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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 in[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

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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