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 coast of Hispaniola. You should consider stopping 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; less popular beaches like Punta Ermitano let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here.

Punta Ermitano brings visitors a quiet and relaxing experience, as the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


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

If you're intrigued by the Dominican Republic's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Parroquia de Samana, which is nine miles to the southeast.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Dominican Republic's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

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 very close to Samana, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Punta Ermitano guests looking for other opportunities for exploration should think about going to Samana, since it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of the Dominican Republic.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. Punta Ermitano is not located near many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers seeking a place to stay not far from Punta Ermitano won't find it that tough, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to pick from close-by. You will find the closest, most convenient lodging options by perusing those listed in the table that follows.

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


Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly 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.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near 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

Hispaniola has many beaches, and Punta Ermitano is just one option.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Bonita Beach, found only a cab ride away from the coast. More active guests, though, may be interested in Moron Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. You'll find it a half mile to the west-northwest.

You might also want to visit Las Terrenas, another favorite sun-spot in the Dominican Republic.

Maybe Punta Ermitano is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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