Dorado

(do-RAH-do)

Dorado is known as "La Ciudad Ejemplar". Dorado was founded in 1842 by Jacinto López Martínez.

The town is a touristic centre with many residential resort communities and prestigious hotels. Dorado is home of the most famous hotels in the Metropolitan area, the Hyatt Dorado Beach Hotel and the Hyatt Regency Cerromar Hotel.

Dorado is located in the norther region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Toa Alta, east of Vega Alta, and west of Toa Baja.

There are many well-known "doradeños", among them: José A. Alegría.

Dorado is made up of 6 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Espinosa
  • Higuillar
  • Maguayo
  • Mameyal
  • Pueblo
  • Río Lajas

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Festivals and Events

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Symbols

Dorado Flag

Education

There are 13 public schools in Dorado, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.

Anthem: Por fin, en las riberas...

Climate

10 Day Forecast

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Did You Know?

Puerto Rico used to have as many as 25 military installations.