What's Near ClubHotel Riu Merengue

Quite a few travelers choose to spend their vacations in the Dominican Republic because of the amazing beaches that the island is so well known for.

If you are a big beach fan, ClubHotel Riu Merengue is just what you are looking for. This property is located along the water, so guests can spend all day every day soaking up the sun if that will make them happy. Several guests every year frequent this popular spot in the Dominican Republic, creating a good place to meet others and participate in different activities; however, this means it can get a bit crowded at times.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since ClubHotel Riu Merengue sits directly on Maimon Riu Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. For guests who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Riu Merengue
Beach Distance Direction Location
Maimon Beach 1.1 W 6.9 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata
Playa Grande 1.5 NW 7.6 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata
Cofresi Beach 2.6 ESE 3.5 mi. Northwest of Puerto Plata
Playa La Isla 2.9 NW 8.9 mi. Northwest of Puerto Plata
Playa Costambar 3.6 ESE Costambar
Puerto Pastilla Beach 4.7 NW 10.6 mi. Northwest of Puerto Plata

The most obvious one to visit is Maimon Beach. Part cove, part beach, and part river, the long shore of Maimon Beach offers a variety of features for people visiting. While most will not be coming to view the dark sand, eco-toursit and those looking for a natural beach may enjoy it.

Travelers can also have a good time at Cofresi Beach where there will be plenty to keep you busy. Cofresi Beach is split into two sections, one half of which is public, and one private. Locals can often be found enjoying their weekends on the public side, which makes it a great spot if you want to do a little mingling. This one is located two and a half miles east-southeast of the property.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or learning more about the area's art and history. ClubHotel Riu Merengue is found in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it's 6.1 miles to the west-northwest of Puerto Plata.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of ClubHotel Riu Merengue.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Maggiolo 1.3 ESE
Cofresi 2.4 E
Costambar 3.7 ESE
Bajo Hondo 4.2 NW
downtown Puerto Plata 5.7 ESE
Puerto Plata 6.1 ESE
Imbert 6.8 SW
Barrio Codetel 7.2 ESE
El Gallo Abajo 7.5 SSE
Saballo 7.5 SW

Nearby Attractions

Yasika Adventures

Even though there are only a few attractions close to the resort, you are located near sites like Yasika Adventures, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.

For more, check out the nearby attractions below:

Attractions Near Riu Merengue
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Yasika Adventures Zip Line Site -- -- Playa Dorada
Isabel de Torres National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.6 SE 3.8 mi. South of Puerto Plata
Monumento Hermanas Mirabal Monument 7.9 ESE Costa Dorada
Cristo Redentor Monument 6.1 SE 2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Teleferico Mountain Top Cable Car 6.0 SE 2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Carcel San Felipe Historical Site 6.1 SE Puerto Plata
Parque de la Libertad Park 6.0 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
El Chocal Facility Viewing -- -- 9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Park Gregorio Luperon Park 5.7 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Amber Museum Museum 5.5 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque Regalado Park 5.5 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque De La Restauracion Park 5.4 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Teleferico Puerto Plata Cable Car 4.9 SE Puerto Plata
Liga Del Atlantico Park 4.8 SE Puerto Plata
Faro Puerto Plata Lighthouse 5.2 ESE Puerto Plata
Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial Historical Site 5.1 ESE Puerto Plata
Fortaleza San Felipe Historical Site 5.1 ESE Puerto Plata
Parque San Felipe Park 5.1 ESE Puerto Plata
Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua Waterfall 8.0 SSW 10.1 mi. West-Southwest of Puerto Plata
Parque Central Imbert Park 6.8 SW Imbert

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Yasika Adventures is an alternative worth considering. One of the first zip-line adventures to open on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, Yasika Adventures is a great way to see the natural side of the country in an exhilarating and unique way.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a place to stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a better feel for the region. This section of the Dominican Republic is home to quite a few other hotel and resort options, which will give readers lots to consider before coming to a decision. The table that follows lists the lodging options that are available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Riu Merengue
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
ClubHotel Riu Bachata 0.2 W 6.3 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
ClubHotel Riu Mambo 0.2 ESE 5.9 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Lifestyle Presidential Suites 2.5 ESE 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
The Bungalows 2.6 ESE 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Sun Village Resort & Spa 2.6 ESE 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Club Villas Jazmin 3.7 ESE 2.4 mi. Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Lifestyle Tropical Beach All Inclusive 5.0 NW 11.0 mi. Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Hacienda Tropical -- -- Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Portofino Guest House 7.2 ESE Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort 8.1 ESE Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
 

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