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Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa

Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa ligt in een enclave van tropische tuinen aan een exclusief privéstrand  in St. George’s, dichtbij Pink Gin Beach, Aquarium Beach, Portici Beach en Morne Rouge Beach. U zult verblijven op een exotisch paradijs waar het beste van alles is genomen om een hele nieuwe beleving te  creëren; eentje die nog verder gaat dan het onverwachte.

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LaSource gelooft dat een goede vakantie bijdraagt aan een goede harmonie tussen lichaam en geest. Bij de negen restaurants kunt u dan ook uitstekend terecht voor een heerlijke maaltijd om daarna te eindigen met een ‘afzakkertje’ in een van de twee bars. Daarnaast beschikt het hotel over vijf zwembaden, twee jacuzzi’s, een tennisbaan en een spa. Bij de All Inclusive formule zijn onder andere alle maaltijden, lokale (alcoholische) drankjes en een dagelijkse spa-behandeling  inbegrepen. Als dat geen vakantie is! En mocht u dan toch niet zonder kunnen; er is gratis WiFi beschikbaar in de openbare ruimtes.

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  • all inclusive
  • romantiek
  • adults only
  • wifi
  • beachfront
  • gourmet en wellness
  • luxury

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Elke kamer in Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa is uitgerust met een terras. Verder zijn ze voorzien van airco, een iPod dockinig station, tv, koelkast, koffiezetapparaat/waterkoker, gratis mineraalwater en een kluisje. Elke badkamer is voorzien van een bad/douchecombinatie, badjassen en föhn. Extra voorzieningen zijn onder andere een strijkplank met strijkijzer en een plafondventilator.



All Inclusive

Het verblijf is inclusief alle maaltijden, lokale (alcoholische) drankjes, niet-gemotoriseerde watersport-faciliteiten, een dagelijkse spa-behandeling (behalve op de dag van aankomst en vertrek) en deelname aan georganiseerde activiteiten.

Ligging

In het zuiden van Grenada, aan het strand van Pink Gin. Op 5 minuten rijafstand ligt de luchthaven.

Aantal kamers

231

Faciliteiten

  • 9 Restaurants
  • 2 Bars
  • Buitenzwembaden
  • Fitnesscentrum
  • Spa
  • Beauty Salon
  • Tennisbaan
  • Souvenirwinkel
  • Gratis WiFi in de openbare ruimtes

Activiteiten

• Yogalessen
• Tai Chi lessen

• 9-Holes golfbaan
• Watersportmogelijkheden zoals: kajakvaren, windsurfen en scubaduiken
• Wandelingen

• Fietstochten


Grenada, nog niet of nauwelijks ontdekt door de Europese toerist, is een ongerept eiland dat behoort tot een van de tien kleinste landen ter wereld. Grenada, door haar rijke sortering aan specerijen ook wel de ‘Island of Spice’ genoemd, staat bekend om zijn talrijke intieme baaien en lange droomstranden. Rondom het eiland, vlak voor de kust, liggen prachtige koraalriffen die bewoond worden door talloze kleurrijke vissen. Dit in combinatie met de bergrug midden op het eiland, de ongerepte regenwouden, natuurschone watervallen en magnifieke kratermeren maken Grenada tot een ideale reisbestemming.

"Bad management of building work carried out on the property"

   03-12-2016
We have spent many a great vacation around the fantastic chain of Sandals resorts. On this occasion we were reliably informed that this resort its newest in the chain was the place to visit. So after a very demanding year my wife and I and good friends really pushed the boat out and booked for 10 days in the Pink gin ocean walk in suites. And also booked business class there and back to make it more special. On arrival all was as we expected.Until the first day. We decided to choose the quiet pool as the busy pool was to noisy for what we were looking for, as load music was being played there all day which works for some people but not for us. The quiet pool was very adjacent to our suites so was situated perfect also as from the pool you had an unparalleled view of the ocean .We found our loungers and was quiet quickly aware that they were carrying out extensive building work between the pool and the view of the sea. We saw the contractors lay a concrete base being shovelled from a JCB that was driving directly next to the pool and once empty making a three point turn taking its bucket across the pool full of guests. The following day two men started using Heavy duty breakers gunning out the concrete they had laid to high. It was at this stage we decided enough is enough. We contacted the manager who arrived at the location and as if by magic the noise stopped. He exclaimed that it was emergency un planned building work that had to be carried out. It was at this stage I explained by friend and I both own construction companies and it was obvious that they had laid all the concrete to high. He looked at us and offered the taxi fair to a local beach to be away from the noise which to me seemed like a cop out and why after spending nearly 10K on a holiday ultra all inclusive would we accept this. We stayed calm but he would not budge. This noise then carried on for two days with dust and grit being blown into the restaurant and pool area. We are not beach people and had no place we felt comfortable. Instead of the management closing this pool and putting up a hoarding around it explaining the situation they just went ahead and made this weeks guests compromise their holiday for the people in the future. This sort of occurrence I would expect to see on a cheap package deal. They had our money in advance so we had no leverage on the matter. We have taken the matter up with Sandals and also Virgin who have offered us three days free of charge and as the minimum stay would be seven days plus the flights it seems its a win win situation for them both. They also have said if we accept this deal we must remove any negative comments from social media . So in summary my final experience with Sandals the ultra all inclusive has been an eye opener and proves that they have let their standards fall all round. Pound for pound we had a far superior holiday in the Dom Rep at Dreams for a fraction of the cost. The Dom Rep used to be the lower end of the market but not now. It would be interesting if anyone else who at the time were equally upset have also posted their appraisal

"Amazing, beautifal and fabulous!"

   02-12-2016
This was our first time at a Sandals resort and we will definitely be back. From the moment we set foot on the property the stress of everyday life just melted away. We were greeted with ice cold towels and a glass of champagne on arrival. As we were in a butler suite we were taken straight to our room and were checked in there. Our luggage was brought up in minutes and we were asked if we wanted the butler to unpack and press any items that needed it. Our suite was fabulous. Large bathroom, fully stocked bar, robes slippers and an outside soaking tub on the veranda. We had a view of the pool and a side view of the beach. It was kept spotlessly clean the whole time we were there. Every evening we came back to towel art, flowers and little nibbles left by housekeeping. The beaches are beautiful. They do shelve quite quickly but are in coves so are safe. The water was warm and clear so lazy days snorkelling are a pleasure. If you choose a butler suite or above they will make sure you have a well appointed lounger with a cooler full of whatever beverages you want. The restaurants are very good and the service is excellent. If I had to pick a favourite I think it would be Butches chop house. Our butler had pre booked tables at different restaurants for the 10 days we were there, but we could chop and change at anytime. So no waiting or queuing involved. We would be met and taken to our restaurant by our butler so you just glided to you table! Out butlers for the 10 days we were there were Renel, Hassan, William and Glendon. They made an awesome team. Every whim and fancy was taken care of. They would turn up with cocktails or champagne as if they were reading your mind. Always readily available at the end of the mobile phone you are given when you arrive. Such hard working individuals and always smiling. We chose to arrange a taxi to the airport at the end of our stay rather than the included shared bus. The airport is 5 minutes away although very rarely you hear any noise. We we kept our room until 3.30 pm so we could shower and change before our flight home. There is also a departure room you can use if your room is unavailable for a late check out. We had one of the best holidays at this property so much so we signed up for the loyalty programme with Sandals. I cannot rank this resort too highly. It was just perfect.

"Our First Sandals Adventure"

   01-12-2016
This was our first Sandals experience. The room was nice and the property was clean with very helpful workers. The beach area was somewhat small but the water was a nice temperature considering it was in December. Our trip started with a flight to Trinidad where we stayed over night since it took until 9pm to get there and we did not want to waste a resort day. The next morning we took a short flight to the island and were at the resort by 11am. We did take a trip into St. Georges as well as a day trip to snorkel. We booked our trip to Nassau shortly after we got back.

"Welcome to the Dark Side"

   01-12-2016
This is a very good resort. It is not too large and the general layout of the resort is very subtle, using clever tricks to hide various rooms and villas. Most of the staff are cheery and helpful. This review is based on a pair of Brits going to their first proper Sandals resort for my birthday (as Sandals Royal Hicacos in Varadero, Cuba does not exist anymore). Overall we had a great time but, as you will see, there is room for improvement. GETTING THERE From London Gatwick this is a 9:45 flight via St. Lucia. It takes 30 minutes to get through Maurice Bishop International Airport. We briefly hook up with our Virgin Holiday representative before heading off into the clutches of Empire Sandals. We are shown to a Toyota mini-van to travel the short distance to the resort. With a maximum of 6 people plus luggage on board we take the grand total of 3 minutes and 48.93 seconds to arrive at Reception. CHECKING IN Get out of the Toyota mini-van and you are passed from one person to the next. After about the fifth person we get a complementary glass of champagne in the main bar area. This is after we are walked past both the Spa and the Gift shop; the two places where Empire Sandals want your $$$. The check-in is done on an iPad mini and you have to sign with your finger in several boxes on the screen. After our journey I could barely hold the damn toy, let alone use it! Has anyone in Empire Sandals heard of a pen and paper? The Culinary Concierge desk is closed and we cannot book Butch's Chophouse for my birthday meal tomorrow. Considering that our flight lands after the desk closes for the day there is no way we can make any reservations until the following day. We are issued with ONE room key and then get taken to the room. We are shown in and the luggage appears promptly. Two phone calls to reception get us a working remote control for the air-conditioning. During all of the confusion for the check-in no credit card swipe was taken from us. ROOM First issue; the room – a South Seas Waterfall Swim Out Junior Suite - does not have direct access to the waterfall past the footbridge. There are external steps from the grass down into the waterfall area. All four of the rooms are accessed from the swim-out pool area. There was no welcome bottle of champagne in room. There is good storage for clothes and the safe is at a good height. We cannot comment on the shower as we didn’t use it. The excellent Tranquility Soaking Tub on the patio needs a shelf to hold drinks as balancing glasses on the edge of the tub is a little risky (and don’t forget to bring some clothes pegs for the privacy curtain). RESORT The layout is very good. We were near to the South Seas party pool and it is not too noisy, although you can hear it in your room. Grounds are immaculate and constantly being tended to by the excellent Landscaping team, who, it appears, do not sleep. Some parts of the resort are older than others. Here you may find some of the steep concrete pathways are cracked in places. Rooms close to the runway do get some take-off noise and, if you can see the windsock from your doorway you WILL get a wake-up call courtesy of American Airlines (as AA982 to MIA leaves at around 08:30). The rooms near the lagoon are 530 feet from the runway. The beach is larger than most people think as you can walk a fair way along it to the ‘landslip’ boulder. There is no need for jelly shoes as the sand is not too abrasive. At the waterline it is very steep and loose underfoot. WHIRLPOOL Two things: it’s huge and it’s hot! The circular whirlpool near the South Seas pool is a whopping 20 feet in diameter – the biggest I’ve ever been in. I’m amazed there isn’t a ‘how many people can we get in the whirlpool?’ game at the resort. Actually, there may be a team of lawyers that can answer that question. There is a thermometer tied to a lanyard on the handrail (which only took me three days to work out!). In the morning it’s a warm 36°C – just right. In the afternoon it gets to 42°C – way too hot. BOAT TRIP Really good and informative. Can’t believe only 12 people turned up for this free trip. ENTERTAINMENT Not brilliant. Anything featuring the ‘House Band’ or anyone in a costume of any description can be best described as poor. The ‘White Night’ was a joke; I was stood at the bar next to a guy wearing a bright red NFL shirt – sums it up, really. The chocolate buffet on white night we couldn’t actually see as it was so poorly lit. I passed on the chocolate and had some peanuts from the bar. The ‘Beach Party’ was in the bar (???). It did rain heavily about 6 hours before the Beach Party was scheduled to start. I’m assuming the manager had a call from his lawyer. The steel band on the Sunday night were brilliant! They played everything from James Brown to Daft Punk – wonderful stuff! WILDLIFE Beware the little centipedes, they get everywhere. We evicted two from our wardrobe! Hummingbirds visit the flowers but you’ll have to be quick to get a picture. Nice birdlife (and one massive iguana in a tree!) up at the Lagoon. The Eastern Caribbean Tree Frogs were not too much of a nuisance; guess we had double-glazing here. The Palometa Jacks in the sea off the beach really go for some stale bread from breakfast! FOOD You are not going to starve. You may have to wait for a table. You may have to wait more than 24 hours for a table. In general, the food is good; the service is questionable in some places. Below I’ve listed my experiences. If it’s not listed here it’s not been visited. CULINARY CONCIERGE Poor. My birthday was on first full day and we could not pre-book Butch's Chophouse via e-mail (unlike other resorts that I could name). Desk was closed on arrival, even though a lot of people arrive after the desk closes at 15:30. Desk open at 8:00 on Tuesday and then there was no space for that night! Telling them that it was my birthday returned a blank stare from two members of staff. The best they could do was Wed at 21:30 and they close at 22:00! Returned after breakfast to get put on a wait list for a cancellation. Luckily a phone call later to the room got us in at 18:30 on my birthday. This desk just does not work. A real resort would have a telephone service for each restaurant manned 24/7. I really hated having to wait as two people sat down to plan their whole gastronomic feast for their week as a polite queue built up behind us. Maybe this is the way Empire Sandals gets you to say to yourself “next time I’m gonna stay at a Butler Suite”. TIPSY TURTLE Small but what you expect; good choice of beers and good pub grub. Fish 'n Chips are excellent. We had a wonderful first meal in the resort and it was just what we needed after a long flight. Expect to meet one or seven Brits in here! CUCINA ROMANA (Breakfast) Really good food! Great choice of breakfast food and wonderful coffee and buck's fizz. Fantastic first impression of the Italian restaurant. We ate there every day for breakfast and they rotate hot food choices over several days. Shame the hash browns and the excellent chocolate chip muffins are not on every day (and what's with the boiled cabbage?). NEPTUNES (Lunch) Really slow service. 10 minutes waiting on the sofa. Another 10 minutes before a waiter takes your order. Another 35 minutes before your food arrives. From what I saw whilst waiting for a table I think there is a Butler / non-Butler bias here with the brown tables v the white tables. Brown tables were cleared faster and were clearly available for arriving guests, but other people were made to wait for the 'correct' table for their room no. White tables are near the edge (and open to the weather). Food was OK. I had a combination of hotter-than-the-sun quesadillas and luke-warm fries. You can see that the waiters hover to top up your glass for the guests on Brown tables. On the White tables drinks are only topped up when directly asked for. BUTCH’S CHOPHOUSE Small and cosy. Our reservation was a cancellation at 18:30; a little early for my Birthday meal. Still, I should get a nice table, shouldn’t I? Table located next to a draught by a door and decorated with some confetti and a cheap looking banner, but no champagne. Food was very good. Three booths opposite our table were unoccupied until we nearly finished our meal an hour later. These could have been utilsed at 18:00 for extra covers. In reality, these were for 'Butler Service' clients, judging by all the schmoozing going on with what must be the Butlers glad-handing all of their charges. Again, food really good but the service could be less 'us and them' with the bias clearly going to the Butler clients. If you want to eat here, and you have paid a King’s Ransom to get here, my advice is to book early (and, in reality, book an earlier flight!). I’ve seen reviews on here where some people boast about ‘my six meals in here were all fantastic’. This is why you can’t get a reservation sometimes – disrespectful returning Butler clients. LE JARDINIER Good French food with no reservation - or so we thought! Rocked up at 20:00 and there was a "30 minute wait, sir". Got some drinks and waited on the sofa by the door. Two more couples drifted up the stairs and we clearly heard one couple say "we have a reservation". "Certainly sir! Step this way". We looked at the other couple and said out loud what we both thought; "there's no reservations here, is there?" Complete and utter hypocrisy by Empire Sandals. On a second visit (with an even longer wait for a table) I caught a brief glimpse of a printed spreadsheet showing the ‘reservations’ for that evening at the front of house. No reservations? Yeah, right. When you get past the front of house, when you get a table and when you place an order, the food is really, really good. SPICES (lunch) This place has a different lunch for every day of the week; Sunday Roast with Yorkshire puddings and beef, anyone? On Thanksgiving Day we had Turkey (shock!). Final lunch was a Tex-Mex which was really good. The Chilli Con Carne and mash potatoes combination is ‘the future’. POOL BAR Slow. On one day when they open at 10:00 they had ONE member of staff on with a full pool of thirsty punters. On another day when all of the bar stools were empty at 10:05 they had FOUR staff on. Music is OK; it is a 'party pool' after all but I just wish that they played more age-specific music instead of the DJ's favourite playlist. Also, put the sound effects away; not cool. Drinks tend to be over-iced so best to stick with drinks that require little or no ice. I had to smile when young Kareem had to ask Anthony ‘what’s a Bucks Fizz?’ And get a clock over the bar. When the MC announces that ’the pool volleyball starts at 11:30’ everyone reaches for their watch (or a rum and coke). I have to add that a tip that I read here works like a charm! When the Butler Clients feel that they no longer want to enjoy the company of the little people in the pool they leave their cool boxes on their tables. These people normally only take one bottle of water and leave the tins of Carib beer (5.2% - tasty!) behind. Before the Butlers can retrieve the cool boxes they are fair game to the scavengers! You can’t get tins of Carib beer at the pool bar. When you taste the difference you’ll understand why it is only reserved for the cool boxes. CUCINA ROMANA (dinner) I’ll save the best until last. Hands down the best place to eat; the staff are knowledgeable and flexible with your order, the food is to die for and the ambiance is just right. Listening to ‘Vide Cor Meum’ from Dante’s ‘La Vita Nuova’ playing in the background whilst waiting for my starter was simply the perfect way to end the holiday. Well done. Finally, a comment on the Sandals Philosophy; I just don’t buy into it. From the restrictive practices of a few managers in not allowing a simple request for a Birthday meal at Butch’s Chophouse via e-mail to the bewildering choices of rooms / suites / villages / Butlers on offer. The prevention of third party holiday companies visiting the resort is high on my list of ‘things to change’ as well. The best part about staying in the South Seas Swim Out room is not having to see all of those posters advertising ‘your next Sandals vacation’ as seen in the Italian Village complex, complete with their mature models posing for the camera. When you see the typical Empire Sandals guests you’ll understand why they use models for the pictures! You can pay a lot to stay at Empire Sandals, you can add the cost of TWO MORE HOLIDAYS to pay for the top suites here and then they are actually not really worth it. From what I saw of the guests that had paid for a Butler they didn’t look as if they were enjoying themselves much. Everyone shares the same weather. Everyone eats in the same restaurants (most of the time). Everyone has access to the same beach. Why would you pay through the nose for the same place? The Butler service should be an ‘all or nothing’ facility; it simply causes a false caste system when you see it in action. Ultimately, I prefer a resort with a nice Cantina; Secrets in Mexico is fine for me. I don’t need to go all the way out to Mos Eisley.

"Fantastic Birthday Trip - with a few disappointments"

   01-12-2016
I have recently returned from a week at Sandals to celebrate my Hubby’s birthday. (His review is separate and will be longer than mine). Our Monday Virgin flight to Grenada and transfer to the resort went fine. We were checked in by iPad (too many signatures needed!!), and then shown to our South Seas Waterfall swim out room by Sheena. Hubby’s birthday was on the 2nd night of our trip. I had emailed Sandals a week beforehand and asked them if they could reserve a table at Butch’s, I got a standard reply saying ‘this will need to be done at arrival with reception/concierge. The day before we flew I tried for over an hour to check in online with Sandals as this gives you the opportunity to alert them to the fact we were celebrating a birthday, again I intended to mention a possible booking at Butch’s. The website would not let me get further than ‘robot code’ stage so in the end I gave up. So once checked into our lovely room by Sheena, we asked her about booking a table as the culinary concierge desk closed at 3.00 p.m. and we had arrived at about 5.00 p.m. Sheena said she would check for us and call us back later. She did not call us back that first night. So bright and early on Hubby’s birthday the next day, he tried to reserve a table at Butch’s only to be told they were full. As you can appreciate, we were both very angry and disappointed at being told this especially as having alerted Sandals by email the previous week. We were put on a wait list and made a reservation for the next available slot the following evening. Back in the room we found a message and note pushed under the door from Sheena to the effect ‘Sorry, Butches is full tonight’ but have a lovely birthday. So disappointment no. 1, no birthday steak for the birthday boy. Then later we got a call to say they had a cancellation and we could do dinner at 6.30. Yippee, the birthday boy was a lot happier. The meal itself was very nice apart from the fact that my Surf ‘n’ Turf had a lovely very well cooked steak (how I like it) but the lobster was lukewarm at best. I eat most of it before it got cold rather than complain. The table was decorated with a birthday banner and confetti, which was nice. As we could not manage desert we left. However there was no Champagne in our Room or Birthday cake delivered to our room as we have experienced on birthdays in other less expensive resorts previously. So we settled in and started to fully enjoy the Sandals experience. Our room was fantastic, we loved our swim out room and fully enjoyed spending mornings at the main pool, then later afternoons chilling at our own little pool. We also loved snorkeling on the beach and feeding the fishes with bread stolen from the lunch buffet. The food in general was fantastic, the breakfasts were lovely, and I enjoyed the various themed buffet lunches at Spices, my favourites being the Indian and Tex Mex. The lovely Dino’s Pizza by the pool often filled the mid morning gap between Breakfast and Lunch. The French restaurant ‘Le Jardinièr’ was fabulous. Our first visit there was quite funny in that we knew it did not take reservations, so we were happy to wait with a drink on their sofa for a half an hour. Whilst waiting we were being entertained by other guests being told of the 30-40 minute wait, and some were happy to return, others not so and walking off in disgust. One man was even turned away as he did not obey the dress code – and later returned correctly attired. Good to see the dress code being enforced. What was not so good was one couple being told ‘we don’t take reservations, come back in 30 minutes’ and then 2 minutes later another couple enter stating ‘we have a reservation’ and then being shown instantly to their table. We soon started to see the obvious advantages of having a butler. We did the free Boat trip on one day which was lovely, well recommended, and also enjoyed taking the Hobie Cat out. The staff in general were very good. Anthony at the Pool Bar was really nice, very switched on, however there were other members of staff who clearly needed more training in customer service. All of the staff at Cucina Romana were superb for both breakfast and Dinner. My other major disappointment was the Beach Party on Friday night. Now I love a good beach party and over the years have spent a few really good nights dancing in the sand and the rain and eating freshly cooked food at the water’s edge. Not at Sandals. We had been advised at lunchtime (after it had rained heavily in the morning) that it would be a buffet in Spices and then the beach party from 6.30 onwards. We turned up at the allotted hour, and saw nothing set up on the beach, no bonfire, disco, seating, food stalls etc. What happened Sandals? Talk about being disappointed – how to really annoy one party girl! I could understand cancelling it due to bad weather but the rain had stopped by the afternoon, so I could see no valid reason why the beach party did not go ahead. I never found out why so if someone knows please enlighten me. I would have raised the issue of the non-beach, beach party with Peter Fraser the General Manager, but I did not see him once during our stay. We were invited to attend the Manager’s cocktail party at 5.30p.m. on Monday evening on our last day – when we were leaving for the airport at 3.00p.m!! We could have met him after our arrival but at that point we were still unpacking after our long flight. In general I felt that the resort, the rooms, the pools, the beach, the watersports, the food, the location, etc were fantastic and could not be faulted. The entertainment ranged from a really good steel band to some okay-ish disco, and bands to some mediocre singers and silly games with Couples and not forgetting the non-existent Beach Party! Not the sort of standard I would expect from a 5 star resort – certainly not a patch on resorts like Secrets Maroma Beach in Mexico or Couples Negril Jamaica. Having the two tier system of Butler guests who get all of the perks going (because they have paid serious money for it), versus non Butler guests who are sometimes looked down upon, and who are made to wait in ‘non reservation’ restaurants, felt slightly uncomfortable. I am not a ‘Butler person’ anyway, I certainly do not need an overdressed member of staff to escort me to and from the pool, complete with a blue cool box full of water and Beer and buckets of Champagne. I think this kind of service works very well in small ‘boutique’ hotels where all of the guests benefit from the same level of service, but at Sandals maybe it should be all Butler or no Butler at all. Would I come again? - I doubt it unless they had spectacular half price offers. Is it good value for money? - No. This was an expensive holiday even though we had one of the cheapest rooms available with no alcohol in the mini-bar and no butler, but compared to other resorts we have visited it does not give great value for money. All in all hubby and I enjoyed his Birthday week in a beautiful resort, with fabulous facilities, some lovely staff (some a little underwhelming) and great weather.


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