Playa Guayacanes

Located between Santo Domingo and the resort areas of the East, Playa Guayacanes is popular among both. If you visit you will without doubt be one of many.

Located toward the center of Guayacanes, Playa Guayacanes is on the South coast of Hispaniola. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. While the Dominican Republic has beaches that are more secluded than Playa Guayacanes, it has just the right amount of private-feel to attract small crowds.

How to Access The Beach
Guests driving to Playa Guayacanes will need to take the main highway heading East out of Santo Domingo until it comes to Boulevar de Juan Dolio. The beach is located on that road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Despite the build up and crowds, Playa Guayacanes is able to maintain a remote tropical charm that is usually lost among popular beaches.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Playa Guayacanes because there are public restrooms. Additionally, you will have access to umbrellas and chairs, so guests hoping for a shaded area to relax will not go leave unhappy.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the Dominican Republic's South coast; it's located near attractions like Los Marlins Golf Course at Metro Country Club, which is three miles away.

History-focused attractions such as Morey Building are a great compliment to the natural beauty of Playa Guayacanes, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Dominican Republic, without straying too far from the coastline.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Guayacanes
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Los Marlins Golf Course at Metro Country Club Golf Course 3.0 ENE Hispaniola
Coral Costa Caribe American Casino Casino 3.2 E Hispaniola
Guava Berry Golf and Country Club Golf Course 3.4 NNE Hispaniola
Be Live Hamaca Beach Casino Casino 9.7 W --
Museo De Lary Mar Museum 10.0 W --

Cities and Towns

Playa Guayacanes guests hoping to find additional places to explore will want to consider going to Boca Chica, because it's in the vicinity and is an area full of activity. From the shore, Boca Chica is located roughly ten miles (16 kilometers) away.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of hotel rooms within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Playa Guayacanes
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Playa Real Beach Resort 0.8 mi. ENE Hispaniola Hotel
Fior di Loto 2.1 mi. E Hispaniola Hotel
Coop Marena Beach Resort 2.2 mi. E Hispaniola Resort
Real Caribe Resort -- -- Hispaniola Resort
Embassy Suites Hotel at Los Marlins 3.0 mi. ENE Hispaniola Hotel
Plaza Real Resort Hotel 3.2 mi. E Hispaniola Resort
Costa Caribe Coral by Hilton 3.2 mi. E Hispaniola Resort
Be Live Hamaca Beach 9.7 mi. W -- Resort
Calypso Beach Hotel 9.8 mi. W -- Hotel


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest places to eat is Cafe del Sol. This restaurant serves delicious American cuisine. They are also known for their seafood. A major perk of this restaurant is that it's within walking distance.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Playa Guayacanes
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafe del Sol (809) 526-1559 American Very Casual 0.0 mi. N
Cococane -- Italian -- 0.0 mi. N
Deli Swiss Guayacanes (809) 526-1226 International Fine Dining 0.0 mi. N
Salitre Restaurante (809) 526-1969 Spanish Informal 0.3 mi. NE
Solarena Pizza Palace (829) 435-1515 Italian Very Casual 0.8 mi. ENE
El Sueno (809) 526-3903 Italian Informal 2.5 mi. E
El Con Con -- Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 2.8 mi. E
El Lobo & La Sal Cocina de Mar (809) 526-1819 Caribbean Very Casual 2.8 mi. E
Pepek Narmonick (809) 526-1890 International Informal 2.8 mi. E
Bella Italia -- Italian Very Casual -- --
Bella Venezia (809) 526-1214 Italian -- -- --
El Agave (809) 526-2449 Mexican Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Hispaniola you might like besides Playa Guayacanes.

You may also like Playa Boca del Soco, a popular beach beloved by tourists. You'll find it 16 miles to the east. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Guayacanes Beach is a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Caribe Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Maybe Playa Guayacanes is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Dominican Republic you might like.


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