Don Juan Beach Resort

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With its beautiful beach, calm reef-protected waters, and spacious Captain's Club Rooms, the Don Juan is a great choice for families. Scuba divers also flock here for the professional programs, inclusive dive packages, and proximity to dive sites. Other pluses include the private pier for watersports, weekly shuttle to the shopping areas of Santo Domingo as well as a visit to the charming historical area of the Colonial City.

Location: Beachfront, 90 min from La Romana airport, 45 min to Santo Domingo, 3 hrs to Punta Cana airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Voloshyna I : Berdyansk
Not recommend due to full of agressive Russians

Stay away from this hotel because it’s completely full of aggressive Russian tourists who hate kids and other nations.. our family were deeply disappointed with their rude behavior, full night shouts end alcohol drinking.. they didn’t let our kids to play billiard nor even to stay nearby.., what a shame! .. poor Russians.. please note that real Faith of Nation is reflected in relations to their kids ... you are still so far.. the only person we liked was Alfia on reception who was really helpful and kind. The food was normal.

  • 1moparbaker : Edmonton, Canada
Never again.

Just got home from 2 weeks there. The first few days were bearable. Downhill fast after that.Cons... The maid wanted in our room every morning at 8am. We asked for a DND sign, but we were told they don't have any. Only left the resort 2 times. Sketchy place. Prostitutes, dirty on the street with garbage, people snotting & spitting everywhere, pushy shop owners "what are you going to buy from me". There is no coffee available between 9pm-7am, no pop or alcohol before 10am either. No cappuccino or latte anywhere. Only 1 bar (10am-2am) that was a long way from the beach, so needless to say was busy always. And only 1 restaurant that was always either out of food, or it was cold. There is a grill for a burger or hotdog from 4-5pm, if you like that kind of food, but be prepared to stand in line for 1/2 hr or more. Our shower only piddled water that was cold. Several times there was NO water.The sellers on the beach were extremely annoying. Every 5 seconds (sometimes more than 1 at a time) "want to buy: massage, towel, bracelets/necklaces, cigarettes, CIALIS??!" Over & over & over. Christmas Eve, they put on a large smorg around the pool. By the time we got up to it there wasn't even any plates!! Let alone food. The last 10 days were horrible. Christmas Day & Boxing day, a couple new plane loads arrived. They spit on the ground & every where on beach, blew their noses straight onto ground & into the beach towels, they pushed & shoved at meal time, were over greedy, leaving lots of food on their plates that went in garbage. They were like starving dogs. Disgusting.Pros... Hot sunshine, and clear ocean water. (if you don't see the gross people doing their nose thing..ewww) The bartender in training, she was really nice. She knew what we wanted. And 1 hostess in restaurant went above to help us feel cared for. She even brought me a special appetizer on my 50th birthday (Dec.25th) because, once again, there was no table or food after the hoarders had swarmed. We've never been more happy to return to -35 Celsius. Never will we go back.

  • mcval82 :
Amazing Holiday!

We have been In Whala!Bocachica only 3 days! We are still here actually waiting for our transfer and the italian Manager just asked us to share our holiday online and we are going to do it because really they deserve it.Great mention to him, he was everywhere (Reception, beach, bar, restaurant, around the swimming pool) always taking care of all the guests.A special mention to the Animation too, young guys all hardworkers with lovely results!Food is good, cocktail too.Thank you so much to all the staff for what they did for us.Sadly it s time to go home now!

  • Stefano P :
Amazing holiday

We went to whala! Preoviusly called Don Juan with my family and we couldn't find a better place! The staff are very friendly food and drinks above average and good value for money.The manager Valerio is a true gentleman very passionate about his job in a genuine way! Thanks to him we felt like at home during our stay at whala!.I reccomend it!!

  • Vicki M : Banbridge, United Kingdom
Amazing time away🌞🏝🥂

My husband and I have just returned from whala ! Bocachica . What a fantastic time we had there . The food is lovely . The entertainment also very good . Beautiful beach nearby . We split our time between it and the hotel. Special thanks we must give to the lovely Italian reception manager who was always there to help nothing too much trouble to him and always greeted us with a smile. He truely is an asset to the hotel. Thanks again whala ! We will not hesitate to return in the future.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • Domestic drinks
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Water polo
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Tennis
  • Use of bicycles
  • Volleyball
  • Aerobics
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Daily shuttle service to well know wreck dives at La Caleta Underwater National Park
  • 221 rooms in eight 3 & 4 storey-buildings
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 1 a la carte restaurant: International, Italian (some restaurants open only at certain times, dress code & reservations required)
  • 4 bars including: Snack bar, Pool bar, Disco bar and Main bar
  • Disco
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Private pier
  • Tennis courts (night - fee)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Dive shop
  • Beauty salon
  • 18-hole golf course 20 minutes away
Standard Rooms include:
  • 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cable TV
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Full bathroom
  • Balcony
  • Max occupancy 4 up to 3 adults
Captain's Club Rooms include:
  • Similar to above but has 2 queen beds
  • Fridge
  • Full bathroom w/Jacuzzi and hairdryer
Kids Deals - Kids 5 and under Stay & Eat Free when sharing with 2 adults. Kids 6-12 pay a special all-inclusive rate.

For the Kids - Kids 3-12 years can enjoy supervised activities daily at the Kids' Club, kid's pool and playground. Babysitting service available (fee).

Wedding Packages - Available, please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Don Juan Beach Resort
    Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic

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Don Juan Beach Resort
Abraham Nunez St, P.O. Box 1348 Boca Chica Beach, Boca Chica 15700 Dominican Republic

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.