What's Near Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata

Often, people have decided to visit the Dominican Republic just to experience the amazing beaches that the island is known for. Visitors love that this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go out of your way to have an amazing view of the water. This beach offers the perfect balance as far as crowd size; it is not far from popular sites in the Dominican Republic, yet nurtures a feeling that is not overtly over-crowded.

Nearby Beaches

Dorada Beach

Needless to say, since Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata sits directly on Dorada Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime at this property. 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 travelers who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Occidental Allegro Playa Dorada
Beach Distance Direction Location
Bergantin Beach 0.9 E Playa Dorada
Playa Dorada 1.4 NW Costa Dorada
Long Beach 2.4 NW Puerto Plata
Cosita Rica Beach 2.6 NW Puerto Plata
Playa Congrejo 3.2 E 6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata

Bergantin Beach is the one that's nearest to the resort. 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. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Bergantin Beach, since there are restrooms available.

Travelers can also have a good time at Long Beach where the atmosphere is far from quiet, and the crowds are busy enjoying a selection of water activities. 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. You'll find this one a quick trip away.

Nearby Areas

Travelers seeking to learn a bit more about the surrounding area's offerings might like to know how far away the closest neighboring town or city is from their location. Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata is situated in Playa Dorada, a neighborhood in the Dominican Republic; it's 3.5 miles to the southeast of Puerto Plata.

The table below lists some of the areas near Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Costa Dorada 1.5 NW
Barrio Codetel 2.4 NW
Montellano 3.3 SE
Puerto Plata 3.5 NW
Sabaneta De Cangrejos 3.8 ESE
downtown Puerto Plata 3.9 NW
El Gallo Abajo 5.9 WSW
Costambar 5.9 NW
Tubagua 7.0 S

Nearby Attractions

Fortaleza San Felipe

Vacationers seeking thrilling outdoor activities while visiting the Dominican Republic will quickly learn that Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata is a good spot to start all their adventures. Yes, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Parque de la Libertad, Park Gregorio Luperon, and Amber Museum. The closest of the three is Parque de la Libertad.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Occidental Allegro Playa Dorada
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parque de la Libertad Park 3.5 NW Downtown Puerto Plata
Park Gregorio Luperon Park 3.9 NW Downtown Puerto Plata
Amber Museum Museum 4.0 NW Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque Regalado Park 4.0 NW Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque De La Restauracion Park 4.1 NW Downtown Puerto Plata
Faro Puerto Plata Lighthouse 4.4 NW Puerto Plata
Carcel San Felipe Historical Site 3.6 W Puerto Plata
Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial Historical Site 4.5 NW Puerto Plata
Fortaleza San Felipe Historical Site 4.5 NW Puerto Plata
Parque San Felipe Park 4.5 NW Puerto Plata
Liga Del Atlantico Park 4.8 WNW Puerto Plata
Teleferico Puerto Plata Cable Car 4.9 WNW Puerto Plata
Monumento Hermanas Mirabal Monument 1.7 WNW Costa Dorada
Teleferico Mountain Top Cable Car 4.6 W 2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Cristo Redentor Monument 4.6 W 2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Isabel de Torres National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.3 SW 3.8 mi. South of Puerto Plata
Yaskia Adventures Zip Line Site -- -- Playa Dorada
El Chocal Facility Viewing -- -- 9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Parque Central Imbert Park 12.4 W Imbert
Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua Waterfall 12.3 W 10.1 mi. West-Southwest of Puerto Plata
Jewish Museum of Sosua Museum 8.0 E Sosua
Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa Museum 8.0 E Sosua
El Choco National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.7 E 16.9 mi. East of Puerto Plata
Monkey Jungle Zip Line Site -- -- Cabarete

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding info about nearby lodging possibilities is generally a great means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. You'll find plenty of other destinations to consider prior to making a decision, as this portion of the Dominican Republic has an impressive range of hotels and resorts to choose from. To find more info about booking options available nearby, consult the following table.

Accommodations near Occidental Allegro Playa Dorada
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Bluebay Villas Doradas 0.2 NW Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Casa Colonial Beach And Spa 0.2 N Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Barcelo Puerto Plata All Inclusive 0.3 N Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Fun Royale and Fun Tropicale All-Inclusive Resorts 0.3 SW Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Vh Gran Ventana Beach Resort All-inclusive 0.4 N Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Hotel Dorado Club Resort 0.4 NW Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Grand Paradise Playa Dorada 0.4 NNW Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Paradise Beach Resort & Casino 0.5 NNW Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Celuisma Tropical Playa Dorada 0.5 NW Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Caribbean Village Playa Dorada 0.5 W Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic

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