I know that another person had said their candles all kept blowing out. Did anyone else who has been there before have success with using real candles, vs. the LED kind? I really wanted to use real candles, but I thought for sure they wouldn't stay lit. What did your candle holders look like? Did you have your votives in any kind of hurricane?
We had votive candles at our rehearsal dinner at Tucanes and they held up fine. I dont recall any blowing out and it was nice to have a little extra light since the ceilings are so tall, thus their light fixtures are pretty far away.
Martini bar is nice for a cocktail hour since it is in the a/c but it is located at the main lobby, so depending on where your wedding is, it might be a hike. Also, if you choose here, make sure the resort is aware of how many people you expect so they can adequately staff the bar. My cousin ended up having her cocktail hour at Guacamayas because it was her rain location. It si the main bar for nightly entertainment so depending on how late your cocktail hour would be, it might be crowded. That being said, no one was at Guacamayas at my cousins cocktail hour and the space seemed really large adn empty with only the wedding group, and she had 55 people.
If it were me, I would opt for the Martini Bar. It's elegant, cool (temperature wise and decor wise) and a good size to host cocktail hour.