in Juan Dolio
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.
Scuba Diving + Snorkeling
Visit the historical center of one of the top rum brands in the country. Know the history of rum making in DR, its role in the culture, Barceló’s manufacturing process, tour the rum barrel storage areas, get to taste the various Barceló varieties of rum.
Excursions, Iconic Sights, Rum + Cigars
This cave houses hundreds of well-preserved Taino pictographs and petroglyphs dating back thousands of years, and impressive samples of stalactites and stalagmites.
Caving, Ecotourism, Excursions, Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights, National Parks + Protected Areas
From mid-October to the end of January it’s baseball time in the Dominican Republic. The Estrellas Orientales is the San Pedro de Macorís baseball team. This means several times a week during the season there will be games with the best of Dominican Winter Professional Baseball League playing 15 minutes away from Juan Dolio.
Designed by Gary Player, the 18-hole course borders a nature reserve. Although it quickly earned a reputation as a tough course, it is playable for golfers of all skill levels thanks to five sets of tees.
Coral Costa Caribe’s Dream Casino adds to Juan Dolio’s informal nightlife scene, and offers all the favorites, from blackjack to poker, and slot machines.
Casinos & Gaming
Eating at the many good restaurants in Guayacanes on Calle Central and Juan Dolio on the Boulevard or Calle Principal, with or without a view, brings hundreds to this beach area, especially on weekends. Many of the restaurants double-up as bars and lounges. In Guayacanes, Deli Swiss, La Playa by Nopal, Salitre, Playa El Pescador, […]
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.
Music + Nightlife
On the main roads, there are small souvenir shops. For coffee, rum and cigars, head out to the Jumbo superstore in San Pedro de Macorís that is open until late in the evening. It is centrally located on Av. Luis Amiama.
Designed by Charles Ankrom, the 18-hole course features numerous artistic bunkers, and lakes and mounds that perfectly complement the surrounding beauty of the Caribbean Sea.