My wife and I recently stayed at this resort with 2 other couples. We had a great time and would recommend this location to others. The location is very beautiful and we were treated great by the staff (all very friendly). I will try to break this down to give a better idea of the resort:
Room - We had upgraded to an Ocean View Room. It was very nice, although I believe all of the room at the resort would be nice. The service staff was very nice. Each night the cleaning staff left a very nice art design made up out of the towels and flowers. The butler service was nice (quickly went to get ice for my wife when she was spotted walking down the hallway with the ice bucket). We did not get to take advantage of the jacuzzi service but was told by a guest that it was very nice and romantic (the butler service would prepare a private jacuzzi bath including the use of flower petals along with a bottle of Champagne). The bed was comfortable and over-all the room was nice.
Food - If an area for improvement for the resort, it would be in this area. The food was good but would not classify it as great. It was also somewhat frustrating the process for making reservations at the restraunts. We were always told they were no (or very limited) reservations available, but each night the restaurants were normally empty. A few times we might have had a language barrier when ordering but that is just as much our fault since we did not speak Spanish. Overall, the servers\waiters were very nice. I just don't want to imply that the food was 5-star gourmet but it was okay (I would not let this stop me from visiting the resort again).
Pools\Beach: Very beautiful and clean. The grounds workers kept the area very clean and looking very nice. We were told they were close to capacity during our stay but we never felt crowded (maybe difficult to get a covered cabanna at the pool but not impossible). Beach was very nice with great sand (no need for beach shoes).
Nightly entertainment: The resort is an adult only resort but is more geared this way for peace and quiet (no kids running or causing additional noise). The nights were mostly quiet. We made two of the shows at night and they were nice but I was normally very tired and so not a good judge of their entertainment value.
Drinks\Bars: All very nice and again the servers were great (friendly). A possible downside was that they were out of Crown Royal and Jack Daniels - my choice of liquors.
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- Also Known As:
- Iberostar Punta Cana
- Punta Cana Iberostar