Coson Beach

Coson Beach is located in the north east coast of the Dominican Republic. Surrounded by not much else than miles of forest, this beach is often deserted, which makes it the perfect place for a quiet getaway.

Set in the Samana Peninsula, west-southwest of Las Terrenas, Coson Beach is on the North East coast of Hispaniola. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in the Dominican Republic. While Coson Beach may be a little more difficult to reach, it provides a rare chance to escape crowds of tourists.

Amenities and Ambiance

Coson Beach is backed by trees with a river to the west that dumps right into the water, which is a aquamarine color.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North East coast of Hispaniola. It's located near the Casa Coson and any nearby accommodations, which is found a half mile to the east, making it one of the most conveniently located hotels accessible from Coson Beach, despite there not being too many other attractions in the vicinity.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Whale Museum Of Samana (found a drivable distance away) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new way to view the Dominican Republic's traditions and culture.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Coson Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Baseball Stadium Sporting Event Venue 17.7 ESE Hispaniola
Whale Museum Of Samana Museum 18.6 ESE Hispaniola
Parroquia de Samana Historical Site 18.7 ESE Hispaniola
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 18.8 ESE Hispaniola
Shipwreck Maritime Museum Museum 19.0 ESE Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

The nearest part of Hispaniola to Coson Beach is Las Terrenas. Las Terrenas is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


How many other people you encounter at Coson Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Visitors trying to find a room near the beach shouldn't find it that difficult, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from nearby. You will find the closest and most convenient lodging options by viewing those listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Coson Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Casa Coson 0.4 mi. E Guest house
Hotel Guatapanal Bahia De Coson 0.6 mi. E Resort
Sublime Samana Hotel 1.5 mi. E Resort
Viva Wyndham Samana All Inclusive 1.6 mi. E Resort
Hotel Atlantis 2.5 mi. NE Hotel
Hotel Acaya 2.6 mi. ENE Hotel
Casa Grande Hotel 2.6 mi. ENE Guest house
Aligio Apart-Hotel & Spa 3.3 mi. ENE Resort
Jurassic Park Hotel 3.9 mi. E Lodge
Coco Plaza Hotel -- -- Hotel


When you're starving for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far away. One of the closest restaurants is The Beach Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean food. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Coson Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Beach Restaurant (809) 962-7447 Caribbean Very Casual 0.3 mi. E
Caffé Cosón (809) 853-8470 Italian Very Casual 0.4 mi. E
The Atlantis Restaurant (809) 240-6111 French Informal 2.5 mi. NE
Casa Grande Restaurant (809) 240-6349 International, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Very Casual 2.6 mi. ENE
Mi Corazon (829) 566-0401 International Fine Dining 4.0 mi. E
La Vela Blanca (829) 633-2004 Caribbean Very Casual 4.2 mi. ENE
Baraonda Restaurant (809) 240-5555 Fusion, Mediterranean Informal 4.2 mi. ENE
Le Thalassa -- -- -- 4.4 mi. ENE
El Pescador (809) 240-6202 American Very Casual 4.5 mi. ENE
Gaia Sushi (809) 914-1023 Japanese Informal 4.5 mi. ENE
La Vita e Bella (829) 686-6318 Italian Informal 4.5 mi. ENE
One Love Surf Shack (849) 655-9549 American Very Casual 4.5 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Coson Beach on Hispaniola.

Another location you might enjoy is Bonita Beach, located just a little ways away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Limon may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it 11 and a half miles to the east.

Travelers may also want to consider Las Ballenas, which is located fairly close-by, so a quick cab ride should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

The Dominican Republic has so much to offer, and paying a visit to Coson Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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