Let me start by saying this place is in the middle of nowhere! So its not like we could walk out and explore the country a bit. The room had a country feel but unfortunately my pillows had that country smell (if you've been to a farm you know what I mean). The reception area was pretty and the staff seemed helpful. NO INTERNET ACCESS at all- the connection kept "dropping' so instead of writing back to the States I had to call (very expensive). The food was good but nothing I'd write to Mom about. Kind of boring during the day- once you've rented a jetski or a horse you've pretty much did it all.
The nightly shows were good- and the night clubs were empty and weak. The all- inclusive drinks? even weaker- I couldn't even reach a buzz with the stuff they were serving (and I drink like a fish when on vacation). Oh yeah, did I mention it floods when it rains??? yes.. the water was a bit above my ankle in certain areas of the resort. I can't complain about the price, but I guess I got what I paid for. I couldn't get out of there quick enough! What can I say? Bad things happen to good people.
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