Tropicana Caribe by EVRentals

Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, 00000, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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This is what Caribbean commercials are made off

A travel blog entry by smitherland

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John met us today, thanked us for all of our work, and said "today is all about you relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the Dominican."

It was exactly what I needed to hear after a terrible start to the morning. Most days, I'm getting only 6 hours of sleep, and am totally fine with that; staying up late sharing life stories with Jamie, waking up early to fit in some yoga on my beach facing balcony.

But this mornings yoga started with a glimpse of a blob ...

Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland

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... came back to see her in 10 years. We signed shirts, many kids asking for phone numbers and about novios. Rachel got a wonderful note in English calling her a 'better friend,' and a 'person honey' which we all cherished.
Kayley was the last to say goodbye, and had the sweetest hug for Marybella, the 3 year old who easily befriended each of us.
That was my moment. Making the connections with all of the kids this week has been so world changing to me. But watching ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland

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... country is full of friendly gestures.

After dinner at the hotel, the kids enacted the quincianos ceremony. Which is basically a fake wedding ceremony to celebrate her coming of age. Kayleys fathers, Natalie and Annalore, toasted her and helped her choose her court. They danced ( her pretend husband Caleb promises he'll work on perfecting her waltz soon) and celebrated and then we spent hours preparing items for our group for the last day ...

Stephanie's 21st Birthday!

A travel blog entry by tyler.stephanie

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... Plata). We made friends with a young Politur officer who offered to take us up to the Damajagua Cascades on one of his days off, can't wait to take him up on that offer!

After a guagua ride back home, we had time to shower and change before a relaxing happy hour at the Lazy Dog Beach Bar & Grill!
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My family away from home

A travel blog entry by ashleythornton

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I am really starting to enjoy being around my host family. They really are doing a great job at making me feel very comfartable and at home. Today at breakfast my host mom asked my roommate and I how we were feeling and that we could tell her anything. I thought that was so sweet of her. Last Sunday when the entire family was over for dinner I told my host cousin that I really liked her head ...

Location

This hotel, located on Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, is near Altos de Chavon Village, Bayahibe, Minitas, and Dye Fore.
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