Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach
- What's Included
- All Inclusive Features
Came here on a cruise vacation with friends we got there at noon but could not check into the room until 3pm, took our luggage to the room went back out to enjoy the beach, went back to the room later to shower found black mold on the walls of the shower, shower surged hot and cold water could not get a set temperature, the door to the balcony would not lock, one of the knobs to one of the dresser drawers was on the floor and the screw was sticking out, called the front desk and asked for a different room, they said sure no problem but we had to come down and see them the next morning, when we did get the new room the shower was clean but the water still surged hot and cold and we had to carry our own luggage across the resort by ourselves from one end to the other because they told us there was no bellman available.
I just came back from this wonderful all inclusive resort with my best friend. It was her first time being away and I am ever so glad we went here. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left it was nothing short of EXCELLENT!I have read a few reviews that have been negative and those people are either used to top notch hotles or very high maitance. I am a true believer as well not only is the staff and the amenties that make a wonderful resort but the people you as well meet while there. The staff were all so extreamly friendly no matter at front desk the bar or the maids. The entertainers were all so welcoming as well as out on great preformances every night. I will state this is a friendly family oriented resort as Im pretty sure my friend and I were the only 2 single people there The food was amazing always fresh and well stocked and Im a very picky eater but did not starve one bit. The snack bar at the beach was always stocked as well so you could never go hungry. The resort was very well kept very clean considering they just has a hurricaine not that long ago the resort was ready with no issues.I would highly recommend this resort will definatley be going back at some point The pictures don't do it justice what so ever. The only issue I had was the selection of music but yet again there is to many great people to play everything
My husband and I recently stayed at Viva. We would go back. I have had the talk with myself to NOT hold the Bahamas to a high American standard, as they are doing the best they can to keep their heads above water...LITERALLY! They still smile through it all no matter how much of a challenge it is to contend with hurricanes!....hats off to all Bahamians!If you want to have a fun, worry-free, drinks-and-food-included vacation, it's the perfect place.If you want a quiet, upscale, getaway I would steer clear. It seems like a "Spring Break" type atmosphere 7 days/week....plenty of activities, constant music at the pool (@ times, a bit loud), plenty of youthful partying until late in the night. We enjoyed ourselves and now know what to expect. One thing that would be AMAZING, is if management would have DESIGNATED smoking areas. It's not fair to have such a harmful habit so easily accessible all around the pool, beach, etc. That's more of a deal breaker for me!Thanks Viva for your resilience, for accommodating us, for the drinks and friendly bartenders, the beach volleyball, the variety of food, and letting us "crash" the "fully reserved" restaurant!
Overall our trip is being remembered for the beach and playing with friends in the sand and trying to forget the hotel and food. We arrived the first night starving, only to be turned away from the restaurant that was open and full of empty tables because we did not have a reservation that we were never told to make. The hotel was not even crowded, yet we had to eat in the buffet where our kids would not eat the food. Breakfast was inedible to five kids under the age of 15 who couldn't even choke down the pancakes and pastries, which is pretty unusual. We decided then to rent a car and get our food elsewhere. The other low points of the trip were the amount of smoking by other guests pretty much in every spot of the hotel grounds. We were sickened to continually have to walk through clouds of smoke along every path and entrance. The "party" atmosphere was fabricated and lame, blaring techno music at the pool made it uninhabitable. The staff would walk around like they were constantly trying to liven the party up and keep it going, dancing into our space and conversations to make sure we were "having a good time". It's also hard when you mix young families with those on romantic trips, all trying to share the same beach with very contrasting uses. I would describe this resort as wanting to be a nightclub with some old and young vacationers caught in the pollution from that. I think that if you are really bored, do not care about what you eat or the air you breathe, this is your place. The rooms are very small, the bath that was "updated" was simply new tile on top of old, done very quickly with paint splattered, same old shower fixtures. The bed linens were thin and pilled. There are no outdoor faucets/showers anywhere near the rooms to wash the sand off your feet, and the porches on the ground level do not open directly, you have to climb the railing, or go all the way around. Our room was therefore always filled with a sandy floor. The cleaning staff was efficient and did a good job of trying to clean it all up daily. The entire hotel staff was indeed friendly, the scuba/snorkeling crew were very professional and kind. The reservation/concierge were equally kind and helpful. Overall the facility is decent, the beach is vast, clean and easy access to water, the walk east along the beach was really amazing at low tide - the high point of our entire trip. The low points are the food, the rooms, the "party" and the inconsiderate guests. I would not recommend this place, nor would I ever return.
Anyone who complained about this resort is crazy.I came back yesterday, and my friend and I had an amazing time. The food was on par with a resort rated 3 stars. You can't pay for pizza and be expecting filet minion. The resort is really nice for 3 stars, the room was clean, the facilities are clean and nothing seems outdated. The beach was beautiful and the resort is literally on the beach. They offer water activities FREE !! I do not see how you can really complain about anything. The entertainment team is way better than any resort I have ever been to. Lorenzo (entertainment manager) was amazing! Zachary, Angelo, Caroline, Ketih at reception etc, etc are all excellent! I would definitely go back!
Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).
If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.
Items not included:
- Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
- Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
- Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
- Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
- Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
- Items of a personal nature
- All meals and snacks
- Dinner can be a la carte (reservations required, dress code in effect)
- Unlimited international and domestic drinks
- Daily activities
- Nightly entertainment
- Non-motorized water sports
- Beach volleyball
- Intro scuba lesson in pool
- Water sports centre
- Table tennis
- Circus school
- 276 rooms
- 2 a la carte and 1 buffet restaurant
- 2 Bars
- Water sports
- Tennis courts
- Games room
- Tour desk
- Business centre
- Currency exchange
- Gift shop
- Internet (fee)
- One king or two queen beds
- Garden view
- Full bathroom
- A/C satellite
- Hair dryer
- Alarm clock
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe ($)
- Daily housekeeping
- Private balcony or terrace
- Maximum 4 guests total
- One king or two queen beds
- Ocean view
- Maximum 4 guests total
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Resort Location Map
Viva Wyndham Fortuna BeachFreeport,Bahamas
- Hotel Contacts
- Extra Info
Churchill Dr and Doubloon Road, Freeport 42398 Grand Bahama Island
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