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.

Which Beaches Are Available?

There are several beaches to visit in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some of the beaches, if some members of your party enjoy this relaxing pastime. Click on each beach name for a detailed article concerning that part of the coast.

Las Galeras Beach

Colorada Beach: Colorada Beach is set on the eastern tip of the Domincan Republic. This section of sand is not one of the island's most popular locales due to the often rough waves, but visitors looking for a day of seclusion may enjoy sunbathing and beach combing here.

Another location that beach-goers can consider is Playa Madama. Despite all the beauty that Playa Madama has to offer, it its a bit small and an easily become crowded. Luckily, its distance makes it less visited than other beaches.

Playa Rincon: Playa Rincon is consistently mentioned as one of the best beaches -- if not the best -- beach in the Dominican Republic, yet it remains uncrowded almost every day of the week. Why?

The table directly below enables you to learn some key facts concerning the beaches that can be found 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

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