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“GREAT food...but wow, it takes a long time” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carambola Beach Resort

Carambola Beach Resort
Ranked #66 of 158 Restaurants in St. Croix
Cuisines: American, Bar, Caribbean, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Viera, Florida
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“GREAT food...but wow, it takes a long time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Loved the resort and that you could walk the easy part of the trail to the tide pools from here. Wish I had known before we did the longer hike! Great beach, great food - just a LONG time to get your food (like most places on island!)! Make the journey to the tide pools...definitey a must see!

Visited December 2012
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“The best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

Great restaurant, good position at the edge of a beautiful beach. Excellent atmosphere and food very nice, right price

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Gorgeous private beach, outdated rooms”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

This hotel is situated on a private beach. There were very few people there, it was almost as though we had it all to ourselves. Really nice, picturesque, though not the best for swimming since there is only a small portion that they recommend you swimming in due to sea urchins and what not. The pool is also nice. Didn't try the restaurant, but I did see stray cats roaming around in it every time I was in the area. The bungalows are all quite spacious and well equipped, but the interiors and furnishings themselves are outdated.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Gorgeous Surroundings, Timeless Beauty, but "Hit or Miss" Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

This property is simply beautiful, immeresed in lush greenery, featuring a beautiful powdery sand and crystal blue water beach, at the foothills of the rainforest ridge. I was hoping that the food was more "local", and have healthy food options too. They gym is nice but needs to be expanded it should also face that gorgeous Caribbean Sea to the North. Also the meeting facilities should be expanded and enhanced. This is the perfect health retreat hotel but A LOT needs to change. I had an encounter with one of the Guest Services or Room Division manager and she was just rough around the edges and almost incompetent. Though to be fair she was not a native Virgin Islander. Native Virgin Islanders are some of the nicest and warm people you will encounter.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Lotta V
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Sweet Bottom Dive Center at Carambola”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

The best diving experience ever. Took a short refresher course with Ryan Fagan, and then went for a glorious 50 minute dive from the beach. Easy access, beautiful underwater scenery and many, many splendid fish of all size and colors made this an unforgettable dive.

Visited September 2012
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