Orchid Bay Beach

Tucked into a rocky cove, this tranquil beach offers visitors a chance to escape from urban Dominican Republic while still being just minutes way.

Located in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, 1.0 mile southeast of Cabrera, Orchid Bay Beach is on the Northeast edge of Hispaniola. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. It's often said that Orchid Bay Beach is the ideal location for escaping the hustle of Caribya's urban areas. Most other beaches you'll come across in Caribya may provide just as many amenities as Orchid Bay Beach, but tend to be busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is easily accessible by the coastal road to the east of Route 5.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so bring your equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

If you tend to desire beaches that offer a serene haven, then maybe head on over to Orchid Bay Beach; it is found in a less urban section of Hispaniola.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Orchid Bay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the Northeast coast of Hispaniola; it will be near other attractions like Cabrera's Central Park, which is only a short distance away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you can't wait to see as many of Caribya's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Orchid Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cabrera's Central Park Park 0.9 mi. NW Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to dine at a local restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Antojos Cafe. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Orchid Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Antojos Cafe (809) 589-8068 -- -- 1.0 mi. NW
Cafeteraa Pilrevir (809) 589-7444 -- -- 1.0 mi. NW
Chicos Tropical Cafe (809) 589-8585 Caribbean, Tex-Mex Very Casual 1.0 mi. NW
Chori-Pan (809) 589-7444 Italian -- 1.0 mi. NW
Manny's Bar Restaurant (829) 446-6025 ext. 9 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. NW
Restaurante Choripan (809) 589-7144 Creole Very Casual 1.0 mi. NW
El Babonuco (829) 338-8707 American Very Casual -- --
Micary Cafeteria (809) 589-7233 -- -- -- --
Mira Mar Restaurant -- Creole Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Hispaniola, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another location you may want to try is El Breton, which is located reasonably close-by, which means a quick ride in a taxi will get you here pretty easily.

Caribya offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, so visiting Orchid Bay Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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