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The open-air, Spanish-style architecture at this resort gives it a lot more personality than a typical chain hotel. The landscaping is beautifully manicured, with tropical foliage and plenty of palm trees, and the private beach is dotted with huts, on prime display from the open lobby. Guestroom views include ocean, pool, and garden, and units feature small, step-out balconies (except for standard rooms). Suites go up in size from one- to three-bedrooms, and the Trinitaria Suites on the top two floors of the nine-story building are stunners, with ocean and pool views from two French balconies. The resort also offers some topnotch dining, with popular alfresco spots like Ruinas del Mar and Palms Restaurant; those who would rather dine on the water can have dinner sailing, with a Caribbean buffet catered by the resort's chefs. The main issue here is finding a beach hut in time, but the pool is also a good option, and the pier bar is perfect for catching the sunset.