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Playa Dorada Holidays

Playa Dorada Holidays

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Situated on the Dominican Republic's north coast, Playa Dorada is a beautiful beach resort geared particularly towards families and couples, boasting over a dozen separate all inclusive resorts which individually contain accommodation, restaurants, bars and all the entertainment you could imagine! As far as Dominican Republic holidays go, none can be more relaxing than an all inclusive break in Playa Dorada, and the glorious sunshine and white sandy beaches mean the area is also perfect for tanning.

With flights into Puerto Plata International airport landing on a daily basis from all over the UK, there's never been a better time to visit the Caribbean. So for peace of mind, book your Playa Dorada holiday with On The Beach, and make sure your getting the best deal possible!

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Playa Dorada Weather

The Dominican Republic is renowned, like most Caribbean resorts, for its winter sunshine. January temperatures often reach over 30° Celsius, making it the ideal place for a slice of winter sunshine. What better to way to cure the blues of a bleak English winter with some sunning on a searing white beach? Pack tour bikini and your sun cream and get booking your cheap Playa Dorada holiday today!

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Playa Dorada holidays definitely tick all the boxes expected from Caribbean holidays, none more so than the area's 2km of white sand; it's the sunbathing paradise. Turquoise waters provide a good base for divers and photographers alike, and the land is relatively flat right up to the country's more mountainous region, perfect for leisurely walks or bike rides.

Things To Do on Playa Dorada Holidays

With its abundance of activities, holidays in Playa Dorada make it easy for you not to have to leave the resort! On site swimming pools are clubs can keep you entertained during the day, and the Fun City is great for kids with its go karts and bumper cars. The casinos, cinema and laid back bars will entertain the more senior members of your party when the night rolls around, and for those searching for a little sporting activity, the beachfront horse riding, water sports and famous Robert Trent Jones designed golf course will not disappoint. As you can see, Playa Dorada holidays are far from boring!


The Tainios were the first recorded inhabitants of Hispanolia, the island which the Dominican Republic shares with Haiti, although were forced out by Christopher Columbus's Spanish fleet in 1492, who lost and regained occupation with the French right up until liberation in 1844. Playa Dorada's potential was not realised until the 20th Century however, when developers saw the draw and attractions of glorious sunshine and beautiful beaches, resulting in the all inclusive resorts popular today.

The locally owned restaurants in Playa Dorada are the best way to experience Dominican cuisine at its finest, with the Spanish-influenced seafood dishes often very high up on the menu. A trip out to the less tourist orientated bars and clubs will reveal one of the country's passions, the 'Merengue' beat (a type of fast paced Jazz), which offers a great insight to the authentic Dominican culture. Indeed, Puerto Plata hosts a Jazz Festival annually, and is only 20 minutes from Playa Dorada, so would be a great day out for the family!


As a holiday destination, the Dominican Republic is not renowned for its non stop party atmosphere, but Playa Dorada is one of the livelier resorts. A mixture of casinos and bars such as the 'Crazy Moon Disco' provide very good entertainment, with the casinos renowned for their all night Vegas-like action. For a quieter night in there are numerous quality restaurants and relaxed bars dotted around which offer a more family orientated experience.

Book a Playa Dorada Holiday now!

For a slice of Caribbean sunshine, Playa Dorada holidays provide you with everything you might need, often without you having to leave the resort! Breathtaking beaches, scorching sunshine and stunning views mean for a tranquil week or two away, you need not look any further. And with On The Beach, you know you're getting a good deal, so put down the brochure and book your cheap Playa Dorada holiday online today.! You're only a few clicks away!