Me and My husband were here for our honeymoon...We walked in and were amazed at the design of the hotel. At check in, we tipped quite large, expecting to get something nice in return (AKA a room with somewhat of a view). And got NOTHING. Our room had absolutely no view, we were in the corner and the only view we had were the other balconies. We were on the ground floor. When we asked to change rooms they only had available the jacuzzi suites for $60 per day. We had already paid so much to be there and were not going to pay $60/night more for something that other hotels would have offered us as honeymooners. They kept making us "come back later" or "tomorrow" to check for other available rooms. At the end we gave up and just made the best of what we had.
We received something so "special" for our honeymoon...They brought us a small plate of fruit and a painting. The fruit was the same that we had just eaten from the buffet.
The buffet food looks good, but not always tastes good, and I am not a picky eater. The washrooms were located too far from the restaurants which made no sense to me.
The only reason why we stayed at this resort and did not just come back home was because of the entertainment. The shows were great. The entertainment team have so much energy and such positive attitudes that its contagious.
Last but not least, the only night time entertainment after the show is done is a Discotheque that is located between all the Riu hotels and all food/drinks are paid extra. The drinks were expensive (same as what clubs in Toronto charge) and the disco was full of prostitutes and pimps. There were so many outsiders that don't work for any of the resorts, and am sure had no right to be there.
Overall, it was an OK experience because we really wanted to have fun and we made the best of the little we had.
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