Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Poisoned 5 months ago
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. ”
“Frozen raspberry lemonade A few days ago I had the raspberry lemonade and my tongue swelled up within the hour. I then developed itchiness and sensitivity on my hands and legs. I wasn't sure if it really was the raspberry lemonade that caused all this so I got another today... and within minutes of drinking less than half of a small cup I got waves of stomach/throat pain. ”
“I want to report food poisoning. I ordered some food for my family it was like yesterday night. The food was ordered at this restaurant. My family got very very sick I ordered some shrimp and it gave all of us food poisoning. ”
“Ordered a small island impact with added probiotic. About 30 minutes later I started feeling nauseous, I got strong stomach cramps, diarrhea,and the chills. This is not the first time it has made me sick but this is the worst it’s been. Not sure what’s going on with them because... their smoothies never made be sick in past years. I thought maybe it was just me but everyone is experiencing the same symptoms here so it’s definitely not just me. ”
“Picked up some pork belly and poke ready salmon for dinner.
Got home and cooked the pork belly to a consumption safe temp (using a meat thermometer) and had a great KBBQ dinner. Until the upset stomachs set in for my partner and I. I woke up vomiting in the... middle of the night and he woke up with diarrhea. We are sure it is the salmon as we only ate foods like rice and frozen fruit smoothies the rest of the day. ”
“Hello , my daughter and I both have ordered chicken from This restaurant. I got a spicy check sandwich the chicken was cold as if it had been sitting out for a while . Also my daughters chicken tenders were cold as well . Not to mention the restaurant was... closing in 15 minutes prior to us going through the drive-through to order food my daughter also got with her chicken tenders in her basket with Mac and cheese that was also cold so I’m assuming they had turned off any of equipment being tho it was 15 mins before they were closing whatever they’re doing prior to closing within that 15 minute. this is actually not the first time that this has happened to me at the same restaurant as I’ve gotten wrong food and or cold or undercooked chicken in the past . Ive given them way to many chances so I won’t be going to this specific restaurant no longer!!! ”
“The Meijers brand Toasted Oats cereal gave me and my mom heavy diarrhea a few hours after eating it. We're both certain it is this cereal since it happened to us back to back. ”
“Bagged salad Just 1 person sick. Symptoms started within 6 hours of eating. Puking non stop now with migraine and fever. Diarhea. Puking is consistent now just bile and super sore ”
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