Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, San Pedro de Marcori­s, Juan Dolio, Caribbean
(3 star hotel)
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Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 2 reviews
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Wonderful resort...for a resort!

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on August 30, 2009

This all-inslusive resort was fabulous, as all-inclusives go. Kinda like being on a cruise. If lying on the beach and/or drinking is not your thing, don't bother going to any all-inclusive.

Unique Quality: Nice pool and beach.

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Little Deutschland?

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 10, 2005

Playa Esmeralda was great. The owner was very knowledgeable and helpful. Plus he knew every language I think possible, haha. The staff was very friendly and spoke english and german, at least, too. The rooms were cozy and quiet. We got the all inclusive deal, as there is virtually no other place to eat near the resort. The food was decent, typical international menu.

Unique Quality: The pool was alright, but who goes to the beach to sit by the pool?!?!? The beach is by far the best part of this resort. Its a private beach so the only other people are the other guests, which were about 50 at most when we were there. Lots of room to spread out. Also, I don't remember any children, so nice and quiet.

Plus almost every night/afternoon the staff put on an activity for the guests. The sunset here is beautiful.

All the guests were German, except for one Canadian family that was there one night and us. It was great, although the language thing sometimes bothered my girlfriend, but I found a very friendly older German guy and he practiced his English and me my German.

Directions: Go west from the Airport. Its just before Juan Carlos on the right. Kind of hard to see, especially at night.

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Address: Paseo Vicini, Guayacanes, San Pedro de Marcori­s, Juan Dolio, Caribbean

Amenities at Playa Esmeralda Beach Resort

  • Restaurant
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

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