The Resort itself is gorgeous, the standard room however could use some upgrading, the bathrooms need work and they need to invest in wash cloths. I only got them 2-3 days out of my 7 day stay, the lights kept going out in the bathroom as though the circuits were overloaded and the water in the tub wouldn't drain properly.
The staff receives plenty of English speaking people everyday for them not to speak English, it should be a requirement since the locals are not staying there everyday. The grounds are beautiful and well kept and the staff is very pleasant for the most part, they tend to you if you need anything except having visitors, seemed to be a double standard for the men to bring the local women to their rooms for overnight stay but as soon as my group of friends asked for one of the local guys to come to her room she was told that he had to pay $35 even though he was only going to be there a couple of hours. After we left we were told by another guest that all we had to do was him to the side gate and she could have just brought him in!
The ride from the airport is $25 and its only like 15 mins away, the resort should invest in a shuttle bus to and from the airport and I feel they will get the money invested in the transportation by the increase in guest. They also only have WiFi in the lobby and that too should be upgraded to reach the rooms since we have grown accustomed to keeping in contact with social networks and apps that require WiFi, it was an inconvenience to have to leave the room to go to the lobby to send out a text or to contact anyone while there.
The food could also use some upgrading, seems like they served the same thing over and over again, chicken and pork was on the menu more than I cared for. A little variety and some spices would go a long way.
The staff helped us to get around, Manni, Ramon, Franklin the photographer, Alexandria, Juana, Carmen the bartenders, Maria in the dinning room and others whose name escape me were all very helpful and spoke pretty decent English. It was only right to give them a nice tip at the end of our stay.
The locals are all friendly and if you ask for Jose Gonzales he can help you find out where to tour and get you in contact with a fabulous taxi driver that will take you around and wait for you to take all the pics you want and bring you back safely.
Like I said they upgraded the name but it still could use some work, the few things I mentioned would go a long way in me recommending this resort to anyone.
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- Also Known As:
- Sosua Bay Club Hotel Sosua
- Sosua Bay Resort All Inclusive