Golden Beach (Playa Dorada), Puerto Plata

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#4 of 10 in Beaches in Puerto Plata Province
Take advantage of the warm, gentle water at Golden Beach (Playa Dorada), a peaceful stretch along the Amber Coast. Sunbathe or picnic on the soft powdery sand, take a relaxing walk, and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. The clear water and sandy floor are perfect for swimming. Get active with a jog along the beach perimeter, passing the numerous beachfront resorts. Planning Puerto Plata trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • A large and beautiful beach with lovely waves were a little surprised when we walked in the evening and came to a securityline with armed guards
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  • It is a beach of golden sand as its name, you walk it places with many algae there are other not so much, does not dazzle, but you can enjoy it
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  • The nice wide beach is very clean, great for long walks, we are social butterflies and stopped at every resort to see and explore for future trips.we snorkeled, swam and sunbathed for seven days. I de...  more »
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  • Playa Dorada is a wonderful completely renovated resort located in the beautiful Playa Dorada complex in Puerto Plata, located in the North of the Dominican Republic, the largest beach front of this resort. Playa Dorada in Puerto Plata is the most stunning golden sand beach on the north coast. Situated at 15 minutes from Puerto Plata International Airport and surrounded by the Playa Dorada golf course, designed by the famous Robert Trent Jones.
  • Nice beach with a bar and cool restaurants
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  • Great place for tourists and to spend a nice day on the beach
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Where to stay in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata offers an abundance of accommodations, from mid-range hotels and condominiums to luxury beach resorts. The most popular place to stay is near Playa Dorado, where you'll have easy access to both the beach and the nearby golf resort. Costambar is another desirable option, providing proximity to one of the city's most vibrant beaches. If you stay in the city center, you'll forgo prime beach access, but will have views of the scenic Fortaleza San Felipe.
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