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We are going in August and are thinking about the day pass. They still have it on their website. It's at the very bottom of the page in the FAQ section, here is what it says:

 

Can I buy a daypass at the resort?

A day pass is available and can be purchased for $15 for adults (10 & older)

and $7 for children (3-10). This allows access to our property, beach and

pools as well as daily resort activities, but does not include towels. Towels

can be rented for $3, plus a $7 refundable deposit.

 

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I was there a year or two ago and loved it. The pool is amazing, large and meandering. Very few people were in it. There are shops and restaurants nearby (which is where the shuttle drops you off and picks you up). Shuttle is something like $5 each way. I am looking forward to a return visit! (Bring your own towel from the ship.)

 

kathy

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I was there a year or two ago and loved it. The pool is amazing, large and meandering. Very few people were in it. There are shops and restaurants nearby (which is where the shuttle drops you off and picks you up). Shuttle is something like $5 each way. I am looking forward to a return visit! (Bring your own towel from the ship.)

 

kathy

 

 

It's been about a year longer for us either way we plan on going back as well since we did enjoy the beach and other amenities but I just wasnt sure how much it has changed if any in the time we haven't been there. To me it is worth the 15-20 dollars for a day pass per person since other places can charge more. I just hope it hasn't gotten run down or had horrible management changes since then.

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I was there on Friday - $15 day pass - well worth it - very quiet, clean - excellent pools - coffee shop in lobby - only problem is they only take cash - there is a gate that you enter and pay - gate is in between the casino building and the hotel lobby building. Towels are extra.

 

For fun we took a one hour tour on the back of a banana boat - the tour took us to the dolphin marina - through the canals to see the houses and then past Oprah's house - we looked at is as an hour banana boat ride for $30!

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I was there on Friday - $15 day pass - well worth it - very quiet, clean - excellent pools - coffee shop in lobby - only problem is they only take cash - there is a gate that you enter and pay - gate is in between the casino building and the hotel lobby building. Towels are extra.

 

For fun we took a one hour tour on the back of a banana boat - the tour took us to the dolphin marina - through the canals to see the houses and then past Oprah's house - we looked at is as an hour banana boat ride for $30!

 

A banana boat ride sounds fun. Do I need cash for that too?

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I was there on Friday - $15 day pass - well worth it - very quiet, clean - excellent pools - coffee shop in lobby - only problem is they only take cash - there is a gate that you enter and pay - gate is in between the casino building and the hotel lobby building. Towels are extra.

 

For fun we took a one hour tour on the back of a banana boat - the tour took us to the dolphin marina - through the canals to see the houses and then past Oprah's house - we looked at is as an hour banana boat ride for $30!

 

How much was the taxi each way per person?

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We are going in August and are thinking about the day pass. They still have it on their website. It's at the very bottom of the page in the FAQ section, here is what it says:

 

Can I buy a daypass at the resort?

A day pass is available and can be purchased for $15 for adults (10 & older)

and $7 for children (3-10). This allows access to our property, beach and

pools as well as daily resort activities, but does not include towels. Towels

can be rented for $3, plus a $7 refundable deposit.

 

:D

 

The FAQ page and a comment on Facebook are showing a change. For the time being no day passes. Below is the Facebook comment.

 

Grand Lucayan Unfortunately at this time, day passes are unavailable until further notice. I hope that we have them come September, but currently, our resort is almost fully booked and part of our property is under renovation. If you would like to follow up with me prior to your visit, I would be more than happy to let you know the status of availability. I apologize for any inconvenience!

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The FAQ page and a comment on Facebook are showing a change. For the time being no day passes. Below is the Facebook comment.

 

 

 

Grand Lucayan Unfortunately at this time, day passes are unavailable until further notice. I hope that we have them come September, but currently, our resort is almost fully booked and part of our property is under renovation. If you would like to follow up with me prior to your visit, I would be more than happy to let you know the status of availability. I apologize for any inconvenience!

 

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This sucks big time this was going to be what we did in Freeport no I need a backup plan

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I was able to book it yesterday through shore excursioneer and received my e-tickets today. I had inquired about whether or not it was still available through them and this is the response I got. I received an e-mail with my e-tickets today. I guess I should still call the resort to make sure they will honor it. Maybe these 3rd parties have a limited number available they can sell? The cost is a little more ($19.99 per adult and $10.99 per child), but still seems like a good deal for a day pass.

 

Hello Leah,

Thank you for your email and inquiry about Freeport Grand Lucayan Beach Resort Day Pass (S1630). At the moment we do not have any sold or restriction about it. Therefore you can book for it at any time you want.

 

If you would like to make a reservation, please click on the blue link above to start your shopping cart. All reservations are made online and only the deposit amount is paid when ordering. When we receive your payment, we will process the reservation and send your eticket to you. The eticket will have all of the important information on it - a breakdown of your balance, where to pay, where exactly go and who will meet you along with their phone number as well as ours, the cancellation policy, what to do if there are ship issues, etc.

 

 

 

 

Hi, I am interested in the Grand Lucayan Day pass, but according to their website they are not doing day passes currently. Are they honoring the day passes booked through your site? Thanks! Leah

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:( that's such a bummer. I will contact them in November and hopefully all is well otherwise I will try to find other accommodations. Super sad though cause I wanted my family to love it as much as me and my bf did.

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I was there a year or two ago and loved it. The pool is amazing, large and meandering. Very few people were in it. There are shops and restaurants nearby (which is where the shuttle drops you off and picks you up). Shuttle is something like $5 each way. I am looking forward to a return visit! (Bring your own towel from the ship.)

 

kathy

 

Where is the shuttle at the pier? Is it clearly marked for the Grand Lucayan? Does it only make one trip out there, or do you know if there's more than one shuttle time?

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I was able to book it yesterday through shore excursioneer and received my e-tickets today. I had inquired about whether or not it was still available through them and this is the response I got. I received an e-mail with my e-tickets today. I guess I should still call the resort to make sure they will honor it. Maybe these 3rd parties have a limited number available they can sell? The cost is a little more ($19.99 per adult and $10.99 per child), but still seems like a good deal for a day pass.

 

Hello Leah,

Thank you for your email and inquiry about Freeport Grand Lucayan Beach Resort Day Pass (S1630). At the moment we do not have any sold or restriction about it. Therefore you can book for it at any time you want.

 

If you would like to make a reservation, please click on the blue link above to start your shopping cart. All reservations are made online and only the deposit amount is paid when ordering. When we receive your payment, we will process the reservation and send your eticket to you. The eticket will have all of the important information on it - a breakdown of your balance, where to pay, where exactly go and who will meet you along with their phone number as well as ours, the cancellation policy, what to do if there are ship issues, etc.

 

 

 

 

Hi, I am interested in the Grand Lucayan Day pass, but according to their website they are not doing day passes currently. Are they honoring the day passes booked through your site? Thanks! Leah

 

I went to their website and also saw they had a 5% off promo code (not much off, but a discount is a discount :) )

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I was just there the other day and unfortunately can confirm they are not doing day passes "until further notice". However, they do still have the sign out front offering them :confused:

 

You can walk a few minutes further down from the hotel though and still access the public beach for free. You won't be able to use the amenities of course, but, the beach is pretty.

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I was just there the other day and unfortunately can confirm they are not doing day passes "until further notice". However, they do still have the sign out front offering them :confused:

 

You can walk a few minutes further down from the hotel though and still access the public beach for free. You won't be able to use the amenities of course, but, the beach is pretty.

 

Just curious... if the public beach is free, why wouldn't anyone be able to use the amenities? Do you recall what the public beach was called?

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By amenities I just mean the ones at the hotel such as their pools, etc. I don't know what the beach was called but it's the same one that the Grand Lucayan backs up to. The people that normally give you the day passes told us to keep walking straight past the police station, make a left and walk all the way down. I'd say it was about an 8 minute walk or so. Same beach. We just walked back down towards the hotel once we got to the public access point. There were workers policing the lounge chairs to make sure that if you weren't part of a hotel, that you could not use them. So a bunch of people just laid towels out in the sand and it was just fine.

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