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
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
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.
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.
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
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