ABOUT US > OUR TEAM
We are committed to helping develop the local Tubagua mountain community and economy by employing indigenous personnel to provide genuine Dominican care and hospitality. Our team is part of our family providing for a nurturing, caring, fun, and lively ambiance with local flare!
We welcome you to meet our family:
Everyone is always asking 'Is there anything Renee isn't able to do??!!" He seems to be a master of many trades and regardless of what he is asked to do – he consistently delivers excellence with a smile! Renee's primary role is as our Chef. He has learned many styles of cooking whilst maintaining the vegetarian theme. Renee can also be found using his carpentry skills to help improve and build on to the property, as well as actively maintaining and developing the natural landscape. If this was not enough, he has also mastered many of our treatments and therapies . . . he is almost too good to be true!
ANDREA (aka MORENA) PERALTA
Andrea is most experienced at providing therapies and treatments. Her skilled hands know exactly where to begin providing relaxation and relief from daily tensions. She has a wealth of knowledge about local remedies and healing practices, and although she is very serious about her work, she can often be found giggling away throughout the day!
Maria is one of our Senior Staff, she is very meticulous about her work, she is also one of our most experienced therapist providing therapies and treatments. Not only does she provide therapies and treatments, she is an also an excellent chef.
Ordelinda is one of our Massage Therapist, and has completed one year of training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. Ordelinda's smile is nothing but infections!
Ronnie provides therapies and treatments to our guests. He assists in maintenance of the property, is a licensed driver, a carpenter and looks after the medical needs of our animals. Ronnie is very meticulous and delivers with a mark of excellence.
Radhame has been a member of our family the longest, he is trained to provides therapies and treatments. His looks after all our horses, dogs and donkeys, as well as takes care of landscaping and outdoor requirements of our property.
Ani provides overall housekeeping services to our guests. Ani is always willing to attend to even the smallest detail to ensure our guest's accommodations are comfortable and clean. She has now mastered all the therapies and treatments.
ALBA EVELIN MARTINEZ
Alba is our Massage Therapist; she has completed training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. She provides massage therapy and spa treatments to our guests.
MARIA ISABEL EGUREN
Maria Isabel is our Massage Therapist; she has completed training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. She provides massage therapy and spa treatments to our guests.
Angel is our Massage Therapist; she has completed training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. She provides massage therapy and spa treatments to our guests.
Johanna provides spa treatments to our guest. She has completed training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. She does free hand painting of nails.
MARLENE ISABEL MARTINEZ
Marlene provides spa treatments to our guest. She has completed training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. She does free hand painting of nails.
LOURES MARIA (aka ADA) TAVAREZ
Loures Maria provides spa treatments to our guest. She has completed training with Jasmine Spa and Wellness. She does free hand painting of nails.
PUCHUCHO, DANNY AND PAULINO
Puchucho, Danny and Paulino are our evening and overnight watchman. They ensure safety and security of all our guests through the night. Our guests can sleep soundly knowing that our team of watch
man are on duty.
ZAHIR SADRUDIN, General Manager
Zahir has been a management consultant since 1992. He is also a certified leader from Leadership Ottawa. With his eye for detail and a standard of high quality, coupled with experience in heading several community projects in Ottawa, Zahir has a track record of delivering quality and satisfaction.
OUR THREE GUARD DOGS: SIMBA, TONY AND SONU
Simba is our clinic's mascot. He was adopted (2006) as a pup from the local vet who found him abandoned. Simba looks like a cross between a German Sheppard and a Boxer, he is a complete softy!
Tony was also adopted from the local vet, Tony loves chickens and chases them on the property.
Sonu was born in Aug 2008, she is gold in colour and therefore is named Sonu. She is so precious and obedient, and when you talk to her, she tilts her head from side to side.
Please do let us know if you have an aversion or allergy to dogs.
OUR PRECIOUS HORSES: ARUBIA RANI, RAJA, KHANDBOY AND GURBOY
Arubia from the spanish meaning white as she is an albino horse and Rani from the Indian tradition meaning queen as she is the queen of our hearts and of our land. Arubia was adopted at the age of one in 2006. Raja is our latest addition to our horse family, he was born on Oct 7, 2008, his mother is Arubia. Khandboy and Gurboy are two male horses, they have been with us since 2007. Our precious horses wander 40 acres of our property enjoying the lush vegetation.
They would be pleased to provide our guests with a horse's perspective of our property.
OUR DOMESTIC DONKEYS: MARISA, MANKUS
Marisa is mother of Mankus. Marisa was brought to carry bags of cement, a week later we found out that she was pregnant. She was taken off her work right away, and got to wonder 40 acres of land. Mankus was born on May 7, 2007, Mankus is the first animal to be born at Jasmine Spa and Wellness and so he has a very special place in our hearts. Marisa also had another little one - Nakul was born June 7, 2008. Nakul was very friendly. Unfortunately he died on Feb 10, 2009 during rainy season.
Marisa and Mankus also provide donkey rides for our clients