Moron Beach

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Located on the north shore of the Samana Peninsula, Morón Beach is as secluded a beach as they come. There are days on end where no one visits this beach at all, which is quite a shame. While the surf is not too rough, the waves can get up to eight feet tall, making it great for body surfing, but not so great for snorkeling.

Situated in the Samana Peninsula, Moron Beach is on the North East coast of Hispaniola. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. It's often said that Moron Beach is the ideal location for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Many of the other beaches in the Dominican Republic may be just as breezy and refreshing, but tend to be busier because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

How to Access The Beach
As you drive west from El Limon, you will cross a bridge then look for a sign directing you to Playa Morón. The road here can be rough, so a vehicle with excellent suspension is recommended.

Amenities and Ambiance

The shore of Playa Morón is flat with brown sand and lined with coconut palms. The waters, with consistently rolling waves, are aquamarine.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

If you tend to desire coasts which bring guests a serene place to escape, then a good choice for you is Moron Beach; it is tucked away within a less urban area of Hispaniola.

What's Nearby


Moron Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North East coast of Hispaniola; it will be near other attractions like Baseball Stadium, which is not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Dominican Republic, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is Parroquia de Samana, which is within reach of a taxi.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Moron Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Baseball Stadium Sporting Event Venue 8.9 SSE Hispaniola
Parroquia de Samana Historical Site 9.5 SE Hispaniola
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 9.5 SE Hispaniola
Whale Museum Of Samana Museum 9.6 SE Hispaniola
Shipwreck Maritime Museum Museum 9.7 SE Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Moron Beach is in the Samana area, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Moron Beach guests looking for other opportunities for exploration should think about making the trip to Samana, because it's nearby and is an area full of activity.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Moron Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Those looking for a place to stay not far from the beach won't have a tough time, as there are plenty of hotels to pick from in the area. Find the closest, most convenient booking options by looking over what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Moron Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Clave Verde 2.5 SW Cottages
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo 5.1 W Resort
Balcones del Atlantico 6.4 W Hotel


Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is Restaurante Santi, which is not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Moron Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Restaurante Santi -- -- -- 2.1 mi. SSW
Restaurant Maria -- -- -- 2.1 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them on Hispaniola will have lots of options besides Moron Beach.

You might also enjoy Bonita Beach, found within taxi range of the coast. Others might prefer Punta Ermitano, which offers more action, and is closer to other popular destinations. You'll find it a half mile to the east-southeast.

Travelers may also want to consider Las Terrenas, another favorite sun-spot in the Dominican Republic.

While the Dominican Republic has many alluring attractions, Moron Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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