery shopping. Some went horseback riding arranged by hotel, which they enjoyed.
Playa Encuentro was easy to get to for all but the grandparents, who we had to drive down. (10 minute walk in very hot sun was too much)
The water at the beach was quite rough, again, fun for kids who are strong swimmers, but not grandparents.
Only real down side was the noise.
Our bedroom faced the swimming pool and even though we were on the 3rd floor, I woke up often in the night to what sounded like partying and music. Flourescent lights from outside also shown into our room all night but we figured out how to turn them off at the end of the hallway (outside). Stil, it was loud at night- late into the night. Not everyone was affected by it though, since their rooms didn't face the pool area.
Very nice staff.
- Also Known As:
- Coconut Palms Hotel Cabarete
- Coconut Palms Cabarete
- Coconut Palms Resort Cabarete, Dominican Republic