Playa Anadel

Located in the Samana Peninsula, Playa Anadel is on the South coast of Hispaniola. You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit Playa Anadel.

Amenities and Ambiance

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. In addition, there are lounge chairs available at this destination. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Found on the South coast of Hispaniola; this area boasts other attractions such as Shipwreck Maritime Museum, which is one and a quarter miles to the west-northwest.

Historical attractions like St. Peter's Church provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Playa Anadel, and allow visitors to learn more about the Dominican Republic, without having to stray too far from the beach. In fact, you'll find this spot fairly close to this historical destination.

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 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 tourists looking for other interesting places to see will want to think about checking out Samana, which is not far away and is an active, busy area.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a good number of places to stay which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen 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


If during your visit you start getting hungry, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the nearest restaurants is Cayenas del Mar Beach Club. The restaurant has American cuisine. They are also famous for their sandwiches. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are listed in the following table.

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

Hispaniola has many nice beaches, and Playa Anadel is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Bonita Beach, found a little ways away, but is well within reach if you've got a car. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Cayo Levantado.

Another option worth considering is Las Galeras Beach, located ten miles away.

There's plenty to see and do in the Dominican Republic, and Playa Anadel offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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