Magante Beach

Protected by a double coral reef, Magante Beach enjoys calm waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Still, this beach is almost always deserted, so it is a great place to go to get away from the crowds of tourists at other beaches.

Set just outside the heart of the Dominican Republic, 0.7 miles north-northeast of Magante, Magante Beach is on the North coast of the Dominican Republic. You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. There are advantages to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; less popular beaches like Magante Beach let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

Amenities and Ambiance

The white sand shore of Magante Beach is covered in debris that have washed ashore such as seaweed and dry wood. Coconut palms provide shade as clear, aqua waters continue to break softly into the sand.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

If you find that you enjoy sunny days that offer an idyllic experience, then think about trying out Magante Beach; it is found within a more rural section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Magante Beach is on the Dominican Republic's North coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Club Bahia Principe, which is two miles to the east of this spot.

Historical attractions like Santo Cerro provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Magante Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about the Dominican Republic, without venturing too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this coastline is located some ways off, but, if you've got a car, it's not a bad trip from this interesting historical site.

With a selection of nearby activities, 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 Magante Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Club Bahia Principe Casino 2.0 E Hispaniola
Playa Grande Golf Course Golf Course 9.8 ENE Hispaniola
Cabrera's Central Park Park 17.3 E Hispaniola
Monkey Jungle Zip Line Site 18.1 WNW --
El Sendero del Cacao Facility Viewing 20.8 SSW Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Rio San Juan is the closest town and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Rio San Juan is a little ways off, maybe six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

Although beach-goers generally won't find very many places to stay nearby, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be seen in the following list.

Accommodations near Magante Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bahía Príncipe San Juan 2.1 mi. E Resort
Hotel Bahia Blanca 6.1 mi. ENE Hotel

Food

Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're willing to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is El Chiringuito Italian Restaurant, which is two miles to the east.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Magante Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
El Chiringuito Italian Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Italian Informal 2.1 mi. E
El Rincón Mexicano Tex-Mex Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Tex-Mex Informal 2.1 mi. E
Orquídea Mediterranean Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Mediterranean Fine Dining 2.1 mi. E
Restaurante Brisa (809) 226-1590 International Informal 2.1 mi. E

Other Beaches

The Dominican Republic has many beaches, so if Magante Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another location you might enjoy is Cabarete Beach, situated a little ways off, but can be reached in the car. More active guests, though, may be interested in Caleton Beach, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other popular destinations. You'll find it seven miles to the east-northeast.

Vacationers may also want to visit Rogelio Beach, located two and a half miles away.

Of course, the Dominican Republic has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Magante Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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