I stayed at the here from Sept.19-30, 2011. There is much to enjoy here particularly if you focus on the positives for example: The views from the reef are stunning and you have your choice of 2 beaches on either side of the reef. 1 of the beaches is virtually empty during the week and on the weekends as few locals visit. The other beach is smaller and more active with tourists and is virtually an extension of the resort with easy aceess to bars, restaraunts pools and activities. There are 3 pools that range from active (entertainment team is located here and inspires participation in activity. A moderate to quiet pool is centrally located near the main restaraunt and a 3rd pool which is smaller yet virtually undiscovered is tranquil if not serene. the jaccuszis are great and surrouning natural canopy is a nice respite from the sun adorned with hammocks. Going in to town is also a cool change of scenery and i had no problems either day or night. In response to the issues mentioned in previous reviews related to locals that visit on weekends...there are many places to seek shelter if this concerns you. Would reccomend shceduling excursions of Friday or Saturday and choosing one of the quieter pool or beach areas. There is no shortage of beach chairs and an beach umbrellas cos a few pesos...pleas tip Peter that works hard to keep umbrellas moving.
The food has definitely improved recently with nice choices from the carving station for meet lovers. The mexican specialty restaraunt is a good choice and the italian is also good. Buffet food is adequate with fresh fruits and veggies always avl. I did not imbibe so no comment on drinks
Staff are relly nice especially Reception: Jenmy, Edward and Sampson... Entertainment-Baho, Sampson Luis Restaraunts-David Favia and Wendy. Beach Umbrellas Peter
Stay positive, be nice, focus on enjoying your vacation and you wil have a great time.
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- Casa Marina Reef Dominican Republic
- Casa Marina Reef Sosua