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Juan Dolio is a Dominican Republic, Caribbean dream destination perfect for a winter sun getaway and is located in the south of the island of Hispaniola just 26 minutes from the airport. Flight times of just 4.5 hours from Chicago and 3 hours and 45 minutes from New York make this the perfect place to beat the winter blues. With endless miles of dazzling white sand beaches and startlingly turquoise waters this destination is a feast for the eyes and boasts gorgeous, year round tropical sunshine.Perfect Dominican Republic getaway
Many of the spacious, fully equipped vacation villas in the area are suitable for groups and you are sure to find the perfect size villa to accommodate a group of guests from as few as four to as many as 18. Many of the lovely villas in the area are walking distance to the beach and have a sparkling pool and a private yard with poolside furniture to make the most of your dream vacation stay as well as a barbecue area. Relax by the pool after a day on the beach or a day exploring with a good book and an ice cold aperitif before contemplating dinner!
Travelers and activities
Juan Dolio is centrally located on the southern shore of The Dominican Republic which gives nature lovers an opportunity for splendid day trips to explore the diverse geography of this exquisitely beautiful Caribbean destination.There is stunning mountain scenery with cascading waterfalls, the desert scrubland of El Morro in the Monte Cristi National Park in the north and there are serene Mangrove lagoons, windswept dunes and rugged cliffs. Combine this with of the most scenic, tropical, gorgeous palm fringed beaches on the planet and you have a dream destination within reach.San Dolio for beach lovers
If you dream of lazy days soaking up the sun and hours of swimming, bodysurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, boating, diving or sailing in or on delightfully warm, crystal clear jewel colored water while groves of lanky palms provide shade and delicious seafood eateries are just short hop away for when you start to feel hungry, you will love the beach vibe around Juan Dolio! This area is a fair distance from the extremely popular packed resorts near Punta Cana and offers a much quieter location with plenty of opportunity for rest and relaxation far from the madding crowd. Come and live the paradise dream!
Did you know that the natural bay of the Playa Juan Dolio that is protected by a coral reef was once a harbor for the canoes of the Taino people who inhabited these shores in organized settlements!
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Just 27 minutes by car east of Juan Dolio you will step into an enchanted subterranean wonderland in caverns dating back thousands of years. There are hundreds of incredibly well preserved rock paintings here that were created by the ancient Tano tribe and a magical and fantastical geological wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Visitors are taken on a breathtaking guided tour of an expansive cave system with a spectacular illuminated underwater lake that reflects the geological formations of the cave roof.2. Take a daytrip to Peninsula de Samana
Playa Ricon, 120 miles north of Juan Dolio is a magical, unspoiled, 3 km stretch of champagne colored soft sand beach far from the resort vibe with translucent aquamarine water with gently lapping waves, lush tropical shoreline vegetation and small local eateries that do great seafood. There are several horseback riding options from the small town of Limon that offer a relaxing 30-60 minute ride up a hill to see the spectacular 170 fit El Limon waterfall that has a spectacular plunge pool perfectly suited to swimming.3. Spend the day in Santo Domingo
The beautiful colonial heritage town of Santo Domingo is located just one hour by car west of Juan Dolio. Santo Domingo’s most romantic and interesting neighborhood called Colonial City was built by Spanish Colonialists. This vibrant part of town is filled with museums, shopping, parks, restaurants and plazas that are lantern lit for a beautiful evening dinner. This gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage Site is the place for fine dining, museums and shopping.4. Crazy Horse Ranch
If you want a change from hours on the gorgeous tropical beaches near Juan Dolio, head to Crazy Horse Ranch where you can rent a horse and get taken on a wonderful, off the beaten track horse riding adventure exploring the villages in the vicinity of the beautiful nearby town of San Pedro de Macoris that has a stunning colonial era basilica that looks like it is made of dazzling white sugar! You will have an opportunity to see the local way of life and enjoy a meal in a lovely eatery as well as shop for lovely local items to take home!5. Try Deep Sea Diving
If you have always wanted to do a deep sea dive, there are few more beautiful ocean locations for taking the plunge than the warm, turquoise waters of the Caribbean! Ocean Diving located in nearby Boca Chica has years of experience as a dive school and in no time your qualified instructors will have you ready to experience the thrill of exploring a tropical coral reef on a deep sea dive! Ocean Diving also offers spectacular, morning, afternoon or sunset cruises aboard a luxury boat with both swimming and snorkeling options.6. Relax on San Dolio Beach
San Dolio is a dream location for bodyboarding and for learning to surf. The gorgeous 6 mile stretch of San Dolio beach has consistent swells and breaks and is a wonderful place for beginners to learn to surf. There are surfboard rentals in San Dolio as well as expert one on one surfing instruction. The languid, translucent, aquamarine waters of this incredibly beautiful beach are perfect for lazy kayaking, paddleboarding or bodysurfing. The ocean views are spectacular and the beach sand is deliciously soft and there are gorgeous palm trees that sway in the breeze.7. Take a tour to Saona Island
Book a Saona Island beach tour and spend a magical day on a tropical paradise adventure. Get up early and travel by speedboat from Bayahibe to Saona and stop to explore a corner of the fabled Cotubanama National Park before arriving at your destination. Have a beach lunch and stroll around the famous, colorful wooden houses of Mano Juan before heading out on a boat tour of the spectacular mangrove area. There are plenty of opportunities for relaxing on pristine beaches, swimming and seeing gorgeous tropical fish over the course of the day as well as a visit to a sea turtle conservation center!
FAQs: Villas in Juan Dolio
When travelers are organizing their vacation to Juan Dolio, which amenities are the most searched for?
Judging by the information from Holidu, when vacationers look for villas in Juan Dolio, they frequently choose the following facilities: pool (71%), air-conditioning (52%), and a balcony (52%). Last year, most of the travelers used at least one of these options when finding the perfect villa.
Which types of services can you typically find at the villas in Juan Dolio?
Among the amenities offered by Holidu, it appears that the villas in Juan Dolio have everything that vacationers wish for! Here, the villas generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: pool (91%), air-conditioning (87%), and balcony (67%)...Not bad, right?
How are the reviews for the villas in Juan Dolio?
On average, the villas get quite positive reviews. According to the Holidu database, 22% of villas have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. This is a quite high ratio which allows us to confirm that there are quite a few which are very enjoyable and will be the perfect choice for your next vacation.
Are the villas in Juan Dolio child-friendly?
Holidu's data reveals that 50% of villas in Juan Dolio are suitable for families with children, it will therefore not be difficult to find the ideal villa for you and your children.
Are the villas in Juan Dolio suitable for travelers and their pets?
Yes! In Juan Dolio, 41% of the villas give you the opportunity to bring along your furry best friend, 61% even have a garden!
Do the villas in Juan Dolio generally come with an internet connection?
Yes! According to last year, 67% of villas in Juan Dolio include internet connection. This means that you will be able to access your emails and favorite social media sites at any time!
Do the villas in Juan Dolio usually come equipped with a fireplace or a pool?
Certainly! According to Holidu, the villas in Juan Dolio are perfect for all seasons. Here, 11% are equipped with a fireplace and 91% a pool.
Are the villas in Juan Dolio suitable for vacations with several people or better for a weekend break as a couple?
Here, according to Holidu, 85% of villas welcome up to eight people, 59% of these villas contain at least four bedrooms. But 96% of villas also have facilities for groups of up to four guests, and 96% of the villas include at least two separate bedrooms. This is therefore the perfect destination for large and small groups going on vacation!
For a luxury trip in Juan Dolio, are Villas a good idea?
Some villas are, but others aren't as luxurious. So if you are looking for that special accommodation, don't delay in making a reservation because only 91% have a pool, while 87% have AC only 2% have a sauna. However, if it's space you're looking for, 96% of the villas can accommodate large groups, and 61% have a garden.
Do the villas in Juan Dolio offer outdoor space to enjoy?
More than half of the villas have a balcony and a view (67% and 59%) making it the best destination for those who dream of waking up to a beautiful view in the morning. 61% also have a garden, so you will certainly find your vacation paradise. If you like eating your meals outdoors, and especially if you like barbecues, 63% of the villas are equipped with them.