Often, people make plans to spend their holidays in the Dominican Republic simply because they want to experience the breath-taking beaches that the region is famous for. Fortunately, Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is situated directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to see what makes the area so special. Not far from the main attractions of the Dominican Republic, but far enough from the more crowded areas, this location provides a happy medium; guests will be able to keep both busy and relaxed. The beach found next to this site is not very crowded compared with other beaches in the region.
Obviously, since Grand Paradise Playa Dorada sits directly on Dorada Beach, sun bathing is a popular pastime here. 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 are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Bergantin Beach||1.1||ESE||Playa Dorada|
|Long Beach||2.1||NW||Puerto Plata|
|3.5||ESE||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
is probably the most convenient option to visit near the resort.
Travelers who want to know a little bit more about the area's important features may want to know how far the adjacent town or city is from their location. Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is situated in Playa Dorada, a neighborhood in the Dominican Republic; it's 3.2 miles to the east-southeast of Puerto Plata.
The areas that are closest to Grand Paradise Playa Dorada are listed in the table below:
|downtown Puerto Plata||3.5||NW|
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||4.1||ESE|
|El Gallo Abajo||5.9||WSW|
Visitors who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while vacationing in the Dominican Republic will find that Grand Paradise Playa Dorada is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Amber Museum. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is ., , and
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the following table.
|Park||3.2||WNW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.6||WNW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Amber Museum||Museum||3.7||WNW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.7||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.8||WNW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Faro Puerto Plata||Lighthouse||4.1||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Historical Site||3.3||W||Puerto Plata|
|Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial||Historical Site||4.2||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Fortaleza San Felipe||Historical Site||4.2||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Puerto Plata||Cable Car||4.6||W||Puerto Plata|
|Monumento Hermanas Mirabal||Monument||1.4||W||Costa Dorada|
|Teleferico Mountain Top||Cable Car||4.5||W||2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Monument||4.5||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|
|Yaskia Adventures||Zip Line Site||--||--||Playa Dorada|
|Facility Viewing||--||--||9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua||Waterfall||12.2||W||10.1 mi. West-Southwest of Puerto Plata|
|Jewish Museum of Sosua||Museum||8.2||E||Sosua|
|Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa||Museum||8.2||E||Sosua|
|El Choco National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.9||E||16.9 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Amber Museum might be the right choice for you. 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 stay, it's often helpful to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to better understand the surrounding area. You'll be able to find lots of other properties to learn about nearby, as this portion of the Dominican Republic houses a terrific selection of hotel and resort options. The table below contains the lodging possibilities located in the vicinity.
|0.1||NNW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Vh Gran Ventana Beach Resort All-inclusive||0.1||ESE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Barcelo Puerto Plata All Inclusive||0.1||SE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Dorado Club Resort||0.2||SW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Casa Colonial Beach And Spa||0.2||SE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.2||W||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Bluebay Villas Doradas||0.3||S||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata||0.4||SSE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Caribbean Village Playa Dorada||0.5||SW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.5||WSW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
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