The handsome beaches in the Dominican Republic are some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that you'll find in the region.
If you are a big beach fan, Casa Marina Reef is just what you are looking for. This lodging is situated along the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like in the sun if that is what they want to do. The beach on-site is a busy location, so it is great for tourists whose preference is to be in the middle of a crowd.
Of course, since Casa Marina Reef is located right on Alicia Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. 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. For those who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:
|1.5||NE||12.0 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|Grand Laguna Beach||1.7||NE||12.2 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|Encuentro Beach||4.7||E||15.5 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|4.9||W||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
Playa Sousa is the closest choice to consider near Casa Marina Reef. The entire town of Sosua seems to revolve around Sosua Bach, with beach resorts, open air restaurants and bars, and markets selling beach apparel. The beach here is a beauty, and drives tourism, making it one of the most popular beaches in the Dominican Republic.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or learning more about the area's art and history. Casa Marina Reef is located just outside the heart of Sosua, a town in the Dominican Republic; it's 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the east of Puerto Plata.
The areas that are closest to Casa Marina Reef are listed in the table below:
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||4.6||W|
|Arroyo De Leche||6.9||SSW|
Casa Marina Reef is a great place to stay for active visitors. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa, Jewish Museum of Sosua, and El Choco National Park, to name a few. The closest of the three is Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those shown in the table below.
|Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa||Museum||0.0||SSE||Sosua|
|Jewish Museum of Sosua||Museum||0.0||SSE||Sosua|
|El Choco National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.0||ESE||16.9 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|Monkey Jungle||Zip Line Site||--||--||Cabarete|
|Cave||8.3||SE||19.0 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
|Yasika Adventures||Zip Line Site||--||--||Playa Dorada|
|Monumento Hermanas Mirabal||Monument||9.5||W||Costa Dorada|
|Isabel de Torres National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.9||W||3.8 mi. South of Puerto Plata|
|Park||11.1||W||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||11.4||W||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Historical Site||11.4||W||Puerto Plata|
|Park||11.6||W||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Amber Museum||Museum||11.6||W||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Park||11.7||W||Downtown Puerto Plata|
|Faro Puerto Plata||Lighthouse||11.8||W||Puerto Plata|
|Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial||Historical Site||11.9||W||Puerto Plata|
|Fortaleza San Felipe||Historical Site||11.9||W||Puerto Plata|
|Monument||12.6||W||2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Mountain Top||Cable Car||12.6||W||2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Puerto Plata||Cable Car||12.7||W||Puerto Plata|
If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa might be worth a visit. As Nazism began spreading across Europe in the 1930's, many of the European Jews sought refuge around the world. By 1940, the Dominican Republic was once of those destinations, as a group of Jewish refugees made their way to their new home.
Getting details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is often an excellent means of getting a better feel for the area. Readers can find no shortage of additional destinations to consider prior to making a decision, as this section of the Dominican Republic offers vacationers a wide variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. If you'd like to get details about hotel booking options available close-by, consult the table below.
|Casa Marina Beach||0.1||N||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Casa Valeria||0.1||S||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel El Rancho||0.1||S||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Casa Cayena||0.1||S||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Orchidee||0.2||SE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Sosua By the Sea Boutique Beach Resort||0.2||N||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|0.2||ENE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Victorian House||0.3||S||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Sosua Bay Club||0.3||S||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Piergiorgio Palace Hotel||0.3||SW||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
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