Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Poisoned hace 3 meses
Puerto Plata, 57000 Puerto Plata Province, Dominican Republic
“Food poisoning Day 1 of sickness”
1 person had — diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
“Food poisoning Day 1 of sickness”
“5 out of 6 of us sick the day after we arrived, one after another... vomiting diarrhea, our dream family vacation ruined. ”
“Not sure 2 of us and we were sick 3 days after we arrived. 3/4 of resort was sick and they treated us like total garbage ”
“Not sure 14 of the 15 were sick. 2 people were nauseated and throwing up on day 3 if trip. 2 more day after and they had chills and fever. Day later 3 more very bad diareah...rest had combination of symptoms 2 the day they returned ..and one more got... sick again at home. All of us are still feeling off. ”
“My wife and Inlaws all became sick at this resort on our last day staying there. I've never puked so much in my life. All 4 of us started feeling it sometime after a lunch buffet. It took 2 days to get a clean room that wasn't covered in mold.... The resort needs a serious cleaning on all fronts. Air conditioners not working... and much more. I wouldn't recommend this resort at all. ”
“Food poisoning 13 out of 15 travellers. Through out the 10 days there. My illness started the day we left ”
“Myself and eight others got sick on our 7 day vacation. Super upsetting but all of us had diarrhoea, vomiting and stomach pains. We ate at the same buffets and lost two days of vacation. NONE of us drank the water only bottled. The food at this resort looks disgusting... and there was no lids...flies were consistently on the food. We were even asked to NOT flush our toilet paper...disgusting and not sanitary. Please don’t go to this resort. I have written reviews on the site so hopefully others can be aware. ”
“Me and eight others got sick at this resort. Even some neighbours got sick. It must have been the food or water. The buffets food was disgusting there. ”
“Family of 4 ate from buffet
We all vomited for 2 days and loose stool ”
“Poisoning - alcohol or chemicals I got sick on Day 3 of a 7 day vacation. I was with a group of 4, all 4 of us were sick, but I got the worst. I had swollen feet and ankles, sudden UTI, vaginal bleeding with pungent odour, diarrhea, vomiting, blood... in my urine, difficulty breathing, heart/chest pains, numbness in hands/feet, hand/feet convulsions ”
“After eating at Ocean’s Greek salad approximately 4 hours later I was vomiting and had major stomach cramps. It took 2 days for to recover and it’s 6 days later and my stomach is still not back to normal.
6 out of the 8 people on my trip also had... food poisoning. Mostly from the Saffron restaurant and Oceans. Both are for only the Chairmen’s Circle level. ”
“Family of 4 ate from buffet
We all vomited for 2 days and loose stool ”
“A seasoned traveller, I took my dukoral before I left, didn't use any tap water was told the ice was purified and came from bags. Didn't eat any unpealed fruit.
It started on day 2 and was consistent. Every meal I would eat caused stomach cramping and several bouts of... dirreah. We are chairman circle members and only ate in restaurants and vip and higher bars. After a few days of this I was feeling run down but there was light at the end of the tunnel.
We had our final dinner at the Blue lagoon before going home. That night 7 of us were violently ill. Vomiting, diarreah, chills, aches, lethargy. Some felt fine after a matter of hours. My self and my family have had symptoms for the past 3 days. Since coming back to Canada the cramping and diarreah have subsided. I'm just working on eating a whole meal. My children continue to have diarreah and vomitting. If things don't improve today we will be visiting our doctor.
“Too much food? Or just had mamajuana! Not sure! I have diarrhea! Should I be concerned?? Diarrhea... me and my husband 2 days we’ve been here ... we feel safe so far ... we’ve been eating more than usual .. there are few flies ... could be it ... and... we just had mamajuana shot ”
“I went to the Dominican Republic to visit family and stayed for two weeks in la Vega which is close to the second capital Santiago . On the third to last day we went to puerto plata at the beach . That same night I got extremely sick and had... severe diarrhea . My stool was light brown with mucus!!! I flew back immediately to seek treatment in New York City . Turned out I had a severe bacterial infection . Won’t be going back for awhile until I figure out a way to cook my own food and filter my own water smh ”
“8:30 Wednesday 10/9/19, the bartender made a “special” drink, My daughter-in-law was nausea and had a little diarrhea, within 24hrs, she passed out. She had another episode so we took her to medical. They said she was dehydrated and gave her two bags of fluid. When we got back to... Villa she had a cardiac arrest and I performed CPR. It continues from there .... she is only 35 and healthy ”
“I got food poisoning the last night of my stay. This was on June 14, 2019. I believe I ate some contaminated seafood at the Mexican Restaurant on the resort complex. This Mexican restaurant was in a more remote part of the resort, so I could have gotten sick from... some food that was washed in contaminated water in this area. Anyway, on the night I got sick my symptoms were immediate and acute. I was up all night with severe stomach cramps and diarrhea. I was scheduled to fly home the next day, so I took Imodium, and made it home. Once home, after the Imodium wore off, my symptoms returned. I continued to have acute diarrhea 2-3 times after every meal, and I experienced diarrhea all night long. Initially, my doctor treated me with antibiotics for travelers sickness, but the symptoms returned after I finished the course of antibiotics. The dysentery continued until I lost ten pounds, and began to black out. I now suffer from chronic dysentery. I’m under the care of a GI specialist, who is helping me to determine what caused the sickness, and to recover my health. Along with the chronic dysentery, I suffer from joint aches, severe fatigue, dry mouth, thirst, and dizziness. I am not the only person who got sick at this resort. The night I fell ill, I met a woman who’d gotten so acutely ill that the resort staff put her in an ambulatory vehicle they called a “hospital” to administer fluids and antibiotics to her. She said they made her lie in this “hospital” for 3 days so she could be recovered enough to be flown home. In general, the sanitation conditions of this place were sketchy. My room was dirty when I arrived; the sheets on the beds had not been changed, the air conditioner leaked, and there was a hole in the wall. The bottled water provided for us clearly came from the resort’s own tap water system because many of the lids had been tampered with. I don’t know how sanitary this water was, or how close it was to the sewage system. Many of the guests were told not to flush used toilet paper down the toilets because the plumbing was not working. In fact, there was rarely any hot water in the rooms, and our toilet broke on a regular basis. So, it is likely that a lot of fecal matter was not being properly disposed of at this resort. All I know is that I have been sick since I stayed at this place, and I have had to shell out thousands of dollars for tests and GI doctors. I read up on the safety precautions before traveling in the DR. While there, I was careful not to drink the tap water, and I only ate fruit with rind on it, like melons and pineapple. I mainly stuck to hot beverages when not drinking the bottled water. I thought I’d be okay eating the prepared meals in the resort’s restaurants because this is supposed to be a “luxury” resort, but apparently not. I still got very sick, and I remain sick, because I stayed at this place, and ate at its restaurants. ”
“Two travelers, both with bloody diarrhea. Vomiting, pain, couldn't leave bed ”
“My husband and I fell extremely ill after 2 days of staying at this hotel in Feb. of 2015 and we both had to be hospitalized on our return to the USA and i had pneumonia and my husband had bronciolitis and we never fully recovered and my husband had... a stroke after he got out of the hospital. We both developed parkinson's disease and have deteriorated since then. ”
“The top of my stomached hurts a lot. It’s been feeling like cramps. I’m having cold sweats. And feeling like throwing up. This happened from there because when I ate the whopper it didn’t taste that good and that was the last thing I ate that made me feel like... this ”
“I ate a variety of food from one restaurant. I ate half of a cheese burger,maybe a quarter of my fries and gravy, the burger was made from a frozen beef patty and the stuff on the burger was all over so I went to straighten it out but I... noticed that a corner of the lettuce was brown and flimsy, so I just cut that piece off. ”
“Three of us ordered from there on Wednesday 5/13. My Mom and I both ordered Ruben The Great. The only thing we had in common. We both got bad diarrhea about an hour after eating. Today (2nd day), we both have nausea. The 3rd person ordered something else and was... fine. I notified the manager, he was nice and looking into it.
UPDATE: 3 days later my mom and I are still having diarrhea and nausea. The original Manager said he would refund us for the food. Called back today and checked with another Manager . She said we don’t know anything about it, and nothing was done (meaning to check the food). She then basically said we were lying. I got mad, and she then took down information as said they are required to report to the health department. Original Manager didn’t do that either. I am concerned that they did not take this incident seriously as nothing was done about it. A restaurant needs to take these reports seriously. When I originally called them, I stated I was not looking for a refund, I wanted them to check the food. According to the Manager another manager they didn’t do that. This is very troubling. ”
“Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino, right after I ate it i started feeling bad and now it’s worse the next day. I feel nauseous, my taste is being weird, and my stomach is moving around a lot. This is awful, i’ve never experienced food poisoning from there before. ”
“We ordered a dozen assorted doughnuts and when they arrived we were not happy that they seemed as if we got the very bottom of an older batch, about to be stale. We had ordered milk and just went for it. Within 90 mins we didn’t feel so great as... if they were sitting in the bottom of our stomachs. This morning we were both so sick that we could barely make it to work. ”
“Friday Night May 1st- Ordered two cheeseburgers with Large Fry. The fries seemed okay, but the cheeseburgers went down funny and my stomach felt off. I pooped once before bed and I woke up to stomach cramps and diarrhea in the morning. I probably had went to the bathroom 6... times within an hour an a half, and only did it somewhat slow down after taking 3 Imodium tablets. All in all I had about 10 different bouts of diarrhea until my stomach finally settled. The rest of my afternoon was spent completely drained and fatigued. I ate some food and snacks throughout the day.I thought all is well until I awoke Sunday until once again I awoke to cramps and diarrhea (although this bout could be attributed to the sugary snacks I binged on last night along with la parrilla). ”
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