Playa Nisbon

Playa Nisbon is an interesting beach in that it actually touches three different waters. Guests coming to the beach will be able to swim in all three of the very different water types.

Situated in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, east-southeast of La Vacama, Playa Nisbon is on the North East edge of Hispaniola. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby.

How to Access The Beach
To reach Playa Nisbon, you will need to take the Carretera Uvero Alto and cut through Uvero Alto Beach, where you will need to travel across the mouth of the river. Otherwise, you could take a kayak up the river.

Amenities and Ambiance

Playa Nisbon does not have much development, and is mainly just sand and trees. However, the feature that make the beach a bit unique is the three options guest have. The north shore gets the full force of the Atlantic Ocean, complete with waves and rough water. The southwest coast actually faces a river , letting swimmers take on much calmer water. Then, between the two, is the mouth of the river where it and the ocean meet, creating a unique brackish water.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

If you desire beaches that offer a quiet enclave, then you will want to try Playa Nisbon; it is located in a more natural part of Hispaniola.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Playa Nisbon on the North East coast of Hispaniola; it will be near other attractions like Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana, which is within the range of a taxi.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Museo de la Altagracia (found a drivable distance away) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new perspective of the Dominican Republic.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Dominican Republic. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Nisbon
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana Casino 11.9 SE Hispaniola
Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay Golf Course 12.3 SE Hispaniola
Punta Blanca Golf Course Golf Course 13.5 SE Hispaniola
Casino Riu Palace Macao Casino 13.9 SE Hispaniola
Iberostar Casino Casino 14.2 SE Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

The closest area of Hispaniola to Playa Nisbon is Las Lagunas de Nisbon. This destination is only three miles from the coast, so it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. Las Lagunas de Nisbon is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


How many other people you encounter at Playa Nisbon will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotel rooms a car ride away. A few of the more convenient options can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Playa Nisbon
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Excellence Punta Cana 1.7 mi. SE Resort
Sirenis Tropical Suites Casino 2.8 mi. SE Resort
Sirenis Cocotal Beach -- -- Resort
Breathless Punta Cana Resort and Spa -- -- Resort
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana 3.4 mi. SE Resort
Dreams Punta Cana All-inclusive 4.2 mi. SE Resort
Agua Resort and Spa 4.2 mi. SE Resort
CHIC Punta Cana 4.5 mi. SE Resort


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you eat at a local restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest restaurants is Barefoot Grill. This restaurant offers a menu of American food. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Playa Nisbon
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Barefoot Grill (809) 221-4646 American Very Casual -- --
Bites (809) 221-4646 International Informal -- --
Coco Cafe (809) 221-4646 Eclectic Very Casual -- --
Coquette (809) 221-4646 French Fine Dining -- --
Culinaria (809) 221-4646 International Fine Dining -- --
Kibbeh (809) 221-4646 Lebanese Informal -- --
Silk City (809) 221-4646 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal -- --
Sofrito (809) 221-4646 Latin American Informal -- --
Spoon (809) 221-4646 International Very Casual -- --
Spumante (809) 221-4646 Italian Informal -- --
The Strip (809) 221-4646 International Informal -- --
CX (809) 221-2121 Eclectic Informal 4.5 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Playa Nisbon.

You may also enjoy Arena Gorda Beach, located eight and a half miles away.

The Dominican Republic has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and dropping by Playa Nisbon is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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