Alicia Beach

The products of recent erosion, Alicia Beach went from bring a rocky cliff-side to a beautiful beach at the beginning of the 21st century. While it didn't draw much attention at first, these days it is common to find tourists lining the shore, sunbathing and snorkeling on what is now known to be one of the most picturesque stretches of sand in the area.

Positioned toward the center of Sosua, Alicia Beach is on the North edge of the Dominican Republic. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Those vacationers who enjoy attractions that are right in the middle of it all will likely enjoy the atmosphere at Alicia Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surrounded by the rocky cliff that once covered the golden sand Alicia may be starting to be well known, but it is still a quiet retreat. The clear waters are great for snorkeling.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Alicia Beach because there are public restrooms. Additionally, you will have access to chairs and umbrellas, so visitors hoping for a break from the hot sun will not go leave unhappy.

Remember to take into account that Alicia Beach's location is rather congested, meaning you may find numerous people competing for the use of the same services.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of the Dominican Republic; it's located near attractions like Jewish Museum of Sosua, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Alicia Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Jewish Museum of Sosua Museum 0.1 mi. ENE --
Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa Museum 0.1 mi. ENE --
Casino Playa Chiquita Casino 0.4 mi. NE --

Cities and Towns

The nearest area in the Dominican Republic to Alicia Beach is Sosua. This destination is only three quarters of a mile away, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. Sosua is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a good amount of lodgings which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest choices can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Alicia Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel El Rancho 0.1 mi. E Hotel
Hotel Casa Cayena 0.1 mi. E Hotel
Hotel Casa Valeria 0.1 mi. E Hotel
Casa Marina Reef 0.1 mi. NE Resort
Casa Marina Beach 0.2 mi. NE Resort
Piergiorgio Palace Hotel 0.2 mi. SSW Hotel
Victorian House 0.2 mi. S Hotel
Sosua Bay Club 0.2 mi. SSE Hotel
Hotel Orchidee 0.3 mi. E Hotel
Sosua By the Sea Boutique Beach Resort 0.3 mi. NNE Hotel


When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, this beach has many nearby restaurants, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is On The Waterfront. The restaurant serves delicious International food. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Alicia Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
On The Waterfront (809) 571-3024 International Informal 0.1 mi. ENE
Casa Cayena Restaurant (809) 571-2651 Eclectic Informal 0.1 mi. E
El Botin -- -- -- 0.1 mi. E
Casa Valeria Restaurant (809) 571-3565 Contemporary, Spanish Informal 0.1 mi. E
Baileys -- -- -- 0.1 mi. E
Red Square (809) 571-1221 American, Russian Very Casual 0.1 mi. SE
Morua Mai (809) 571-3682 Continental, French, Italian Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
El Acantilado (305) 774-0040 International Very Casual 0.2 mi. NE
El Batey (305) 774-0040 International Very Casual 0.2 mi. NE
El Jalapeño (305) 774-0040 Mexican Informal 0.2 mi. NE
Luiggi (305) 774-0040 Italian Informal 0.2 mi. NE
Sea Scape (305) 774-0040 International Informal 0.2 mi. NE

Other Beaches

The Dominican Republic has many beaches, so if Alicia Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If the active mood at Alicia Beach has you wanting more of the same, you'll want to consider also visiting Playa Congrejo, a spot with the same type of electricity. You'll find it five miles to the west. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, you might find what you want at Bozo Beach. You'll find it within the range of a taxi.

Another location you may want to try is Playa Chiquita, located within a short distance.

The Dominican Republic has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Alicia Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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