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what are people's thought on Dorado?

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1. Re: dorado

Some nice hotels, although not where I would pick to stay on a first visit to the island.

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Dorado has a lot of high end homes. The town itself is relatively small. A great place to stay if you want to relax. If you want to see the sights closer to San Juan would be better.

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really looking for long stretch of sandy beach for running/swimming/biking

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Long stretch of sandy beach to run on. Isla Verde in San Juan. Over a mile long beach. Close to 2 miles. Several nice resort hotels.

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Unfortunately I've already reserved a villa in Dorado based on the homeowners report that the beaches there are beautiful and the area is excellent for running walking exploring etc. Were we mislead? She said the balneario del dorado is even better than cerro gordo etc. It's a safe beautiful area with the Embassy and a casino next door----air fare is expensive may be we should cut out of it?

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Danver,

I havent been in Dorado for a very long time, but IMO the beaches there are better than Isla Verde, not by a huge margin, but better.

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Thanks! Are they as pretty as e.g. punta cana etc?

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are the beaches good for running there? is it a safe community to explore? does anyone have an address for bike rentals? thank youQ!!!!

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the best hotels in Puerto Rico with the best beaches were located in Dorado: Hyatt Cerromar and Hyatt Dorado . There really was no comparison with other properties in the north coast (Rio Grande hotels never comes close). Those hotels closed a long time ago, but the beach still there.

Edited: 8:16 pm, September 04, 2011
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10. Re: dorado

TA consider Punta Cana world class, I don't think Dorado is world class IMO.