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:
|Las Galeras Beach||0.1||N||Las Galeras|
|La Playita Beach||0.6||WNW||10.4 mi. Northeast of Samana|
|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.
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:
|Arroyo Del Cabo||1.4||S|
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:
|Iguanario Los Tocones||Zoo||--||--||3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Las Galeras|
|Shipwreck Maritime Museum||Museum||10.6||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.
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.
|--||--||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 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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