municipality in the Dominican Republic

For other places with the same name, see Rio San Juan (disambiguation).

Rio San Juan is a small city in the Dominican Republic, about 100km east of Puerto Plata.

Note that, unlike in most other cities, none of the ATMs here will accept Maestro cards!

Get inEdit

The buses that go along the northern coast pass through Rio San Juan.

Get aroundEdit

The city can easily be covered on foot.


  • Gri Gri Lagoon


  • Fishing
  • Horse riding


Around the lagoon are several restaurants.


Around the lagoon are several bars.


  • Blue Sky House, +1 809-863-9593, fax: +1 809-589-2835. Three-bedroom guest house overlooking the Atlantic ocean. Free wireless internet. A little away from the noise of the town, but still close.
  • Bahia Blanca, Calle Gaston F Deline, +1 809-589-2562, . Check-in: 15:00, check-out: 12:00. Hotel built into the water, between two small beaches, just behind the lagoon. Prices at the lower levels from about DOP700 to about DOP1500 on the top floor with a 270 degree sea view. WiFi works only in the communal area on the first floor. This is an independent hotel, not part of the Bahia chain. 30USD.

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