Quite a few guests make plans to take a trip to Hispaniola just to experience the amazing beaches that the island is so well known for.
If all you can think about is the beach, Grand Paradise Samana is the right spot for you. This site is situated right along the water and sand, so visitors can spend all day every day under the sun if that is what they want to do.
Naturally, since Grand Paradise Samana is positioned directly on, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. For those who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:
|Las Galeras Beach||0.6||W||Las Galeras|
|La Playita Beach||1.2||W||10.4 mi. Northeast of Samana|
|Playa Madama||1.8||ENE||2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Las Galeras|
|Colorada Beach||2.2||W||9.3 mi. Northeast of Samana|
|Fronton Beach||2.4||E||13.5 mi. East-Northeast of Samana|
|Playa Rincon||4.2||W||8.0 mi. Northeast of Samana|
The most convenient one to visit is Las Galeras Beach. 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.
Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Grand Paradise Samana is located 1.7 miles northeast of Arroyo Del Cabo, a village in the Samana Peninsula; it is to the east-northeast of Las Galeras.
The areas that are closest to Grand Paradise Samana are listed in the table below:
|Arroyo Del Cabo||1.7||SW|
No matter what kind of vacation you're planning, there are a number of enjoyable attractions in this region. Although there aren't many attractions close to the resort, you will still find Iguanario Los Tocones, which is one of the closest ones.
View the table below to learn more about what attractions are nearby:
|Iguanario Los Tocones||Zoo||--||--||3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Las Galeras|
|Shipwreck Maritime Museum||Museum||11.1||SW||Samana|
|Whale Museum Of Samana||Museum||11.7||SW||Samana|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Iguanario Los Tocones is an option worth considering. 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.
When you're choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby accommodations in order to get a better feel for the area. You can find lots of other properties to consider in the vicinity, as this section of Hispaniola plays host to an excellent variety of resort and hotel options. The following table provides a list of all the booking options located close-by.
|Todo Blanco Hotel||0.5||W||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|0.5||W||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|Hotel Plaza Lusitania||0.6||W||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|El Marinique||0.7||W||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|La Rancheta Guesthouse||0.7||E||1.5 mi. East of Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|Villa Serena Hotel||0.8||W||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|Sol Azul||--||--||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|1.1||SW||Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
|Casa Dorado||--||--||1.4 mi. West of Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
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