back
Boasting a privileged location in one of the most peaceful beach areas of Juan Dolio, the Emotions Beach Resort in Santo Domingo is situated 70 km from La Romana airport. This all-inclusive resort offers elegant rooms, delicious cuisine and facilities for families, all within close proximity of Los Marlins Golf Course and Guavaberry Golf & Country Club.
Hotel details
Important information
Ø
  • Transat has made all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of its product information, promotions, photos, layouts and videos; however, please note that changes may occur at any moment without notice.
  • During the Holy Week, please take note that all watersports in the Dominican Republic will be suspended.
    As per new legislation, all discotheques open to the public are to shut down at midnight from Monday to Friday and 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. This may result in various discotheques being closed until further notice. For the hotels that have a discotheque dedicated only to hotel clientele, regular operation hours are maintained. Furthermore, for the casinos that remain open until 4 am, no alcohol is served after midnight on weekdays and after 2 am on weekends.

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following changes in our 2016-2017 brochure.

    November 25, 2016:
    There are 3 à la carte restaurants.

    July 29, 2016:
    The Distinction Collection Essentia Club inclusions changed since launch of the brochure 2016-17. 
    Please, refer to the tile "Inclusions" to see the inclusions being part of Distinction Collection Essentia Club.
About your Hotel
Ø

Hotel Location

  • Approximately 70 km from La Romana International Airport
  • Approximately 130 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Beachfront
  • Area: Juan Dolio

Hotel Description

  • Transat Exclusive hotel
  • 66 rooms

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 6 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (off site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • -
  • WiFi available in :
    • The entire complex
  • Shuttle service off site
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Wine Cellar ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Massage ($) ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)

Hotel Contact Information

  • Essentia by Emotions 4.5*
  • Juan Dolio Boulevard, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 1-809-338-9555
  • Fax : 1 (809) 683-2303
Inclusions
Ø
For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Continental breakfast (private)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner
  • Mini-bar personalized, restocked daily (water, juice, soft drinks and domestic beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Premium brand drinks (unlimited)
  • Room service for light menu breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Snacks
  • Waiter service at the pool & at the beach
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
Distinction Collection inclusions :
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
Essentia inclusions :
  • Check-in (private) at the Essentia Lounge
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Fresh fruit plate in room upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Priority a la carte restaurant reservations
  • Excursion(s) Colonial City Tour of Santo Domingo
  • Massage free 30-minute massage
  • Complimentary one a la carte dinner per stay at Bigaro Grill
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • WiFi (free)

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Continental breakfast (private)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner
  • Mini-bar personalized, restocked daily (water, juice, soft drinks and domestic beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Premium brand drinks (unlimited)
  • Room service for light menu breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Snacks
  • Waiter service at the pool & at the beach
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
Distinction Collection inclusions :
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
Essentia inclusions :
  • Check-in (private) at the Essentia Lounge
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Fresh fruit plate in room upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Priority a la carte restaurant reservations
  • Excursion(s) Colonial City Tour of Santo Domingo
  • Massage free 30-minute massage
  • Complimentary one a la carte dinner per stay at Bigaro Grill
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • WiFi (free)
Rooms
Ø
  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Club Essentia Garden View > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Room service
    • Telephone
  • Club Essentia Ocean View > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Room service
    • Telephone
  • Club Essentia Swim Out > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Pool View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Room service
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities
Ø

Sports

  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Tennis

Activities

  • Fitness center
  • Scuba Diving ($)
Internet
Ø

WiFi available in :

  • The entire complex

Internet for Business

Distinction Collection
Ø
Extraordinary Extras

Who doesn’t like to be pampered during their all-inclusive Sun holidays? With our Distinction Collection, you’ll unlock new levels of indulgence. Toast to your vacation with a welcome cocktail. Slide into comfort with plush bathrobes. Dine at your favourite gourmet restaurant. The good life just doesn’t get any better than this.

Benefits exclusive to Transat * 
Direct roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel ** 
Additional guaranteed reservations at à la carte restaurants
Free WiFi in the lobby *** 
Mini-bar stocked daily
Unlimited select international drinks
Free in-room safe

YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY…
Welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in the room
Bottle of wine or local specialty in the room upon arrival
Concierge service
Turndown service
Golf or spa discounts*

* Some inclusions may vary by resort. See hotel inclusions for details.
** Not available at the Meliá Cayo Guillermo.
*** One hour or more per day. Some restrictions may apply in Cuba.
 
Restaurants / Bars
Ø
  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Amici
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Oak
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la carte Cheese and Wine ($)
    • Pitahaya
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Market & à la carte Organic ($)
      • Dinner : Market & à la carte Organic ($)
    • Bigaro
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Grill ($)
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • Smoking area
    • Ergos
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Oregano
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dominican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Milwaukee
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar ($)
      • Dinner : Snack Bar ($)
    • Lolita
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Tropico
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
  • Bar(s)

    • Ola Lola
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
    • One
      Image bar
      • Coffee Shop
    • Tiki Tiki
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
Kids
Ø
  • Kids' Club (ages 5 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
Golf 2
Ø
  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.,

Guavaberry Golf & Country Club

Designed by Gary Player
Juan Dolio
8093334653
8093333030
guavaberrygolf@codetel.net.do
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Mandatory caddie ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 72
  • 7,156 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Minimum age to play : 18 years old
  • Pro shop ($)

Los Marlins Golf Course

Designed by Charles Ankrom
Metro Country Club, Juan Dolio
8095263315
8095261130
mcountryc@groupmetro.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Mandatory caddie ($)
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 71
  • White 70.5/123 (6400 yards) - Yellow 68.3/120 (5970 yards) - Blue 69.9/115 (5283 yards)
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart
  • Pro shop ($)
Golf package ($)
Golf package ($)
  • Transportation to and from golf course included
  • Round 1 round of golf
  • Golf cart included
  • Fee(s) included
Scuba Diving
Ø

Services ($)

  • Scuba diving centre on site
Spa
Ø

Services ($)

Spa package ($)
Wedding / Honeymoon
Ø

Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Special offers
Ø
  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
Ratings
0000¼ 1110 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
0000¼
TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
Ø

Excellent 00000 October 13, 2017

  • Really enjoyed my time here great service had a great time, still enjoying the beautiful weather the service is amazing very energetic people, rooms are great and the room service is wonderful. Carlo...
  • ericcE4734YO

Amazing hotel please read 00000 October 4, 2017

  • I would like to start by saying that this hotel for all of us a group of 8 was amazing . The hotel staff are amazing kind polite which I think is the most important for a hotel . Specially for the...
  • tko-tank

Very good 00000 September 28, 2017

  • I Normally Dont like to stay in all inclusive resorts but to be honest I loved This place. The food was very good, different styles of restaurants . I was on the vip part, the rooms were Amazing...
  • frankdes
Transat rating
8888*
Ø

Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
You may also like