Hotels aren’t always completely honest when it comes to the photos they post on their websites.
Professional reviewers from the hotel review website Oyster visited vacation properties around the world, and the photos they took didn’t quite match up with the online fantasy.
If you’re thinking of booking a warm getaway to escape the bitter winter cold, let these “photo fakeouts” serve as a cautionary tale against relying solely on hotels’ marketing materials.
Some are so egregious, you’ll think you are looking at pictures of two completely different properties.
FANTASY: Guest at the Sandals Carlyle Inn can relax on cozy lounge chairs on a beautiful white sand beach.
FANTASY: At Maca Bana in Grenada, you can sip cocktails by a gorgeous pool and soak in the incredible views.
FANTASY: A smiling instructor will teach you to play tennis at Samsara Cliff Resort & Spa in Jamaica.
FANTASY: A tranquil infinity pool overlooking the ocean at Sheraton Waikiki in Hawaii doesn't have a single person in it.
FANTASY: Up-close colourful shots of smiling guests promise a fun day at the Dunes Manor Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland.
FANTASY: Guests at Le Dune Suite hotel in Puglia, Italy can enjoy a delicious breakfast spread by the pool.
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