La Entrada Beach

La Entrada Beach is one of the least visited and most underdeveloped beaches in the Dominican Republic, and nobody can seem to figure out why The pristine sand and cool, calm waters provide the perfect setting for a quiet day at the beach.

Located in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, 1.1 miles south-southeast of La Entrada, this beach is on the North coast of Hispaniola. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach isn't just another pleasant afternoon distraction, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in the Dominican Republic. While La Entrada Beach may be a little farther away, it provides a rare chance to escape crowds of tourists.

How to Access The Beach
Take La Entrada Road over the river and pull off to park in the sand at La Entrada Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

A five miles long, the gold sand covered shore of La Entrada Beach is one of the longest in the Dominican Republic. Boca Del Rio, a river that begins in the mountains of Maria Trinidad Sanchez ends here, dumping fresh water into the beach, which creates a unique dynamic within the turquoise sea water.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

La Entrada Beach provides a calm and peaceful place to escape, as the surrounding region is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find La Entrada Beach on the North coast of Hispaniola. It is close to Cabrera's Central Park, which is located seven miles away, and it is among the area's attractions.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near La Entrada Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cabrera's Central Park Park 7.1 N Hispaniola
Playa Grande Golf Course Golf Course 12.5 NW Hispaniola
Club Bahia Principe Casino 16.3 WNW Hispaniola
Casa De Artesanaa La Santiaguera Art Gallery 24.3 SSW Hispaniola
El Sendero del Cacao Facility Viewing 28.9 WSW Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

The nearest area of Hispaniola to this beach is La Entrada. This friendly part of Hispaniola is only a mile from the coast, so it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. La Entrada is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though you generally won't find many accommodations in the region, those options closest to La Entrada Beach are shown below.

Accommodations near La Entrada Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Uncle Mark Suites 7.4 mi. N Guest house
Hotel La Catalina 7.4 mi. N Hotel


You might not find any places to eat in the vicinity of this shore, so you might want to plan a picnic for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides La Entrada Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Bonita Beach, located a worthwhile destination if you've got a car. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Diamante Beach. It's located three miles to the north.

You may also enjoy El Breton, located nine miles to the north.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Dominican Republic, but visiting La Entrada Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Dominican Republic even more memorable.


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