What's Located Around Golden Sands Villas

The gorgeous beaches in Puerto Rico are touted by locals as some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots on the island. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Golden Sands Villas is the perfect locale for you. This site is situated along the water, so visitors can spend every day under the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Golden Sands Villas is located on Dorado Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions here. Set in the small northern town of Dorado, Dorado Beach is known for it's prime surfing conditions, which make it a beach not necessarily suitable for inexperienced swimmers or families with young children.

Los Tocores Beach is closest to these accommodations. If you head towards the coast from Laguna Mata Redonda you'll run into Los Tocores, a beach so beautiful that every resort along the shore wants a piece of it. The waters here are calm enough that you can swim, but not so calm that you shouldn't be wary of strong currents if you are visiting with young children.

If instead you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Dorado Beach is an alternative worth considering. Set in the small northern town of Dorado, Dorado Beach is known for it's prime surfing conditions, which make it a beach not necessarily suitable for inexperienced swimmers or families with young children. It's located a mile and a half east of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are curious to know about what's nearby might want to know how many miles the neighboring city or town is from the property. Golden Sands Villas can be found just beyond the the center of Dorado.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Golden Sands Villas.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Vega Alta 5.2 SW
Los Naranjos 7.8 W
Vega Baja 8.5 W
Catano 9.3 E
Sandin 9.4 W
Bayamon 9.5 SE
Corozal 9.9 S
Old San Juan 10.3 E
Puerto Nuevo 10.7 E
Viejo San Juan 11.1 E

Nearby Attractions

Bosque Estatal De Vega

Golden Sands Villas serves as an excellent locale for active travelers. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be discovered when exploring near this lodging. In fact, this particular part of Dorado claims a number of exciting attractions, like Bosque Estatal De Vega, Cancha Lauro Davila, and Parque Frain E Jesus. The nearest attraction of the three is Bosque Estatal De Vega.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Golden Sands Villas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bosque Estatal De Vega Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.5 SW 6.0 mi. South West of Dorado
Cancha Lauro Davila Park 6.1 S 5.5 mi. South of Dorado
Parque Frain E Jesus Park 6.1 S 5.5 mi. South-Southeast of Dorado
Plaza Aquarium Aquarium 9.2 S 8.5 mi. South of Dorado
Carribbean Cinemas Plaza del Sol Movie Theater 8.7 SE 5.1 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Space Rocket Plaza Park 8.7 SE 4.9 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Science Park Museum 8.8 SE 4.7 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Plazoleta Del Canton Park 9.1 SE 5.1 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Bacardi Rum Plant Museum 8.9 E Catano
Parque Nacional Isla De Cabras Park 9.0 E 1.4 mi. West of Old San Juan
Fort San Juan de la Cruz Historical Site 9.0 E 1.3 mi. West of Old San Juan
Laguna Tortuguero Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.1 W 11.0 mi. West of Dorado
Riverside Park Park 9.9 SE 5.0 mi. South-Southwest of Old San Juan
Complejo Deportivo Carcano Alicea Park 10.3 SE 6.8 mi. South-Southwest of Old San Juan
Fort de San Filipe del Morro Historical Site 9.8 E Viejo San Juan
Convent of the Dominican Order Museum -- -- Old San Juan
Casa Rosa Historical Site 10.0 E Old San Juan
Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena Museum 10.0 E Old San Juan
Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan Museum -- -- Old San Juan
Ballaja Plaza Park 10.1 E Old San Juan
La Casa Blanca Museum 10.1 E Old San Juan
Museo de las Américas Museum 10.1 E Old San Juan
Plaza De Beneficencia Park 10.1 E Old San Juan
Ballaja Barracks Historical Site 10.1 E Old San Juan
Paseo De Morro Historical Site 10.1 E Old San Juan
San Juan Gate Historical Site 10.1 E Old San Juan
Plaza De La Rogativa Park 10.1 E Old San Juan
Museo Felisa Rincaan de Gautier Museum 10.1 E Old San Juan
Felisa Rincon de Gautier Museum Museum 10.1 E Old San Juan
La Fortaleza Historical Site 10.2 E Old San Juan
Plaza V Centenario Park 10.1 E Old San Juan
Totem Monument 10.1 E Old San Juan
Archbishop's Palace Historical Site 10.2 E Old San Juan
Raices Fountain Monument 10.2 E Old San Juan
Children's Museum Museum 10.2 E Old San Juan
Galeria Nacional Museum Museum 10.2 E Old San Juan
Red Palace Historical Site 10.2 E Old San Juan
Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana Museum 10.2 E Old San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site Historical Site 10.2 E Old San Juan
Plaza Felisa Rincon De Gautier Park 10.2 E Old San Juan
Paseo La Princesa Park 10.2 E Old San Juan
La Princesa Promenade Historical Site 10.2 E Old San Juan
Parque De Las Palomas Park 10.2 E Old San Juan
Pablo Casals Museum Museum 10.2 E Old San Juan
Museo de Artes Populares Art Museum 10.2 E Old San Juan
Museum Of Our African Heritage Museum 10.2 E Old San Juan
Cathedral of San Juan Bautista Historical Site 10.3 E Old San Juan
Casa De Los Dos Zaguanes Historical Site 10.3 E Old San Juan
Casa de los Contrafuertes Historical Site 10.3 E Old San Juan
Plaza De Armas Park 10.3 E Old San Juan
Casa Ramon Power y Giralt Historical Site 10.3 E Old San Juan
El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery Art Museum 10.4 E Old San Juan
Plaza Darsenas & La Casita Park 10.4 E Old San Juan
Plaza La Barandilla/ La Barandilla Stairs Park 10.5 E Old San Juan
Plaza Salvador Brau Park 10.5 E Old San Juan
Plaza Arturo Somohano Park 10.6 E Old San Juan
Tapia Theater Movie Theater 10.6 E Old San Juan
Olympic House Historical Site 10.8 E Viejo San Juan
Fort San Cristóbal Historical Site 10.8 E Viejo San Juan
Ateneo Puertorriqueño Historical Site 10.8 E Viejo San Juan
Spanish House Historical Site 10.9 E Viejo San Juan
Caballito del Mar Monument 10.9 E Viejo San Juan
Plaza San Juan Bautista Historical Site 11.0 E Viejo San Juan
Parque Munoz Rivera Park 12.0 E Viejo San Juan
Estadio Municipal Guaynabo Park 12.8 SE Guaynabo
Museo del Deporte Guaynabo Museum 12.8 SE Guaynabo
Fuerte San Geronimo Historical Site 12.4 E Viejo San Juan
Caribbean Cinemas - Fine Arts Miramar Movie Theater 12.5 E Miramar
Bosque Urbano De San Patricio Park 12.9 ESE Hato Rey
Parque Central Park 13.0 E Hato Rey
Park La Ventana Al Mar Park 13.1 E Condado District
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Museum 13.2 E Condado District
Hato Rey Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Hato Rey
Plaza Antonia Quinones Park 13.4 E Condado District
Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico Museum 13.7 E Condado District
Parque La Merced Park 14.1 E Hato Rey
Ecourbano Museum -- -- Ocean Park
Museo de arte de Puerto Rico Museum -- -- Ocean Park
Museo Tower Museum -- -- Ocean Park
Weisner Cinema Movie Theater -- -- Ocean Park
Parque Barbosa Park 14.9 E Ocean Park

If you're searching for somewhere interesting to go, Bosque Estatal De Vega is an alternative worth considering. Established to preserve the aquifer that lies beneath the park, it is part of Puerto Rico's plan in preparing for the growing population and urbanization of the island. This part of the plan has a forest that acts as a natural filter for water entering the aquifer, as well as limiting the consumption by the population.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it's often smart to learn more about nearby accommodations as a way to get a feel for the area. Even though there are only a few other hotel and resort options right around Golden Sands Villas, the tranquil surroundings here make it a perfect option for travelers looking to enjoy a secluded spot. Take a look at the table below for a full list of lodging possibilities found nearby.

Accommodations near Golden Sands Villas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach & Golf Resort 0.0 NNW Dorado, Puerto Rico
Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach 2.0 W 1.9 mi. West of Dorado, Puerto Rico
Hyatt Hacienda Del Mar 3.1 W 3.0 mi. West of Dorado, Puerto Rico
 

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