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Now Larimar vs IB Bavaro, Melia - Best for Families

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Now Larimar vs IB Bavaro, Melia - Best for Families

Seeing a lot of positive reviews on the Now Larimar. We have two boys ages 6 and 12 and already planning our next Easter Break. How does it compare to IB Bavaro and Melia Caribe? What has the best Kids Club, best Beach (calmer waters preferred for the kids), rooms that are comfortable for a family of 4, best food? We have stayed at the IB Rose Hall Suites in Jamaica, Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas, and the Barcelo Palace Riviera Maya. Trying to keep the hotel for 7 nights at under $4,000 (Looks like Paradius resorts are priced higher).

Thanks for your help!

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1. Re: Now Larimar vs IB Bavaro, Melia - Best for Families

Not sure about the Larimar resort in terms of kids activities, but I have heard great things about the Iberostar and have stayed at the Melia many times....Melia has a wonderful kids club, so much to do all day and at night as well-flinstones themed as well which is fun. I have heard that Iberostar activities are great as well, but have no stayed here...however I know that they are known for having a great animation team.

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2. Re: Now Larimar vs IB Bavaro, Melia - Best for Families

Great, thanks, the Melia looks nice, although we have never stayed at a resort that large, there are a ton of positive reviews on TA. Punta Cana is a tough choice, so many properties!

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4. Re: Now Larimar vs IB Bavaro, Melia - Best for Families

Juana, thank you so much for your response! That is great detail, and we have been considering the Dreams/Now properties as well. Your property looks really beautiful, and not too large. Thank you again for the detail on the Kids Club.

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