Beaches in Las Galeras

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Las Galeras is known especially for its beaches.  One of the best beaches on the island, in fact, is located here, but there are also a couple of lesser known stretches of sand which are equally as beautiful and almost always less crowded.  Get to know all of them before you visit and you may find the perfect beach for you isn't necessarily the most popular one.

The Area's Beaches

There are several beaches to consider in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some locations, for vacationers who enjoy this relaxing pastime. Just click on specific beach names to get additional information concerning that particular location.

Las Galeras Beach

Colorada Beach: The beachfront of Colorada Beach is covered in palm trees and tan colored sand. The waters here can be rough, but the turquoise hue is hard to resist.

A second alternative for beach-goers to consider is Playa Madama. When on Samana, simply head East. At the end you will find a dirt road that take you right to the beach.

Playa Rincon: Playa Rincon is located at the base of the Cape Cabron Mountain, which stretches up 2000 feet and provides shade to the beach. Down below, the beach stretches along the coast for three miles, featuring sugar white sand, palm groves, and turquoise waters.

Glance through the following table to see beaches located in and around the area.

Beaches In and Around Las Galeras
Name Location Coast
Cayo Levantado 9.7 mi. South West of Central Las Galeras North
Colorada Beach 1.3 mi. West of Central Las Galeras North East
Fronton Beach 3.3 mi. East of Central Las Galeras North East
La Playita Beach Central Las Galeras North East
Las Galeras Beach Central Las Galeras North East
Playa Aldero 1.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Las Galeras North
Playa Anadel 9.7 mi. South West of Central Las Galeras South
Playa Madama 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Las Galeras East-Northeast
Playa Rincon 3.4 mi. West of Central Las Galeras North East
Puerto del Valle 8.4 mi. West of Central Las Galeras North East
Punta Ermitano 13.6 mi. West of Central Las Galeras North East

Of course, you will find additional attraction types available too. To read more about other attractions for Las Galeras, check out this page.

 

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