What's Near El Marinique

The delightful beaches on Hispaniola are touted by locals as some of the most-loved attractions in the region.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, El Marinique is just what you are looking for. This site is located on the coast, so visitors can spend all day every day in the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Las Galeras Beach

Needless to say, since El Marinique is positioned directly on Las Galeras Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. Las Galeras is located in a small fishing village of the same name along the north east coast of the Dominican Republic. Most visitors are surprised to find that this place remains uncrowded because it is such a beautiful locale, but quickly get over their surprise and settle in to enjoy the beach that they have all to themselves. For guests who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near El Marinique
Beach Distance Direction Location
La Playita Beach 0.6 W 10.4 mi. Northeast of Samana
Playa Aldero 1.0 E 11.6 mi. Northeast of Samana
Colorada Beach -- -- 9.3 mi. Northeast of Samana
Playa Madama 2.4 E 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Las Galeras
Fronton Beach 3.1 E 13.5 mi. East-Northeast of Samana
Playa Rincon 3.5 W 8.0 mi. Northeast of Samana

The nearest one is La Playita Beach. Just a 15 minute walk from the larger Las Galeras Beach, La Playita, which means "Little Beach" is a small stretch of sand where you can go to dine on fresh seafood or simply get away from the crowds.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can act as a nice day trip, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or learning more about the area's art and history. El Marinique is located in the northern outskirts of Las Galeras, near Arroyo Del Cabo.

The following table contains a listing of areas near El Marinique:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Arroyo Del Cabo 1.5 S
Balandra 7.9 S
Los Cacaos 8.5 SSW
Samana 10.7 SW
El Limon 15.0 W
Arroyo Barril 17.3 WSW
Barbacos 18.0 W
Abra Grande 19.6 W
Capitan 19.6 S

Nearby Attractions

Whale Museum Of Samana

This location is sure to provide a good deal of fun activities for all kinds of vacationers. While there may not be too many attractions within close proximity to the hotel, vacationers can still check out attractions like Iguanario Los Tocones, which is one of the closest.

More details about nearby attractions are in the following table:

Attractions Near El Marinique
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Iguanario Los Tocones Zoo -- -- 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Las Galeras
Shipwreck Maritime Museum Museum 10.6 SW Samana
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 10.7 SW Samana
Parroquia de Samana Historical Site 10.7 SW Samana
Whale Museum Of Samana Museum 11.1 SW Samana

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Iguanario Los Tocones might be just right for you. The threatened Rhinoceros Iguana can find a safe haven at the Iguanario Los Tocones, or simply, The Iguana Farm. Oddly, the iguanas are threatened not because of human development or because of predators, but because they are sought after aggressively by zoos around the world.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding details about nearby booking possibilities is generally a convenient means of getting a feel for the area as whole. Readers will find plenty of other properties to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this part of Hispaniola houses an exceptional range of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to find more info about booking possibilities available in the vicinity, view the following table.

Accommodations near El Marinique
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Plaza Lusitania -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Casa Por Que No? -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Villa Serena Hotel 0.1 NW Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Todo Blanco Hotel 0.2 E Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Sol Azul -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Las Mariposas -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Grand Paradise Samana 0.7 E 0.9 mi. East-Northeast of Las Galeras, Hispaniola
La Rancheta Guesthouse -- -- 1.5 mi. East of Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Casa Dorado -- -- 1.4 mi. West of Las Galeras, Hispaniola

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