Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada

The Dominican Republic offers many interesting places to explore, particularly for guests staying at a beachfront vacation spot like this one. Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is a perfect property for guests who prefer to have many on-site options and give new activities a try.

Because the resort has a total of 3 pools on-site, you shouldn't have any trouble finding enough space to sun tan or relax in the shade. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also situated right next to the sea, meaning that there will be many ways to spend time in the water when you stay here. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.

While there's no guarantee you won't overload on the Dominican Republic's delicious cuisine, Grand Paradise Playa Dorada makes it easier to stay healthy; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


Those who play tennis might want to consider booking this property, since its on-site tennis facilites are fun for everyone, even beginners. Guests will find 2 courts on-site. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting.

To see more tennis options in the area, you may want to browse other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Caribbean Village Playa Dorada and Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort.


Despite the fact that Grand Paradise Playa Dorada doesn't have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Golf courses in this area are Costa Azul, Los Mangos Golf Course, and Playa Dorada Golf Course. The lot of them are within traveling distance, and the most nearby of the group, Playa Dorada Golf Course, is only a short trip away from the property, so it won't be troublesome to make stopping in for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. The length of this course is 6309 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be reached at (809) 320-4262.


A vacation to the Dominican Republic can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. There are multiple options available at the resort, so you will be sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if you've never done it before. Check out the following list, which names the watersports offered at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

You can bring the entire family along for your vacation at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada, as it boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly amenities.

This vacation destination does have a game room, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. Parents may want to take advantage of the children's program at this property, which provides activities to keep kids busy and happy. This gives parents some free time to discover the Dominican Republic, while their little ones meet new friends. At times, you may find yourself wanting to enjoy the Dominican Republic's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. Guests can make arrangements for a babysitter, so that parents can have a chance to enjoy a romantic night by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be just as fun as an expensive night of bar-hopping. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the details can vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more details, you can reach the resort at (809) 320-3663.

Also on-site are many bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

The nightlife scene extends beyond the reaches of your own lodgings. You can visit some of the accommodations in the area, though few are especially known for having a lot of variety. These include those shown below:

Accommodations near the Grand Paradise Playa Dorada with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Paradise Beach Resort & Casino Playa Dorada, 3.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Puerto Plata -- --
Vh Gran Ventana Beach Resort All-inclusive Playa Dorada, 3.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 5 check
Sunscape Puerto Plata Playa Dorada, 3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 6 check
Hotel Dorado Club Resort Playa Dorada, 3.1 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 1 check
Casa Colonial Beach And Spa Playa Dorada, 3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata -- --
Celuisma Tropical Playa Dorada Playa Dorada, 3.0 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 4 check
Bluebay Villas Doradas Playa Dorada, 3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 4 check
Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata Playa Dorada, 3.5 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 4 check
Caribbean Village Playa Dorada Playa Dorada, 3.0 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 7 --
Fun Royale and Fun Tropicale All-Inclusive Resorts Playa Dorada, 3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 6 check
Puerto Plata Village Caribbean Resort and Beach Club Playa Dorada, 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 5 check
Iberostar Costa Dorada Playa Dorada, 2.1 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 3 check

Luckily, this site also has its own casino, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. If you seek an alternative atmosphere, there is another casino, this one found at Puerto Plata Beach Resort Casino. It is about 2.3 miles of Grand Paradise Playa Dorada.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is one such property that is able and excited to offer its guests an unbeatable way to get properly pampered. The following list provides some of the services available at the spa:

  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The staff can also arrange horseback riding. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

The salon on-site will allow you to get your hair and makeup done for a special evening.

In addition to the activities available right on this property, visitors who want to do some exploring won't find a shortage of interesting recreational possibilities in the Dominican Republic. Whether you would rather spend time at the beach or play a round or two of golf, you can find plenty of other chances for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Check out these links to learn more about sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities.


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