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Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

NJ
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Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

Planning a Spring Break trip and considering Iberostar and Gran Ventana. Have 2 kids ages 9&11 who like lots of activities. We spend a lot of time at the beach (love to snorkel), but also like a pool w/activities for the kids. Will also be scuba diving. Not too picky w/food, but want a decent variety. Don't care about nightlife - an occassional show is the most we do. I know both will be crowded b/c of Easter, but prefer a more relaxed, less crazy atmosphere. Which resort is better for us? Thanks!

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1. Re: Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

I have not been to either we are booked for Gran Ventana

but friends for ours have been to Gran Ventana 5 times and they say you can snorkel right off the beach and they say it is great for kids as well

hope this helps

Weezie

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2. Re: Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

Hi, I just want to mention that Easter for the Dominicans is a big deal so some tours or trips may not be available! Oh and we are Iberostar fans and my son always had a good time with the kids club!

Denise

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3. Re: Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

Food and snorkelling good at Gran Venatana. Haven't been to Iberstar so can't compare.

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4. Re: Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

We stay at Iberostar Costa Dorada on all our visits to the DR and even though we dont have young kids with us the kids club is very well run and the kids just love all tha activities that goes on, it is well run by Grace who is great with the kids.

They even join in with one of the main shows 'Lion King' they rehearse in the day and perform in the show at night all dressed in their animal costumes.If your son gets to enjoy the kids club and makes friends with others they even eat dinner in the evenings together with Grace.

There is always alot of laughter around the resort which is true testament of much they are all enjoying themselves.

Snorkling can be done right off the beach at the ICD as there is a small reef, take bread down with you when you snorkle and by goodness the fish soon find you.

You can be entertained as much as you like or go for the more relaxing side of the resort both can achieved at the ICD.

Angie.

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5. Re: Iberostar or Gran Ventana?

hi there

sorry to the gran ventana fans but iberostar costa dorada would suit you guys better mind you , you could have a look at grand paradise as it has excelent position for the beach which ever you choose have a good vacation take care

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