Attractions in Juan Dolio

Juan Dolio is a great vacation destination for families thanks to its location which allows for easy access to many other nearby towns and attractions.  But there are also plenty of things to do right within town to keep guests busy, from nature parks to landmarks, and even a casino.

Beaches
Juan Dolio Beaches

Juan Dolio Beach

You will discover a large number of beaches to visit in and around the area. Just click on the name of each beach to read a detailed article concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Juan Dolio Beach: Calle Principal runs parallel to Juan Dolio. Exit off the main road onto a dirt road which takes you right up to the sand.

A second alternative that beach-goers can consider is Real Beach. Real Beach is set on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, in a busy part of the island. Because the beach is surrounded by apartment buildings and hotel properties, the beach can get busy, so it is wise to arrive early to stake your claim.

Villa del Mar Beach: Villa del Mar beach is located on the Samana Peninsula, near Villa del Mar a popular resort property. The beach is well-visited, but not so crowded as to discourage visitors who prefer a calm beach going experience.

These are only some of the options worth consideration To reach our detailed page about beaches, visit this page.

Museums

Assuming you like to become more aware of other people and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum while on vacation in Juan Dolio.

A common landmark for vacationers is Museo de San Pedro de Macoris. It is found within San Pedro De Macoris, 7.1 mi. East of central Juan Dolio. Visitors to the museum will be able to explore the vast collection of old relics from telephones and cash registers to pictures, pans, weapons, and really anything and everything else. The only theme that the museum sticks to is "this is from San Pedro de Macoris,".

Another landmark worth visiting is Museo Regional de Antropologia. It is a part of Universidad Central del Este and located in San Pedro De Macoris, 8.3 mi. East of central Juan Dolio. The museum is open Monday through Friday, though there are no regular business hours. If you wish to stop by to view the exhibits, you will need to contact the university and make the appointment.

The following table summarizes more information on a few the museums you might enjoy nearby.

Museums Near Juan Dolio
Name Phone Location
Museo Regional de Antropologia (809) 529-3562 ext. 319 8.3 mi. East of Central Juan Dolio
Museo de San Pedro de Macoris (809) 529-1078 7.1 mi. East of Central Juan Dolio

Historical Sites

Do you like discovering the historical roots of countries you visit? If that's the case, you should consider visiting a historical site during your vacation.

Historic Sites Near Juan Dolio
Name Type Phone Location Island
Morey Building Historical Site -- 7.3 mi. East of Central Juan Dolio Hispaniola

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Visitors will enjoy some other worthwhile local landmarks close to Juan Dolio.

If the nitty gritty aspects of living by the sea intrigue you, consider heading to Faro Punta Pescadero. Estbalished sometime around 1894, this lighthouse has protected passing ships from the coast for over a century. Still in use today, visitors at night may see the beacon doing its nightly ritual.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Juan Dolio
Name Type Location Island
Faro Punta Pescadero Lighthouse 7.8 mi. East of Central Juan Dolio Hispaniola

Parks

Visitors can spend some time in the local park nearby.

Parks Near Juan Dolio
Name Type Location Island
Parque Duarte San Pedro De Macoris Park 7.3 mi. East of Central Juan Dolio Hispaniola

Casinos

Dominican Republic Casinos

People do not generally go to Juan Dolio for its gambling opportunities, although there is one option, Coral Costa Caribe American Casino. <p>The casino at Coral Costa Caribe, called the American Casino, is the only one for miles, but that's okay because the exciting atmosphere is enough to keep you enthralled for hours. Start your night at the slots, have a couple of drinks (which are free, along with snacks, for gamers), and work your way over to the game tables where you might just win big.</p>

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.

About Food