The Viva Wyndham blew my low expectations away. The place is clean, staff are great, and the food is fine. From talking to other people, seems some of the rooms have different amenities. Our room had two comfortable double beds and ample storage space. The new flatscreen tv picked up lots of english speaking channels from the U.S., and CBC from Toronto for all you Canadians wanting your Saturday night hockey fix. The higher channels also had a variety of galaxy music. The bathroom was ok and the shower had great pressure and lots of hot water daily. Only complaint is there were no holders in the shower for soap and only one little towel rack. No hooks on the back of the bathroom door either. FOOD and DRINKS: The buffet was good overall. Theme nights are Monday (Mexican), Wednesday (Bahamian), and Friday (Italian). Lots of fresh fruits and veggies in the buffet (I had my daily banana). Usually had some kind of a roast and you could get things cooked fresh from the grill. We enjoyed both of the a la carte restuarants. Make you reservation at the Guest Service Desk in the lobby. The spring rolls were a great appetizer in the Asian. Caesar salad was enjoyable in the Italian. The Italian also brings you fresh bread and butter. Had the breaded pork (a little salty but good) and my girlfriend loved the eggplant parmigiana. The house red wine was more than adequate and the three beers (sands, sands light, and (something) lager) were all quite drinkable. The spirits were all low branded versions and I found them ok. The vodka, gin, and rum were all fine. Coca-cola fountain pop (coke, diet-coke, orange etc. is self serve and located in the buffet, beach, and the main bar. The bar has a posted closing time of 12:30 a.m., although it usually stayed open longer. The bar at the beach stays open much later during the weekly beach party. The snack bar at the beach (11:00-5:00) has burgers, hotdogs, fries, pizza, sandwhiches, nachos and chesse, and chicken nuggets??(at least that's what they called them). Late night pizza is served from 10:30 p.m. until 1:30 at the pizza bar located by the Italian a la carte. Other: The staff is very friendly and professional. I enjoyed chatting with several of them during my stay. There is one short, skinny and creepy staff member whose job it is apparently to hit on EVERY woman there. Other than him I can't express how great these people are. The beach was absolutley beautiful and there are many loungers available to guests. Towel hut is located by the pool where the blaring music comes from. Nightly entertainment was as expected. There apparently is a weekly trapeeze show which was cancelled when we were there due to weather. Wifi at the resort worked well. The signal was strongest in the bar area but also worked from our room. There is no duty free at the airport. Only a bar where a beer will cost you $5.20 U.S.
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We would like to thank you for choosing Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort for your vacation destination.
First of all it is always a pleasure to read how our guests enjoyed their vacation experience with us at our resort and that you like your companion had a great time in Grand Bahama.
Also we are thrilled to read that we blow you expectations in our products, not only in our food and beverage variety regarding as well that each guest is unique and also we have a very large variety of guest from all over the globe also about our Bar and special menus in Themes nights at the Main Restaurant like in our Specialty Restaurant.
Mentioning about our Staff members we are please to read and is always nice to get recognition from the big part of them, and not least we have in progress our Staff members training in Hospitality for all international Guests in all our Departments in our Resorts, and your review help us to improve and do better in a future knowing that our guest should have 100% stressed free vacations and we would like to let you know that we have passed the matter to the personnel responsible, making sure that every little concern is been taking care of.
Ending on behalf of the staff and management here, we would like to thank you once again, for not only your generous hospitality, but for your positive review also, for all our upcoming guests to read. It is always appreciated.
We would love to welcome again with us in our resort thinking that there is lots more to explore in different locations in our Grand Bahama Island. Our returning guests are the most valuable to us therefore it would really be a pleasure to see you again.
Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach
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