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.

Situated in the Samana Peninsula, Punta Ermitano is on the North East coast of Hispaniola. You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; secluded parts of the coast like Punta Ermitano are perfect for getting away from it all.

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.

If you usually like beaches that offer visitors an angelic place to escape, then you should enjoy Punta Ermitano; it is located within a much quieter sector of Hispaniola.

What's Nearby


Punta Ermitano is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North East coast of Hispaniola; the area hosts attractions such as Baseball Stadium, which is a short taxi ride away.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Dominican Republic, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Parroquia de Samana, which is nine miles to the southeast.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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

Punta Ermitano is close to Samana, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Punta Ermitano visitors looking for other interesting places to see might think about heading to Samana, because it's nearby and is an especially active area of the Dominican Republic.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is in a fairly popular vacation destination, it is not usually that difficult to find the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For vacationers hoping to find a place that's on or near the water, the table that follows shows the options closest 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 you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Restaurante Santi, which is two miles to the south west of it.

Nearby restaurants are provided in the following table.

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

Hispaniola has many nice beaches, so Punta Ermitano is just one of your options.

You might also enjoy Bonita Beach, located within taxi range of the coast. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might like Moron Beach. You'll find it a half mile to the west-northwest.

Travelers may also want to consider Las Terrenas, which is an additional nearby Dominican Republic destination.

You may find that Punta Ermitano is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Dominican Republic you might like.


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