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Old 02-06-2014, 04:16 PM   #1
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PBH Pool Hours

Does anyone know how early in the morning the pools at Portofino Bay Hotel open please?

Coming from the UK the time difference means that we tend to be up really early at the beginning of the holiday and so a swim first thing in the morning seems like a nice option.
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:53 PM   #2
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We were there this weekend. Friday and Saturday were 9-8. Sunday was 9-7. Not sure if the hours are longer at more traveled times of the year. We really felt the hours were too short. Would love to see the pool open at 8:00 and close at 10:00.
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Old 02-07-2014, 01:31 AM   #3
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Hmm, that's a shame - hopefully the hours will be longer at the end of May or that's that plan blown out of the water (literally!).

Thanks for your help.
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Old 02-07-2014, 06:13 AM   #4
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The Main beach pool gets locked so the hours they post is pretty firm.The villas pool is left open and as long as you are quiet, nobody is likely to say anything.When we were there in August the pool was open 10-10
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Old 02-07-2014, 01:46 PM   #5
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Thanks, it's only DH and me so we'll be very quiet. We've got a club level room so I guess there's a good chance that the Villas Pool will be most convenient for us anyway!
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Thanks, it's only DH and me so we'll be very quiet. We've got a club level room so I guess there's a good chance that the Villas Pool will be most convenient for us anyway!
Both pools are convenient to the villas wing( where the club guests are usually placed).The one side of the villas wing faces the Beach pool. The other side faces the villas pool ( odd number rooms are on one side, even the other but I cant remember which is which right now)
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Both pools are convenient to the villas wing
Ooh I didn't realise that! That's great news. Whilst we have stayed there before it was only for a couple of nights and we didn't use the pools so I didn't really pay much attention to where everything was located.
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Ooh I didn't realise that! That's great news. Whilst we have stayed there before it was only for a couple of nights and we didn't use the pools so I didn't really pay much attention to where everything was located.
There is a 3rd pool a bit smaller ( hillside pool) that we never used nor did we even find on our travels thru the resort
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There is a 3rd pool a bit smaller ( hillside pool) that we never used nor did we even find on our travels thru the resort
It would help if their signage pointed in the correct direction. Instead it points up toward the other pools. If you go all the way around the building furthest from the boat launch and up the slope, you'll find it. Also accessible from outside the lobby.
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