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  • 1. Playa Grande


    This dramatic, mile-long stretch is widely considered to be one of the top beaches in the world. Many a photo shoot was made at this picture...Read More

  • 2. Cofresí Beach


    Cofresí Beach offers a long stretch of golden sand that's good for swimming, but some wave action as well provides some surfing opportunities...Read More

  • 3. Kite Beach


    Named for all the kitesurfing that goes on here, Kite Beach is therefore fairly hazardous for those who just want to swim. On the sand you'll...Read More

  • 4. Orchid Bay Beach


    Orchid Bay Beach is the large public beach within Orchid Bay Estates. It's seldom used by anyone but the residents of Orchid Bay villas, but...Read More

  • 5. Playa Cabarete


    This is the main business district of Cabarete. If you follow the coastal road east from Playa Dorada, you can't miss it. The beach, which has...Read More

  • 6. Playa Caletón


    This small, 500-foot-long beach about 2 miles (3 km) east of Río San Juan has virtually no waves in its shallow water. Its clear, protected...Read More

  • 7. Playa Diamante


    Playa Diamante is an estuary, formed where an underground river delivers freshwater into the ocean bubbling up through the clayish sand. The...Read More

  • 8. Playa Dorada

    Playa Dorada | Beach–Sight

    Playa Dorada is one of the island’s most established resort areas. Each hotel has its own slice of the beach, which is covered with soft sand...Read More

  • 9. Playa El Bretón


    Close to Cabrera within Parque Nacional Cabo Francis, Playa El Bretón is near a perfect beach for swimming, playing, searching for seashells...Read More

  • 10. Playa Encuentro


    Playa Encuentro is the area's main surfing beach as the shoals here create massive waves. Bodyboarding is big, too, with a less steep learning...Read More

  • 11. Playa Entrada


    At almost 2 miles (3 km) long, northeast-facing Playa Entrada is one of the North Coast's longest beaches. and one of the least visited. However...Read More

  • 12. Playa Preciosa


    Just east of Playa Grande, Playa Preciosa (formerly Playa Navio) is a local favorite due to its beauty. You have to descend a sandy bank to...Read More

  • 13. Playa Sosúa


    This long stretch of beach on Sosúa Bay, renowned for its coral reefs and dive sites, is a 20-minute drive east of Puerto Plata. Here, calm...Read More

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