Riviera Azul is located in the tourist resort of Playa Dorada, just five minutes from the cultural and historical town of Puerto Plata where Christopher Columbus landed in 1492. With a beautiful backdrop of the Loma Isabel de Torres and the magnificent Atlantic Ocean, Something to offer everyone. It does not matter if you have come to take the seductive Caribbean sun, to read a book, to enjoy the exciting water sports or to revel in a round of golf, Playa Dorada has it all just around the corner.
Playa Dorada has one of the most pristine and natural beaches of the Dominican Republic with golden sands stretching palms and with exquisite and serene turquoise waters. The idyllic setting allows you to rest quietly and escape the stresses of everyday life.
With sun and breeze all year round, Playa Dorada is a perfect place for kiteboarding and water skiing. The conditions are excellent for both beginners and advanced alike, thanks to the warm and calm water that will make it easier to improve your skills and try new figures. It is also a perfect environment for kayaking, paddle boating and paddle surfing.
For shoppers, Playa Dorada Plaza offers a two-story shopping center with boutiques, perfumeries, jewelers and liquor stores, gift shops, art galleries and world-famous cigars. Within the complex is the Professional Golf Course at Playa Dorada , Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Sr., who offers the aficionado an 18 hole and 72 pairs round. The course offers an Academy, a professional store and bar and restaurant facilities in a relaxing tropical atmosphere.
At night Playa Dorada is revived with a selection of shows and entertainment. You can dance all night in one of the discos or try your luck at one of the casinos. There are a wide variety of restaurants within the complex that offer everything to your senses, from Italian, Oriental cuisine to seafood.
Playa Dorada is conveniently located just fifteen minutes from the Gregorio Luperón International Airport, five minutes from the center of Puerto Plata with its Victorian architecture and the San Felipe Fortress dating back to 1577. Other favorite sites include the famous Amber Museum, the Factory Of Ron Brugal and the 2,700-foot ride by funicular to the top of Loma Isabel de Torres with its Botanical Garden and the statue of Christ. Playa Dorada is a forty minute drive away from the extremely fun Cabarete, home to world class water skiing and kiteboarding events.
Visit Playa Dorada and let it fill you with its charms and with everything it has to offer.