Playa Najayo

A tiny stretch of sand surrounded by trees and villas, Playa Najayo has the feel of a private beach without the price.

Set in the vicinity of Santo Domingo, 0.5 miles southeast of La Playa, Playa Najayo is on the East edge of the Dominican Republic. You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Travelers will find that, while Playa Najayo is by no means quiet and secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. It's makes a great option for families who want to visit a somewhat lively beach but also want to skip out on the crowds.

Amenities and Ambiance

Playa Najayo is a simple beach, with not much more than sand and trees making up the coast. However, the privacy is extraordinary and definitely an option for those looking for a peaceful beach.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Playa Najayo grants a quiet and peaceful getaway, especially since the location that surrounds the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the Dominican Republic's East coast. Palacio de Cerro is one of the area's attractions.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Museo Bellapart. This museum is located within driving distance, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Najayo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Palacio de Cerro Historical Site 7.3 N --
Constituents Monument Monument 8.1 N --
Casa de Caoba Historical Site 10.7 N --
Santo Domingo Country Club Golf Course 12.2 NE --
Coliseo Gallistico de Santo Domingo Sporting Event Venue 15.1 NE --

Cities and Towns

The closest part of the Dominican Republic to Playa Najayo is La Playa. This friendly part of the Dominican Republic is just a half mile away, which means a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Keep in mind that San Cristobal is not heavily urbanized, so for those hoping to scope out the local scene, this region of the Dominican Republic might be a place you consider spending some time in.


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 rooms nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.


There aren't any restaurants in the vicinity of this shore, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Playa Najayo.

You may also like Playa los Ninos, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it two miles to the south west. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Playa Nizao is a location removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located eight and a half miles away.

You may also want to consider Playa los Cuadritos, located reasonably close-by, meaning a quick cab ride will get you here pretty easily.

You may find that Playa Najayo is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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