Cabrera Attractions

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A town that appeals to tourists looking for a less tourist-y destination, Cabrera still has plenty to keep visitors busy.  It is the natural attractions that stand out the most because the surrounding area is such an eco-friendly destination, with a national park, city park, and several beaches for travelers to look forward to.


Playa Rio San Juan

You'll discover several beaches to choose from in and around the area. Click on the beach names for more information concerning that particular location.

A nice beach where snorkeling is popular is Orchid Bay Beach. With nothing to see but the rocky cliffs to the side, and the sloping coast behind you, looking out into the shimmering sea and feeling the warm sand is the gift that this tropical paradise has to offer visitors. It is small however, and several groups can easily start making the beach crowded.

A second location that beach-goers can consider is El Calento de Dario Beach. A log dirt road off Highway 5 leads to the sands of El Calento de Dario.

El Breton: El Breton is located off Highway 5 just outside of Cabrera.

Luckily, you'll find quite a few other beaches in and around the area. If you're interested, you can find out more by clicking here.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you enjoy being outside? You may be happy to learn the area has an interesting nature preserve nearby.

Cabo Frances Viejo National Park is a nature preserve situated 2.7 mi. Northwest of central Cabrera. Famous for its white beaches and modest hiking, the Cabo Frances Viejo National Park is a destination of choice for those looking for an mix between popular tropical beaches, and natural secluded ones.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Cabrera
Name Type Location Island
Cabo Frances Viejo National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.7 mi. Northwest of Central Cabrera Hispaniola


Dudu Lagoon Park

Visitors can visit a couple of parks in and around Cabrera.

Dudu Lagoon Park is situated 5.4 mi. South of central Cabrera. Right off the main road, the park is easily reached by any form of ground transport. Additionally, it will be easy to find a tour guide or taxi willing to take you here if need be.

The parks available are summarized down below.

Parks In and Around Cabrera
Name Type Location
Cabrera's Central Park Park Central Cabrera
Dudu Lagoon Park Park 5.4 mi. South of Central Cabrera

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