This resort is amazing. I really don't understand all of the negative comments. I travel quite often and have visited many of the islands and this was, by far, my favorite resort. It is true that the food is pretty much the same day in and day out but there is plenty to choose from and it is of great quality. I didn't care much for the chicken at Michelangelos but the steak at Edens was delicious. It is also true that the sales people on the beach are very pushy but they are all very friendly and part of the culture. I got to know everyone of them on a personal basis and they are just hard workers trying to earn a living. There is always something going on at this resort and the staff is amazing. There is constantly either an aerobics class, a game or a show going on. The staff really takes the time to get to know everyone and they are so friendly that my husband and I compared them to Disney World employees. I had such a great time with Jose Pilar, Super Joe and Manny. They really did a lot to make our vacation memorable. Even in the three days of rain, we had a great time. This was our second stay at this resort and I am already planning number three.
I will admit that all 7 of us came down with "Travelers Diarrhea" that some seem to think is food poisoning but I have seen food poisoning and have worked in the food industry and have never seen a case of food poisoning that lasted 1.5 days and didn't consist of vomiting.
Anyone that doesn't like this resort probably fails to remember that it is the Dominican Republic and isn't as civilized as the states so you probably shouldn't be expecting The Hamptons or Hawaii.
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- Also Known As:
- Grand Paradise Playa Dorada Hotel Puerto Plata
- Paradise Beach Club Puerto Plata
- Paradise Beach Resort Casino
- Paradise Beach Puerto Plata
- Paradise Beach Club Casino