I stayed next door at the riu palace. I walked to cabbage beach which was a few feet away from the end of the riu beach.. It was great. Not too crowded. A few vendors and jetski rentals up and down the beach, but, they really didn';t bother you if you just say no. You can barter with the jet ski guys and I finally got to ride for $20.00. It was fun. Lots of fish to see if you have a mask. water was so clear and clean. Like heaven. You can walk to the Atlantis if you so choose just a few hundred feet away. Lots of kids there though. There is a fee for a lounge chair or umbrella. Worth it. They have vendors selling water and soda there also.
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