Rogelio Beach

Backed by one of Bahia Principe's all-inclusive resorts, Rogelio Beach is quiet and clean, if not crowded by resort guests. The beach serves as a nice locale to lay out and soak up some sun as well as splash around in the calm surf.

Situated in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Rogelio Beach is on the North coast of Hispaniola. You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. Rogelio Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's perfect for escaping the hustle of the Dominican Republic's urban areas. Many of the other beaches in the Dominican Republic may provide just as many amenities as Rogelio Beach, but are usually more cramped since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach

Rogelio Beach is located down a dirt road off Highway 5.

Amenities and Ambiance

Rogelio Beach features tan colored sand and deep aquamarine waters. The beach is dotted with palm trees, lounge chairs, and umbrellas, and just off shore is a coral reef that protects the coast, keeping strong waves at bay.

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.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Hispaniola. It's located near Club Bahia Principe, which is located a quarter mile away, and it is one of a number of area's attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of the Dominican Republic, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Santo Cerro, which is 36 miles to the south west.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Rogelio Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Club Bahia Principe Casino 0.3 WSW Hispaniola
Playa Grande Golf Course Golf Course 7.6 ENE Hispaniola
Cabrera's Central Park Park 15.0 E Hispaniola
Monkey Jungle Zip Line Site 20.1 WNW --
El Sendero del Cacao Facility Viewing 21.9 SSW Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Rogelio Beach is in the Rio San Juan area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Rio San Juan is nearby and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the beach, Rio San Juan is not far away, about four miles (six and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

While you generally won't find many hotels withing driving distance, those accommodations closest to the beach are shown below.

Accommodations near Rogelio Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bahía Príncipe San Juan 0.3 mi. W Resort
Hotel Bahia Blanca 3.9 mi. ENE Hotel


If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has you covered, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the nearest restaurants is El Chiringuito Italian Restaurant. The restaurant features Italian food. They are also known for their pasta and pizza. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Rogelio Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
El Chiringuito Italian Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Italian Informal 0.3 mi. W
El Rincón Mexicano Tex-Mex Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Tex-Mex Informal 0.3 mi. W
Orquídea Mediterranean Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Mediterranean Fine Dining 0.3 mi. W
Restaurante Brisa (809) 226-1590 International Informal 0.3 mi. W
Restaurante Yolis -- -- -- 3.8 mi. E
Cafe de Paris (809) 778-0687 French, Italian Informal 4.0 mi. ENE
Cheo's Cafe (809) 589-2377 Latin American Very Casual 4.0 mi. ENE
Restaurante and Reposteria Teresa -- Latin American Very Casual 4.0 mi. ENE
D' Luiggi Pizerraa (809) 589-2054 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Hispaniola, so Rogelio Beach is just one of your options.

You may also want to consider El Breton, located just a cab ride away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Rogelio Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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