Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic | 3 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Juan Dolio

San Pedro de Macorìs

A travel blog entry by aberweger


So... today we move from our hotel in Santo Domingo to a hotel in San Pedro de Macorýs...! In the morning we eat unhurried breakfast and pack our bags. In the hotel we have a electrical power outage (not the first one in this week).. and so.... they had some troubles... but I think it's not an unusual thing there and so everybody is relaxed …

Let the games begin

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... a director who kept changing his mind as to how he wanted the scene to be acted. Quicker (so they spoke quicker), slower, sadder etc. Hilarity ensued.
Then dinner arrived, felt a bit guilty as I was eating the food and yet I didn't really know the couple that well and it was their engagement party, something pretty personal! The food was nice though, had meatball with lots of spices, chicken thing in pastry, rice (of ...


A travel blog entry by vicky17

Today's my birthday and the group wished me happy birthday this morning. Then we had a pretty intense meeting.After this, I spoke with Mum, Dad and my sister. I opened the cards from them and also the present from one of my friends which was a magnetic photo frame with a photo she'd printed off of all of us. I've put it up in my room. Had a more relaxing afternoon and made myself fried pork with guacamole for my birthday dinner, followed by cheese crisps for ...

Donations to schools...and Donna arrives!

A travel blog entry by hmaclean


As I mentioned in my last posting, things have been quite busy here lately. Last week, one of my friends and colleagues from home arrived for 12 days, and we have been busy going to the schools and touring around so that she can see as much of what life is like here as possible. I have been showing her around, and so far I think she likes it...and she has said that she can certainly see why I love being in ...

Schools update

A travel blog entry by hmaclean

... as I am gets SO hot in the afternoon! I am very happy to be finished teaching by the time the sun is at its strongest - we are still hitting 30+ degrees here in the heat of the afternoon! Generally speaking, the students' ability in French is very low, and I find that the government curriculum here is quite ambitious - far too ambitious for their skill level. It is possible that some private schools in the capital or elsewhere may be ...

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This 3 star resort, located on Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, Juan Dolio, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good