Photo Fakeout: The myth of mega resort serenity

by Jennifer on April 6, 2010

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The pristine marketing photo...

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The reality.

In the spirit of pointing out misleading hotel promotional photos, we felt the need to call out some of the beaches that, in real life, don’t quite look like they do on the hotel’s website. All to often, mega resorts market their beaches as pristine, serene, and romantic; in reality, most are anything but. Take, for example, the above photos of Gran Bahia Principe Punta Cana.

Need more proof? Check out the busy beach photos after the jump.

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Oh, I see the sea! The sea of chairs, that is.

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This beach is not exactly ideal for a romantic stroll for two, as the marketing photo might have you believe.

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