We are planning to do a trip here later this year (have been to Excellence Punta Cana twice) but have a few of questions. First is about the pools. I have looked at the resort map on the official web site and see the 6 pools. Are any of them for Excellence Club guests only? I see there is one fronting the ocean and between Bldg 7 & 8, which are EC block rooms. We are not doing EC so wanted to know if we would be restricted from any pool area. It doesn't seem like there is as much pool deck area around some of the pools compared to EPC.
Second questions is about shopping/vendors on site. Are there beach vendors and how big is the resort gift shop. We don't shop a lot but like to pick up a few things sometimes.
Final questions (for now) is about going into Puerto Moreles. I see that the resort has bikes you can use for tours and biking into PM. Are there trails or sidewalks to ride on or are you on a busy street?
Thanks in advance for any information. I am a TA addict.