Things to See and Do While Staying at Occidental El Embajor

Though guests probably won't find very many recreational possibilities on-location at Occidental El Embajor, that shouldn't imply you won't encounter other fun things to see and do while you're in the Dominican Republic.

Occidental El Embajor has one swimming pool. You'll have plenty to keep you occupied in the Dominican Republic, so lounging at the property's pool might not come to mind, but it might provide a convenient place to lounge until your next activity. Many travelers prefer to spend their days at the nearest shore even though a pool may be located on site. One of the closest beaches to Occidental El Embajor is Montesinos Beach. For a different way to relax in the water, you can also enjoy the whirlpool on-site.


While there isn't a golf course at Occidental El Embajor, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Golf courses in this area include Cayacoa Golf Club, Santo Domingo Country Club, and Isabel Villas Golf. Each is within within taxi range and the most nearby of the bunch, Isabel Villas Golf, is conveniently within a car ride, so call the local taxi service and get a ride there for an enjoyable day of golfing. Players will find 9 challenging holes at this nearby course. It is 1047 yards long, and has been rated as a par 27. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, contact the course at (809) 549-6841.

Family Activities

Although your children are always welcome at Occidental El Embajor, there aren't very many specifically family-focused amenities. To see properties that offer more amenities specifically for kids, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Entertainment and Nightlife

With the availability of two bars on property, you'll get the benefit of choosing where to go when you are ready to pick up a cocktail during your trip.

Other accommodations in the area provide you with a few more places to spend the evening, such as shown below:

Accommodations near the Occidental El Embajor with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Quality Hotel Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo 1 --
Antiguo Hotel Europa Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 2 --
Hotel Palacio Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 1 --
Tierra Plana Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo -- --
Hotel Conde De Penalba Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo -- --
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo -- --
Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 1 --
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 1 --
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 2 check
Casa Dona Elvira Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo -- --
Casas del XVI Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 1 --
Hotel Napolitano Downtown Santo Domingo 1 --

Another way to spend the evening is at the casino, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. If this one doesn't suit you, there is another casino, this one found at Omni Casino. You will find Omni Casino just a small distance away from this lodging.


Visitors will have a special opportunity to release vacation stresses, because this destination features its own spa. The following list shows a sample of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


On top of what's available right on-location, travelers hoping to do some exploring won't find a shortage of interesting things to do in the Dominican Republic. Regardless of whether you would rather lay out at the beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you can find plenty of other recreational opportunities close-by. Check out these articles to learn more regarding snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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