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

It can be difficult to decide which of the Dominican Republic's many activities are right for you. Fortunately, the Grand Paradise Playa Dorada will provide numerous ways to enjoy their stunning waterside location. This vacation spot offers a wide range of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have plenty of fun activities to pick from during your trip.

Since the resort has 3 pools on location, you likely won't have any problem locating a great spot to soak up some sun. One of the bonuses is that this property is also located right next to the sea, meaning that there will be a few different ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

Fitness nuts won't need to put their workout routines on pause at this location; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis players, because those staying here can spend some of their vacation time on the court. Guests will find 2 courts on this property. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Seeking more options like this? You may want to compare Grand Paradise Playa Dorada to similar sites with this activity, like Caribbean Village Playa Dorada and Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort.


Although there isn't a golf course at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Nearby golf courses are Los Mangos Golf Course, Playa Dorada Golf Course, and Costa Azul. The lot of them are within traveling distance, and the most proximate of the group, Playa Dorada Golf Course, is just a small hike away from the lodging, so you can plan on going over for some rounds on the links. There are 18 holes at this course. This 6309 yard course is rated as a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, contact the course at (809) 320-4262.


While visiting the Dominican Republic you may want to try out a new recreational sport. Grand Paradise Playa Dorada offers multiple options, so you are sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your taste. Check out the following list, which indicates which watersports are available at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada:

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

Family Activities

Your kids will have everything they need to stay entertained at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada, which has tons of family-friendly amenities.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. An organized children's program is available if necessary. This lets parents have a little time away, while their little ones enjoy supervised playtime. No matter how much you love them, you may want to enjoy the Dominican Republic's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents will have a chance to experience a romantic dinner, or a show.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Grand Paradise Playa Dorada features live entertainment, so even when visitors stay at the accommodation for the night they won't be missing out on after-hours excitement. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the frequency can vary with the season. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, contact the resort at (809) 320-3663.

There are also several different bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options in the following chart:

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

The on-site casino here provides another nightlife option, which is one of the best ways to enjoy a night "in", without retreating to your room. If you seek an alternative atmosphere, there is another casino, this one found at Puerto Plata Beach Resort Casino. This one is located 2.3 miles of Grand Paradise Playa Dorada.


Not all accommodations in the Dominican Republic offer spa services on-site, but Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is one of the pleasant properties that is able and excited to offer its guests an effortless way to release tension and renew their bodies. The following list has some of the available services:

  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


One of the most unique activities on-site is horseback riding. This activity is popular among guests, so contact the front desk if you're interested in giving it a try.

The salon on-site offers both a convenient and calming place to pamper yourself before a dressy night out.

Though there's a lot to do right on-location, those who want to go exploring won't find a shortage of exciting recreational possibilities in the Dominican Republic. No matter if you would rather hang out at the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you'll find plenty of other chances for recreation close at hand. Click on these pages for information concerning sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities.


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