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
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Brochure Erratum(s)

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

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
  • 341 rooms

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 4 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (off site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • The entire complex
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • 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 ($) Nearby the hotel, free shuttle service
  • Massage ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Beach Club on site

Hotel Contact Information

    Essentia by Emotions 4.5*

  • Emotions Beach Resort Juan Dolio Boulevard, Juan Dolio. Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 1 (809) 339-9555
  • Fax : 1 (809) 683-2303
Inclusions

For travel between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016

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 beach and pool)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
ESSENTIA INCLUSIONS :
  • WiFi free
  • Check-in (private) at the Essentia Lounge
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival (VIP)
  • Pool(s) (private)
  • Bar(s) (exclusive)
  • Lounge (exclusive)
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Pillow menu for anti-allergy pillows and blankets
  • Excursion(s) Colonial City Tour of Santo Domingo
  • Massage free 30-minute massage
  • In-room IPod dock

Hotel 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 beach and pool)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
ESSENTIA INCLUSIONS :
  • WiFi free
  • Check-in (private) at the Essentia Lounge
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival (VIP)
  • Pool(s) (private)
  • Bar(s) (exclusive)
  • Lounge (exclusive)
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Pillow menu for anti-allergy pillows and blankets
  • Excursion(s) Colonial City Tour of Santo Domingo
  • Massage free 30-minute massage
  • In-room IPod dock

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
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)

Hotel 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
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
  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Club Essentia Garden View

    • 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
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • 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)
    • Pillow menu
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Club Essentia Ocean View

    • 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
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • 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
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Pillow menu
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Club Essentia Swim Out

    • 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
    • Extra bed (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
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Pillow menu
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities

Sports

  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Tennis

Activities

  • Fitness center
  • Scuba Diving ($)
Internet

WiFi available in :

    • The entire complex

Internet for Business

Distinction Collection
Pampered Perks

In an all-inclusive paradise, all packages are not created equal. The proof: our Distinction Collection offers exclusive benefits that will make your sun holidays even brighter! So why deprive yourself of all these pampered perks?

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 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
Turn-down 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 (may vary by resort).
 

Available for season 2016-2017
Restaurants / Bars
  • 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
    • Oak
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la carte Cheese and Wine ($)
    • Pitahaya
      Image bar
      • Dinner : Market & à la carte Organic ($)
    • Bigaro
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Grill ($)
    • Ergos
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
    • Oregano
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dominican
    • Milwaukee
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar ($)
      • Dinner : Snack Bar ($)
  • Bar(s)
    • Ola Lola
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
    • One
      Image bar
      • Coffee Shop
    • Tiki Tiki
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
Kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 5 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
Golf 2
  • 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

Services ($)

  • Scuba diving centre on site
Spa

Services ($)

Spa package ($)
Wedding / Honeymoon

Wedding package ($)


Honeymoon package ($)


Special offers
  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2015-2016)

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

Ratings
0000¼ 528 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews

very confortable hotel 0000¼ July 24, 2016

  • very comfortable hotel staff. Was very friendly. Breakfast was great. Location is very good, the very nice caaribbien beach. I stayed her for 4 nights in a mini vacation with my family and spend a...
  • baez404d

Great place!!! 0000¼ July 22, 2016

  • I recently stayed at this hotel and it was awesome. It's newly renovated, furniture, decor, lobby with AC and great internet connection. All the bedrooms are renovated as well. The buffet is not as...
  • DiannesEscano

2 weeks at emotion 0000¼ July 22, 2016

  • my husband and I stay for 2 weeks. the hotel was decent and quiet until Friday. the service at the beach is not good. we have to constantly go to the bar and get our drinks. this need to be improved...
  • payano629
Transat rating 8888*

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.
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