Playa Quemaito

Complete with the pristine beauty that the Dominican Republic is known for, Playa Quemaito is a top of the line tropical beach with the peacefulness of a remote beach. While you will have to travel a bit to get there, the nearby amenities, easy access, and little crowds make for a good day.

Positioned in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, Playa Quemaito is on the South edge of the Dominican Republic. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by.

How to Access The Beach

Getting to the beach is relatively easy. You will need to take the Carretera Barahona-Paraiso South out of Barahona. Once you pass the hotel El Quemaito, the beach will be soon to follow.

Amenities and Ambiance

While there are plenty of amenities nearby, once you cross over to the beach, you will feel as if the road was miles away. The delicate sea breeze and shimmering water make the beach nothing short of paradise. So come and relax to the sound of waves, where the only thing that will disrupt the view is a kayak bobbing in the water as it passes by.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South coast of the Dominican Republic. It's located near El Arco, which is an easy cab ride away, and it is one of a number of attractions close-by.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Quemaito
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
El Arco Historical Site 6.3 mi. NNW --
Fortaleza Restauración Ejército Nacional Historical Site 6.5 mi. N --
Monumento Natural Miguel Domingo Fuerte Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.5 mi. W --

Cities and Towns

Playa Quemaito is close to Barahona, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Playa Quemaito guests hoping to find some additional excitement should consider going to Barahona, since it's in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of the Dominican Republic. From Playa Quemaito, Barahona is located roughly six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a nice assortment of accommodations to pick from in the vicinity of Playa Quemaito. The closest of which are listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Playa Quemaito
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Casablanca 0.1 WNW Hotel
Hotel el Quemaito 0.4 N Hotel
Hotel Playa Azul 2.4 N Hotel


While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Casablanca Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Playa Quemaito
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Casablanca Restaurant (82) 740-1230 Creole -- -- --
Quemaito Restaurant (809) 649-7631 Creole Very Casual 0.4 mi. N
Playa Azul Hotel Restaurant (809) 204-8010 Caribbean Very Casual 2.4 mi. N
Casa Bonita Restaurant (800) 961-5133 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 2.4 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

There are other beaches in the Dominican Republic you might like besides Playa Quemaito.

You may also want to consider Playa Azul, another favorite sun-spot in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic has so much to offer, so visiting Playa Quemaito is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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