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Morritts Tortuga Club Construction

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Morritts Tortuga Club Construction

I received an email from RCI that said construction of a new building began on April 2 and will last for 18 months. We are going in the middle of May and we sure hope that construction noise doesn't ruin our vacation. Does anyone know anything about this? Thanks

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Just because they broke ground doesn't mean that construction is imminent. (They broke ground for our community's on-site health center more than six months ago and nothing has even started yet) Like in most islands where most materials have to be imported, things have a tendency to move slowly. I would contact Morritt's and see if they can provide you with a schedule of what may be going on while you're there and the hours construction will take place. If you are not assigned to a particular unit already, I'd get my request in to be as far from the construction as possible - before everyone else does the same. I'd also ask if they are providing any discounts or other incentives during construction. Often hotels/resorts will do this to keep business during construction so that people don't cancel to avoid any noise and possibly go somewhere else.

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I understand your concern so I will share this with you: About a decade ago, we booked our stay the Villas of the Galleon on 7mb not realizing the large scale construction going on right next door. Worse, our unit sat as close to the property line as possible to said development. They even placed a device under the bed in the master bedroom to measure and record the vibration impact in our villa. I am sure that was not something they did throughout the build but since they were piledriving pilings into the site no more than 30 feet away, it could have been useful info.

Had I known about the construction, I would have asked to move or changed properties just to be on the safe side. Since I didn't know until arrival, we decided to take a "wait and see" approach to the problem.

As it turned out, we didn't have cause to complain. During the day, it got a little noisy at times so we moved down the beach a little.

For us, we were either off property seeing the sites or far away enough that it was no issue. When quitting time came, it was vacay as usual. I do not recall this trip to have been hampered at all.

I saw the Morritts ground breaking video on line and, if I were staying at Morritts again soon, I think I'd be OK but would do what I could to distance myself from the new building site since I know about it beforehand.

Just stay where you want and adapt so you can enjoy your stay. I hope it works out as well for you as it did for us.

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