When judging a possible hotel or resort destination online, it is important to realise that sometimes things are made to look better than they are. Here are some examples of a Mexican holiday resort in Puerto Vallarta where the pictures told a different story to the reality.
Expectation: The photo of the Jacuzzi shows a cozy café in the background and many palm trees.
Reality: The Jacuzzi is quite unremarkable and simple.
Expectation: The pool looks very big and enticing in this lighting.
Reality: The pool is a normal size and quite plain.
Expectation: The resort looks like a quiet and peaceful paradise.
Reality: It is filled with kids playing and lots of other water activities.
Expectation: The pool area looks big and tranquil.
Reality: The pool area is often crowded and busy.
Expectation: Beautiful models in bikinis.
Reality: Normal people with their families.
Expectation: A stunning balcony view.
Reality: Nothing very exciting to see here.
Expectation: Warm and comfortable luxury bathroom.
Reality: Boring, stone bathroom with standard fittings.
Expectation: High-end gym facilities.
Reality: All the gym equipment that is actually on offer for use.
Expectation: A spacious bathroom.
Reality: The real size of the bathroom shows how cramped it really is.