Punta Ermitano

Punta Ermitano is set on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, where the waves are known for being strong. While this may not be an ideal locale for weak swimmers, those interested in participating in watersports will enjoy this beach.

Located in the Samana Peninsula, Punta Ermitano is on the North East edge of Hispaniola. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider visiting Punta Ermitano.

Amenities and Ambiance

Punta Ermitano snakes along the coast in a trail of tan colored sand, featuring aqua colored waters. The beach is backed by brush and trees.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Punta Ermitano offers visitors a calm and serene experience, especially since the region surrounding the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the Dominican Republic's North East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Baseball Stadium, which is eight and a half miles to the south-southeast.

If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Whale Museum Of Samana. This museum is located within reach of a taxi, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Punta Ermitano
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Baseball Stadium Sporting Event Venue 8.5 SSE Hispaniola
Parroquia de Samana Historical Site 9.1 SE Hispaniola
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 9.1 SE Hispaniola
Whale Museum Of Samana Museum 9.2 SSE Hispaniola
Shipwreck Maritime Museum Museum 9.3 SE Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Tourists at Punta Ermitano who are seeking other opportunities for exploration will want to consider heading to Samana, because it's nearby and is a particularly bustling part of the Dominican Republic.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Punta Ermitano is not located near many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is in a relatively popular vacation destination, it shouldn't be all that difficult to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. For those wanting to find a place that's on or near the water, the following table lists the closest accommodation options to Punta Ermitano.

Accommodations near Punta Ermitano
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Clave Verde 2.8 WSW Cottages
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo 5.7 W Resort
Balcones del Atlantico 7.0 W Hotel


While this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Restaurante Santi, which is just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Punta Ermitano
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Restaurante Santi -- -- -- 2.2 mi. SW
Restaurant Maria -- -- -- 2.2 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Punta Ermitano.

Another location you might enjoy is Bonita Beach, situated within taxi range of the coast. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Moron Beach. You'll find it a half mile to the west-northwest.

You might also want to visit Las Terrenas, one of the many great Dominican Republic beach sites.

The Dominican Republic offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Punta Ermitano offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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