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Sí Dominican Republic North East Coast Beaches

 

Surrounded by mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear water, the north east coast is a veritable playground for the adventurous traveler. Outside of the towns are hidden lakes to swim in, waterfalls to find and mountains to climb.

 

 

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North East Coast Beaches

Destination & Adventures

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NORTH EAST COAST BEACHES
The beaches of the Dominican  Republic are the number one attraction and top of the list for almost all tourists and expats that come to visit, the allure of the crystal clear warm waters may even convince you to stay!
365 days a year, the beach is always open.
The pristine beaches are always walkable, some for miles of uninterrupted beauty, from white sands to golden candy carmel, the shores of the island are only enhanced by sunrises and sunsets. As you travel the island, you will find beach towns that are welcoming and inviting, you can lounge in a comfy chair while being catered to, or you can find your own private beach all to yourself.  There are many hideaway beaches in the Dominican Republic, with untamed natural breathtaking beauty.  The North East Coast of the island has many public beaches as well as resorts that will share some sand with you, and it never seems to be crowded even in high season.
Here are a few of the beautiful beaches of the north east coast.

Experience

Samaná

Discover the Peninsula of Samaná and appreciate Dominican Republic from a different perspective. This area is mostly covered by the Samaná mountain range. Its humid tropical climate, with an average year temperature of 25,9ºC, make the beautiful beaches from this area the perfect place to spend a relaxing holiday.

During the months of February and March, humpback whales

Within the city, you can also find some interesting places such as Puente de Samaná, Fuerte de Las Flechas, Casa de Chasseriau, or Caño de Morón.

Playa Madama

Discover Playa Madama beach and its tropical beauty while you are in the area of Las Galeras in Samaná, Dominican Republic.
Discover Playa Madama beach in a boat-taxi or explore its surroundings in an hour-long hike reaching the beach

Its charm is mainly due to its isolation from civilization,

Even when it is likely to find people selling coconut water, you must not forget carrying water to be hydrated along the trial. Also, don’t forget that on the way back, you can take a different path to watch new landscapes enriching the experience.

Playa Rincón

Visit Playa Rincón beach, one of the top ten beaches in the world, and enjoy its warm sand in the coast of the Dominican Republic.
Relax in the white sand of Playa Rincón or take a refreshing bath in the crystal clear blue waters of its shore
Its accessibility is limited to pedestrians, horses, or boats, making the beach a true remnant of peace that cannot be compared to any other touristic beach.

Trips depart from the town of Las Galeras or the different hotels towards this beach while those tours on horseback, go through the surrounding mountains giving a new perspective to the experience filled with the lushy tropical vegetation and the sound of the birds.

The coast of Playa Rincón beach is also ideal for watersports such as sailing or windsurfing and the clear water is perfect for snorkeling.

The lush vegetation surrounding the sand of this beach offers the ideal place to relax under the shadow of the coconut trees, as you hear the sounds of the rainforest and the sea.

Playa Las Galeras

Have fun in Playa Las Galeras Beach, Samana, where you can have an incredible day under the warm Dominican sun

Playa Las Galeras Beach is located very close to Las Galeras, Samaná. In this precious beach, you can practise several activities or enjoy a refreshing cocktail in a sunny day.

Aquatic sports like diving or snorkeling are among the beach’s most important activities. Moreover, this beach is surrounded by a wide range of restaurants and hotels, where you can enjoy, relax, and have fun.

If you want to have some relaxed days, your perfect destination is Las Galeras Beach in Samaná, Dominican Republic.

Cayo Levantado Cay

Cayo Levantado Cay, Samaná
Come to Cayo Levantado cay while you visit the area of Samaná in your trip throughout the Dominican Republic.

Navigate to the island of Cayo Levantado, also known as “Island Bacardí” for being there where palm trees inspired the brand’s logo, a relaxing place where you can take a breath from the city.

Situated in Samaná Bay, the island can be covered from side to side in just 15 minutes and has different places where to taste typical food, have some drinks, or partake in watersports, as well as listening to regional music.

Also known as Bacardi Island, Cayo Levantado island is located on the Samana Peninsula which is sectioned into two categories – the public category and the luxurious Grand Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Hotel. Needless to say, the latter section is reserved only for the guests staying at this opulent seaside resort.

The beach waters are calm at either beach and there are lifeguards patrolling the area. There is a tiny island facing the hotel’s main beach where you can enjoy snorkeling, sunbathing, or observing the marine life.

Playa Frontón Beach, Samaná

Playa Frontón Beach, Samaná
Discover the isolated Playa Frontón Beach and spend a relaxed day in this paradise-like Caribbean beach in the Dominican Republic.

Playa Frontón Beach is considered to be one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic. , it’s crystal clear waters and white sand surrounded by a lush tropical forest make them a perfect destination that attract tourists who rent a boat or walk the two-hour-long trail to know this fabulous beach.

Being such an isolated beach, far from the classic touristic destinations, it is never crowded. , it still stands out as a perfect place to do some snorkel due to its coral reefs and many fish species.

The corals can be seen from the  boat and there are also many caves worth of exploration.

Playa El Valle

Discover, in Playa El Valle beach, the most relaxing Caribbean surrounded by a tropical landscape in Dominican Republic.
Discover the amazing Playa El Valle beach, located between two mountains covered in tropical vegetation and the mouth of a river just next to them. The combination of both river and beach make it a perfect place when the sea has too strong currents, since people can bath in the river and avoid the sea.

surrounded by the beauty of the tropical waters and the spectacular views of green mountains in the background that will undoubtedly make your day unforgettable .

On the other hand, Its fine white sand invites to both swim and walk with the water at your feet while the shade of the trees asks for some relax after the bath.

Playa Morón

Discover Playa Morón beach with its 17th century cannon, a remnant from the French presence in the island, while you enjoy its calm waters and excellent white sand.

Being sheltered from the winds, this beach has few waves and is perfect for quiet and tempting baths.

It is surrounded by other beaches equally isolated and paradisiac, such as Playa de la Lanza del Norte beach, only two kilometers to the north.

To get here, you are advised to hire a local guide, since it’s not an easy track and the roads are not in good shape. Despite all, the experience is unique, since – once you arrive – the rainforest landscape that surrounds the beach of white and fine sand makes the trip worthy.

Being far from civilization, the beach has neither services nor many tourists. Hence, you will not face the drawback represented by crowds. 

Playa Bonita

Discover one of the most quiet and beautiful places in Samaná, Playa Bonita Beach, and enjoy this little paradise
Playa Bonita Beach is one of the most beautiful paradises in Samaná, where you can avoid the typical crowded beaches of the Dominican Republic. Furthermore, Bonita Beach has a wide range of hotels, where you can enjoy the typical Dominican delicacies and some refreshing cocktails.

This little paradise has all kinds of facilities, thanks to it crystal-clear waters that are perfect to practise aquatic sports like surf, snorkeling or diving. Although the king sport is diving, due to its varied ecosystem.

If you want to get relaxed, Bonita Beach is your perfect destination in Samaná, Dominican Republic.

Playa Perdida

PLAYA PERDIDA
THE LOST BEACH
Right after Coson beach, there is an marvellous small beach that faces the mountains. At sunset, the views are especially spectacular. The water is very calm and the wind does not come here. Only a few people normally on this beach, which makes it a private spot for the ladies who prefer to tan topless. Take your diving mask with you! It is a great way to really enjoy nature, in this little piece of paradise. Discover the properties for sale in Playa Perdida.

Playa Las Ballenas

PLAYA LAS BALLENAS
THE CALM AND CHIC

Playa Las Ballenas is a beautiful, grand and clean beach. Fantastic for familes! It starts right after the famous fisherman village, where you find many fine restaurants and ends with an enchanting river. The original name of this area beach is “Maricó” because of the little river at the end of the beach. Locals and visitors started calling “Las Ballenas” as there are some Rocks keys visible front the shorts that resemble this Sea Mammals. In Las Ballenas, the tide of water goes from low on the morning to medium on the afternoons.

With very little waves, Las Ballenas is safe for kids to swim and play on the beach. It is also a perfect area to snorkel. Our favourite spot to snorkel is at the end of Las Ballenas, on the left looking at the ocean, you’ll find plenty of beautiful corals and tropical fishes. There, there is a little sailing school where you can rent sailboats and kayaks to discover the surrounding beaches and create your own mini adventure.

The street along the beach of Las Ballenas is a dead end, only people living, visiting or working there are driving which makes it very quiet. Another reason why Las Ballenas is cherished by expatriates who’ve been living here for many years, is its direct access to the town of Las Terrenas. Other beaches like playa Popy also offer the same convenience.

Perhaps its most distinctive trait is the many bars and restaurants spread along the beach, where food and drinks can be enjoyed feet in the sand. It is also one of the largest beaches of Las Terrenas, offering plenty of space for long chairs to lay comfortably or even play a beach volley game with friends.

Playa El Anclon

PLAYA EL ANCLON
THE INTIMATE AND TRANQUIL
The beach at Esperanza is absolutely goergous. It is a long curve, soft white sands, with bushes mangroves which makes it very unique. There is no back road, making it very quiet. Daily maintenance and security, also keep this a secure beach spot. The ocean is calm, and you can walk into the water for long distances. Take your camera along with you, because manatees and turtles like to swim near by!

Playa El Portillo

PLAYA EL PORTILLO
THE PARADISE FOR KITE-SURF LOVERS
Playa el Portillo is located on the road to El Limon. It is a perfect spot for those who love to kite-surf. When the wind comes up, you can watch the ballet of kite surfers, or take lessons with Kite-world school. The sand is like gold and on the suns reflection, it looks like a glistening pot of treasure. The water is clean and peaceful, and the mountains surrounding it makes it a scenic spot

Experience

Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas is a resort town on the Samaná Peninsula, in the northeastern part of the Dominican Republic. It’s known for central Las Terrenas Beach. Other beaches include Bonita, Cosón and Las Ballenas. Cays off the coast feature underwater caverns like Dudu cave. Bars and restaurants, many with open-air seating, line the strip of Pueblo de los Pescadores near the water.c
Visit the town of Las Terrenas and discover this ancient fishing town and its paradise-like beaches in Samaná, Dominican Republic. The town is bordered by multiple beaches of white and cream sands, and crystalline turquoise waters that are warm all year round. Containing mountains full of coconut trees and lush green forests. This combination of natural beauties defines Las Terrenas as a jewel of the Caribbean, where every beach is unique.

Playa Jackson

PLAYA JACKSON
THE “HARD TO GET” VIRGIN BEACH

A forest and the mountains start off this white sandy beach. In just a short walk on the beach, you find a river that flows into the ocean. If you walk up this river, you will be totally surrounded by nature in a small lagoon. Freedom sensations guaranteed! When the water is calm and the sun is out, you will feel as if you are a part of the movie “The Beach”. To get to this unique paradise you can take a boat, or walk 4 hours in the mountains, as the principal road is only 15 minutes from the town.

Playa Coson

PLAYA COSON
THE PEACEFUL HEAVEN
Coson beach is a long white fine, sandy beach, lined with rows and rows of palm trees. It is quiet, clean and the water sines clear turquoise. It is a perfect beach for children to play. The luscious green hill scenery surrounding the beach is truly picturesque, making this a romantic beach spot. It is 5 km from the village, and you can access it by car or walking along the beach of playa Bonita. Discover the properties for sale in Playa Cosón.

Playa Bonita

PLAYA BONITA
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF THEM ALL

Declared the most beautiful beach of the world by LIO, Playa Bonita is a piece of paradise with its many different characteristics. The western part has waters as still as a pool. The eastern part where the hotels are, has more active waters, which are ideal for surfing. The coconut trees provide shade on the shore for those who want to enjoy the views and gentle breezes. There is also a river that connects to the beach, making it a unique trait of this beach. A part of the beach is home to some of the most charming beach properties of Las Terrenas. It is located to the west of the town, only 8 minutes by car.

Playa Popy

PLAYA POPY
MIX OF LOCALS AND TOURISTS

Playa Popy is located in the extension of the village beach. It is a popular beach. The Terreneros, expats and long term holidays makers gather on this well kept beach. There is also a beautiful new hostel called “Afreeka Beach Hostel” right by the front the entrance, containing restaurants and bars. Punta Popy is the large stretch of Playa Popy, it has gentle waves, a wide beach with lots of shade and many locals meet there to enjoy their weekends. You can rent chairs and enjoy many food and beverages choices from the locals. It is only a 15 minute walk from the center of Las Terrenas.

Nagua

Beaches in Nagua
Discover the lovely beaches in Nagua, where you can relax in a hammock under the Dominican sun.

Visit one of the most beautiful and less crowded areas during your trip along the Dominican Republic
Nagua, Dominican Republic
Nagua is the capital city of María Trinidad Sánchez province, it is located in the northeastern end of the Dominican Republic. It is especially famous because of its fine-and-white-sand beaches.

In its early days, circa 1938, this welcoming city was named after “Julia Molina”, Rafael Trujillo’s mother’s name. After his fall, in 1961, this city changed its name to the current one, Nagua.

Also known as “Boca de Nagua”, this beautiful city has a lot to offer to its visitors, especially to ecotourism lovers. For example, Cabo Francés Viejo Natural Monument, Laguna Dudú or Diamond Beach. These are some of the most appreciated and recommended places by locals and tourists.

Don’t hesitate to visit the northern Dominican coast and don’t miss the chance to explore the island’s most amazing hideouts.

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Come and visit the Northeastern Dominican Coast and explore the island’s most amazing beaches, villages, people, culture and so much more.

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Dominican Republic

Activities & Adventures

Explore Your Adventure Destination

Your vacation in the Dominican Republic is sure to consist of plenty of fun and excitement, but how about adding a touch of adventure as well? For those who can’t shake that adrenaline bug, consider booking exciting excursions, such as zip-lining, setting sail on a catamaran cruise or snorkeling and diving, to make the most out of your destination.

Sun and Sand

Beach, Swimming & Sunbathing

Beaches

Over 200 beaches—many of which remain uncrowded and undeveloped—line the Caribbean and the Atlantic coastlines, ranging from a brilliant white to a handful of black sand beaches.

Swimming

Palm-studded, continuous diamond white beaches are synonymous with Punta Cana, but the Dominican Republic’s stunning beaches extend countrywide.

Sunbathing

Saona’s picture-perfect beaches attract more visitors than all of the DR’s national parks combined. A protected site and part of Cotubanamá National Park, the island is a dream tropical escape.

Romance

Weddings, Honeymoons & More 

Weddings

Celebrate your romance with a destination wedding in the Dominican Republic. Romantic weddings on a sand beach, rich sunsets and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world are the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding.

Bachelor/ette

Your bachelorette/bachelor party can be the most fun you’ve had in years! With a bit of planning  beforehand, the Dominican Republic is the perfect spot to plan such an adventure.

Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is sure to consist of plenty of romance, and the Dominican Republic is the honeymoon destination. From quiet privacy to all out partying, the Dominican Republic has something for every honeymooner.

Renewal of Vows

A rededication to your marriage is an exciting thing – you can do it as often as you like. With vow renewals (or reaffirmations) you have the opportunity to have the ceremony you’ve always wanted.

On the Sea

SUP, Sea Kayak & Sailing

SUP

Paddle boarding is undoubtedly a great way to get in contact with the land and marine environment in the Dominican Republic. Easy to learn and a sure way to have great fun in the Caribbean Sea.

Sea Kayaking

Dominican Republic’s pristine fresh waterways and the tranquil Caribbean Sea make kayaking an ideal way to explore the Dominican Republic.

Sailing

Sea breezes and  the most beautiful beaches in the world. Dominican Republic is the perfect location for sailing and learning to sail. Bask in the sun and enjoy the unbelievable sunsets.

In the Sea

Snorkel & Scuba Diving

Snorkel

Considered one of the top islands for snorkeling in the world, the crystal-clear waters of the Dominican Republic offer an incredible experience for novice and expert alike.

Scuba

Explore the depths among the colorful coral reefs that are home to anemones, eels, giant stingrays, sharks and turtles.
If you bring the whole family, try snorkeling in shallow water perfect for the little ones.

Fishing the Sea

Deep Sea, Shore & Lake

Fishing

If you love sportfishing then we have the trip for you! Troll for sailfish, blue marlin, white marlin, wahoo and dorado in the teeming waters of the Caribbean Sea!

Deep Sea

Big attraction for anglers heading to the Dominican Republic is unquestionably saltwater fishing. Thanks to her fantastic deep waters surrounding the coastlines, sport fishing for highly sought after big game species is incredibly popular.

Shore

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Family

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Golf by the Sea

Golfing Experiences

Golf

Renowned for having the most magnificent golf courses in the Caribbean region, and Latin America, the Dominican Republic is the undisputed leader of golf in the tropics. Dominican Republic’s award-winning courses are on every golfer’s bucket list.

Golf

At least seven of the Dominican Republic’s courses have consistently topped Golf Week Magazine’s Top 50 courses in the Caribbean and Mexico, including Punta Espada in the top 10.

On Land

Horses, Hiking, Biking, ATV

On Horseback

Horseback riding is deeply entrenched in Dominican culture, going back centuries to colonial Spanish times. Ride horseback along the hills, and colorful villages of the Domincan Republic in any location countrywide.

Hiking & Biking

Mountain bike and hiking tours led by local guides—a great choice for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Ride and hike along scenic trails through forested areas, river beds and jungle trails.

Off Road

Rugged mountain terrain and hidden treasures, create the perfect setting for an off-road  adventure. Drive your own ATV through countryside full of surprises and new adventures.

Lifestyle

Live the Lifestyle

Living

Looking for Lifestyle Options? Considering the Dominican Republic as a place to live or retire, the knowledge we share will help you to create a plan, and we’ll connect you with useful lifestyle services and property choices.

Retire

Many consider the Dominican Republic for their retirement home. With recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking and a modern infrastructure, stable electrical grid and high-speed internet.

Lifestyle

Variety of lifestyles, from resorts, condos and other full-time housing—it’s a perfect place for those seeking an “always on vacation” lifestyle. Dominican Republic has everything you need and more, affordability, healthcare, safety, culture and cuisine.

Real Estate

Finding the Right Investment

Real Estate

Opportunities for real estate investment exist in the Dominican Republic for entrepreneurs. Beachfront and ocean view houses and private land that lie close to the attractive vistas that line the coastline.

Beach Houses

It is always a wonderful idea to set up villas, apartments and other residential units in the vicinity of a stunning ocean, pristine beaches, and picturesque lagoons. The attractiveness of the Dominican Republic has always been a magnet that attracts buyers and tenants at any time of the year.

Culture

Experience the Culture

Culture

In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the Dominican Republic and promptly claimed the island for the Spanish crown. A year later, Santo Domingo had become the first European settlement in the New World, and the Spanish influence that still dominates had begun.

Culture

 There is no better place to immerse yourself in authentic Caribbean culture. The Dominican people and their customs have predominately European cultural origins with both African and native Taíno influences.

Cuisine

Enjoy the Food & Drink 

Food & Drink

Dominican Republic is well known for its varieties of regional and national food and drink. From street food to exquisite culinary delights, paired with regional beverages, beer and rum with long histories and international reputations.

Mamajuana

The most popular Dominican drink – Mamajuana. Mamajuana is a potent drink native to the Dominican Republic that is purported to have strong medicinal qualities.

Beer

A handful of beers are made in the Dominican Republic, including craft beers found in a few places around the country. The most popular brand is the world famous Presidente beer, made by Cervecería Nacional Dominicana since 1935.

Rum

Dominican rum is produced by several big brands, the most popular two being Brugal and Barceló. Ron Bermúdez dates back to the 19th century, with white and golden premium varieties.

Where to Stay

Find the Right Resort

Resorts

If your idea of recreation is a healthy dose of relaxation, Dominican Republic offers world-class amenities with old Caribbean charm. Along with unlimited experiences on land, on the sea and in the sea, DR has you covered.

Resorts

As a traveler in Dominican Republic you can enjoy a full array of spa services, fine regional dining or sunning yourself at the beach or by the pool. Dolphin and whale watching expeditions are an extra special vacation treat not to miss.

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