What's Near Sun Village Resort & Spa

The beaches in the Dominican Republic are considered the most alluring attractions in the region.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Sun Village Resort & Spa has what you need. This site is located on the water, so tourists can spend their whole trip under the sun if they so desire. There are plenty of other visitors who visit this popular area of the Dominican Republic, setting up an active and social scene; keep in mind, though, it is known to get very congested with people.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Sun Village Resort & Spa was built directly on Cofresi Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions here. Cofresi Beach is split into two sections, one half of which is public, and one private. Locals can often be found enjoying their weekends on the public side, which makes it a great spot if you want to do a little mingling. For travelers who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Sun Village
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Costambar 1.0 E Costambar
Maimon Riu Beach 2.5 WNW 5.9 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata
Maimon Beach 3.6 W 6.9 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata
Playa Grande 4.1 NW 7.6 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata
Cosita Rica Beach 4.4 ESE Puerto Plata
Long Beach 4.6 ESE Puerto Plata

One of the closest picks is Playa Costambar. Located within the city and off the main road, Playa Costambar is a bit more crowded than other beaches in the area. However, the ease of access and the many nearby amenities make it an option for most people in the area.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help you learn even more about the Dominican Republic, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Sun Village Resort & Spa is situated in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it's three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Puerto Plata.

The areas that are closest to Sun Village Resort & Spa are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Cofresi 0.5 N
Costambar 1.1 ESE
Maggiolo 1.3 WNW
downtown Puerto Plata 3.1 ESE
Puerto Plata 3.5 ESE
Barrio Codetel 4.6 SE
Costa Dorada 5.5 SE
El Gallo Abajo 5.9 S
Bajo Hondo 6.7 NW
Playa Dorada 6.8 SE

Nearby Attractions

Fortaleza San Felipe

Sun Village Resort & Spa makes for an excellent locale for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when searching from this lodging. In fact, this particular part of Puerto Plata claims a number of exciting attractions, including Parque de la Libertad, Park Gregorio Luperon, and Amber Museum. The closest of the three is Parque de la Libertad.

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.

Attractions Near Sun Village
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parque de la Libertad Park 3.4 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Park Gregorio Luperon Park 3.1 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Amber Museum Museum 2.9 SE Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque Regalado Park 2.9 ESE Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque De La Restauracion Park 2.8 SE Downtown Puerto Plata
Faro Puerto Plata Lighthouse 2.6 ESE Puerto Plata
Carcel San Felipe Historical Site 3.6 SE Puerto Plata
Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial Historical Site 2.5 ESE Puerto Plata
Fortaleza San Felipe Historical Site 2.5 ESE Puerto Plata
Parque San Felipe Park 2.5 ESE Puerto Plata
Liga Del Atlantico Park 2.3 SE Puerto Plata
Teleferico Puerto Plata Cable Car 2.5 SE Puerto Plata
Monumento Hermanas Mirabal Monument 5.3 SE Costa Dorada
Teleferico Mountain Top Cable Car 3.9 SSE 2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Cristo Redentor Monument 4.0 SSE 2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Isabel de Torres National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.4 SE 3.8 mi. South of Puerto Plata
Yasika Adventures Zip Line Site -- -- Playa Dorada
El Chocal Facility Viewing -- -- 9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Parque Central Imbert Park 7.8 SW Imbert
Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua Waterfall 8.6 SW 10.1 mi. West-Southwest of Puerto Plata
Jewish Museum of Sosua Museum 14.4 E Sosua
Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa Museum 14.4 E Sosua

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Amber Museum might be just right 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding where to book your stay, it's often a good idea to learn more about nearby lodging options in order to get a feel for the region. This portion of the Dominican Republic offers visitors several additional resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give you plenty to think about before coming to a conclusion. Take a look at the following table to get a complete listing of booking options found nearby.

Accommodations near Sun Village
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Lifestyle Presidential Suites 0.1 WNW 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
The Bungalows 0.1 SW 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Club Villas Jazmin 1.1 ESE 2.4 mi. Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Hacienda Tropical -- -- Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Portofino Guest House 4.6 SE Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic
Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort 5.5 SE Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Iberostar Costa Dorada 5.5 SE Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Puerto Plata Village Caribbean Resort and Beach Club 6.2 SE Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Blue JackTar 6.2 SE Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic
Celuisma Tropical Playa Dorada 6.5 SE Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic

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