Majestic Elegance Punta Cana
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMajestic Elegance Punta Cana
Majestic Elegance is your typical all-inclusive resort - pleasant beach, pleasant premises, unhurried service, mediocre food. If you know what to expect (= if you don't expect Majestic Elegance to be in the Four Seasons' leaque), then you will not be majorly disappointed. If you come for the beach and the convenience of all-inclusive and if you can shrug off poorly trained stuff, unhurried service and average food - you'll be fine.
If you do come, however, I would suggest staying at their Elegance Club section. It's an adults-only section closer to the beach. It has its own beach section, it's own bar or two, its own lounge or two. You can always use the other section of the resort, but (at least theoretically) non-Club guests cannot use the Club section.
We stayed at the Club section and it seemed (marginally) more pleasant than the rest of the resort.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
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center of the biggest concentration of large resorts. I was surprised to learn
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western U.S. where people mostly go to Mexico on their beach vacations, but I
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