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Top 4 Dominican Republic Beaches

Top 4 Dominican Republic Beaches

Playa Boca Chica

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The fine, pristine beach of Boca Chica is considered one of the Caribbean’s best beaches. The waters are protected by coral reefs, producing relatively calm waters, making it perfect for families with younger children. This is a beach perfect for people looking for a lively atmosphere as it is located only 20 miles from Santo Domingo.Crowds of people come to enjoy the cafes, bars and music filled air of this coconut tree lined beach.

Punta Cana

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Located on the eastern coast of Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is perhaps the islands most frequented destination and its illustrious beach is one major reason for the attraction. Punta Cana is a tourist heaven, with luxurious all-inclusive hotels lining the silky-smooth shores. This 20-mile stretch of beach boasts wide, golden sand shores complimented by calm waters safe for year-long swimming.

Cayo Levantado

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This island is set on the Samaná peninsula, near the mouth of the Bahía de Samaná and possesses one of the premier beaches in the Dominican Republic. Travelers will have a great feel of seclusion once on the island as there are little in ways of facilities. Active travelers also have an alternative from the three stretches of white-sand beaches, there are hiking trails through the islands foliage covered hills. The island is only a short ferry ride from the mainland.

Playa Rincón

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Playa Rincón is a mainstay on Condé Nast’s top 10 Caribbean beaches list, and rightfully so. Situated on the eastern coast of Samaná peninsula, 2,000 foot high cliffs tower of the shore. It is a truly stunning location to relax and soak up the sun. It is a decent trek to reach the beach of Playa Rincón, but once your there it’s well worth the effort. The white-sand beaches are highlighted by turquoise waters ideal for snorkeling.