Playa Dorada
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Key Info

Playa Dorada Complex

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Beaches, Free Type
Half Day to Full Day Time to Spend
4.8scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 4.5Atmosphere

We don't really need to tell you to go here; chances are this is where you're staying. Playa Dorada is THE beach of choice in the immediate Puerto Plata area, and all the major resorts are represented along its shores. Also, staying at the beach could easily take up at least one full day of your time at the Amber Coast. If you racking your brain for things to do, take note that previous travelers have enjoyed windsurfing, snorkeling and even fishing along Playa Dorada. Most of the hotels offer rental equipment (some even for free), if you want to try your hand at any number of sports. And what's the best aspect of Playa Dorada? It's free to enjoy and open any hour of the day.

 

  • Rent a lounge chair if you really want to appreciate it, if you don't, the Dominican people will ask you all day long if you want to rent a chair from them. … But as everything else, chair rental prices are also negotiable." -- Wikitravel

 

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