From the moment we arrived (my wife, my 19 year old daughter and I) were in heaven. The hotel itself is stunning. The reception area is welcoming and grand. We were greeted with a friendly welcome and a very refreshing drink (much needed after a long flight). The hotel porters were extremely helpful and could not do enough for us. The reception staff again very helpful and explained in great detail the facilities available. The grounds are stunning and believe me "seeing is believing". Excellent facilities. We relaxed on the beach and on the pool side, and this was not hard to do with hotel waiters on hand providing refreshments when needed. Our room was simply amazing, beautifully clean on arrival and cleaned every day to an excellent standard. We even had towels made into swans, rabbits and elephants and our bed scattered with rose petals. My wife even thought they had mistaken us for a honeymoon couple however this was not so, as our maid (a male) wanted to do this just for us. We were on 7th floor and had an exceptional view of the complex and sea. What a fabulous sunrise.
We ate mainly in the buffet restaurant, the variety of food was always well cooked and beautifully presented. The themed evenings were simply a joy to attend. The additional restaurants, although never as full as the buffet restaurant, and needed a reservation, still served beautiful food in excellent surroundings with excellent service.
Each day an amazing and hard working entertainment team provided activities from volleyball to aqua aerobics and crazy games. By the end of the week we found ourselves joining in collapsing in laughter!
Our Thomson rep was helpful and on hand to advise us on excursions to take.
We said sheer perfection and we meant it! We were relaxed, took life at a slower pace, did what we wanted to do when we wanted to do it and had a fantastic holiday.
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