As others we started to worry about some of the other reviews, but they were DEAD WRONG. We were there for 2 weeks and never saw a cockroach, after again looking at those pictures them the doors are not even like that, so don't know where they took those photos but it was NOT at the Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace.
We loved it. This is our 3rd time to Dominican 1st time to this Hotel. We arrived late MondayMar.9th. Check in was quick and easy. We got to our room Lambi 5823 on the 2nd floor, got settled and headed off for pizzaeria. The pzzas are great they cook them in a open oven. When we woke up we were in heaven, opened up the curtains to oceanview , BEAUTIFUL. Dolores was our maid, she was great at doing the towel art and keeping our fridge stocked. Front desk was fine they understood everything we asked. Yes we had to stand in line to reserve a la carte , but it went quick. We tried the Mexican and found it to be the best, we wished we would have tried it earlier because we would gone back a couple more times. We did the Santo Domingo trip left the Hotel at 8:00 am found it very interesting, the history is amazing. Lunch was good saw more history, then got to go shopping, my only complaint was shopping was only 1 hour long and it just wasn't long enough, we thought we would have more time. Wellington was our guide thought he did very well at explaining everything. At night we would go for our walk and end up at the El Trago Bar to listen to the great music and talk with Marco, his deep and high voice. He made great pina colodas and Dominican sunrises, when you go there say Hola Amego. If our kids got hungry at night we just headed off to the pizzaeria. During the day we lazed around the beach until lunch went to the Bar La Papaya, where you can get hot dogs, hamburgers, fruit, cakes. Danny at the bar was great all very friendly. My Husband and I went in to La Romana on the local bus (van) it was fine, went to Gumbo( like walmart) not what we were looking for. We saw how cigars are made. The girls making them get paid by the cigar not by the hour. We ended up with a guide but the next time we would like to explore more on our own. We left our teenagers at the Hotel and they were fine there by themselves. At th Buffet (La Yuca) all the girls in there were nice and all tried to communicate with you. Yes at times the food was luke warm but it is a buffet and its hard to keep all hot. Mabel, Angileca, Ruth were great. My Husband loved Iggy ( the iguana) Iggy loved to have his head rubbed and under his chin. The flea market on the beach is good, the one thing they tell you is that today is last day good price for you. They do barter but don't insult them. They wait by the ropes waiting for you to cross over them because they can't come on the Hotel side. My husband and son took out the hobie cat a few times. We took our own snorkels and flippers, and underwater camera. Snorkeling right off the beach was great, seen alot of coloured fish. It was fun and exciting to see, a great experience for our kids. Our kids went on the internet a few times it costs $ 3.00 for 15 mins. The sunsets are BEAUTIFUL on the south side of the Island. We never went down to the Beach Hotel for the night life if thats what you want then head down there. One thing also nice about the eateries is that NO SMOKING allowed in them. We never made it into any of the pools, i guess with a beach like that who wants a pool. We would go back there in a heart beat.
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- Also Known As:
- Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace Hotel Bayahibe
- Wyndham Hotel Bayahibe
- Wyndham La Romana
- Wyndham Resort All Inclusive Bayahibe
- Viva Dominicus Palace
- Bayahibe Wyndham
- Wyndham Dominicus Palace
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