What's Located Around ClubHotel Riu Merengue

Many times, finding accommodations near a nice beach can make your trip even more exciting.

Fortunately, ClubHotel Riu Merengue is situated directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. Every year, crowds of guests frequent this popular spot in the Dominican Republic, making for an active and social scene; keep in mind, though, it can get overly-crowded during the busy season.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since ClubHotel Riu Merengue was built directly on Maimon Riu Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. For those who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to read our detailed article:

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 closest option 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.

If you were hoping to visit a less quiet part of the coast, consider nearby Cofresi Beach where the atmosphere is far from quiet, and the crowds are busy enjoying a selection of water activities. 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. You'll find this one a meager hike off.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about what's in the surrounding area might want to find out how far—or near—the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. ClubHotel Riu Merengue is located in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it is 6.1 miles to the west-northwest of Puerto Plata.

The table below lists some of the areas near 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

Though there are not too many attractions within walking distance of the resort, you are located near sites like Yasika Adventures, which is one of the closest ones.

This and other nearby options are displayed 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 could be a good option. 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 deciding where to book your stay, it can sometimes be helpful to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a feel for the region. This portion of the Dominican Republic offers vacationers quite a few additional resort and hotel options, which will give readers plenty to think over prior to reaching a verdict. Have a look at the table below to get complete details about the booking options you can find in the surrounding area.

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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