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Juan Dolio

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Juan Dolio

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Juan Dolio / Villas del Mar is a city in San Pedro de Macoris, in the Dominican Republic.

Located at the south coast of the Dominican Republic and in a distance of 60km from the capital Santo Domingo and 30km from the International Airport of "Las Americas" (SDQ). Juan Dolio and the new part of Juan Dolio, named "Villas del Mar" are the biggest touristic centers on the south coast.

The area is experiencing an enormous building boom at the moment and is converted from an all inclusive hotel area to a luxury apartment resort with caribbean beaches, yacht harbours, golf courses, and all one would expect.

Get in[edit]

  • Airport of Santo Domingo (SDQ)
  • Airport of La Romana (LAR)

Get around[edit]

You can book your airport transfers in advance with Dominican Airport Transfers [2] one of the Dominican Republic's leaders in airport transfers servicing all airports and tourist destinations. You can actually get an instant quote and book online on their automated site. Dominican Airport Transfers office is in Santo Domingo City.

  • Motoconcho (Motorcycle Taxi)

See[edit][add listing]

  • The beaches are beautiful and protected by coral reefs.
  • San Pedro de Macoris

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Swim
  • Vacation
  • The Metro Golf & Country Club offers a world class 18 hole Golf Course, designed by Mr. Ankrom . Here you also may find an international Golf School with very well qualified teachers.
  • Tennis
  • Horseback Riding
  • Motorbike

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Eat[edit][add listing]

At EL SUENO It's a great pizza place

  • El Puerco Rosado. Good food on the beach.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Aqua Sorrentina distributed by Aqua Napoli. Natural water from the hills of Hato Mayor. Pure and refreshing

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Guesthouse Holland, Residencial Marie Michel # 104, Juan Dolio, 809-399-5766, [1]. This is a room with kitchen, bathroom in a great location and very affordable.  edit

Fior di Loto in the older, western part of Juan Dolio is decorated in East Indian style. The owner is an Italian woman named Mara who also runs an orphanage for unwanted young girls in India. She stays there for several months each year, but was not there this June or July. My room had a refrigerator and a cooking stove and a fan for $30 US (the price is slightly higher in pesos). There was no AC, but the room was comfortable and convenient. If you are taking a guagua or cab from Las Americas Airport ask them to drop you off at La Ferreteria (hardware store) antes de la Marena (a Co-op Hotel). The staff is helpful and will lend you pots and pans and other items to cook and eat with. There are several other hotels and pensiones several blocks East. Motoconchos charge $100 pesos for most rides. You can take a guagua on the main highway (1 block N of Fior di Loto) to the Banco Popular for $30 pesos. This is the only bank in Juan Dolio, and has an ATM. The Shell station 2 blocks W of the Marena also has an ATM.

Get out[edit]

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