The proximity to the beach was great, everything is near by. The location was definitely my favorite part - it was such a relief to be able to go back and forth between the beach and our room to get changed and head back out. The staff is also very friendly, they make you feel very welcomed and offer you a lot of help when wanting to do anything on the island. They really do want you to have a great time and were readily available during the day with answers to any questions we had. The "beach view" balcony has no beach view at all, there are trees completely blocking the beach. We purposely paid extra to have a beach view and to not even have that was definitely a disappointment. Truthfully, we would have stayed anyways but just in a less expensive room. The staff does not tell you that you are alone at night - we learned on our own that at night only guests are in the hotel, which truthfully is not that secure. Anyone with a rock could break in to the hotel by breaking the glass. It should be made known to the guests that there is no security at night other than the locks on the door.