Dorado is a municipality on the island of Puerto Rico, not far from the capital, San Juan. At Dorado vacation rentals you’ll be on the north coast of the island, within easy reach of some fantastic beaches, all supported by an excellent tourism infrastructure that offers a host of amenities and attractions.
One of the main attractions near Dorado self-catering accommodation is the coastline. At Nolos Morales there’s an attractive public beach, and other popular options include El Unico, Kikita and Sardinera. The beaches on this part of the island offer moderate swells for surfers, while other water sports are well catered for. Inside the town you could visit the Museum Casa del Rey, which is housed in a colonial-era building and features a collection of artefacts from around this time. If you happen to be a golf enthusiast then you’ll be in an excellent location to indulge your hobby, with a number of courses clustered around Dorado self-catering accommodation. Particularly close are the Dorado del Mar course and Sugarcane, which both look out over the water.
No more than half an hour from Dorado self-catering vacation rentals, along a beautiful coastal road is the island’s capital, San Juan. It’s famed for having one of the largest harbours in the whole of the Caribbean, as well as a sizeable historical district, preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In colonial times the city held huge strategic importance, and this is reflected by the Castillo de San Cristobal, which is a large Spanish fort covering more than 25 acres and reaching a height of around 50 metres. The Catedral de San Juan Bautista is also impressive, originally dating back to 1520.
Inland from Dorado vacation accommodation are plenty of settings to enjoy some one-off outdoor experiences. The Central Mountains are magnificent, and there are local tour companies offering guided trips with useful insight. Lake Guajataka is also recommended and serves as a memorable location for kayaking or canoening.
Visiting Dorado vacation rentals you’ll be able to expect plenty of warm weather, on an island famed for its pleasant, tropical climate. There isn’t much seasonal variation here, with temperatures usually resting around the mid-20s. The period between June and November usually brings more unsettled weather as this is hurricane season.
San Juan Luis Munoz Marin (SJU) is the nearest international airport self-catering vacation rentals in Dorado. If you’re heading here from the UK then British Airways offers flights to this destination from London-Gatwick (LGW).