Playa Cambronal

One of the northern most beaches in the Dominican Republic, Playa Cambronal is often passed over in favor of some of its southern siblings. The few who make the rough trip through unpaved roads and trails will be treated to an beauty of a beach complete with white sand and sparkling water, all without the crowds to share it with.

Located in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, Playa Cambronal is on the North coast of the Dominican Republic. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; less popular beaches like Playa Cambronal let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

How to Access The Beach
Getting to Playa Camronal is not easy. Little, if any, public transportation will take you here and is a bit far from any major towns. However, with the proper four wheel-drive vehicle, you will be able to drive just north of La Isabela, to the dirt trails that will take you to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

If you plan on visiting Playa Cambronal, don't let the forests and surrounding rural landscape fool you. As you pass through the final line of trees all you will be able to notice is the shine of white sand and the soft sound of waves.

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

Playa Cambronal provides an angelic and relaxing environment, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Playa Cambronal peacefully removed from hotels and popular attractions, in a remote area on the North coast of the Dominican Republic.

If you want more information on the history of the Dominican Republic, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the nearest historical attractions is Fortaleza San Felipe, which is within a car's reach of the coast.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in the Dominican Republic. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Cambronal
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Asociacion de Artesanos de Madera Petrificada de Imbert Studio Art Gallery 18.9 SE --
Casino Riu Bachata Casino 20.1 E --
El Chocal Facility Viewing 21.9 SE --
Ocean World Casino Casino 22.7 E --
Los Mangos Golf Course Golf Course 23.9 E --

Cities and Towns

The closest section in the Dominican Republic to Playa Cambronal is Luperon. This interesting part of the Dominican Republic is just seven miles from the coast, so it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. It should be noted that this area of the Dominican Republic is a fairly rural area, but it can be an interesting destination for guests wanting to get a taste of local life.


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.

Don't anticipate finding any of the Dominican Republic's large hotels alongside this beach, though if you're hoping to evade hoards of vacationers, the lack of accommodations will certainly be welcomed.


You might not find any places to eat in the vicinity of this shore, so you may choose to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach in the Dominican Republic will have lots of options besides Playa Cambronal.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Cofresi Beach, found definitely within a car's reach. On the other hand, Playa de Nena offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. You'll find it 11 and a half miles to the east.

Vacationers may also want to visit Luperon Beach, which is located seven and a half miles to the east. Luperon Beach is superb for all sorts of water sports, so active travelers will enjoy this destination. Fortunately, the beach is fairly large and there's plenty of room to spread out on the white sand. Scuba diving is available in the deeper waters off of Luperon Beach.

The Dominican Republic offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and paying a visit to Playa Cambronal is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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