What's Located Around Hotel El Rancho

Nearby Beaches

Playa Sousa

Travelers staying in this section of the Dominican Republic usually enjoy the beautiful water at one of the area's wonderful beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.

Each stop along on the coast has distinct characteristics that may or may not suit your own personality. To see those available near Hotel El Rancho, see the following table. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Hotel El Rancho
Beach Distance Direction Location
Alicia Beach 0.1 W Sosua
Playa Sousa 0.5 S Sosua
Playa Chiquita 1.6 NE 12.0 mi. East of Puerto Plata
Grand Laguna Beach 1.7 NE 12.2 mi. East of Puerto Plata
Encuentro Beach 4.8 E 15.5 mi. East of Puerto Plata
Playa Congrejo 4.9 W 6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata

Alicia Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near this property. Because you can find this beach a short distance to the west of this hotel, your party won't have to go far to enjoy the sun and surf. 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. You can spend as much time as you want at this coastal site, considering there are bathrooms available on-site.

If instead you're interested in a more secluded and private beach scene, Encuentro Beach could be a better choice for you. This prime surfing location is a tip choice for experienced wave-riders. Swimmers though should stay close to shore, as the waves are rough and the currents equally so.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your hotel can act as a nice day trip, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Hotel El Rancho is located in Sosua, a town in the Dominican Republic; it is to the east of Puerto Plata.

The areas found closest to Hotel El Rancho are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Los Charamicos 0.9 SSW
Sabaneta De Cangrejos 4.5 W
Montellano 5.8 WSW
Arroyo De Leche 6.8 SSW
Cabarete 7.0 E
Playa Dorada 8.0 W
Costa Dorada 9.2 W
Tubagua 9.4 SW
Jamao Al Norte 10.0 SSE

Nearby Attractions

Jewish Museum of Sosua

Hotel El Rancho is a great spot for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be enjoyed when searching from this lodging. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa, Jewish Museum of Sosua, and El Choco National Park. The nearest attraction of the three is Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Hotel El Rancho
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa Museum 0.1 NE Sosua
Jewish Museum of Sosua Museum -- -- 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
Cuevas De Cabarete Cave -- -- 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 10.8 W 3.8 mi. South of Puerto Plata
Parque de la Libertad Park 11.1 W Downtown Puerto Plata
Park Gregorio Luperon Park 11.4 W Downtown Puerto Plata
Carcel San Felipe Historical Site 11.4 W Puerto Plata
Parque Regalado Park 11.6 W Downtown Puerto Plata
Amber Museum Museum 11.6 W Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque De La Restauracion 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
Parque San Felipe Park 11.9 W Puerto Plata
Fortaleza San Felipe Historical Site 11.9 W Puerto Plata
Liga Del Atlantico Park 12.5 W Puerto Plata
Cristo Redentor 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 a place where you can while away some free time, Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa may be just what you're looking for. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting details about nearby booking options is often an excellent means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. Readers can find no shortage of additional destinations to learn about before making a decision, as this section of the Dominican Republic offers vacationers an impressive range of hotels and resorts to choose from. Consult the table below to get a full list of booking possibilities found in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Hotel El Rancho
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Casa Valeria 0.0 ENE Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Hotel Casa Cayena 0.0 S Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Casa Marina Reef 0.1 N Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Casa Marina Beach 0.1 N Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Hotel Orchidee 0.2 E Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Victorian House 0.2 SSW Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Sosua Bay Club 0.2 S Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Hotel Romanoff 0.2 NE Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Piergiorgio Palace Hotel 0.2 SW Sosua, the Dominican Republic
Sosua By the Sea Boutique Beach Resort 0.2 N Sosua, the Dominican Republic
 

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