Barcelo Capella Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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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... learned to speak English so well. He told us that they were taught English in high school. He is now a fisherman living on the island. As we walked down the beach, he provided insight to the fishing life. He explained that the fishermen (about 25 of them) would live there for a few months and then head back to the mainland for a break and returned again. We noticed that there were only men and no women or children. This is because the women prefer ...
... we had a chance to speak with the doctor, and she and Ian solidified the general plan for when he returns in November.
We also hit some other highlights in Consuelo, including the Casa de la Cultura, where the Rotary meetings are held, and the old sugar cane factory that has been closed for 2 years, and where the workers still line up daily hoping for someone from the company to come and pay them their wages. As you can see, everything ...
... 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 ...
... as they receive aid often from various Canadian school groups that come here, from various organizations, etc. Instead, I decided that I wanted to travel to more remote bateyes that are too far away from any towns and that don't receive any aid during the year. However, getting to these bateyes has been a bit of a problem, as we have had to wait for the daily rains to stop so that the very sketchy roads ...
... running to them). Consuelo itself loses the power at least twice a day, for 5 or 6 hours at a time, so the reliability of the power in the bateyes is significantly less than in Consuelo. Considering that it starts to get dark at 6 in the evening, this rules out the possibility of studying or doing any work in the evenings. Secondly, the students' home life in the bateyes is very different from students who live in towns and cities. Once they ...