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.
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:
|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|
|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.
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:
|downtown Puerto Plata||3.1||ESE|
|El Gallo Abajo||5.9||S|
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 Amber Museum, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is ., , and
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.
|Park||3.4||ESE||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||3.1||ESE||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Amber Museum||Museum||2.9||SE||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||2.9||ESE||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||2.8||SE||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Faro Puerto Plata||Lighthouse||2.6||ESE||Puerto Plata|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Facility Viewing||--||--||9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|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.
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.
|Lifestyle Presidential Suites||0.1||WNW||3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic|
|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|
|--||--||Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic|
|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|
|6.5||SE||Playa Dorada, the Dominican Republic|
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