Playa Anadel

Located in the Samana Peninsula, Playa Anadel is on the South edge of Hispaniola. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider visiting Playa Anadel.

Amenities and Ambiance

Playa Anadel does have public restrooms for your convenience. Also, you'll have access to lounge chairs at this destination. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the Dominican Republic's South coast. It's located near Shipwreck Maritime Museum, which is found one and a quarter miles away, and it is among the favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Dominican Republic, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to St. Peter's Church, which is a mile and a half away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Anadel
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Shipwreck Maritime Museum Museum 1.3 mi. WNW Hispaniola
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 1.5 mi. WNW Hispaniola
Parroquia de Samana Historical Site 1.5 mi. WNW Hispaniola
Whale Museum Of Samana Museum 1.7 mi. W Hispaniola
Baseball Stadium Sporting Event Venue 2.5 mi. W Hispaniola
Iguanario Los Tocones Zoo 6.8 mi. NE Hispaniola
Museo De La Naturaleza Museum 10.1 mi. SSW Hispaniola
Museo Parque Nacional de los Haitises Museum 10.8 mi. SSW Hispaniola
Parque Acuatico Colinas Del Rey Amusement/Theme Park 29.8 mi. S Hispaniola
Cacao Tour Vicentillo Facility Viewing 29.8 mi. S Hispaniola
Fortaleza Santa Cruz Historical Site 34.5 mi. SE Hispaniola
Monumento A La Cruz De Asomante Historical Site 34.5 mi. SE Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Playa Anadel visitors hoping to find further attractions might want to think about heading to Samana, which is nearby and is an especially active area of the Dominican Republic.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent selection of hotel rooms within driving distance. A list of the closest choices have been displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Playa Anadel
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Nilka -- -- Hotel
Chino Hotel 1.5 mi. WNW Hotel
Hotel Docia 1.5 mi. WNW Guest house
Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa 1.6 mi. W Hotel
Hotel Samana Spring 1.6 mi. WNW Hotel
Hotel Bahia View 1.8 mi. WNW Hotel
Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado 2.9 mi. SE Resort
Grand Bahia Principe Samana 3.1 mi. SE Resort
La Tambora Beach Resort 4.0 mi. E Resort
Hotel Las Ballenas Escondidas 4.1 mi. E Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to dine at a nearby restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the closest restaurants is Cayenas del Mar Beach Club. The restaurant features American food. They're also renowned for their sandwiches. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Playa Anadel
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cayenas del Mar Beach Club (809) 538-3114 American Very Casual 0.0 mi. W
Taberna Mediterranean (809) 994-3634 Mediterranean, Spanish Very Casual 1.2 mi. WNW
Bambu Restaurant & Bar (809) 538-2661 -- -- 1.3 mi. WNW
Le Royal Snack (829) 994-2951 French Very Casual 1.4 mi. WNW
La Hacienda Grill & Bar (809) 538-2383 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. WNW
La Mata Rosada (809) 538-2388 French Informal 1.5 mi. WNW
Chino Restaurant (809) 538-2215 Asian, Chinese -- 1.5 mi. WNW
Sunset Garden Cafe (829) 285-0227 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.6 mi. WNW
El Rancho du Vagabond -- American, Italian Informal 1.6 mi. WNW
El Cafesito Bautike (809) 538-2544 -- -- -- --
Heladeraa San Sebastian (809) 538-2054 -- -- -- --
Tierra y Mar (809) 538-2436 Creole, Italian Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Playa Anadel on Hispaniola.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Bonita Beach, located definitely within a car's reach. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might like Cayo Levantado.

Vacationers may also want to visit Las Galeras Beach, located within the range of a cab.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Dominican Republic; then again, taking a swim at Playa Anadel is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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