Just returned from a week at this resort. It was a great relaxing vacation. Went with husband and my brother and his wife and must say all of us loved it. Our room was on the 5th floor and we were delighted with it. Large room with plenty of space for suitcases and clothes. Nice size shower and jetted tub. Bed was really comfortable and had some great curtains that kept the light out until you wanted to see the sun. Never heard much of the noise people have talked about or at least none that kept me awake or woke me up. Our room was cleaned every a.m. and it was Cleaned! Good job and was always done before noon.
The resort was clean and well manicured. Nice palm trees that were not burned up. Loved the way the pools are set up and the pool bar was great. Never had much of a wait for a drink and could always find a lounger with a suntop. The way the loungers are set up is great, not close together where you have to fight your way in and out of the isle and always had a pretty good view and not just the back of other peoples heads. Plenty of towels. The only thing is that the pool with the swim-up bar had a very rough bottom and steps. After the 3rd day my feet got tougher and I was fine but I ruined my pedicure the first few days because of this....however let me be clear - this did not make me have a bad vacation in anyway.. ha Drinks were great with even the top shelf stuff at the pool bar and they did not hold back on alcohol. Everyday plenty of activities if you wanted to join in or just watch.
The breakfast was terrific, plenty of selection and those omelets were the perfect way to get my day started. We never really did lunch except at the Barefoot Grill. Had pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, sometimes chicken and fish and a few small desserts. We enjoyed the fine dining and always love the fact of not having to make reservations, except at the Japanese which was the best one of them all. Ate there twice and it was just so yummy. Our other favorite was the French. For us, the Mexican was not that good plus it had the slowest service and seemed warm inside. We did go to the little coffee shop at the Now Resort every evening to get our Cappucinos and check our emails on the 2 computers there.
We walked around outside a couple of days. Felt safe. We went to a large grocery store, and to a mall that was about 10 min. away walking. Massages were $25 for an hour at the Massaging Hands right outside the resort but if you kept walking over to the little shops they were $20 for a 75 min. massage. Husband got 4 of these and I had one. Ahhh they were all good.
Nearly everyone at this resort was friendly and helpful. All of the bartenders were great and knew how to make the drinks. Lots of times I cannot get a good Chocolate Martini but I could get them here for sure.
Our favorite person at this resort was Heriberto Garcia in the Market Cafe. He was so friendly and good at his job. Never went without coffee and that is a plus for me. Wish we would have had more time to talk with him, a very nice guy.
Just a wonderful resort and would return here again. I should add that I dont think the property was very full with visitors but I still think even if it was that this place would give its best to make sure you have a great vacation.
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- Romantic. Refined. Remarkable. Located on the golden sand beaches of the Pacific coast within walking distance of the famous El Malecon boardwalk, this vibrant oceanfront resort provides adults 24/7 access to amazing nightlife, non-stop entertainment and Unlimited-Luxury(R). ... more less
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