We visited this beautiful hotel with 100 plus other individuals. The food was delicious, service was excellent and lots of cold drinks. We opted for the all inclusive package and it was a great idea as our daily totals exceeded the cost. The weather was great the whole week and a great time was had by all.
One and done
(Port Washington, New York)
Feb 21, 2024
The food service is terrible here. They don’t like to give you silverware with your meals, sometimes plates too. You need to ask for milk for your coffee several times and even then we had to get up to get it ourselves. We had many cold water showers at the end of the day. Food tasted good once you finally could eat it and get it.
Top Notch Vacation Resort
Feb 19, 2024
My wife and I spent a week at the Marriott for our anniversary. The resort is spacious, clean and beautiful. The staff was exceptionally friendly and responded immediately to the few requests we made. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and exceptionally well designed. There was plenty of storage space for everything we brought, including scuba diving bags and gear. The bathroom was as good as anywhere we've stayed, with a big standing rain shower and lots of storage space for clothes and sundries. The porch was lovely for morning coffee and evening cocktails. The restaurants were good with the Salty Iguana beach bar being the best of the bunch. Plenty of chairs, both at the beach and the adults only pool, and no mad morning rush needed to reserve them. We are divers and snorkelers. While the surf is a touch rough, the snorkeling right off the beach was good and the diving just past the breakwater was outstanding. All in all, a great vacation spot.
A great resort with even greater people
Feb 18, 2024
This was my first time travelling alone and I am so glad I picked this resort. All the workers were very friendly and accommodating. They addressed every question and concern I had. The facilities were clean and the beach was more lively with underwater life than I expected. You didn't have to go too far to see some colourful fishies swimming around. The food was great too. Even though I was eating alone at the restaurants, the awesome staff members always made me feel welcome. A special shout-out to Jonil, Heavenly, Fred, Mulatto, and to all server girls at the front. Sorry, I couldn't remember all your names lol! You guys made the trip that much more unique and special. Can't wait to come back.
What a Great Spot!
(Cranford, New Jersey)
Feb 18, 2024
We had a great week. The Marriot is located in a terrific location close to town and on a nice stretch of beach.
Good size, restaurants all good. Papiamento market decent coffee and espresso machine, really good paninis.
A bit rocky in parts, but plenty of clear spots and great snorkeling. it’s large enough to be able to find plenty of chairs any time of day. Bring a pair of beach shoes for sure. Only criticism is the same as everywhere else. Limited number of umbrellas, and Folks reserve those chairs with towels early AM, then often don’t show up until after noon or later. Should eliminate that BS for umbrellas.
Newly remodeled, clean. Shower spacious, great water pressure. Wi-Fi terrific everyone on resort premises. European electric outlets, so bring converters.
Well-lit, full-length mirror. Fridge and safe as well as small Nespresso machine. Good AC, 60-inch TV.
One suggestion, they need to eliminate glass bottles at the pool areas. Should be cans only. A couple of evenings clearly inebriated groups were carrying buckets of bottles to the pool area. I’d wear beach shoes at all times.
Nice gym, but we chose to walk every AM. Nice walking trail just outside the resort along the water towards town. Ask the front desk for a map. We felt very safe, and u can loop around the lagoon and up onto the Blvd. a little over 3 miles round trip, nice breeze every day.
Only did 1 this time here, Aida cave and beach tour. Good way to get a tour of a good part of the island and see a couple of other beaches. Lots of people rent cars but that only makes sense if you are going to explore every day.
Caleo was our favorite meal on the island, for me possibly top 10 ever. We’re foodies so I don’t say that lightly. Beautiful courtyard setting, shared plate concept, you won’t be sorry.
Best sea bass and octopus we ever had. Sauces are next level.
Fort Nassau also very good, amazing views and sunset if you get there early enough. Quinoa salad and red snapper standouts. Picture attached from our table.
Kome also a winner, another shared plate menu.
$20 cab ride into town, whether 2 or 4 people. and most nights we paired up with another couple and it was $10. Every restaurant will call you a cab for your return to the hotel.
Drinks are pricey, buy your spirits at the duty-free shop at the airport.
Bring a good water bottle. There are water stations, and the water is filtered and excellent. No need to overload on bottled water, though they provide 2 bottles per day in your room.
Only one towel pp, if you want a pillow bring one or an extra towel.
Airport not nearly as crowded as Aruba. Breeze departing, and well air conditioned. But food is limited, I’d grab a panini from the hotel, or eat lunch before departure.
Bring beach shoes as it can be a little rocky at hotel and beaches on the island like grate knip.
Bring some cash for tipping and cabs.