Juan Dolio is a small resort located on the Caribbean coast. Once there was a fishing village, but since 2010 the population began to grow, and fashionable hotels appeared on the coast. The best of them are presented in the review.
Las Olas by Destinos1a premium apartments are located on private grounds on the outskirts of Juan Dolio. Each room has a bedroom and a combined living room with a kitchen. The elegant swimming pool with a curved bowl gives the impression that the territory of the hotel is connected to the sea. Just outside of it begins a sandy beach. During high tides, water can reach the steps leading to it. Juan Dolio beach is considered the most picturesque place on the coast. Its length is 3.5 km. The aparthotel occupies only a small part of it. There is always a calm sea and a smooth entrance to the water.
The owner’s name is Alex. He always cares about that. so that its guests were cozy and comfortable to relax. There is a gym for sports, a shared lounge and a sun terrace by the pool for relaxation. A playground has been built for children. Motorists can rent a car and leave it at the free private parking. At the reception you can order SPA treatments with a visit to the steam room for a fee. Here they will take care of the delivery of food and drinks from the nearest restaurant. Diet menus are available. despite the fact that each room has a kitchen, guests often use this service, ordering the delivery of packed lunches. The service of the hotel corresponds to the declared 5 stars.
Aparthotels are in demand in the resort. The owners try to satisfy all the requests of the guests. “Hotel Casa Hemingway” is not accidentally assigned a category of 5 stars. The fund presents 31 comfortable rooms: Junior Suites for 80 sq. m. with one bedroom and Deluxes for 102 sq. m. with two bedrooms. The hotel is located in the heart of the Hemingway Club. This is an oasis of comfort and coziness hidden from prying eyes, located on the best beach of the Juan Dolio coast. All rooms have a different design, made in muted colors. The architect and decorators withstood the house, garden and the adjacent territory in the colonial style.
It offers: swimming pool, round-the-clock gym, football field, stables, courts for tennis and mini tennis. There are 2 golf courses within 10 km of the hotel. You can order a transfer or leave your car in a free guarded parking lot. Breakfast is served in the dining room of the gastronomic restaurant in the morning. The Italian restaurant on the beach opens at lunch and serves guests until the last client. You can come with pets.
Five-star Sybaris Suites & Residences offers superior and duplex junior suites , junior suites decorated in loft style, superior suite and family Junior Suite. Each has a fully equipped kitchen and a relaxing environment. In total, there are 60 rooms in the fund. The hotel is located on the grounds of Guavaberry Golf Club. Sport is a priority. For guests there is a beach club, providing the opportunity to engage in water views, a golf course and caddy, an outdoor pool. Some apartments have a jacuzzi or a private plunge pool. For children, there are 2 outdoor pools and an outdoor playground.
The restaurant specialises in dishes from a variety of cuisines around the world. A dietary menu has been developed for supporters of healthy nutrition and people who monitor weight. As a wellness treatment, you can book a horseback ride, a visit to the sauna with a steam room, diving with a mask. In the main building there is a fitness center with modern exercise equipment. Guests can come with pets. In the garden there is a barbecue area, the receptionist gives out accessories for an additional fee.
“Very clean hotel. 100% decent and hospitable staff. The chef is well versed in the combination of products and spices so the food is also on top. This is a great place to relax for those who want to spend a full vacation and improve their health” Ivonnee
4 star hotels are cheaper in terms of money, but at the same time provide exceptional service and service. An example is Hodelpa Garden Suites. In its fund there are 125 rooms of categories ordinary and royal suites, located in two-storey buildings. Rooms on the 2nd floor have spacious balconies. In the lobby there is a shared lounge with upholstered furniture, a bar, tables for the press. In the morning, a traditional English breakfast is served in the restaurant. In front of the building there is a swimming pool with a children’s section. There is a sun terrace and shade canopies for those who do not want to fry in the sun.
The owners took care of the proper rest of their guests. Wide beds with orthopedic mattresses are prepared for sleeping. The rooms have a chair for massage and relaxation of the body. For active recreation, sports grounds for billiards, baseball, table tennis, air hockey, climbing wall are equipped, routes for hiking and cycling are thought out. On modern simulators you can work out in the fitness club. Juan Dolio Beach is 250 metres away. Guests can enjoy water sports and entertainment there.
4-star Emotions by Hodelpa provides services in the “All Inclusive” format. The system does not include only dry cleaning and SPA procedures. All 336 rooms at Emotions Beach Resort have free Wi-Fi and balconies with upholstered furnishings. Guests will also appreciate room service, premium bed linen and a coffee maker. On a separate plot of the hotel there is a hotel building for adults only. Guests at least 18 years old are accommodated here. They have a private pool, 15 minutes of free massage for couples and a $10 gift voucher for use at the hotel.
Other buildings are equipped; spacious rooms for families with children with a maximum capacity of up to 5 people, with 2 queen-size beds, a bathroom with an innovative design that allows several people to use it privately at the same time, plus 2 washbasins; standard rooms for two; superiors with extra bed. Meals are provided by 7 restaurants, pool and beach bars, as well as art cafes. Guests can relax by the three pools, work out in the fitness room or head to the private beach, which is a few metres away.
Apart-hotel Marbella Juan Dolio Frente a la Playa claims 4 stars, but so far only fights for their assignment. This is a complex of multi-storey buildings with fully equipped apartments. It is built on the first coastline, so you really need to take only a couple of steps to the beach. Between the edge of the sea and the buildings there is a pleasant recreation area. There are swimming pools, umbrellas, shade canopies, flower beds, a beach bar. On the spacious balconies there is a private seating area with sun beds, a dining area and armchairs.
“The apartment here is very clean, for which special thanks to the staff. Both pools have children’s areas. A stone’s throw away is a beach with a gentle entrance to the water. Opposite the entrance of the hotel there is a minimarket with a currency exchanger. The first floors of the hotel buildings are occupied by restaurants and cafes. This is a budget holiday option in the Dominican Republic. Locals know about it and every weekend completely clog the apartments, so you need to book them in advance” Sarah
Condominio Las Olas Frente a la Playa is built on the first coastline. despite the fact that he has not yet been marked with stars, guests confidently give him a trash for service and living conditions. Between the residential building and the sandy beach there are swimming pools with equipped sun terraces. Each room is equipped with a kitchen and a spacious balcony. The bedroom is separate and the living and dining areas are combined. Balconies are also zoned on the morning coffee area with a table and chairs, and on a relaxation area with a seating area and a table for press or board games.
The sea is shallow, ideal for families with small children. On the shore there are gazebos where you can sit in the shade. The beach is framed by palm trees, under the wide leaves of which you can also find a shaded place. The complex has a gym with fitness equipment. The games room is equipped with air hockey, table tennis, large rubber balls for aerobics. Quad bike rental is available on site. Staff can help arrange trips to the resort’s natural surroundings or to the golf course if guests are tempted to play.
The 4-star “Xeliter Marbella, Juan Dolio” is a large resort complex with 560 rooms. The sandy beach is located a few meters from the residential buildings. Between them there is a spacious recreation area under the palm trees. There is a children’s rope town, gazebos, swimming pools with bathing areas for babies. The building has a games room with air hockey, tennis tables and billiards. Guests of the hotel can use the concierge service to organize a trip or excursion to interesting places in Juan Dolio.
On the coast, many hotels are focused on family holidays with children. In this case, the best conditions are provided for the specified price. You can initially include breakfast in the price. It is served in a continental tradition in the resort’s spacious restaurant. The hotel is located on Playa Real Beach. It is characterized by the purity of snow-white sand, an abundance of cafes that prepare local, Japanese and Asian cuisine, many places suitable for diving and snorkeling.
Inn La Cueva del Che is a special holiday destination where regular customers of the resort like to gather. The fund has 11 rooms of different categories. On the ground floor there is a shared lounge where guests gather in the evenings and share their impressions of the outgoing day. It offers a private beach a few steps from the house, a shared kitchen, a currency exchange office, an outdoor swimming pool, an original bar and a restaurant serving international cuisine. The building has a separate room for board games. Owner Roberto is a fan of Che Guevara, so many art objects are dedicated to the leader of the Latin American revolutionary movement. Hence the unique concept of the hotel, which attracts tourists here.
“We are delighted with the atmosphere created. It seems that this is a real Villa Che. The whole entourage is made with love. As for the interiors, the colonial style prevails. This can be seen in the four-poster beds, wooden furniture designed from the century before last, slatted sunbeds installed by the pool. This hotel is ideal for a group of friends or those who are looking for new buddies from all over the world» Juan
All Juan Dolio hotels provide service according to European standards. Tourists choose accommodation and vacation only based on their own solvency. Experienced travelers recommend changing the currency at the airport and not using local exchangers (the rate is much more expensive), as well as coming here by car to see the sights of the resort. Free parking is available in all hotels.