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

The Dominican Republic offers guests no shortage of exciting recreational possibilities, especially for visitors staying at an oceanfront property like this one. Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is a perfect property for visitors who want to stay entertained and have their choice of multiple activities.

This property has 3 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for enough room to relax by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is located right next to the ocean, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water during your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Dominican Republic, this destination has you covered; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Those of you who play tennis will especially enjoy staying at this location, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — can be a convenient and healthy family activity. You will find 2 tennis courts on the property. Plus, the lighted courts here give guests the opportunity to play at night, when schedules are more relaxed.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you can browse other hotels in the area that also have courts, including Caribbean Village Playa Dorada and Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort.


While there isn't a golf course at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. Nearby courses include Costa Azul, Los Mangos Golf Course, and Playa Dorada Golf Course. Each is within visiting distance, and the most proximate of the collection, Playa Dorada Golf Course, is just a meager trip off from the property, so it won't be trouble to plan on going over for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. This 6309 yard course has been rated a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (809) 320-4262.


During a visit to the Dominican Republic is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. Grand Paradise Playa Dorada offers multiple options, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, even if you've never done it before. Check out the following list, which provides the watersports that are offered by Grand Paradise Playa Dorada:

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

Family Activities

Planning to vacation with your children? Then you will like your options at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada, since it has tons of family-focused amenities.

There is a game room on-site, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. Families with busy vacation agendas will appreciate the organized kids' program at this location. This gives parents some free time to discover the Dominican Republic, while their little ones can meet other children staying here. At times, you may want to spend a few hours away from the kids. The property can provide a babysitting service, so moms and dads can have the chance to explore local sites on their own.

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 night can be just as exciting as going out. Live entertainment is typically available 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the specifics can vary with the season. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, you can reach the resort at (809) 320-3663.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their many different bars, so guests can choose to meet up at their favorite one before the show.

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
Barcelo Puerto Plata All Inclusive Playa Dorada, 3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 5 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

There is also a casino on the property, where you can play a game of chance, and perhaps enjoy a big win. If one gambling hot spot isn't enough, there is another casino, this one found at The American Casino. It's 0.2 miles south of Grand Paradise Playa Dorada.


Guests will be able to experience unparalleled relaxation, considering this destination has an on-property spa. The following list has some of the spa services that are available:

  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


Horseback riding is another activity that is available through Grand Paradise Playa Dorada. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

The salon on-site offers a convenient way to beautify yourself before a romantic dinner or special occasion.

Though there is plenty to do on-site, those looking to do some exploring can find many exciting things to see and do in the Dominican Republic. No matter if you are looking to spend time on the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you will find lots of other recreational opportunities in the vicinity. Click on these pages for information about snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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