List of beaches and resorts in the dominican republic

Playa Juan Dolio The Dominican Republic is a paradise full of beautiful beaches, which adorn almost all coasts of this country. The tourist visiting the Dominican Republic mostly does so with the aim of having a great vacation, sunbathing and enjoying its exquisite beaches. The tourist offer of hotels and all inclusive resorts are affordable for all age groups and their prices vary by the stars of the hotel. Dominican Republic beaches are world famous for its white sands and crystal clear waters.

For lovers of nightlife, the resorts offer live shows and discos with excellent music to have fun all night.


Among the most popular and beautiful beaches of the Dominican Republic are the following:
In the city of Santo Domingo are:
playa boca chica Boca Chica beach: this beach is the most popular and visited by the inhabitants of the city of Santo Domingo for its proximity to the city, as is about 35 minutes.
playa Caribe Caribe beach: This beach is also known as Embassy Beach and is about 10 minutes from the beach of Boca Chica, this is a small beach that is in a cove. It is very good to practice boogie boarding in the afternoon which is when the waves become stronger.
In the San Pedro de Macoris province are:
Playa guayacanes Guayacanes & Juan Dolio beaches: Guayacanes & Juan Dolio beaches:> These beaches are visited by Dominicans especially on weekends, are popular for its restaurants, is a perfect beach for long walks.
The Barahona and Pedernales provinces that are in the southern region of the country, despite being considered as an ideal eco-tourism destination, also have beautiful beaches like Bahia de las Aguilas. The most popular beaches in these provinces are:
Bahia de las aguilas Bahia de las Aguilas
playa cabo rojo Cabo Rojo
playa san rafael San Rafael
playa paraiso Paraiso
playa los patos Los Patos
Playa saladilla Saladilla
Playa el quemaito El Quemaito
Playa enriquillo Playa Enriquillo
In Montecristi you will find the following beaches:
Cayo arena Cayo Arena: This is an Islet surrounded by white sand, found in the sea, ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling
El morro montecristi Montecristi: Here are the beaches Juan de Bolaños, La Playita, Estero Balsa, Montecristi Beach and El Morro. You can also pay a boat to visit the Seven Brothers Cay: Terrero Islet, Monte Islet
Playa luperon Luperón beach: This is a large rocks beach, but also has places where you can swim, is located about 14 kilometers from Isabela, a place that was the first European settlement in the New World
In the province of La Altagracia - Punta Cana and Bavaro have about 75 kilometers of beautiful beaches. Its most outstanding beaches are:
Playa bavaro Bávaro: Soft white sand protected by reefs, this is the area with more commercial development and has the largest number of hotels. Jellyfish and El Pulpo Cojo are restaurants that stand out in this area.
Playa cabeza de toro Cabeza de Toro: This beach has European certification "Blue Flag" so it has a high standard of quality. It is located next to Dreams Palm Beach, Grand Oasis Punta Cana resorts and Natura Park.
Playa el cortecito El Cortecito-Los Corales: This beach has no access restrictions, and has hotels and seafood restaurants including the Captain Cook. In this area you will find crafts and gift shops and also you can learn to do water sports.
Playa macao Playa Macao: This is an open beach without access restrictions, on weekends surfing classes are offered.

The best beaches in La Romana province are:
Playa bayahibe Bayahibe & Dominicus beaches: although these beaches are very close to La Romana, they really belong to the province of La Altagracia. Here are several hotels and all inclusive resorts, there are good restaurants and craft shops.
Isla catalina Isla Catalina beaches: the Catalina Island is a protected area classified as Natural Monument, its area is about 9 square kilometers and is located opposite the city of La Romana. This island has one kilometer of beach.
Isla saona La Isla Saona beaches: Saona Island is an island paradise, is one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, is 22 kilometers long and 5 wide. Here you will find sandy beaches.
Samaná province has excellent beaches, among the most prominent are:
Cayo levantado Cayo Levantado: This islet is located in the center of Samaná Bay has a beautiful beach and a small hotel.
Las galeras samaná Las Galeras: This is a quiet beach that has a natural aquarium for recreational diving. In its vicinity are the Madama and Fronton beaches, which are interesting for people who like to climb.
Playa punta popy Las Terrenas and Popy beaches: these are large and shallow white sand beaches, near these are a variety of small hotels, great restaurants and interesting bars.
Playa bonita las terrenas Playa Bonita: as its name indicates is a very nice beach, it has an area where the waters are very calm and another area with the waters a bit more blurred.
Playa coson Playa Cosón: This beach is good for surfing and body boarding.
Playa rincon Playa Rincón: It is a beach where there is no hotel development, and its nature is untouched, is considered one of the best beaches in the world, on this beach leads a river whose name is Rio Frio.
In Puerto Plata you will find the following beaches:
Playa cabarete Cabarete beach: on this beach water sports are practiced, is very popular among young people, is located about 25 minutes from the Gregorio Luperon International Airport.
Playa dorada Dorada y Costa Dorada beaches: these beaches have the European certification "Blue Flag", which indicates the high quality of its sands and waters. Near these beaches you will find several resorts that offer various options for water sports.
Playa sosua Sosúa beach: this is where beach tourism practically began in the Dominican Republic, is a U-shaped resort, is about 20 minutes from Puerto Plata. This beach is visited on weekends and holidays by locals and tourists.

The Dominican Republic has approximately 65,000 hotel rooms structure, a figure that is increasing, these rooms are located on the main tourist centers in the country. The offerings are diverse and range from luxury hotels and resorts to offer small and cozy hotels. The offers are aimed at a wide audience such as: groups, families, singles, couples, corporate or executives.

Most of these hotels comprise sports facilities, various restaurants, gym, pool, spa, casinos, clubs and more.

Some hotels and resorts in the country:

  • - Be Live Hamaca
  • - Luperón Beach Resort
  • - Occidental Allegro Playa Dorada
  • - Barceló Puerto Plata Premium
  • - Be Live Canoa
  • - Casa de Campo
  • - Dreams La Romana
  • - Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace
  • - Casa Marina Beach & Reef
  • - Be Live Grand Punta Cana
  • - Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort
  • - Celuisma Paraiso Tropical
  • - Rancho Olivier Bed and Breakfast
  • - Hotel Playa Esmeralda
  • - Apart - Hotel Plaza Colonial
  • - Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino


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