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Betsy and Mike, Alabama

Azul Sensatori Day 3

Posted: March 19 2013
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Day 3 Azul Sensatori

Today was our first full day at Azul Sensatori, so we are going to make the most of it.  We started with breakfast at Zavaz, which is a Caribbean bistro and lounge with a gorgeous ocean view.  The offerings here consisted of food displays with fresh fruit, omlettes, bread/pastries and other  typical breakfast fare.  There was also a menu to order off of for additional options (I did not ask to see the menu as I was enjoying my fruit so much). 

No time to eat though as we are headed to the Vassa Spa for treatments for some pampering.  The girls are having their hair done and their fingernails painted (they offer teen spa packages as well as a teen spa menu!) and I am having a massage.   Yeshi was my therapist and she was excellent.  My only recommendation is that they dim the lights more in the treatment room.  The room was quite bright for a spa treatment, although it still was an excellent experience. Make sure that you experience the water journey at the spa with the pebble foot water creek, whirlpool and cool plunge pool and the quite lounge as they enhance the experience.

The girls looked like princesses after their hair was done at the Azul Sensatori salon and then we went to the pool in the Premium Section of the resort.  The Premium Section rooms come with pillow menus, offer aromatherapy options for the room, have enhanced room amenities and a few of the rooms (such as our Presidential Suite) come with Butler service. Only Premium Room guests are allowed to use this pool, although I did not see them checking any room keys to verify this.  Pool Butler service was offered and as a Presidential guest, we were offered our own poolside cabana.  Toni, seemed like a very engaging Pool Butler and he patiently circulated and filled drink orders throughout the day. 

Another nice feature at this resort is that they offered Gourmet Bites throughout the day, meaning that servers offered us appetizers pool side.  I did not stay at the pool too long but I know that while I was there they offered mini dried apples with strawberries and cheese and also had some type of shrimp appetizer.  The guests seemed to really enjoy this feature, which is another reason why the Karisma Resort family of resorts excels at what they do.

For dinner, we dined at Tapaz which is a show kitchen/restaurant with international flavors.  We advised them that we do not eat seafood so they adjusted their offerings, the Karisma resort chain is wonderful with food preferences and allergies.  At Tapaz, you sit at a circular table and the waiter  (Jorge was great!)brings you out 6-7 tastings, different food items to sample and share.  Our daughters really liked the variety here and this is a fun dining experience that I would recommend to everyone.   Among our offerings were:  risotto, avocado fritters, chick peas and tomatoes, green tomato soup with bread, vegetarian lasagna, chicken satay (my favorite!), meatballs and sauce, pork tenderloin and crème brulee. 

Tomorrow was our travel day home as this trip was unfortunately much too short.  Before we went to bed, we received a call from a resort staff thanking us for our stay, offering us a wakeup call and asking what time we would like our luggage picked up.  I thought that was a very impressive touch as most resorts require the client to seek those things out.  It’s been a fantastic stay and I look forward to summarizing my stay tomorrow, I am already plotting (I mean planning, lol!) our next family trip here.