Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Costa Dorada

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout the Dominican Republic can be overwhelming. The Iberostar Costa Dorada will provide numerous ways to enjoy the surrounding coastal region. This property offers vacationers an impressive selection of recreational opportunities, which means you will have no shortage of enjoyable activities to enjoy throughout your trip.

Iberostar Costa Dorada has 2 swimming pools, so those who look forward to relaxing by the water will experience less hassle when seeking a spot to lounge. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is located next to the beach, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to enjoy the water through the course of your stay. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

While there's no guarantee you won't overload on the Dominican Republic's delicious cuisine, Iberostar Costa Dorada makes it easier to stay healthy; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


This resort is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis fanatics, considering those who stay here can take advantage of the on-site tennis facilites. You will find 2 courts on the property.

Where else can you find tennis on-property? You can browse other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Caribbean Village Playa Dorada and Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort.


Even though Iberostar Costa Dorada doesn't feature a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Nearby courses include Playa Dorada Golf Course, Costa Azul, and Los Mangos Golf Course. Each is within visiting distance, and the most proximate of the group is Costa Azul. This course has 9 holes total. The course is a par 33, with a total length of 2650 yards. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (809) 571-2608.


Directly on the beach at Iberostar Costa Dorada is a Dressel Divers location that offers scuba diving (Dressel Divers Puerto Plata) and snorkeling tours (Dressel Divers Puerto Plata).

Although you'll likely encounter a good deal of merchants in the Dominican Republic who can rent watersports equipment, the list below offers you a good idea of the few aquatic pastimes that are available on property.

  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with children should find everything they need at Iberostar Costa Dorada, which is stocked full of family-friendly offerings.

Children between the ages of four and 12 can spend their days playing and making new friends in supervised atmosphere at Lucy's Club.

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 enjoy supervised playtime. At times, you may want to enjoy an evening away from the kids. Guests can make arrangements for a babysitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to take some time for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

After a long day of tours and travel, find your way back to your accommodation and settle in for an entertaining evening; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by Iberostar Costa Dorada. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Needless to say, the details can vary seasonally. If you want to obtain additional details, contact the resort at (809) 320-1000.

Also on-site are many bars, leaving guests with lots of after-hours options.

Immediately surrounding your accommodations are a few others that offer a small amount of other nightlife options. These are in the following table:

Accommodations near the Iberostar Costa Dorada with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort Playa Dorada, 2.0 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 4 --
Puerto Plata Village Caribbean Resort and Beach Club Playa Dorada, 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 5 check
Celuisma Tropical Playa Dorada Playa Dorada, 3.0 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 4 check
Portofino Guest House 1.5 mi. Southeast of Downtown Puerto Plata -- --
Caribbean Village Playa Dorada Playa Dorada, 3.0 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 7 --
Hotel Dorado Club Resort Playa Dorada, 3.1 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 1 check
Paradise Beach Resort & Casino Playa Dorada, 3.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Puerto Plata -- --
Grand Paradise Playa Dorada Playa Dorada, 3.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 6 check
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
Bluebay Villas Doradas Playa Dorada, 3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata 4 check
Casa Colonial Beach And Spa Playa Dorada, 3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata -- --

If lady luck is calling your name, one of the closest casinos is at Amsha Paradise Beach Club & Casino. You can find Amsha Paradise Beach Club & Casino only a small distance away from this property.


Visitors will really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, because this destination features its own spa. This list provides some of the available spa services:

  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The salon on-site offers both a relaxing and convenient way to start looking and feeling your best for a dinner date or special night.

Even though there is plenty to do right on this property, travelers hoping to get out 'n' about will appreciate the many exciting things to do and see in the Dominican Republic. No matter if you'd rather spend time on the beach or play a round or two of golf, you can encounter lots of other chances for recreation in the area. Check out these pages to read more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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