Playa los Cuadritos

This large beach is a bit away from the crowds, making it a good choice for those looking for some seclusion. The compromise though is a darker beach and darker water.

Positioned in the vicinity of Santo Domingo, south of Nigua, Playa los Cuadritos is on the South coast of the Dominican Republic. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. The surrounding area is not packed with guests, however, that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Playa los Cuadritos has several large rocks and sandbars out in the sea, which helps calm down the water by time it reaches the shore. This makes the beach good for some light swimming and wading.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you usually desire beaches that offer a relaxing environment, then think about trying out Playa los Cuadritos; it's tucked away within a less urbanized sector of the Dominican Republic.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South coast of the Dominican Republic. It is near some interesting sites like Palacio de Cerro, which is one of the the area's interesting attractions.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Museo Bellapart, a lovely museum found within cab range, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa los Cuadritos
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Palacio de Cerro Historical Site 5.0 NW --
Constituents Monument Monument 5.0 NW --
Santo Domingo Country Club Golf Course 7.0 NE --
Casa de Caoba Historical Site 7.7 NW --
Coliseo Gallistico de Santo Domingo Sporting Event Venue 9.9 NE --

Cities and Towns

The closest section in the Dominican Republic to Playa los Cuadritos is Nigua. This region in the Dominican Republic is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may encounter guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels within driving distance, the closest ones are listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Playa los Cuadritos
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ayala Apart-Hotel 5.2 mi. NW Motel
Dominican Fiesta Hotel 8.1 mi. NE Hotel


There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this location, so you might want to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in the Dominican Republic besides Playa los Cuadritos.

You may also want to consider Boca Chica, located 30 miles to the east. Boca Chica is a haven for social butterflies and party goers, as well as families. The shallow, calm waters and sugary white beach are perfect for children and adults, while the local bars and singles crowds are strictly adults-only. Whatever your age, Boca Chica has plenty of activities and attractions to suit any taste.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Playa los Cuadritos is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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