People staying in this section of Hispaniola typically take time to walk one of the area's amazing beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.
Each of the access points along the coast of Hispaniola have their own distinct features; these variations can make all the difference in how much you enjoy your visit. To see those available near Hotel Plaza Lusitania, see the following table. Click on 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|
The most convenient option is Las Galeras Beach. Because this beach is a reasonable distance off, your party won't have to go far to enjoy this beautiful section of the coast. 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 you're interested in plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, La Playita Beach could be a better choice for you. 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.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Hotel Plaza Lusitania is located in the northeastern outskirts of Las Galeras, in the vicinity of Arroyo Del Cabo.
The areas found closest to Hotel Plaza Lusitania are listed below.
|Arroyo Del Cabo||1.4||S|
Considering the Dominican Republic is a favorite vacation destination, you'll find lots of fun attractions to keep you busy all across the area. Though there are not many attractions within walking distance of the hotel, you can still experience attractions like Iguanario Los Tocones, which is one of the closest choices.
The following table can provide more details about nearby attractions:
|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 interesting to go, Iguanario Los Tocones might be a good choice. 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.
Getting info about nearby lodging options is often a good way to get a feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find lots of additional properties to think about in the vicinity, as this portion of Hispaniola has a sweeping selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. See the table below to find complete details about the hotel booking possibilities found in the vicinity.
|--||--||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|
|Casa Dorado||--||--||1.4 mi. West of Las Galeras, Hispaniola|
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