Things to See and Do While Staying at Occidental El Embajor

Although guests likely won't find tons of recreational activities on-site at Occidental El Embajor, that certainly doesn't mean you won't encounter plenty of other intriguing things to see and do while you're in the Dominican Republic.

Occidental El Embajor has one pool, so during your spare time it provides a convenient opportunity to have a quick break by the waterside. Lots of tourists like to head to the closest beach, even though a pool may be located on site. The nearest beach to the property is Montesinos Beach. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.


While there isn't a golf course at Occidental El Embajor, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. Golf courses in this area are Isabel Villas Golf, Cayacoa Golf Club, and Santo Domingo Country Club. All of them are within within taxi range and the most nearby of the group, Isabel Villas Golf, is effortlessly within taxi range, so wave one down and get a ride there for a few rounds of golfing. There are 9 total holes at this golf course. This 1047 yard course is rated as a par 27. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (809) 549-6841.

Family Activities

Though children are welcome at Occidental El Embajor, there aren't many specifically family-focused amenities. To see properties that offer more amenities specifically for kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Despite the lack of live entertainment, if you're just looking for a place to grab a drink, you'll have two on-site options.

Staying at your property each night is not a requirement. In the surrounding area you will find a smattering of other accommodations with a small amount of nightlife offerings. These are listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Occidental El Embajor with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Quality Hotel Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo 1 --
Hostal Nomandas Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 1 --
Antiguo Hotel Europa Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 2 --
Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo 1 --
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 -- --

With a casino on the property, you can spend part of your evening pursuing the jackpot. For a different experience, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Omni Casino. You will find Omni Casino only a small range away from this property.


Not all accommodations in the Dominican Republic feature on-site spas, but Occidental El Embajor is one such tranquil gem that is able to offer its guests an effortless way to enjoy a brief moment of utter relaxation. This list has some of the services available at the spa:

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


On top of the options available right on-location, vacationers who want to do some exploring won't ever run out of interesting sites to see and things to do in the Dominican Republic. Whether you are looking to lay out on the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you will find lots of other chances for recreation nearby. Investigate these links for information about riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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