The beaches in the Dominican Republic are considered some of the best attractions that you'll find in the region.
Luckily, Victorian House is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy the most popular feature in the area. This beach provides a great balance when it comes to crowd size; it's location is not far off from attractions in the Dominican Republic, but presents an atmosphere that is not overly over-crowded.
Needless to say, since Victorian House was built directly on Alicia Beach, sun bathing is popular with guests staying 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 vacationers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to read our detailed article:
|1.8||NE||12.0 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|Grand Laguna Beach||1.9||NE||12.2 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
|4.8||W||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata|
|Encuentro Beach||4.9||E||15.5 mi. East of Puerto Plata|
The most convenient one to visit is Playa Sousa. 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.
Visitors who'd like some more information about the surrounding area's offerings might like to know how far away the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Victorian House is situated in Sosua, a town in the Dominican Republic; it is 11.0 miles to the east of Puerto Plata.
The areas found closest to Victorian House are listed below.
|Sabaneta De Cangrejos||4.4||W|
|Arroyo De Leche||6.6||SSW|
|Jamao Al Norte||9.9||SSE|
Tourists in search of plenty of activities while visiting the Dominican Republic will quickly learn that Victorian House is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. As a matter of 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 nearest attraction of the three is Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa.
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa||Museum||0.2||NNE||Sosua|
|Jewish Museum of Sosua||Museum||0.3||NNE||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||9.4||W||Costa Dorada|
|Isabel de Torres National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.7||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||11.5||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||12.5||W||2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Mountain Top||Cable Car||12.5||W||2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata|
|Teleferico Puerto Plata||Cable Car||12.6||W||Puerto Plata|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa might be just right for you. 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.
Finding information about nearby lodging options is sometimes a great means of getting a better feel for the area. Readers will find plenty of additional places to consider nearby, as this portion of the Dominican Republic is home to a terrific range of resort and hotel options. The following table contains all the hotel booking possibilities you can find in the surrounding area.
|Sosua Bay Club||0.1||SE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Piergiorgio Palace Hotel||0.1||W||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Casa Cayena||0.2||NNE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel El Rancho||0.2||NNE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Casa Veintiuno||0.2||ESE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Casa Valeria||0.2||NNE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Casa Marina Reef||0.3||N||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Hotel Orchidee||0.3||NE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|Casa Marina Beach||0.3||N||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
|0.4||NE||Sosua, the Dominican Republic|
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