What's Located Around Sol Azul

Nearby Beaches

Las Galeras Beach

Travelers vacationing in this area of Hispaniola almost always enjoy the water at one of the lovely beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.

The various characteristics of each coastal spot in the Dominican Republic could be better suited for a romantic stroll than a family outing, or vice versa. These choices are each worth investigating. 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

Las Galeras Beach is the closest choice to consider near the guest house. 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 looking for an enjoyable secluded beach, 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

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your guest house can help you learn even more about the Dominican Republic, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Sol Azul can be found near the center of Las Galeras.

The table below lists some of the areas near Sol Azul.

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 destination is certain to provide a lot of activity for everyone. Even though there are just a few attractions within walking distance of the guest house, vacationers can still check out attractions like Iguanario Los Tocones, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.

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 on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Iguanario Los Tocones might be the right choice for you. 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

When you're deciding where to stay, it is often helpful to find out about nearby lodging options as a way to get a feel for the region. This section of Hispaniola offers visitors various additional resorts and hotels to choose from, giving readers plenty to mull over before reaching a verdict. The following table lists the booking possibilities found in the area.

Accommodations near Sol Azul
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Las Mariposas -- -- 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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