9 Things To Do In And Around Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic

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Río San Juan is a municipality in the María Trinidad Sánchez province of the Dominican Republic. Here are some of the best things to do in Rio San Juan. So tighten up your seat belts, as the journey begins…

1. Paradise Island

You’ll think you have arrived in the heaven you had always wanted when the speedboat comes up to the shores of Dominican Republic’s own special island: Paradise Island. With this visit, you get the chance to visit a great many people’s concept of flawlessness as you’re encompassed by shimmering turquoise waters, brilliant white, delicate sand and a wealth of vivid, tropical fish swimming by your feet.

From your lodging, drive through curious towns the distance to Punta Rusia, a little, pleasant angling town on the northeastern shoreline of the Dominican Republic. Bounce on board a speedboat which will whisk you through the rich green mangroves towards a secluded island sitting in sparkling waters, not a long way from its shores. View Paradise Island – where your fantasies of an immaculate tropical area truly do work out as expected.

Paradise Island

Address: Ctra. Gaspar Hernandez, Rio San Juan, km 18, Republica Dominicana, Rio San Juan 33000, Dominican Republic

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2. Megatruck Adventure

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Your vehicle for the initial segment of this trek is a Megatruck – a beast vehicle intended to easily knock you through the wild forests and mango ranches of the nation’s insides. Your first stop is a conventional house in the wide open. The general population who live here do as such without running water and power, and you’ll discover how they get by without a kitchen or indoor washroom. You’ll likewise stop at a chocolate tree, to taste natural Dominican chocolate, and a tropical garden, to get close to local orchids, papayas and vanilla plants.

Extreme Mega Adventure

Address: Plaza Turisol, Locale 60A | Luis Ginebra, Puerto Plata DR14 3ST, Dominican Republic

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3. Bravissimo

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Race to Ocean World, a monstrous diversion complex in Cofresi Beach, to see the legitimate Caribbean appear. It’s called Bravissimo, and it’s an electric execution with 30 artists and more than 120 unique ensembles. The cast samba and salsa in their plumes and sparkles and the sound of neighborhood rhythms surround, and you’ll get the opportunity to appreciate the show over boundless rum, lager, and wine. Once the artists have taken a bow, it’s your turn to take to the floor at the Ocean World Terrace before taken you back to your lodging.

Bravissimo at Grand Bahia Principe San Juan

Address: Ctra. Gaspar Hernández - Rio San Juan, Km 18, Río San Juan 33000, Dominican Republic

Website: Bravissimo at Grand Bahia Principe San Juan

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4. Puerto Plata City Tour & Cable Car

There’s a great deal to find in the pioneer city of Puerto Plata, and this shriek stop visit gives you a chance to encounter the features. You’ll take in Isabel de Torres, a mountain on the edges of the city, from a high-as-can-be linked auto. At its pinnacle, lies a delightful professional flower bed – the world’s most astounding, actually. You’ll likewise visit the Brugal Rum packaging plant, where you can trial diverse assortments. At last, you’ll have room schedule-wise to explore the town. It’s a cluster of truly Victorian houses, and old shops racked with hand-moved stogies and golden decorated adornments. Lunch at the Cariátides eatery is likewise included.

Teleferico Puerto Plata Cable Car

Address: Av. Manolo Tavarez Justo, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic

Website: Teleferico Puerto Plata Cable Car (in Spanish)

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5. Master of the Ocean, Cabarete

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Over in Cabarete, the Master of the Ocean rivalry unites the world’s best water sport fellows for seven days of surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. You can get some fish tacos and a mojito and go to the shoreline – the best thing to watch is the kitesurfing, with its tremendous hops and twists.

Master of the Ocean, Cabarete

Address: Playa Encuentro, 57000, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic

Website: Master of the Ocean, Cabarete

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6. Sail around Laguna Gri-Gri

This disco-bar serves up an unadulterated Dominican Republic scene – it’s all Latin music, Presidente brew, and rum mixed drinks. On the off chance that you don’t yet know the hip-swinging moves of the local merengue or bachata moves, you can watch and gain from the bosses – numerous experts hit Rio San Juan’s floors in the wake of completing their shows at the nearby resort inns.

Sail around Laguna Gri-Gri

Address: Laguna Gri-Gri, Rio San Juan 56000, Dominican Republic

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7. Carnavarengue

Posted by Carnavarengue de Rio San Juan on Sunday, 21 May 2017

This festival happens in Dom Rep in February every year – an inheritance of its Spanish past – however in Rio San Juan there’s an unequivocal ocean topic to the entire undertaking. There are parades where local people dress in goliath crab and ocean beast ensembles. At Laguna Gri-Gri, in the interim, performing artists put on mermaid outfits for a melodic party on a transitory stage.


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8. Cheo’s Café

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A neighborhood home base, this eatery and bar is the best place to eat fish over a jug of Presidente Beer straight from the ice chest. A short time later, you can proceed onward to the top notch rums or test their coco locos – a strong mixed drink of rum, vodka, coconut cream and crème de banane.

Cheo's Café

Address: Padre Billini, Rio San Juan 56000, Dominican Republic

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9. Delight in a day trip to the country's capital

Let’s go! Travel back to the times of Christopher Columbus as we head into the UNESCO legacy site of the Colonial Zone and Christopher Columbus’ child’s castle. This pocket of the city is pressed with 500 years of history and design. You’ll follow in the strides of Columbus along the cobbled lanes, passing royal residences changed into exhibition halls, lodgings, and eateries. You’ll likewise visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, dating from the mid-1500s.

Alcázar de Colón

Address: Plaza de Espana Calle Las Damas, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor

Address: Callejón de los Curas, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic

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So what are you waiting now? Get your backs ready and start your journey today. Rio San Juan will be a wonderful place to visit as there are a lot of things to do in and around the area. You might need some extra days to stay here to fully explore this place!

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