Some of the best places to visit in the Dominican Republic are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.
Each of the places on Hispaniola are appreciated for different reasons; even subtle differences could affect whether you'll have an active outing, or just a few hours of seclusion in the sun. All of the nearby shorelines in the following table have something unique to offer. Click on the names below to learn more:
|El Breton||1.5||NW||8.9 mi. East of Rio San Juan|
|Orchid Bay Beach||2.2||ESE||11.6 mi. East of Rio San Juan|
|El Calento de Dario Beach||2.2||ESE||11.6 mi. East of Rio San Juan|
|Diamante Beach||4.7||SSE||12.0 mi. East-Southeast of Rio San Juan|
The closest one is El Breton. Since this beach can be found a mile and a half from the hotel, your group won't have to journey far to enjoy an endless sparkling backdrop. Playa El Breton is set within Parque National Cabo Francis along the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. The beach here enjoys calm waters that are great for swimming and snorkeling, and beach combing is another popular pastime along this shore.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Hotel La Catalina is located 1.3 miles west of Cabrera, a town in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's nine and a half miles (15 and a half kilometers) to the east of Rio San Juan.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Hotel La Catalina:
|El Higo De Las Tres Piernas||3.2||SE|
|Rio San Juan||9.6||W|
Although there aren't many attractions within walking distance of the hotel, vacationers can still check out attractions like Dudu Lagoon Park, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.
To see more info about this or other nearby attractions, check out the table below:
|Dudu Lagoon Park||Park||5.7||S||29.8 mi. Northeast of San Francisco de Macoris|
|Park||9.9||W||Rio San Juan|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.7||NNW||33.4 mi. Northeast of San Francisco de Macoris|
|Loma Quita Espuela||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||25.2||SSW||10.6 mi. East of San Francisco de Macoris|
|Park||32.8||SW||San Francisco de Macoris|
|Movie Theater||32.8||SW||San Francisco de Macoris|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Dudu Lagoon Park might be a good choice. Tucked away and surrounded by the forest, Dudu Lagoon Park is a great place for guests looking for an easy to reach eco-attraction. The park is mostly known for its swimming hole, though there are also plenty of other opportunities to have fun.
Getting details about nearby lodging options is generally a convenient means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. While you'll only find a couple of additional resort and hotel options right around Hotel La Catalina, its quiet surroundings are what make it a pleasant option for travelers seeking a secluded retreat. Nevertheless, you can still locate additional accommodation options by traveling a few more miles out. If you'd like to get more information on booking options available close-by, see the following table.
|Uncle Mark Suites||0.9||E||33.3 mi. Northeast of San Francisco de Macoris, Hispaniola|
|Caliente Caribe Resort & Spa||3.9||NW||32.6 mi. Northeast of San Francisco de Macoris, Hispaniola|
|Hotel Bahia Blanca||10.0||W||Rio San Juan, Hispaniola|
|Bahía Príncipe San Juan||13.8||W||24.0 mi. North-Northeast of San Francisco de Macoris, Hispaniola|
|--||--||2.2 mi. East-Northeast of San Francisco de Macoris, Hispaniola|
|Cabarete East Beachfront Resort||31.0||W||19.3 mi. East of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic|
|Casa Blanca Hotel||31.8||W||Cabarete, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Kaoba||31.8||W||Cabarete, the Dominican Republic|
|Velero Beach Resort||31.9||W||Cabarete, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Alegria||31.9||W||Cabarete, the Dominican Republic|
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