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.

Located near the middle of Sosua, Alicia Beach is on the North coast of the Dominican Republic. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Vacationers who prefer to walk rather than drive around the Dominican Republic will love how easy it is to access Alicia Beach. It's within walking distance of so many hotels and activities, and isn't far from the center of the city's action.

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.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Alicia Beach. Additionally, you will have access to chairs and umbrellas here, so guests looking for a break from the hot sun will not be disappointed.

Don't forget that the immediate vicinity around Alicia Beach is highly urbanized, so you may find quite a few people vying for the use of the same facilities.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the Dominican Republic's North coast. It's located near Jewish Museum of Sosua, which is one of a number of attractions in the area.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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 closest section in the Dominican Republic to Alicia Beach is Sosua. This friendly part of the Dominican Republic is just three quarters of a mile from the shore, meaning a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Sosua is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full the nearby hotels are. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

Vacationers will find a nice variety of hotel booking options to pick from near Alicia Beach. The closest of which can be seen in the table that follows.

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

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you dine at a local restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. On The Waterfront is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers a menu of International food. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.

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

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices in the Dominican Republic besides Alicia Beach.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Alicia Beach has you wanting more of the same, you'll want to consider heading to 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 enjoy Bozo Beach. It is located within cab range of the beach.

You may also want to consider Playa Chiquita, which is located within a short distance.

Alicia Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, the Dominican Republic offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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