Barcelo Capella Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarcelo Capella Beach Resort Juan Dolio
it was a great stay. We loved the resort. Everything was just fabulous !
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... and the caves were good. Nadia was our guide for the caves and she was fun and interesting. We were not allowed to take photos in the cave (supposedly because the camera flash might ruin the cave paintings made by the Taino Indians but even non-flash photography is banned so I'm not sure...) After the caves there is an Iguana reserve so we got to see a few of these close up. It seems to be moulting time as they were all shedding their ...
... want a hot dog, there is always boiled corn available - piping hot, as it too is boiling as the giant pot is pushed along the sidewalks up and down the street. My personal favorite choice, however, is the pizza man, who has installed a pizza oven in the back of his truck, and who walks along the street in his chef's hat and throws the pizza pan in the air has high as possible and catches it - this is how he attracts attention to make sales. For pizza ...
... actual bathtub, which is also very rare in this country. Usually bathrooms have only stand-up showers. I did discover, sadly, a water leak in my ceiling, coming from my upstairs neighbour, and it only took 3.5 weeks to fix it, including while I was back in Canada (wonderful visit home, by the way - I was so happy to see everyone!!).
As you can see, the rest of my place is a studio-style apartment, and it is actually much ...
... invited to stay for the end-of-day ceremony, where all of the students go outside and arrange themselves in lines in front of the Dominican flag, and then they sing the national anthem and say a prayer. This was really special to see, and it is a tradition that many of the smaller schools practice. We still have to go to the 3rd batey, but it is in completely different direction, so we will have to go another day! ...
... the fatigue does take over though, but it's impossible to be angry or annoyed about it, knowing what they do when they are not in school). In these schools, it is very common to have multiple grades in one class. My class in Alejandro Bass, for example, has grades 6, 7, and 8 in one class. The poor teacher was thrown into this situation, and is trying to make the best of it, but it is difficult to manage the varying subject material, skill ...