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This property was reborn as an Alsol in the summer of 2013 after several false-start years of previous managements trying to straddle the line between condo development and hotel (this used to be “The Fishing Lodge,” then “Marina Sands”). It seems to be working much better on the resort model now, though its still pretty quiet and could be built out a bit more on the restaurant and entertainment fronts. 
 
The property was charmingly built to look like a bit like an ersatz Mediterranean town, with each hotel section built in a different architectural style and color, ringing a man-made harbor. (There is a laughable scrap of sand on site, but if you want a decent beach you’ll have to take a taxi to nearby Playa Juanillo.) 
 
The suites are all spacious and modern with a clean, contemporary design and full kitchens; check out the swim-out suites along a narrow strip of pool overlooking the harbor. 
 
The hotel’s booking engine tries gently to steer you toward an all-inclusive “All under the sun” plan (which starts at about $100 more per room per night), but you can book just bed and breakfast.