Dorado Taxis

Taxis in Dorado are reasonably priced and easy to flag down

An upscale neighborhood west of San Juan, Dorado is the type of place that visitors choose for a luxury getaway where they can relax and simply enjoy their surroundings.  Many visitors prefer to avoid driving in the area because of the bad reputation that nearby cities have regarding traffic.  Fortunately, taxis are available to those who can't or don't want to drive in Dorado. 

Taxi Companies

You'll find taxis near hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers, and you can wave one down when you need a ride or call and arrange transportation from a particular spot at a specific time.   The great thing about taxis in Dorado is that they are easy to pick out in a crowd because they are painted white and have the words “Taxi Touristico” written across the sides.  This is not the case everywhere in the Caribbean, and this method of marking the vehicles is a welcome relief for those who have traveled throughout the region and had to search long and hard to find a ride.  

See the listing below for contact information for local cab companies.

Taxi Services
Name Phone Location
Dorado Taxicab (787) 796-3806 Dorado
F&V Tansport (787) 647-4948 Plaza 5 - 6.7 mi. (10.7 km) South West of Old San Juan
Taxi Miguel Angel (787) 635-5444 Dorado

Rates, Fares, and Fees

If you're hoping to take a taxi from the Marin International Airport to your accommodations in Dorado, you may be a little shocked to discover that this will cost a flat $60(USD) for up to five passengers.  Once you arrive in town; however, you'll find rates to be very reasonable.  Taxis in Dorado are metered, which will cost $1 to get in and $0.10(USD) per each one-third mile traveled.  Most drivers still prefer to keep the meter off, so if you'd like to negotiate a base rate don't hesitate to do so.

The following table lists some typical cab fares for the area.

Typical Fares Around Dorado
Typical Cost (USD) Location A Location B
$ 48.00 - $ 49.00 Condado District Dorado Del Mar Golf Club
$ 14.00 - $ 15.00 Dorado Vega Alta
$ 3.25 - $ 3.75 Dorado Dorado Beach
$ 46.90 - $ 48.00 Dorado Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
$ 5.00 - $ 5.50 Dorado Los Tocores Beach
$ 26.00 - $ 27.00 Dorado Catano Ferry Dock

There are plenty of reasons why might choose taxis as their main mode of transportation in Dorado.  Fortunately, they are available here, they aren't outrageously priced and they are easy to find, so if this is your preferred way to travel, there is no reason to recommend against it.  


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