Juan Dolio Journals

The lesser known Dominican Republic

A February 2003 trip to Juan Dolio by NYBarracuda

Quote: My first of many more vacations to the Dominican Republic. The town of Juan Dolio was only a 45 minute ride from Santo Domingo.

The lesser known Dominican Republic

Overview

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The best thing about this resort was that it was only 45 minutes from the capital of Santo Domingo. Go shopping in the local stores right outside the resort. Unlike Punta Cana, you are not isolated from the other towns and sights. You can walk to the local shops and bars.

Quick Tips:

Drink El Presidente beer and rum. Get up early to get a beach chair.

Best Way To Get Around:

Walk or take a taxi.

Playa Real Beach Resort

Hotel | "Playa Real"

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Best Things Nearby:Local shopping, bars, and very nice, quaint, inexpensive restaurants and bars. Live music and dancing.Best Things About the Resort:It is quiet and relaxing, yet there are lots of things to do. Palm trees.Resort Experience:We had a clean, comfortable room with an ocean view -- the two chairs on the balcony were perfect for watching the sunset. The room had an A/C and ceiling fan. The unit is decorated in pastel colors and tiles. The service was very good. There's a big beach, and two pools, with bars and food at each. There are two restaurants in addition to the large dining area. Water activities include wind sailing, tube rides, cano...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on April 18, 2004

Playa Real Beach Resort
VILLAS DEL MAR BEACH
Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
1-809-562-7475

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