What's Located Around Sol Azul

Nearby Beaches

Las Galeras Beach

Among the most anticipated attractions to visit in the Dominican Republic are the beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.

Each of the places adorning the coast of Hispaniola have their own unique features; even differences between their amenities can have an effect on how enjoyable your visit is. Every one of the options near Sol Azul (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Sol Azul
Beach Distance Direction Location
Las Galeras Beach -- -- Las Galeras
La Playita Beach -- -- 10.4 mi. Northeast of Samana
Playa Aldero -- -- 11.6 mi. Northeast of Samana
Colorada Beach -- -- 9.3 mi. Northeast of Samana
Playa Madama -- -- 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Las Galeras
Fronton Beach -- -- 13.5 mi. East-Northeast of Samana
Playa Rincon -- -- 8.0 mi. Northeast of Samana

The closest option 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.

If you're interested in a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, La Playita Beach is an alternative worth considering. 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

Visiting a town or community neighboring your guest house can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or learning more about the area's art and history. Sol Azul is located in the heart of Las Galeras.

The areas that are closest to Sol Azul are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Arroyo Del Cabo 1.1 S
Balandra 7.5 S
Los Cacaos 8.1 SSW
Samana 10.4 SW
El Limon 14.9 W
Arroyo Barril 17.1 WSW
Barbacos 17.8 W
Capitan 19.2 S
Abra Grande 19.5 W

Nearby Attractions

Whale Museum Of Samana

This location is certain to offer a lot of active pursuits for all kinds of vacationers. Although there are not dozens of attractions within a close distance of the guest house, vacationers can still check out attractions like Iguanario Los Tocones, which is one of the closest choices.

This and other nearby options are displayed below.

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

If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding information about nearby accommodation options is oftentimes an excellent way to get a better feel for the area as whole. You will be able to find no shortage of other destinations to think about before reaching a decision, as this part of Hispaniola offers visitors a wide range of hotels and resorts to pick from. Find out what you need to know about all of the area's lodging possibilities by reviewing the following table.

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

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