Things to See and Do While Staying at Las Canas

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Las Canas offers visitors some exciting recreational possibilities, which adventuresome vacationers can take advantage of during their stay in the Dominican Republic.

Las Canas has one pool. Swimming may not be one of your priorities, but it's a refreshing way to cool off after a day's worth of attractions. Plenty of vacationers like to play at the nearest shore even though a swimming pool may be available. The closest beach to Las Canas is Playa Sousa. If you're not fond of swimming, the site's whirlpool provides a different way to enjoy the water.


Even though Las Canas doesn't feature a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. The closest courses are within visiting distance of Las Canas. Their names are Playa Dorada Golf Course and Costa Azul. The closest of these options is Playa Dorada Golf Course. The course has 18 holes. It's a par 72 course, and is 6309 yards long. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (809) 320-4262.


While visiting the Dominican Republic you may want to try out a new recreational sport. Las Canas offers a number of different options, so you will be sure to find a watersport that you can enjoy, even if it's your first time. This list shows the watersports available at Las Canas:

  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families are welcome at Las Canas, although you may not come across a wide offering of amenities or activities specifically intended for the kids in your family. If you are looking for a hotel to stay with a lot more features that help make your vacation even more family-centric, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This apartment building tends to be calm and quiet when night comes around. Accordingly, this property is not typically the top selection for those that want thrilling nightlife where they are staying.

You'll be able to grab a drink or spend time in the property's bar, but you won't have much else to choose from as far as nightlife.

If you are on the hunt for a variety of after-dark activity options, you'll find that a number of accommodations in the area also offer a small amount of variation for you. These include those shown below:

Accommodations near the Las Canas with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Piergiorgio Palace Hotel 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Sosua -- check
Sosua Bay Club 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 2 check
Victorian House 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 2 check
Casa Veintiuno 0.5 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 1 --
Hotel Casa Cayena 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 1 --
Hotel El Rancho 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 1 --
Hotel Casa Valeria 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 1 --
Hotel Orchidee Central Sosua 1 --
Casa Marina Reef 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 5 check
Casa Marina Beach 0.9 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 4 check
Hotel Romanoff Central Sosua 1 --
Sosua By the Sea Boutique Beach Resort 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua 2 --

If lady luck is calling your name, visit the nearest casino, Casino Playa Chiquita.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Las Canas is one of the limited number of properties that does offer its patrons a calm setting where they can unwind during their stay. The following list has some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The front desk also arranges horseback rides. This pastime is very popular with visitors, especially since the Dominican Republic provides such a beautiful backdrop.

The beauty salon on the property offers both a convenient and calming place to prep your hair and makeup for a special evening.

Besides the activities you'll find on the property, travelers itching to do some exploring will appreciate the many interesting things to do and sites to see in the Dominican Republic. Whether you'd rather hang out on the beach or enjoy a round of golf, you can encounter lots of other recreational opportunities in this area. Click these links to learn more with regard to fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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