People visiting this area of the Dominican Republic usually take time to walk one of the area's pretty beaches. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.
Each place along the coast has its own distinguishing features that might or might not be just right for you. To see those available near Hotel El Rancho, see the following table. Click on the following names to see more details:
|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|
|4.9||W||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
One of the most convenient options is Alicia Beach. Since this beach can be found a short distance from the hotel, your party won't have to travel far to find a place to sit by the water. 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 won't have to cut your time at Alicia Beach short, since it has bathrooms on-site for your convenience.
If you're on the lookout for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Encuentro Beach could be just what the doctor ordered. 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.
Visitors who are curious to know about what's nearby might like to know how far away the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Hotel El Rancho is situated in Sosua, a town in the Dominican Republic; it's to the east of Puerto Plata.
The areas found closest to Hotel El Rancho are listed below.
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||4.5||W|
|Arroyo De Leche||6.8||SSW|
|Jamao Al Norte||10.0||SSE|
Hotel El Rancho is a wonderful place to stay for active vacationers. There are more than a few activities to be discovered when searching from this lodging. In fact, this section of Sosua has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa, Jewish Museum of Sosua, and El Choco National Park. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa.
Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those named in the following table.
|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|
|Cave||--||--||19.0 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
|Yaskia 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|
|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 somewhere a little different to visit, 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.
Learning more about nearby booking options is sometimes an excellent means of getting a feel for the area. You will be able to find plenty of additional destinations to consider before reaching a decision, as this portion of the Dominican Republic offers guests an excellent range of resort and hotel options. To get additional information about the booking possibilities available in the region, consult the following table.
|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|
|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|
|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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