we stayed at this resort from February 16th to 24th. we were really nervous after reading all of the reviews, but were very happy when we arrived. Please ignore all of those bad reviews everyone has a few things happen on a holiday but lets face it you make your holiday good or bad, not the resort, stop being so petty and enjoy this beautiful resort. the staff are amazing and work very hard, please tip when you receive good service, they really do appreciate it. it is a long drive but sit back have a few beers and enjoy the ride ( 2 pesos per beer). check in was quick and our bags were in our room within 10 minutes. the beach is beautiful and the water clear, yes you have to get up early (we would get up around 6 to make sure we got shade but we were spending the day there so it was worth it) and reserve chairs at the beach and pool but the mornings are so beautiful it is worth getting up early for, it is so peaceful and quiet enjoy a nice relaxing walk with your loved one. the food is okay but a bit repetitive at the buffet, but we didn't go to Cuba for the food, we always found something to eat, stand in line for the fresh food it is worth it, try to go at a non peak time waits will be shorter. take travel mugs for drinks. book your ala cartes and excursions asap as they fill up quite quickly. please be kind to the animals around the resort they are very freindly and love a little attention( we always took some our left over food and gave them a little). go on the open top bus only costs 2 pesos round trip goes around the island as well as to the dolphonarium. you can also rent bikes and scooters at the resort. the paddle boats, catamaran and kayaks are on the beach, fun to use just have to wait you cant reserve them but waits arent long and are lots of fun and worth it. we were in bungalow 32 we liked the location, rooms are nice, the only down fall is the small beds it was hard for two adults to fit comfortably in them (double beds), king wouldnt have worked for us as our teenagers travelled with us. they unfortunately don't have anything to do in the evenings for the teenagers, everthing is shut down by 5:30, you cannot use the tennis courts at night, the only thing is the show at 9:30 for one hour. they do not have anything posted on a board to tell you what is going on at the different places in the resort, the azul side seemed to have something going on at the beach and at the pariso side they had things at the pool during the day. the micheal jackson impression was good the rest of the shows are okay but need some work. go to the market beside the hotel there are vendors with their crafts they are really cute and cheap to purchase. we always exchanged our money at the hotel but heard it was cheaper to do it at the market bank. the grill at the beach was great, you can get burgers or chicken all day, really good and you dont have to leave the beach to eat if you dont want to. we also ate at the grill at the buffet by the beach the first night we got there you could also get burgers, hotdogs, fries ,it was good as well it is open 24 hours for drinks and grill.
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