Bahoruco Beach

Bahoruco Beach is located on the south coast of the Dominican Republic, set right in front of the popular Barcelo Bahuruco Resort. Many of the beach's visitors are guests of the resort, but those who are not enjoy the well kept shore that is cleaned regularly in order to attract tourists.

Positioned in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, Bahoruco Beach is on the East coast of the Dominican Republic. You might want even if you are not staying very close. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; secluded parts of the coast like Bahoruco Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach

You can drive to Bahoruco Beach on Carretera Barahona-Paraiso, which runs parallel to this shore. An eastbound exit road takes you directly to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Palm trees line the white, sandy shores of Bahoruco Beach. The waters are a stunning topaz, clear, and calm, and a few rocks on the beach give it a rugged feel.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Bahoruco Beach provides an angelic and tranquil environment, since the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the Dominican Republic's East coast. It is near El Arco, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of the favorite local destinations.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bahoruco Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
El Arco Historical Site 2.6 mi. NW --
Fortaleza Restauración Ejército Nacional Historical Site 2.6 mi. NW --
Monumento Natural Miguel Domingo Fuerte Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.9 mi. SW --
Monumento El Numero Monument 38.6 mi. ENE --

Cities and Towns

Tourists at Bahoruco Beach who are looking for a little additional excitement will want to consider heading to Barahona, since it's not far away and is an especially active area of the Dominican Republic. From the shore, Barahona is a fairly short distance away, roughly three miles (four and a half kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a good number of hotel rooms a car ride away. Some of the closest possibilities are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Bahoruco Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Costa Larimar 1.6 mi. NW Hotel
Hotel Guarocuya 1.7 mi. NW Hotel
Hotel Playa Azul 2.1 mi. SSE Hotel
Hotel Ana Isabel 2.2 mi. NW Motel
Hotel Cacique 2.2 mi. NW Motel
Hotel Las Magnolias 2.3 mi. NW Motel
Hotel Loro Tuerto 2.4 mi. NW Hotel
Hotel el Quemaito 3.8 mi. S Hotel
Hotel Casablanca -- -- Hotel
Casa Bonita 6.4 mi. S Lodge


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is Costa Larimar Restaurant. The restaurant serves International food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's only a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Bahoruco Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Costa Larimar Restaurant (809) 524-5111 International Very Casual 1.6 mi. NW
CostaSur -- French, Latin American Informal 1.6 mi. NW
Restaurant La Roca -- -- -- 1.7 mi. NW
Los Robles (809) 524-1629 American, Caribbean Very Casual 2.0 mi. NW
Playa Azul Hotel Restaurant (809) 204-8010 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. SSE
D'Lina Pizzeria Y Restaurant (809) 524-3681 Italian Very Casual 2.2 mi. NW
Junior Barahona -- Eclectic Very Casual 2.2 mi. NW
Melo's Cafe (809) 524-5437 American Very Casual 2.2 mi. NW
Ricoled (809) 524-6377 Latin American Very Casual 2.3 mi. NW
Fritura Migdalia -- -- -- 2.3 mi. NW
Panadería Luperón (809) 524-5696 -- -- 2.5 mi. NW
Armeraa Marrero (809) 524-5752 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Bahoruco Beach in the Dominican Republic.

You might also enjoy Playa de Caracoles, situated certainly within a car's reach of the coast. On the other hand, El Jobo Beach could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other popular destinations. You'll find it 15 and a half miles to the northeast.

Travelers may also want to consider Playa Azul, another great beach choice in the Dominican Republic.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Dominican Republic, but Bahoruco Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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