Quite a few travelers make plans to spend their vacations in the Dominican Republic because of the amazing beaches that the island is so proud of.
If all you can think about is the beach, Casa Colonial Beach And Spa is set in the perfect location for you. This property is situated along the shore, so vacationers can spend their whole trip under the sun if that will make them happy.
Naturally, since Casa Colonial Beach And Spa is located directly on Dorada Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. Dorada Beach is located in Puerto Plata in one of the largest resort areas on the island. This, coupled with the fact that this beach is great for watersports such a kite boarding and water skiing makes this beach consummately crowded. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:
|Bergantin Beach||0.9||ESE||Playa Dorada|
|Long Beach||2.3||NW||Puerto Plata|
|3.3||E||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
Bergantin Beach is the one that's nearest to this property. A great public beach (read: free) away from the crowds, Playa Bergantin is favored because of its free access and gorgeous views of the island wrapping around the sea to the west. You won't have to cut your time at Bergantin Beach short, since you'll find public bathrooms on-site.
You can also try nearby Long Beach where you will find a lively scene of tourists and activities. The waters that wash ashore of Long Beach in Puerto Plata come from the Atlantic Ocean, which means they can be rough and tall at times. Still, the view of the sea from the shore is enough to keep the beach relatively populated during tourist season. You'll find it two and a half miles northwest of the lodgings.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Casa Colonial Beach And Spa is situated in Playa Dorada, a neighborhood in the Dominican Republic; it is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Puerto Plata.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Casa Colonial Beach And Spa:
|downtown Puerto Plata||3.8||NW|
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||3.9||ESE|
|El Gallo Abajo||6.0||WSW|
Casa Colonial Beach And Spa serves as a great locale for active tourists. There are a great deal of activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. You will soon notice that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Amber Museum. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is ., , and
For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest named in the following table.
|Park||3.4||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.8||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Amber Museum||Museum||3.9||WNW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.9||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||4.0||WNW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Faro Puerto Plata||Lighthouse||4.3||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Historical Site||3.5||W||Puerto Plata|
|Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial||Historical Site||4.4||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Fortaleza San Felipe||Historical Site||4.4||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Puerto Plata||Cable Car||4.8||W||Puerto Plata|
|Monumento Hermanas Mirabal||Monument||1.6||WNW||Costa Dorada|
|Teleferico Mountain Top||Cable Car||4.6||W||2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Monument||4.6||W||2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Isabel de Torres National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.4||SW||3.8 mi. South of Puerto Plata|
|Yasika Adventures||Zip Line Site||--||--||Playa Dorada|
|Facility Viewing||--||--||9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua||Waterfall||12.3||W||10.1 mi. West-Southwest of Puerto Plata|
|Jewish Museum of Sosua||Museum||8.0||E||Sosua|
|Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa||Museum||8.0||E||Sosua|
|El Choco National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.7||E||16.9 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|Monkey Jungle||Zip Line Site||--||--||Cabarete|
If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Amber Museum could be just what the doctor ordered. Dominican Amber is said to be some of the clearest in the world, and visitors can see for themselves at the Amber Museum. With a wide collection of valuable local amber on display, this museum is one of the more unique offerings on the island.
When deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes worthwhile to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a feel for the region. Readers will be able to find lots of other destinations to learn about prior to making a decision, as this section of the Dominican Republic has an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. Have a look at the table below to get a full listing of hotel booking options you'll find in the vicinity.
|Sunscape Puerto Plata||0.1||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Bluebay Villas Doradas||0.1||SW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Vh Gran Ventana Beach Resort All-inclusive||0.2||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata||0.2||S||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Grand Paradise Playa Dorada||0.2||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.3||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Dorado Club Resort||0.3||W||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.4||W||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Fun Royale and Fun Tropicale All-Inclusive Resorts||0.4||SW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Caribbean Village Playa Dorada||0.5||W||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
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