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Juan Dolio

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Juan Dolio

Located an hour east of the capital city of Santo Domingo, and closer still to Las Américas International Airport (SDQ), the cosmopolitan beach town of Juan Dolio offers an easy and tranquil tropical escape near the capital city. A favorite of well-heeled urbanites who flock here on weekends, Juan Dolio’s 10-kilometer (six-mile) long, spacious and sparkling white sand beach is dotted with hotels, dive shops, restaurants, and bars, as well as a variety of vacation homes, upscale residential communities, and newly built condominiums.

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Beyond days spent on Juan Dolio’s stunning beach, a host of nearby attractions awaits. The adjacent Guayacanes fishing village, with its canoe-punctuated white sand beach, offers a perfect day trip filled with local culture, while Playa Caribe’s azure waves attract surfers. Golfers will find their bliss at Juan Dolio’s Guavaberry and Los Marlins courses, teeing along verdant views, while hikers can head to the “cave of wonders,” revealing a wealth of Taino rock art.

Juan Dolio is also an ideal base for day trips to Santo Domingo, San Pedro de Macorís, or La Romana. These activity and shopping-packed cities are located within an hour’s reach heading east or west.

Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) is the ideal port of entry for overnight stays in Juan Dolio.

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Attractions in Juan Dolio 

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Facing a picturesque cove, this half-moon shaped beach attracts surfers and boogie boarders on the weekends, flocking here from the capital for a bit of wave action.
Beaches, Family-Friendly, Surfing + Kitesurfing
Frequented by fishermen and local flocks, the small fishing village of Guayacanes boasts a scenic white sand beach, home to just a couple of restaurants and homes. It is a lovely stroll at sunrise, or late in the afternoon to catch the sunset.
Beaches, Surfing + Kitesurfing
This beautiful white sand beach will take you over an hour to walk from end to end. Blessed with both waves and calmer areas, the beach lines Juan Dolio’s main road and is punctuated with seafront bars, restaurants, condominiums, and villas.
Beaches, Family-Friendly
Resting on a sandbank at a depth of 20 to 35 meters (66 to 115 feet), the Tanya V ship was sunk in October 1999. Stretching 60 meters long (195 feet), it’s an excellent site for advanced divers, dotted with beautiful coral and sponges.
Scuba Diving + Snorkeling, Water Sports

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