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Saturday, 31 March 2012 18:07

Education

About Dominica Orphanage and School

Dominica Orphanage and School is a privately funded nonprofit organization located in Santo Domingo, DR. The organization helps children in the community through the school, and most of the children receive shelter and food through the orphanage. Many of the kids that attend the school are on scholarships because of lack of help their families can offer, and many are orphans from the inhumane conditions of life they are surrounded by.

domi plage and school 904Volunteer to Teach and Have Fun!!

The school has found that the most passionate and effective teachers are the everday people who love to share their knowledge with children. Listed are some of the subjects volunteers could offer. Volunteers create their own teaching plans and are asked to bring their own materials. Other ideas and subjects are welcome!

Teach what you love!

Bi-Lingual? Multi-Lingual? Teach the Children a Foreign Language.  English and French are very valuable languages to know but they would be happy to learn anything!

Good at Crunching Numbers? Math Wiz? Teach Math skills like  Algebra and Geopmetry to the older students orBasic Math Skills to the younger ones.

Love the Wonders of the Earth? Teach sciences like Biology and Geology in the Lab Available in the school.

Are you a Jet-Setter? Story-Teller? Tell the children a story about World History about your favorite times in the past or present. Give a lesson in Geography with the multiple stamps on your Passport.

Have a Green Thumb? Are you Eco-Friendly? Teach the children about Agriculture and all things Green.  The orphanage has a small garden available for Gardening, Cultivating soil & Herbs

You Know all About the Human Body? Can You Talk About Safe Sex? Come give talks to the older kids about puberty and becoming adults.  ‘Safe Sex’ and talks about the act will help them make smart decisions for their future.

Are you a ‘Handy’ kind of person? Love fixing old cars? Show some of the older children ways to fix things around their school and orphanage. Even build something like a shed or fix an old car!

Have Fun!

100_0716Are you Artsy? Love Making Things? Teach the
students crafts like sewing and art skills. (possible through material donation)

A Songstress, Pianist or Guitarist? Share your skills with the children with music lessons using the schools pianos and the collection of guitars and basses they have.

Could you be a Top Chef? Love cooking? Show the girls in the school the different skills and recipes to make delicious meals for the rest of the school.

Are you Active? An Athlete? The kids love to play games and sports, especially Volleyball. Lead them in games, sports and outdoor activities after their classes or on the weekends!

Published in Community Service
Monday, 05 March 2012 23:12

Community Service Trip

Have you ever been in a country and experienced sadness by the living conditions of the children? In Sub developed countries around the world children are being deprived of the opportunity of living a normal childhood as kids in developed nations such as the US, Canada, Switzerland, Germany etc.

In association with Dominica Orphanage and School, Hotel Zapata is offering an opportunity for groups, students, humanitarians, educators, givers, lovers and ordinary people to make a difference in the world. Tourist can benefit from the best of both worlds! Picture a vacation where you can split your day in half. Take half of the day to volunteer and give your time. Yet, enjoy the rest of the other half on the beach tanning, dancing, and tasting great food & beverages.

Share you experience of any kind with the school. Give your heart and love to the orphanage. Donate your knowledge. With an organized service trip for anyone, all you have to do is book the trip, buy a ticket and jump on a plane to do some good.

Volunteer to TEACH, HEAL, and BUILD, as you love, Guide and Have Fun!!

This program has been strategically coordinated with Dominica's School & Orphanage so that our volunteers help them out in the areas where it is mostly needed. Currently Dominica's School & Orphanage has 3 different programs available:1) Educational, 2) Healing & Nursing, 3) and Building.

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107 craftsTeach and Have Fun!!!
Bi-Lingual? Multi-Lingual? Teach the Children a Foreign Language.  English and French are very valuable languages to know but they would be happy to learn anything!

Good at Crunching Numbers? Math Wiz? Teach Math skills like  Algebra and Geometry to the older students or Basic Math Skills to the younger ones. READ MORE.......

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Nursing Student? Studying in Pediatrics? The orphanage has limited medical supplies and the Health Care situation in the Dominican Republic does not allow the children to see doctors regularly. Volunteer Nurses would perform basic medicinal treatments and observations of the children, along with doing what they see fit. READ MORE.......

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Tues. measuring3 Build and Repair
Good with your Hands? Love building things? If you like to fix small things like doors, and paint walls this will be appreciated. The Orphanage and School are safe havens for these children. Having a fully functional and safe place to live and learn will help everyone! READ MORE.......

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Published in Community Service
Thursday, 16 February 2012 20:07

Our Difference

There are five essential points that make Hotel Zapata different from the competition. These five following points are the reason why most people choose us! Click on the following menu and find out why you should choose us!

Published in Difference
Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:31

Two Bedroom Apartment

This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment is an exceptional value for a family with older children or for a group of friends that would like to stay together, yet also have their own space and privacy. The apartment is composed of two adjoining rooms, a studio suite on one side attached to a standard room with one double and one single bed. Each of these rooms also has their own private bathroom. It comfortably sleeps 6-7 adults. This unit boasts a beautiful view of the beach that can be enjoyed from any one of the 3 balconies that this space offers.

The Two Bedroom Apartment includes:

• 2 double & 2 single beds
• 2 bedrooms a full size sofa bed
• security deposit box
• 2 night tables
• a dining table
• kitchen with electric stove & fridge
• bathroom with shower
• cable tv
• 3 beach front balcony
• eco friendly air conditioning
 
  Prices:

$140 USD party of one
$140 USD party of two
$150 USD party of three
$160 USD party of four
$170 USD party of five
$180 USD party of six
$190 USD party of seven

These prices may vary $5 or $10
depending on availability

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Published in Rooms
Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:25

Studio Suite

The studio suite boasts an open and spacious resting space. It comfortably sleeps 3-4 people making it ideal for a group of friends or a small family. This air-conditioned suite is equipped with a small kitchen, a mini-fridge, a dining table, a sitting area with a (full-size) sofa bed, a queen size bed, a single size bed and when available a third bed can be inserted. This loft-sytle apartment also includes a spacious bathroom with a soaking tub. This suite represents a great value for a group of 4 people. Our select beach-facing studios also offer 2 balconies where guests can enjoy beautiful sunsets over the Caribbean.

Each Studio Suite includes:

• 1 double & 1 single bed
• 1 full size sofa bed
• Security deposit box
• 2 night tables
• Dining table
• Kitchen with electric stove & fridge
• Bathroom with tub
• Cable tv
• 2 Balconies beach front
• Eco-friendly air conditioning
 

Prices:

$95   USD party of one

$110 USD party of two
$120 USD party of three

$130 USD party of four 
$140 USD party of five

These prices may vary $5 or $10
depending on availability

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Published in Rooms
Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:19

Standard Double

Like the standard two singles, these rooms are destined for the budget conscious traveler, and are best for a single traveler or a couple. These rooms are eligible for discounted rates for prolonged stays, even during peak season when prices increase. Discounts are influenced by hotel occupancy. These rooms have the essential necessities for any traveler and include limited but comfortable room space and a spacious bathroom.

Each Standard Double includes:

• 1 double bed
• 2 night tables
• security deposit box
• closet
• bathroom/shower
• cable tv
• also available with balcony
• eco-friendly air conditioning

Prices:

$60 USD single occupancy
$70 USD double occupancy

These prices may vary $5 or $10
USD depending on availaiblity·



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Published in Rooms
Sunday, 11 December 2011 20:03

Standard Double & Single

This particular room is best for parents with a small child, whom want to keep the little one very close, as it is equipped with a double bed and a single bed in the same space. However, over the years, budget conscious travelers such as college students who want to share rooms have also preferred this option, as it is a less expensive one in comparison to its counterpart, the Studio Suite. When reserved by three individuals, it can be very intimate and a great way to enjoy each others company. This room type can be reserved with or without a beach front balcony.

Each Standard Double & Single includes:

• 1 double & 1 single bed
• 2 night tables
• security deposit box
• closet
• bathroom/Shower
• cable tv
• some beach front
• eco-friendly air conditioning
 

Prices:

$65 USD party of one
$75 USD party of two
$85 USD party of three

These prices may vary $5 or $10

USD depending on availability

reserve

Published in Rooms
Sunday, 11 December 2011 19:10

Standard Two Singles

These rooms are perfect for travelers looking for the best deal on a simple and comfortable retreat. They are meticulously clean, non-smoking rooms equipped with the essential necessities required for a holiday at the beach. They offer two single beds, a spacious bathroom, remote controlled air conditioning, and cable TV. With the beach as your backyard, there’s not much else needed for a relaxing getaway. If you are looking to book an extended stay, then consider these accommodations, as they are eligible for promotional rates, even during peak season.


Each Standard Two Singles includes:

• 2 single beds
• 2 night tables
• security deposit box
• closet
• bathroom/ shower
• cable tv
• eco friendly air conditioning
Prices:

$60 USD single occupancy
$70 USD double occupancy

These prices may vary $5 or $10

USD depending on availability


reserve

Published in Rooms
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 16:29

Our rooms

Our Rooms

Published in Rooms
Friday, 16 September 2011 16:30

Deep Sea Fishing Excursions

Deep Sea Fishing Excursions

Hotel Zapata is excited to now offer Deep Sea Fishing Excursions!

boteEnjoy the beauty of the island from the Caribbean Sea. Board our 33 ft sailboat, with your own private captain, and take in a day of deep sea fishing, snorkeling, swimming, or just basking in the sun. Tour neighboring beaches or visit yacht clubs like Casa De Campo (Romana). Experience the Caribbean like no other.

SPECIAL inaugural rate of:

  • $80 USD/ hour, from 1-2 people.
  • $140 USD/ hour, from 3-4 people.
  • $210 USD/ hour, from 5-6 people.

Custom menus can also be prepared in advance. Please let us know how we can make this adventure meet your expectations.

 

Standard Cruise Menu

  • Presidente Beer $3 USD
  • 1 liter Rum/ 1 liter of Coca Cola $30
  • bottle of water $1 USD
  • carbonated beverage $2 USD
  • sandwich $5 USD

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