Some people's favorite places of interest in the Dominican Republic are found along the coast. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.
Each stop along on the coast has distinct characteristics that might be exactly suited to your style of travel; then again, some may not be as pleasing to you. The following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to see more details:
|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|
El Breton is probably the most convenient option to visit near Hotel La Catalina. Since you can find this beach a mile and a half to the northwest of this hotel, your party won't have to travel far to enjoy this beautiful section of the coast. 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.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Hotel La Catalina is located 1.3 miles west of Cabrera, a town in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's 9.6 miles to the east of Rio San Juan.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Hotel La Catalina:
|El Higo De Las Tres Piernas||3.2||SE|
|Rio San Juan||9.6||W|
Although there aren't many attractions located near the hotel, vacationers can still check out attractions like Dudu Lagoon Park, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.
The following table can provide more details about nearby attractions:
|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 looking for a chance to see something a little different, 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 info about nearby accommodations is often an excellent way to get a feel for the area as whole. Though there are only a couple of additional hotel and resort options in this part of Hispaniola, the quiet surroundings here make it an excellent choice for visitors looking to enjoy a secluded vacation spot. Nonetheless, you can still locate additional accommodations by going a little bit farther out. Consult the following table for a complete listing of lodging options that are found close-by.
|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|
|Amanera||6.5||WNW||4.4 mi. Northeast of Rio San Juan, 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|
|Velero Beach Resort||31.9||W||Cabarete, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Alegria||31.9||W||Cabarete, the Dominican Republic|
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