Easy and Relaxed Tropical Escape

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Just an hour from Santo Domingo, and even closer to Las Américas International Airport (SDQ), the cosmopolitan beach town of Juan Dolio offers an easy and relaxed tropical escape very close to the capital.

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The cosmopolitan beach town of Juan Dolió is a favorite destination for Dominicans who flock there on weekends to relax along the 10 kilometers of white sand beach.

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Relax and let yourself be carried away by the luxurious Caribbean lifestyle, which is packed with hotels, restaurants, dive centers, bars, as well as plenty of private vacation villas, luxurious developments, and modern apartment complexes.


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Things To Do

Barceló Rum Historical Center

Opened in 2012, the Barceló Rum Historical Center offers a comprehensive museum display on the history of rum making in the country, its role in the culture, and Barceló’s manufacturing process. 

Cueva de las Maravillas

Located between San Pedro de Macorís and La Romana, this enormous cave system houses hundreds of well-preserved Taino pictographs and petroglyphs dating back thousands of years.

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Professional Baseball League

From mid-October to the end of January it’s baseball time in the Dominican Republic. During this season there will be games with the best of the Dominican Winter Professional Baseball League playing 15 minutes away from Juan Dolio.

Playa Juan Dolio

Blessed with both waves and calmer areas, the beach lines Juan Dolio’s main road–Calle Principal–and is punctuated with seafront bars, restaurants, condominiums, and villas.

Playa Guayacanes

The small fishing village of Guayacanes boasts a scenic white sand beach, home to just a couple of restaurants and homes.

Alto Velo Wreck

A small tugboat, the Alto Velo sunk off the waters of Playa Caribe on the southeastern coast. Resting at eight meters (26 feet), an ideal depth for beginners, it quickly turned into an artificial reef surrounded with abundant marine life.

Los Marlins Golf Course

Located at the Metro Country Club in Juan Dolio–just 30 minutes’ drive east of Santo Domingo’s international airport–the 18-hole course features numerous artistic bunkers, and lakes and mounds that perfectly complement the surrounding beauty of the Caribbean Sea. 

Guavaberry Golf & Country Club

Designed by Gary Player, the 18-hole Guavaberry Golf & Country Club is located just 30 minutes’ drive east of Santo Domingo’s international airport, in the resort town of Juan Dolio.

Juan Dolio Nightlife

Juan Dolio’s main street offers a good variety of beachfront bars and lounges for late night drinks, with plenty of dancing. Casino fun awaits at the Coral Costa Caribe Resort, while close to the center of town, you’ll find additional wine bars and lounges for cocktails with a more chilled out atmosphere.

Las Américas International Airport

Las Américas International Airport (SDQ), also known as José Francisco Peña Gómez Airport, is located 30 minutes from the capital city, Santo Domingo. It is one of the main and largest air terminals in the Dominican Republic, since it ranks second in regular passenger flow in the country.