This resort is totally amazing! From the great staff to the food and drinks, everything is top shelf. The rooms are all very clean and up to date. We spent every day before lunch just having a drink and taking in the great view from the lobby. Other than the airport we were not approached by any timeshare people outside or inside the resort.This could be because we are in our mid 60s and maybe think we are too old to bother with. I have never seen such a great staff of pool waiters taking food and drink orders and returning very quickly. The entertainment staff keep everyone busy. We did not play many games but found it to be just as entertaining watching the games.
The only negative part about the resort could be the beach.There is enough sand for chairs and volleyball but that is about it. It is very hard to walk because of the course sand and the stones. This seemed to be all over not only at Secrets. Every day was a red flag day and there was not anybody in the water other than people in kayaks. I am not sure if it is like this all of the time or not. They do have parasailing on the beach at the resort which makes it very handy and fun to watch.
The resort was in my opinion 100% Canadians and Americans which made it very easy to strike up a conversation. There were never any communication problems with any of the staff which in my opinion is important. We walked to the Malecon and back and found it to be a very safe walk which makes up for not being able to walk the beach.
Unless you really have to swim in the ocean all day this resort in my opinion is a very easy pick to go to.
One last thing! I did not realize how great it is to not have to make reservations for dinner. It is nice not having to rush for a dinner reservation. They also have prompt room service 7/24 if you do not feel like leaving your room.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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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