Quite a few travelers plan to visit the Dominican Republic in anticipation of seeing the sparkling beaches that the island is known for.
Many guests are excited to learn that Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata is located on the water, so you won't need to go very far to enjoy the pleasant coast. This beach enjoy the perfect amount of harmony when it comes to population; it is not too far from popular sites in the Dominican Republic, but cultivates an atmosphere that isn't overly crowded or hectic.
Obviously, since Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata is located on Dorada Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions 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 want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed page:
|Bergantin Beach||0.9||E||Playa Dorada|
|Long Beach||2.4||NW||Puerto Plata|
|3.2||E||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
The most convenient one to visit is Bergantin Beach. 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 it has bathrooms on-site for your convenience.
Also, consider Long Beach which is a particularly centralized 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. You can find this one a small trip away.
Guests who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about the area's important features may want to know how far the closest town or city is from their location. Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata is located in Playa Dorada, a neighborhood in the Dominican Republic; it is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Puerto Plata.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata:
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||3.8||ESE|
|downtown Puerto Plata||3.9||NW|
|El Gallo Abajo||5.9||WSW|
Travelers in search of plenty of activities while visiting the Dominican Republic will quickly learn that Occidental Allegro Puerto Plata is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. You will soon notice that this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Amber Museum, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is ., , and
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are named in the following table.
|Park||3.5||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.9||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Amber Museum||Museum||4.0||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||4.0||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||4.1||NW||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Faro Puerto Plata||Lighthouse||4.4||NW||Puerto Plata|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Yasika Adventures||Zip Line Site||--||--||Playa Dorada|
|Facility Viewing||--||--||9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|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 looking for an enjoyable experience, Amber Museum is an alternative worth considering. 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 details about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes a good way to get a feel for the area. You can find lots of other destinations to look at before coming to a decision, as this portion of the Dominican Republic plays host to an excellent selection of resort and hotel options. Consult the following table to find a full listing of booking options you'll find in the vicinity.
|Bluebay Villas Doradas||0.2||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Casa Colonial Beach And Spa||0.2||N||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Sunscape Puerto Plata||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|
|0.5||NNW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|0.5||NW||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
|Caribbean Village Playa Dorada||0.5||W||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
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