Boca Chica Attractions

Thanks to its stunning beachfront property, Boca Chica has transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a hopping resort destination in recent years.  Today, there is a lot to recommend the town, from a small collection of museums and cultural landmarks to the nature preserves that center on marine life, and even a casino at a local resort. 

Dominican Republic Beaches

Juan Dolio Beach

You will find a handful of beaches to choose from in and around the area. You can click on the beach names to read a detailed article concerning that specific beach.

A beach where snorkeling is an option is Boca Chica. Boca Chica is located just 15 minutes from the airport in a town of the same name. Head east on Autopista Las Americas, and exit south into the peninsula.

Another alternative worth considering is Caribe Beach. Caribe Beach, also known as Embassy Beach, is located near Boca Chica. The quiet inlet is flanked by resort properties that keep the beach relatively busy with tourists.

Playa Guayacanes: Located between Santo Domingo and the resort areas of the East, Playa Guayacanes is popular among both. If you visit you will without doubt be one of many.

These examples are just a sample of the places worth checking out To visit our complete page about beaches, visit this page.


Assuming you enjoy expanding your knowledge of other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Boca Chica.

The following chart enables you to get more details regarding a few available museums in Boca Chica.

Museums In Boca Chica
Name Phone Location
Museo De Lary Mar (809) 523-6876 Central Boca Chica
On Movil S A (809) 333-7768 Central Boca Chica

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you like being outside? You may be happy to find out that the area has a couple of nature preserves in and nearby.

La Caleta Submarine Park is a popular nature preserve found 5.9 mi. West-Southwest of central Boca Chica. The Hickory was sunk 14 miles off the coast of Santo Domingo in 1984, and then shortly after The George was sunk nearby. The goal was to promote the proliferation of sea life, and scientists found it to be successful.

Look through the following table for more information about your options.

Nature Preserves and Hiking In and Around Boca Chica
Name Type Location
La Caleta Submarine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Boca Chica
Playa Marina Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve Central Boca Chica


Dominican Republic Casinos

Vacationers don't generally come to Boca Chica to find gambling, although there is one to check out, Be Live Hamaca Beach Casino. <p>Located in Boca Chica Beach, you can spend your days out in the sun and your nights under the neon lights of the Be Live Hamaca Beach Casino Hotel. Unlike many other casinos in the Dominican Republic, Be Live Hamaca Beach Casino offers Vegas odds on their table games, which include Poker, Black Jack, and Roulette.</p>


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