Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

Address: Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic | 3 star resort
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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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    TripAdvisor Reviews Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort Juan Dolio

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Juan Dolio

    The Dominican Republic Experience

    A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily on Apr 07, 2015

    44 photos

    ... recommend the marina but be aware of your wallet since check-in and everything in the compound is expensive by cruising standards.

    The last stop before exiting the DR was Isla Beta – a small island on the southwestern coast. We arrived with a few boats anchored out in the bay. We soon came to find out that they were all heading east and had been waiting over a week for a weather window. We met a nice French family from French ...

    Arrival in la Republica Dominicana

    A travel blog entry by la_profe on Jul 09, 2009

    7 photos

    ... Consuelo, as I was unsure of where exactly I wanted to live - San Pedro or Juan Dolio. So I decided to stay with my second Dominican "family," where I lived for 2.5 months last year. It was a wonderful reunion, with lots of hugging and tears of happiness! My Dominican dad was visiting their daughters in Antigua, so I did not get to see him until after I moved to my place. However, it was wonderful to see Juana and my little "sister," Tata (her real name is Jennifer, ...

    Update - and THANK YOU!

    A travel blog entry by hmaclean on Nov 10, 2008

    ... to help. So with this good news, we are moving forward immediately - I am going with the family this week for an appointment to see the specialist at the hospital in the capital, and I believe the surgery will be scheduled for as soon as possible. I will be keeping everyone updated on when the operation is going to take place! THANK YOU AGAIN EVERYONE FOR SAVING THIS LITTLE BOY'S ...

    Schools update

    A travel blog entry by hmaclean on Oct 20, 2008

    ... and how the people live there. They spoke to me at length (in French!) about my work here, how I was able to arrange to come here, etc. After they visited the school, all of the classes left and walked with the visitors to the baseball field (yes - EVERY community - even the poorest - has a baseball field), where they all got into a huge circle and joined hands. They began to sing some catchy songs in Spanish, and it was so nice to see the ...

    Visit to Juan Dolio

    A travel blog entry by hmaclean on Sep 29, 2008

    2 comments, 12 photos

    ... by a construction worker who thought that he wasn't going to get paid (he was working on building the guest house). She caught him breaking into her house, and he shot her out of fear of being caught, and took off. Her husband was working (he is head of the Dominican version of FBI/secret police for the Juan Dolio area), and she didn't realize she had been shot. Eventually she realized she was bleeding, but still didn't know what had happened. She ...