8 nights in paradise
We visited Isle of Pines for 8 nights for our honeymoon and stayed in a deluxe room. Upon arrival, we noticed it overlooked the pool/dining area and were worried it might be loud, but it was peaceful. Lovely views of the ocean and pool.
You have to make a booking for dinner each night, so perhaps make a reservation before you arrive, as we didn't get to eat until about 8pm the 1st day.
The room was very spacious and clean. We received a welcome bottle of wine and chocoate ball.
Buffet breaky is included. Given the french influence, I ended up really enjoying the fresh pastries and breads, cheeses and cold cuts etc. The hot food is ok and a variety of juices and jams.
You can then have lunch and dinner. There is a wide selection and it was all very tasty. The bill does add up though so might be worth bringing some snacks with you to the island. See below re: service. Make sure you try some of the ice creams.
For activities, they offer paddle boards, kayaks and snorkling gear (unfortunately the bulk these were broken). They don't give you reef shoes, so perhaps buy them before (though I just wore thongs in and that was ok). It is tidal there, so only high tide suitable for paddle boards.
A must visit is the natural pool (~20 min walk). We went there about 4 times for lots of snorkling.
We walked to Upi Bay. It was beautiful, but not many fish (though maybe went to the wrong spot). Also had a day trip to climb the Peak and Kuto bay was worth seeing.