Lots of guests make plans to vacation in the Dominican Republic knowing that they'll get to see the incredible beaches that the region is famous for. Visitors love that Iberostar Costa Dorada is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy what makes the region so popular.
Naturally, since Iberostar Costa Dorada is positioned directly on, sun bathing is a popular pastime here. For travelers who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed discussion:
|Long Beach||1.0||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Dorada Beach||1.3||ESE||Playa Dorada|
|Bergantin Beach||2.2||ESE||Playa Dorada|
|4.6||ESE||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
The most obvious one to visit is Long Beach. The waters that wash ashore of Long Beach in Puerto Plata come from the Atlantic Ocean, which means they can be rough and tall at times. Still, the view of the sea from the shore is enough to keep the beach relatively populated during tourist season.
If you're searching for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Bergantin Beach might be worth a visit. A great public beach (read: free) away from the crowds, Playa Bergantin is favored because of its free access and gorgeous views of the island wrapping around the sea to the west. You can find it located two miles east-southeast of the resort.
Travelers seeking to learn a bit more about what's located nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest town or city is from their location. Iberostar Costa Dorada can be found in Playa Dorada, a neighborhood in the Dominican Republic; it's 2.1 miles to the southeast of Puerto Plata.
The areas that are closest to Iberostar Costa Dorada are listed in the table below:
|downtown Puerto Plata||2.5||NW|
|El Gallo Abajo||5.1||SW|
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||5.2||ESE|
Iberostar Costa Dorada serves as a wonderful lodging option for active visitors. There are numerous fun activities to be found when exploring near this lodging. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Amber Museum, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is ., , and
There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those shown in the table below.
|Park||2.1||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||2.5||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Amber Museum||Museum||2.6||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||2.7||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||2.7||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Faro Puerto Plata||Lighthouse||3.0||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Historical Site||2.2||W||Puerto Plata|
|Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial||Historical Site||3.1||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Fortaleza San Felipe||Historical Site||3.1||NW||Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Puerto Plata||Cable Car||3.5||W||Puerto Plata|
|Monumento Hermanas Mirabal||Monument||0.3||W||Costa Dorada|
|Teleferico Mountain Top||Cable Car||3.5||W||2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Monument||3.5||W||2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Isabel de Torres National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.9||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||11.3||W||10.1 mi. West-Southwest of Puerto Plata|
|Jewish Museum of Sosua||Museum||9.2||E||Sosua|
|Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa||Museum||9.3||E||Sosua|
|El Choco National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||15.0||E||16.9 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Amber Museum might be what the doctor ordered. 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.
Finding info about nearby lodging options is generally a convenient means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find lots of other properties to look at before reaching a decision, as this part of the Dominican Republic offers vacationers an excellent selection of resort and hotel options. Find the details you need about the surrounding area's hotel booking options by reviewing the table below.
|Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort||0.1||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Puerto Plata Village Caribbean Resort and Beach Club||0.6||SE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.7||SE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.9||ESE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.9||NW||Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic|
|Caribbean Village Playa Dorada||0.9||SE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Dorado Club Resort||1.0||ESE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|1.1||E||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Grand Paradise Playa Dorada||1.1||E||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Vh Gran Ventana Beach Resort All-inclusive||1.2||E||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
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