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 toward the center of Sosua, Alicia Beach is on the North edge of the Dominican Republic. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying nearby. Beaches in the Dominican Republic are often though of as calm, pleasant, and quiet. These spots may be perfect for those who need a break from crowds, but other visitors prefer lounging in the livelier environment 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.

Restrooms are available at Alicia Beach. It's also good to know that you will have access to umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors hoping for relief from the sultry island sun will not be disappointed.

Keep in mind that Alicia Beach's immediate surroundings are a bustling area, meaning the availability of certain services is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the Dominican Republic's North coast. It is near some interesting sites like Jewish Museum of Sosua, which is among the attractions in the area.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The closest attractions are 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 nearest part in the Dominican Republic to Alicia Beach is Sosua. This destination is only three quarters of a mile from the beach, meaning a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Sosua is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a pretty nice range of resort and hotel options to choose from in the area around Alicia Beach. The closest of which are listed 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 enjoy a meal at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is On The Waterfront. This restaurant has International cuisine. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's only 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

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in the Dominican Republic, 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 heading to Playa Congrejo, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it five miles to the west. If you're looking for something a little more private, you might find what you want at Bozo Beach. You'll find it only a taxi trip away from the shore.

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

While the Dominican Republic has many alluring attractions, Alicia Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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