Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

3.5 star rating

This hotel is rated between 3 and 4 stars. 3 star - Standard accommodation with basic facilities and limited services. 4 star - Quality accommodation with a variety of facilities and services.

    What to expect (based on 1468 reviews):

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-4

    Location

    Location-4

    Rooms

    Rooms-3.5

    Service

    Service-3.5

    Value

    Value-3.5

    5 most recent TripAdvisor reviews:

    Villa Sol - affordable and casual all inclusive

    Reviewed by susanwN8269OM() on Jul 16, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			4
			 out of 5

    My teens and I loved it!. If you can't walk hills or long distances, skip it. The resort is set on a hilltop, RCI members are at the top vs. in the motel. Casual, fun, easy to find excursions and friendly staff. Not for the elderly due to the walking. Beautiful area!! Food was good, not 5 star, but very good. Drinks at the bar were very watered down, however with 18 y.,o. teens - not a bad thing.

    Individual ratings:

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-4

    Location

    Location-3

    Rooms

    Rooms-4

    Service

    Service-4

    Value

    Value-5

    2019 vacation part 1

    Reviewed by Glyndaking() on Jul 14, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			3
			 out of 5

    Because this was part of a timeshare visit you would think that the room would be fabulous—not. I was scared to sleep due to bugs, I know I’m in a jungle, however spray the rooms. The staff were friendly and I got to see a red moon. The Spa was nice.

    Individual ratings:

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-3

    Service

    Service-3

    Not so bad

    Reviewed by msthmps1(Memphis, Tennessee) on Jul 09, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			4
			 out of 5

    I stayed here with my mom. We booked our hotel as part of a travel presentation obligation. After reading the reviews i was very skeptical but i was already locked in. I corresponded with the reservations team to address the concerns I’d read online and they were quick to answer any questions. The staff were all pretty friendly and helpful. My favorite were Desiret at the concierge counter, Christian/Gabriel our driver for our beach tour, and Michael at the bar. They all provided excellent customer service! Now to address the rumors: -The place IS on a hill with steep inclines so I wouldn’t recommend walking. The shuttles run continuously so getting to the beach and other things on the property is no problem. -The buffet is open but not crawling with bugs. I did see a few gnats around the fruit but nothing excessive. I never saw them actually on the food, just in the area as to be expected with outdoor dining. -There are stray cats (we only saw 3) but they are not aggressive or bothersome. They just hang out and do their own thing. Don’t feed them! -They are strict about their towels. Like they literally ration them out. Two guests in your room? You get exactly two towels. -The hotel charges about $40-50 for the same tour you can book elsewhere. In my opinion it’s worth it. We booked the Beach Lovers Tour and the Diamanté Adventure Tour and each day we had a private driver just for us. He stayed the entire time, was our professional photographer, and our tour guide. I’d say it’s worth the few extra dollars for peace of mind especially being in another country. -The place is dated, I can say this is true for the hotel. But it does have a few modern touches. It’s nothing fancy at all about it but it’s clean and well kept. I’m not sure what the resort or villas look like. The walls are very thin all around. i could hear the neighbors tv and the person above me when they walked or slid a chair. -There’s literally nothing nearby but the shuttle will take you to nearby areas. -Both pools were open and in full party mode! All in all, i was expecting ‘very bad’ and i got ‘pretty decent’. It’s about a 3 star in my view but with little competition in the area they can market themselves however they want. I would recommend ????

    Sunset Cruise was spectacular

    Reviewed by happytravels18(Ventura County) on Jul 09, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    We didn't stay at the resort, but instead went there for their sunset cruise on the sailboat. They shuttled us down to the beach where we took the sailboat from. It had a bathroom and changing room on board the boat. They served us sandwiches, chips, and fresh fruit. It was a beautiful experience that we would do again and highly recommend. The customer service from start to finish was well worth the $65 per person plus tips we gave the staff. The cruise included a stop at a beautiful beach where we snorkeled with manta rays, and saw beautiful fish. At the beach there were also monkeys in the wild.

    Individual ratings:

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-5

    Service

    Service-5

    Value

    Value-5

    Excellent in Every Aspect

    Reviewed by 227craigf(Sarasota, Florida) on Jul 05, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    We spent a week at Villa Sol as part of a scuba diving package. From the moment we arrived until we sadly departed we were impressed with every aspect of this superbly managed resort. You will be also and I hope you choose to stay here. The photos that follow tell the story better than words

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