What's Near Sun Village Resort & Spa

The active and pretty beaches in the Dominican Republic are the most alluring attractions on the island.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Sun Village Resort & Spa is the right spot for you. This property is set right along the water and sand, so visitors can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if they so desire. Several guests every year visit this popular area of the Dominican Republic, creating an active beach scene; however, this means it can get full with tourists very quickly.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Sun Village Resort & Spa is positioned directly on Cofresi Beach, sun bathing 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 guests who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed page:

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

Playa Costambar is probably the most convenient option to visit near the resort. 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

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or talking to some locals about their way of life. 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 is a great lodging option for active travelers. There are plenty of active pursuits to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. You will find that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Parque de la Libertad, Park Gregorio Luperon, and Amber Museum, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Parque de la Libertad.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are named in the following table.

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 on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Amber Museum could be a good option. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the area. This part of the Dominican Republic offers guests quite a few other hotel and resort options to pick from, giving you lots to contemplate before making a decision. Find details about the region's lodging possibilities by reading the table below.

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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