We booked at the Tropical Refuge with no expectations and we left pleasantly surprised. The first night a bit rocky because we arrived after the bar and kitchen closed up but the staff was nice enough to provide us with snacks. The room was a decent size and was clean. Any sort of problems we had (it smelled a bit feety) was fixed quickly. It was a beautiful property resembling an old villa. Staff was excellent but you may want to polish up on some Spanish because that is all some of them speak. Granted we're in their country and this is a given. We highly recommend the jeep safari. It gives you the opportunity to see the whole island accompanied with all the beverages you can drink and great food. If your bank (ATM card) uses PLUS system opposed to CIRRUS make sure you take out money before you leave because there is only one place in Porlamar that will accept them. If you have sensitive stomachs bring the necessary medication, don't drink the tap water. Overall we had a great stay and would gladly return.
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- Also Known As:
- Tropical Refuge Margarita Island
- Tropical Refuge Hotel Margarita Island