Dorado, Puerto Rico
Located just 24 km west of San Juan, Dorado is a one of the many small tourist towns in Puerto Rico that offers lovely beaches, golf courses and a number of historical and cultural attractions for visitors. While golf and tennis are two of the more popular activities for tourists, most visitors also enjoy water sports along the shores and banks of the four local rivers. Travel in June to experience Fiestas Patronales, when there are bands, carnival rides and street markets galore.
- Sardinera, Kikita and El Unico Beaches
- Dorado’s Mata Redonda Lagoon
- La Plata River
- Play golf at one of several luxury courses
- Celebrate El Carnaval del Plata in the plaza (February)
- Watch Dorado's Los Guardianes play baseball
High temperatures for Dorado range from 31-33°C from May to September and 25-29°C for the rest of the year, while lows rarely dip below 9°C. The annual rainfall for this tropical city is 150 cm, and the wet season spans from June to December.
Getting There & Around
The airport nearest to Dorado is located 24 km away in San Juan, which is served by numerous taxis, group taxis and vans, tour bus lines and a rapid transit. If you are driving, you will take Highway 165 west from San Juan.
Most visitors find renting a car is most convenient. There are cheap local buses that you can use, but they are known to be a pain for tourists.
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51 hotels in Dorado
With comfortable accommodations and beachfront location, Tres Palmas Inn San Juan makes for an ideal base while visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico. This charming inn offers convenient distance to local... More
Set in the historic city of Old San Juan, CasaBlanca Hotel offers its guests well connected location, excellent accommodation and friendly staff. Area attractions of the city are Metro Cinema,... More
Coral Princess Hotel San Juan is a boutique hotel with a sense of purity and perfection. This hotel is the perfect fusion of art deco elegance and modern chic, located in the heart of San Juan. It... More
On a pleasure retreat or a business trip, the lovely boutique hotel, Acacia Seaside Inn San Juan is sure to make your experience of the enchanting island area an unforgettable one. GeneralYou can... More
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Renowned for its refined style and services, Embassy Suites Dorado Del Mar Beach & Golf Resort emerges to be the upscale getaway for those seeking relaxing and harmonious way of living in Dorado.... More
The Ritz-Carlton sets the standard in elegance for business and leisure travelers worldwide. We''''ve been perfecting the art of hospitality and have developed an approach to luxury that has never... More
Redefining the standard of luxury, El Convento Hotel San Juan is in itself a landmark old architecture which retained its historic charm. The only "Small Luxury Hotel" in Puerto Rico, it blends... More
Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar with its comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities is an ideal base for experiencing an exciting and adventurous vacation in the city of Dorado. ... More
Oceana Hostal Playero in a charmed ambiance offers a warm, cozy, arty, but down to earth realm, for the at ease travellers, who really enjoys life's simple treats. GeneralThis hotel also assists... More