Costa Dorada Beach
Costa Dorada beach in Puerto Plata is home to two important resorts of the North Dominican Republic, and sits right next to world famous Playa Dorada. It has an extension of close to a mile of golden sand, between El Pueblito and Long Beach. It is one of the preferred beaches for many traveler to Puerto Plata because of the Iberostar Resort, and also the Be Live Marien Resort.
The Iberostar Beach Resort has 516 rooms: 302 double rooms, 114 double rooms with pool view, 40 family suites with 2 rooms, 42 double rooms with ocean view, 18 oceanfront junior suites. The hotel offers several swimming pools, bars, restaurants, tennis courts, fitness center and other amenities that make it a top choice among discerning travelers.
The Be Live Marien has 584 rooms, 7 restaurants, 4 bars, and 2 swimming pools. The resort features a spa, nearby golf course for guests and event facilities ideal for hosting special events. Nearby Playa Dorada Golf course is less than a 5 minute drive away, a signature course designed by Robert Trent Jones. Cruise Port Taino Bay is just 10 minutes away from this beach, and Amber Cove about 25 minutes away.
Costa Dorada beach is a great location to take long walks between Long Beach and Bergantin, for those who enjoy walking the coastline. Taking a cab to the historic center of Puerto Plata is easy and a short ride of about 10 minutes or less. Puerto Plata catamaran charters sail by this beach, offering beautiful vistas.