Playa los Ninos

While it is easily accessible, Playa los Ninos is predominately a beach for locals. Visitors are welcomed to go, though the remoteness and lack of any amenities may not be what most are looking for.

Located in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, 1.7 miles east-northeast of Sabana Grande De Palenque, Playa los Ninos is on the South coast of Hispaniola. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Playa los Ninos allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach
When heading Northeast out of Sabana Grande de Palenque, drivers will need to turn right on a dirt road that will take them towards the coast and that ends at the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

One interesting feature of the beach is that it is also the mouth of the river, allowing swimmers to have fun in both the wavy ocean and the calm river waters.

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

If you tend to favor beach days which offer visitors an angelic environment, then you will want to try Playa los Ninos; it is found within a less urban part of Hispaniola.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the Dominican Republic's South coast. It is close to Palacio de Cerro, which is one of a number of attractions in the area.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Museo Bellapart. This museum is located 19 and a half miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa los Ninos
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Palacio de Cerro Historical Site 9.1 N --
Constituents Monument Monument 10.0 N --
Casa de Caoba Historical Site 12.4 N --
Santo Domingo Country Club Golf Course 14.3 NE --
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes Historical Site 14.4 W Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

The nearest part on Hispaniola to Playa los Ninos is Sabana Grande De Palenque. This friendly part of Hispaniola is only a mile and a half away, which means it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. This section of the Dominican Republic is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of the Dominican Republic's large resorts near this beach, though if you're hoping to dodge throngs of travelers, the lack of accommodation options will surely be welcomed.


You might not find any places to eat in the immediate surroundings of this coastal destination, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Hispaniola, of course, so Playa los Ninos is not your only option.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Playa Najayo, found two miles away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Playas de Meganito may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it 28 and a half miles to the west.

Travelers may also want to consider Playa los Cuadritos, located seven and a half miles away.

Perhaps Playa los Ninos is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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