What's Located Around Bahia Estela

The gorgeous beaches on Hispaniola are touted as the most enticing outdoor sights in the region. If you are a big beach fan, Bahia Estela is the right spot for you. This lodging is set on the shore, so guests can spend all day every day under the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Bahia Estela is located right on Las Terrenas, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. For travelers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Bahia Estela
Beach Distance Direction Location
Las Ballenas 1.0 W 16.2 mi. Northwest of Samana
Bonita Beach 2.3 W 16.8 mi. West-Northwest of Samana
El Portillo Beach 2.6 E Abra Grande

Las Ballenas is the one that's nearest to the hotel. Playa Las Ballenas means The Whale Beach, and was so named for the two whale-shaped rocks that can be seen from the shore. The beach itself is located in the center of the town of Las Terrenas, set at a point where a river dumps into the sea.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Bahia Estela is located in Las Terrenas, a village on Hispaniola; it's 15.3 miles to the northwest of Samana.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Bahia Estela:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Abra Grande 2.3 E
Barbacos 4.0 E
El Limon 7.1 ESE
Punta Gorda 7.5 SSW
Sanchez 8.3 SW
Arroyo Barril 9.9 SE
Samana 15.3 SE
Bebedero 15.5 SW
Los Yayales 16.3 W

Nearby Attractions

El Salto del Limon

No matter what kind of vacation you're planning, there are a number of fascinating attractions in the area. There are even a few attractions that are very close by the hotel, for instance, Ectopia and El Salto del Limon. Each site is perfect for vacationers at Bahia Estela, but the closest is Ectopia.

This and other nearby options are displayed below.

Attractions Near Bahia Estela
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ectopia Botanical Garden -- -- Las Terrenas
El Salto del Limon Waterfall -- -- 8.4 mi. Northwest of Samana
Whale Museum Of Samana Museum 15.3 SE Samana
Parroquia de Samana Historical Site 15.4 SE Samana
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 15.4 SE Samana
Shipwreck Maritime Museum Museum 15.6 SE Samana
Iguanario Los Tocones Zoo -- -- 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Las Galeras

If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, El Salto del Limon might be the right choice for you. Located in a thickly forested area along the Samaná peninsula in northeast Dominican Republic is a beautiful water fall called El Salto del Limón. Tourists have the choice of hiking or riding horseback to the falls, and in some cases mules are even available to ride on for the trek.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes helpful to find out about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the region. This part of Hispaniola offers vacationers various additional resort and hotel options, giving readers plenty to mull over before coming to a decision. The table that follows provides a list of the lodging possibilities found in the area.

Accommodations near Bahia Estela
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Casa Nina -- -- Las Terrenas, Hispaniola
Peninsula House -- -- Las Terrenas, Hispaniola
Garden Hotel Lomita Maravilla 0.5 SW Las Terrenas, Hispaniola
Hotel Tropic Banana -- -- 15.8 mi. Northwest of Samana, Hispaniola
Hotel Cacao Beach 0.8 W 15.9 mi. Northwest of Samana, Hispaniola
Hotel Alisei 0.8 W 16.1 mi. Northwest of Samana, Hispaniola

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