the capt stayed was there last jan ,nice clean suites,a little laid back for me . when are you going ,how many in your party ,your life style needs ??? ,the north of the island is to remote for me ,,but if you are there to do not much but relax ,or want a romantic hideaway try portofino resort ,very nice grounds ,good restaurant ,resident owners on the grounds make it a outstanding experience ,also a new place just opened costa maya ,also north ,new managment team looking to make a name for themselves might be a winner ?? very nice property also !!!!!.again you need take water taxi to go to down town wich is south of you ..if its action you want.. go south to the hot resort banana beach ,one of the ,happening hotels on the island seem to have a loyal following also has nice owners ,and great dinning ,but again lots of great choices .need to know what you want and expect in a vacation ,each place has a different personality ??? just like each board member ,,live the dream enjoy ..