Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel Zapata

Although guests may not find that many recreational possibilities on-site at Hotel Zapata, that certainly shouldn't imply you won't encounter other fun things to see and do during your trip to the Dominican Republic.

This hotel is within close proximity to the water, so the fact that there's no pool is not even noticed by most guests who usually spend their time swimming at the beach anyway. In fact, even when they do have access to a pool, most guests are so attracted to the beaches in the Dominican Republic that they don't need to use the property's pool.


While there are a few watersports here, if you don't see what you want there are plenty of vendors located around town. The short list below shows the watersports that are offered at Hotel Zapata:

  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Although children are certainly welcome at Hotel Zapata, keep in mind that the property doesn't offer very many family-friendly amenities. To find properties that offer more amenities for kids, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You'll be able to grab a drink or spend time in the property's bar, but your other on-site nightlife options are limited.

The nightlife scene extends beyond the reaches of your own lodgings. You can visit some of the accommodations in the area, though few are especially known for having a lot of variety. These include those listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Hotel Zapata with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Coco Beach Hotel 0.7 mi. South West of Central Boca Chica -- --
Don Juan Beach Resort 0.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Boca Chica 3 check
Calypso Beach Hotel 0.5 mi. South of Central Boca Chica 1 --
Be Live Hamaca Beach 0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Boca Chica 5 check

If you are feeling lucky and looking for something else to do, one of the closest casinos is at Be Live Hamaca Beach Casino. You will be able to find Be Live Hamaca Beach Casino merely a small range away from this lodging.


In addition to the options available on the grounds of this property, travelers who want to get out 'n' about will appreciate the many interesting recreational possibilities in the Dominican Republic. From a simple morning relaxing on the beach, to a few hours exploring a local market, each guest can set their own agenda. Check out these links to learn more with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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