I stayed at the Palms next to Ramon's. I didn't think the beach was so ultra spectacular that I'd leave my own resort for it (granted, I was 6 feet away). It was nice, clean, close to the bar, but I didn't think it looked all that different than any other beach on that side of the island. Maybe the pix just make it look like that. It was a great place to hang in the evenings, listening to music and drinking Bellikins.
Hi. We were there last Thanksgiving week for our second visit. We took a swim at Sunbreeze pool a couple of days and we were staying at the Blue Tang. They never said anything to us. We were drinking margaritas and beer from the bar - maybe that made a difference, but I doubt it.
You can probably swim just about anywhere.
Like everyone says, one visit and you're hooked! There is something about La Isla Bonita that is irresistible!
We are returning in 25 days - I can hardly wait! We are staying at The Tides this trip.