Attractions in Juan Dolio

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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 Beach

You will find several beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. Just click on each beach name to read a detailed article concerning that section of the coast.

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.

Another option that beach-goers can consider is Real Beach. Real Beach is located off Caretta Nueva.

Villa del Mar Beach: Villa del Mar Beach is accessible off Carretta Nueva.

Juan Dolio and the surrounding areas have a nice selection of beaches. To learn more about beaches available, click this link.

Museums

If you like to learn about other people and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Museo de San Pedro de Macoris. It is situated in 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 that often intrigues visitors is Museo Regional de Antropologia. It can be found at Universidad Central del Este and found within San Pedro De Macoris, 8.3 mi. East of central Juan Dolio. The small museum in collaboration with the University in San Pedro de Macoris features a collection of Taino artifacts that guests can explore and learn about.

The following table enables you to learn a few details regarding some the available museums 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

In case you like to explore the historical roots of foreign countries, you should consider visiting a historical site during your stay.

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 interesting landmarks close to Juan Dolio.

If the nitty gritty aspects of maritime life intrigue you, you might want to see 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

Travelers 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

The Dominican Republic Casinos

Travelers don't usually go to Juan Dolio to gamble, although there is one such venue, 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>

 

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