The property itself is in an amazing location, but to call it eco is a total misnomer - there is nothing eco about it.
To be fair however, it is not really directed at an international clientel, it's more for the big city dwellers who are looking for an esacape to nature, and things like walking trails, solar power, organic food, hikes, bikes or anything that most people would deem eco are not really that in demand so they don't have it.
Any activities requrie leaving the property, and if you are there for more than 2 days, the meals in the restaurant can start to become tedious.
Everything worked well, and the location is truly stunning. We did manage to fine one hike that connected to the river, but the hotel staff didn't know about it and it was a few locals living outside the property who directed us to the path. It's hard to find so I won't bother trying to describe it.
Internet doesn't make it to the rooms, it's only in the common area if you have to do work.
Jarabacoa itself is a great place, but without someone to show you around, it's hard to find many of it's best parts.
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We appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. We are truly sorry for the problems you faced with the food and Internet. We are currently working on both by having more varieties in our buffet during breakfast and upgrading our menu. As of the Internet we are currently working to improve the system so all of our guests could get better services in their rooms.
We are sorry to hear that the activities around town did not fulfill your expectations but you may be interested to know that we try giving the opportunity to other companies in the Jarabacoa area to offer their activities such as hiking, kayaking, horse riding and others.
We are sorry for lasting so long to respond your review. We’ve experienced some inconviniences with our tripadvisors assistant. From now on our guests will get an immediate response. We hope to see you again and will thrill to offer you better accommodations.
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