5 must-see places in Rio San Juan
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The best way to relieve stress starts in this Caribbean natural paradise. Are you ready to discover what true happiness feels like? If your all-inclusive trip to the Dominican Republic is coming to an end, do not miss out on a trip to these places, made to make your stay even more unforgettable.
Gri Gri Lagoon: This is the definition of natural wonders. Discover this Dominican jewel and surround yourself with lush greenery whilst you discover a wide variety of marine animals and different species of birds. This is an ideal spot for ecotourism enthusiasts. The beautiful landscape is dotted with black olive trees, also known as the Gri Gri tree, the species from which it takes its name. The beautiful hiking trails and breathtaking nature will transport you to a world of sensations, ending on the stunning Playa Caletón, a bay dotted with mangroves and encased in turquoise-blue water.
Playa Grande: What do you think about when someone mentions the Caribbean? A soft, golden, white-sand beach moved by a soft breeze? This Dominican paradise is one of the most beautiful beaches in the country and the most preferred among surfers. The crystal-clear water that hugs the shore is there to give you the holiday you deserve. Come and relax underneath the shade offered by coconut trees found all along the coast whilst your enjoy a cocktail.
Carnavarengue: a carnival like you have never experienced before. This is the only festivity in the Dominican Republic inspired completely by the sea. It takes place in the centre of the Gri Gri Lagoon and is a true example of the dedication shown by Rio San Juan residents. The masks made of mud are created by artists who try to make them resemble different marine species that populate the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy one of the cultural highlights of Rio San Juan and take in the atmosphere of the carnival whilst you take a stroll around the symbolic lagoon.
Puerto Plata: Your place to relax. Treat yourself to a trip in a cable-car to Mount Isabel de Torres and enjoy some of the most stunning views of this paradise in the Caribbean. Equally, you can enjoy a concert at the auditorium whilst admiring views of the Atlantic. The Puerto Plata province is famous for its wealth of historical monuments, Victorian houses that have been preserved over time and the friendly character of its residents. Make the most of your visit and enjoy the wide variety of fish and seafood this destination has to offer.
Lagoon Terrace: whether it’s with your family, children or partner, this is the perfect place to spend nights out in Rio San Juan. Enjoy karaoke Fridays whilst being surrounded by the stunning nature of the Gri Gri Lagoon. Your little ones will also enjoy their charming surroundings in the room specially dedicated to them in the club. If you are someone who resists the urge to turn in early, we recommend you head to the nightclub.