What's Located Around Hotel El Rancho

Nearby Beaches

Playa Sousa

Some of the best attractions to visit in the Dominican Republic are found along the coast. Here, you shouldn't be too far from nearby beaches.

Each stop along on the coast has distinct characteristics that might or might not be just right for you. All of the nearby shorelines in the following table have something unique to offer. Click on the names below to see more details:

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

One of the most convenient options is Alicia Beach. Bear in mind that this beach is found a short distance from the hotel, so you won't have to travel far to get to a gorgeous spot in the sun. 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

If you're interested in a beach that offers more seclusion, Encuentro Beach might be worth a visit. 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

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Hotel El Rancho is located in Sosua, a town in the Dominican Republic; it's to the east of Puerto Plata.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Hotel El Rancho.

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 makes for a great locale for active vacationers. There are a good amount of fun activities to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. In fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, including 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.

There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those named 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 an enjoyable experience, Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa could be a good option. 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

Learning more about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally an easy means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You can find lots of additional places to look at before reaching a decision, as this portion of the Dominican Republic has an excellent range of resorts and hotels to choose from. Have a look at the following table for full details about the lodging options available close-by.

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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