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Club Med Columbus Isle

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Cockburn Town, San Salvador
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Club Med Columbus Isle
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in San Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Manalapan, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent a week at Columbus Isle with my family. @ adults and three children ages 17,14,10. The beach at the resort is probably the best you will ever see. What makes this resort great is the Go's that are there. They are all fantastic Say hello to Pierce on the sailing team along with Gary who works in finance.... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to many Club Meds (we go once a year) and Colombus Isle was the best experience so far. Better than Punta Cana and Cancun and much better than Florida. Though we have 2 kids (13 and 10) and though there is no Kids Club, we all enjoyed it very much. Beach: spectacular in all key rspects. Magnificent... More

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm trying to figure out who writes the glowing 4-5 star reviews. Maybe they get a good rate on return-trips? First, I've never tried Club Med before, so maybe it's just the whole concept that isn't for my family. Beyond the whole Club Med philosophy, here are a few basic problems. The staff was not friendly or helpful. One young... More

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Jesup IA
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful property. The rooms are a little dated, but comfortable and clean and I understand renovations will be coming soon. All of the staff from the front desk, to the maintenance people, to the kitchen and dining staff were friendly and professional. We did have problems with sand fleas despite taking the recommended precautions....no beach towels or beach shoes... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Go's were amazing,Pokine, Yuoan tennis, lola,yoga, Christian, were all hands on, friendly, and,accessible. They really worked hard to make our trip special. The food was outstanding. French cusine and something for everyone , pasta, pizza, burgers on the fire and always fresh groupa, gourmet style.

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Scottsboro, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit to Columbus Isle (we had planned to go elsewhere, but the cost was such a bargain that we decided to repeat here instead). We stayed in early March, and had no problems with sand fleas - and saw only a few guests that had any bites on their legs. I think the fall season is... More

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Wilton, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I really love this Club Med. Along with Martinique, I think it's the best in the Caribbean region. Comfortable rooms, friendly but not overwhelming GOs, excellent food, beautiful beach, terrific snorkling and diving, and a nice mix of GMs-about 50% French, 25% American and 25% Canadian. (It helps to speak a little French). The dive center is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personally, I have travelled a lot and usually stay in a 4 mostly 5 star hotels. I must say that this place is one of the the most beautiful and amazing experiences I have had. The beach and location are very peaceful. The pure Caribbean calm water is what you want. The customer service of all the staff is impeccable.... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Columbus Isle the first week in March - what a fabulous vacation. The water was clear & turquoise, the beach was beautiful & I'm happy to say we saw no evidence of sand fleas! I don't know if it was a language issue, but the Chief of Village (JC) never said more than 2 words to us,... More

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The worst trip ever. Moldy mattresses. And moldy rooms. Noise from disco thumping till 2am every night and the place is in shambles. Meat is like leather and ther are few staff members to help when you need it All French people and if you are alone you are alone. All couples. I told Club Med reservation person I had... More

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Additional Information about Club Med Columbus Isle

Address: Cockburn Town, San Salvador
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > San Salvador
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in San Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Club Med Columbus Isle 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the refinement of the Bahamas during your stay at Columbus Isle. The heavenly all-inclusive resort of Columbus Isle is a paradise for diving and honeymoon vacations. Travel to Club Med Columbus Isle as a couple and enjoy a carefree all-inclusive vacation in this secluded resort on the Caribbean Sea. Indulge in a massage* by the ocean or relax by the pristine beach. As one of the top 5 wall diving destinations in the Caribbean, this luxurious hideaway is also the best luxury resort for couples. This environmentally-friendly resort also offers a wide range of activities and sports for adults. No matter what your travel expectations are, you'll find the amenities at Columbus Isle to be more refined than anywhere else: premium oceanfront accommodations, oceanfront massage* palapas, scuba diving* in one of the best diving spot worldwide, 3 gourmet dining venues including our All-day dining facility and a specialty restaurant. ... more   less 
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Club Med Columbus Isle Hotel San Salvador
Club Med Columbus Isle Hotel
Club Med San Salvador
San Salvador Club Med
Columbus Isle Club Med
Club Med Columbus Isle Bahamas/San Salvador

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