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Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

las vega, nv
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Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

Can anyone tell me if the beaches and resorts have been cleaned up and restored to normal after the big storm? Did the Old Man in the Sea reopen? Is Eagle Beach (the least damaged, I know) cleaned up? Is there still standing water and an excessive problem with mosequitos? We are not arriving until December 1, but being our first time, we are hoping for the best!

Does anyone know if the resoration work on the pool at Manchebo Resort been completed and, if so, is the pool bigger or what?

Minneapolis...
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1. Re: Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

The Old Man and The Sea is open.

Eagle Beach is fine - seaweed has been cleaned up.

Bring mosquito spray.

To the best of my knowledge, there were no plans to enlarge the pool at the Manchebo - only

regular maintenance.

Astoria, New York
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2. Re: Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

I noticed a very small waterfall in Manchebo's pool that I've never noticed before. But... I have been known to be very unobservant.

Anybody know if that is something fairly new?

MVI
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3. Re: Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

You can go the beach cam on the Bucuti web site and see the beach anytime. http://www.bucuti.com

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4. Re: Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

Unfortunately, the Bucuti's webcams have been "down" for the last couple of weeks or so.

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5. Re: Condition of beaches, resorts, etc...

For those who were asking, I put up a couple of pics from Palm Beach (taken today) on my flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pushirubiano/

Although they were taken from far away (Westin hotel 17th floor) you can see that things aren't looking that bad.

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