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Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

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Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

We are considering the Majestic Colonial for an upcoming vacation. Two things are important to use: The food and swimming. What are the restaurants like? I saw the listing of them on the website but am curious if they serve a variety of foods and if they are good. Also...what is the water like there? Is it too rough to be out swimming?

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1. Re: Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

I would recommend the MC in spite of the food, not because of it.

The water was never too rough to swim, I floated on a raft/tube. II would call it neither calm nor rough. It varied daily but never close to being too rough for swimming.

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Majestic is a great resort

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Plenty of variety in the foods at all of the restaurants.

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We love the Colonial. Food can be very subjective but there is a great variety and we never went hungry. That is also one of my favorite beach stretches.

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5. Re: Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

The restos a la carte : japanese, french , seafood and steak are very good.

The buffet have lot of choice .

The beach is superb and you can swim easily not to much waves .

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Hi JKOSD

We've been to MC on 4 ocassions at different ends of the year and I've yet to see the ocean too choppy to swim in. Having said that if you have small children make sure you have a tight hold on them as the waves hitting the beach although small can take you by surprise, they have me a few times and I've ended up with sand where I'd rather not have it (if you know what I mean) lol.

Ok food wise if you've read the info on the website you'll be aware of what's available so below just IMHO remember is a short description of what you can expect from the restaurants and food choices at MC.

Buffet Supreme (main buffet)

Serves breakfast from 7-10am, lunch from 12.30pm till I think 3pm and dinner from 6pm till 10pm. Fairly relaxed in terms of dress code although you must ensure you have a dry swim suit if you are going in at lunch time, they do turn you away if not, the seats are material padded and others have to sit on them which is the reason (acceptable in my view).

You'll get everything here, breakfast ranges from sausages to rice to bacon, tomatoes beans etc in bay maries, there are 2 egg cooking stations each morning doing fresh omlettes, eggs any way you like them as well as a whole counter of breads and another of pastries. Separately (new for this year) is another station with a panini man, pick what you want on a plate and he'll assemble and cook it for you. You also have the usual healthy counter with salad, cottage and soft white cheese, sometimes smoked salmon, salads (available with every meal in the buffet), porridge, yoghurts and a fresh fruit counter. I'm sure I've missed stuff but you get the drift.

Lunch in the buffet will always give a roast option along with fresh veggies, pizza, salads, a pasta station, chips with sauces and fries, several different options each day like fahitas or fried chicken. then there is the fresh grills with your hot dogs, burgers, a couple of different time fish, steak, maybe chops. Very similar in the evenings for dinner just with nicer cuts of meats, lobster is available a couple of times a week and there are themed nights around either country or cuisine. Fantastic fantastic deserts, too many to describe here and an ice cream station.

Beach restuarant (by day). Serves breakfast but I'm not sure what times and as I never ate there perhaps someone can fill you in but I believe the choices are limited. At lunch times the menu is similar but also limited to the main buffet, they specialise in pastas pizza, grills and burgers during the day, just what you want on the beach, fries, the usual.

In the evening one side of the beach restaurant is a steak-house - starters include Cseasar salad and soups (lush) and I was surprised by the choice and quality of steaks (chateau briand, rib eye etc). There are burgers and ribs on the menu too. Deserts are pretty basic but good. The other side is a fish restaurant and they specialise in catches of the day, but mainly the best on the menu is lobster. Great presentation and really fresh food.

The Gourmet - we've eaten there 3 times in 4 years. Very well presented (not enough for my hubs unfortunately he likes a full plate lol), your typical french cuisine, great steak and incredible fish dishes here.

Matsuir - Chinese site. Fantastic, with a sushi bar as the centre piece in the restaurant and then your usual dishes you'd find in a chinese at home sometimes with a twist. Loved this.

Teppenaki (in Maturi, group dining). Cooks show, love this restaurant the best. The food is piping hot, cooked in front of you, start with usually sushi then rice chicken and beef with veggies all cooked in front of you, cooks are talented and its a great evening.

Dominican/Mexican - Never heard good reports about the dominican so haven't been in there (maybe we should) and there is a mexican themed night at least once a week in the buffet so we've never tried it.

Great burger place on caribbean street opens till late.

Hope that helps, you've picked a great hotel, enjoy. I'm sure others will chip in with what I've missed.

PGD x

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7. Re: Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

Wow poppygreendog that's great info...Thanks! I'll be travelling with kids and won't get to try the gourmet so it's nice to hear that everything is so yummy that I won't feel like I missed out :) Can't wait!

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8. Re: Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

Why wouldn't you get to try The Gourmet just because you're traveling with kids? I'm guessing most places would offer a kid-friendly option.

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Gourmet restaurant is age-restricted.

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10. Re: Majestic Colonial: Food and Beach

That would be a valid reason :-)