Boasting an envied position on its own reef, the Casa Marina Reef is a beautiful hotel sitting on the northern shores of the Dominican Republic. The hotel sits within the Casa Marina Beach resort, so guests here can enjoy all the amenities of the complex.The hotel sits just moments from a beautiful 500 metre stretch of sandy beach, which is reserved for guests staying in the resort. Here you can laze on the sands and on the sun loungers, or you can head into the water, with an array of sports and water activities on offer. Water sports range from kayaking, windsurfing and banana boat rides, to deep fishing and snorkeling.Scuba diving lessons are offered at the hotel's swimming pool, which give you the option to discover the unique sights of the underwater world.The grounds of the resort are home to three outdoor swimming pools, each of which are found next to sun terraces that are furnished with umbrellas and loungers. Two shallower sections are reserved for younger guests, and there are three Jacuzzis should you wish to take some time to unwind. There is also a massage service and a beauty salon if you want to indulge in some pampering.The hotel offers a good choice of activities, such as aerobics by the pool and on the beach, volleyball, table tennis, bowls and football. The evenings bring with them entertainment and live shows in the amphitheatre, or you can take advantage of the nine bars on site and sit sipping on a cocktail.##LocationThe Casa Marina Reef is found nestled along the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, in the resort of Sosua.##AccomodationCasa Marina Reef's rooms are bright and roomy, and offer pretty views across the sea, gardens or of the pool from a private balcony. Each room comes with air conditioning, cable TV, a telephone, safe and a private bathroom. Certain amenities may be payable locally.##Eating and DrinkingYou can choose from five restaurants in the resort, which range from the Italian a la carte Luiggi, to the international buffet at El Batey. Other cuisines include Mexican and seafood. There are nine bars found on site, which include a disco and a bar with pretty views across the ocean.##Swimming PoolsGuests can choose from three outdoor swimming pools found around the resort, each of which is enclosed by a sun terrace with beds and umbrellas. Three Jacuzzis are also offered, and there are two shallow children's swimming sections.