What's Located Around Hotel Plaza Lusitania

Nearby Beaches

Las Galeras Beach

People visiting this area of Hispaniola usually enjoy the water at one of the beautiful and relaxing beaches. Having them available nearby will make this area particularly desirable.

All of the beaches along the coast of Hispaniola have their own unique features; even differences between their amenities can mean the difference between an uneventful visit and a lively day in the sun. You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click the names below to learn about amenities and other details:

Beaches Near Hotel Plaza Lusitania
Beach Distance Direction Location
Las Galeras Beach 0.1 N Las Galeras
La Playita Beach 0.6 WNW 10.4 mi. Northeast of Samana
Playa Aldero 0.9 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 3.0 E 13.5 mi. East-Northeast of Samana
Playa Rincon 3.6 W 8.0 mi. Northeast of Samana

One of the closest picks is Las Galeras Beach. Since this beach is a reasonable distance away, you won't have to travel far to enjoy the sun and surf. 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.

If instead you're interested in a chance to escape the crowds, La Playita Beach might be worth a visit. 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

Vacationers who'd like some more information about what's located nearby may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their location. Hotel Plaza Lusitania can be found in the northeastern outskirts of Las Galeras, in the general vicinity of Arroyo Del Cabo.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Hotel Plaza Lusitania:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Arroyo Del Cabo 1.4 S
Balandra 7.8 S
Los Cacaos 8.4 SSW
Samana 10.7 SW
El Limon 15.1 W
Arroyo Barril 17.4 WSW
Barbacos 18.0 W
Capitan 19.6 S
Abra Grande 19.7 W

Nearby Attractions

Whale Museum Of Samana

This destination is sure to offer a good deal of active pursuits for everyone. Although there aren't many attractions close to the hotel, you can still experience attractions like Iguanario Los Tocones, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.

For more, check out the nearby attractions below:

Attractions Near Hotel Plaza Lusitania
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 11.2 SW Samana

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning about nearby accommodations is generally an excellent means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find plenty of other places to learn about before making a decision, as this part of Hispaniola has an excellent selection of hotel and resort options. See the table below for a complete listing of the booking possibilities available in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Hotel Plaza Lusitania
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Casa Por Que No? -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
El Marinique -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Todo Blanco Hotel 0.1 E Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Villa Serena Hotel 0.2 NW Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Sol Azul -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Grand Paradise Samana 0.6 E 0.9 mi. East-Northeast of Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Las Mariposas -- -- Las Galeras, Hispaniola
La Rancheta Guesthouse -- -- 1.5 mi. East of Las Galeras, Hispaniola
La Hacienda -- -- 1.6 mi. East of Las Galeras, Hispaniola
Casa Dorado -- -- 1.4 mi. West of Las Galeras, Hispaniola

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