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Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

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Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

Just returned from the Park Hyatt. Feel free to ask anything. Here are a few albums, some retouch still needed on some:

Snorkeling Related:

http://imgur.com/a/6kVMd#0

Water Villa Pics:

http://imgur.com/a/EXUb7

Pool Villa:

http://imgur.com/a/N3J6d

Resort / Misc:

http://imgur.com/a/kkfFg

Review on its way sometime later this week. My reviews tend to be long so I need a good few hours to sit down and get it right. FYI we stayed April 5-12 2013.

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41. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

Thanks for the post, Patrick. I took a look at your snorkeling photos and the corals look fantastic. However, the reef looks strangely devoid of fish life. Is this accurate? Can you talk about what you saw on the reef? TIA!

Edited: 06 June 2013, 21:55
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42. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

There really were a lot of fish parrots, tangs, chromis etc. Just as much variety and quantity as we saw at lily beach in 2010. Of particular note were turtles, reef sharks, jellys and cuttlefish which we saw. Outside the reef there were always schools of fish and inside the reef under the WV's we witnessed schools of mullet? maybe that were hundreds of thousands++ strong (really rough guess). The school was 60 feet long 8 feet wide and 4 feet deep (massive). We did not get this lucky, but many guests saw dolphins snorkelling outside the reef around 6pm/7pm.

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43. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

the thing with patricks reef shots is they are at a distance mainly looking at the reef. To see the fish on a picture you really need closer shots. We take generic panorama shots of the reef and can never see the fish when we look at the pics afterwards. (Be a long way to go for a fab reef but no fish lol)

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44. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

Patrick - how does a dolphin snorkel?.. do they use their own gear or borrow it from the resort?

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45. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

lol, naughty Paul .

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46. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

@Paul, LOL :). I came very close to posting the same response.

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47. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

I thought dolphins could swim without a snorkel ?

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48. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

Hi thinking of booking the Park Hyatt ,we just returned from Robinson Club have also been to Athuruga ,Thudufushi , and Filytheyo all that have very good snorkelling. Have you been to any other islands to compare the snorkelling to? The all inclusive sounds amazing can you eat anywhere or in just one restaurant? What was the mix of nationality there? Many thanks. Jill

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49. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

You can eat in the main restaurant or the signature restaurant with no restrictions so whole lobster, wagyu steaks whole reef fish etc. signature restaurant is dinner only

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50. Re: Back from Park Hyatt, Open for Questions, Plus Albums

Hi thinking of booking the Park Hyatt ,we just returned from Robinson Club have also been to Athuruga ,Thudufushi , and Filytheyo all that have very good snorkelling. Have you been to any other islands to compare the snorkelling to? The all inclusive sounds amazing can you eat anywhere or in just one restaurant? What was the mix of nationality there? Many thanks. Jill