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.

Pick Your Ideal Beach

You will discover several beaches to enjoy in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at some locations, for visitors who enjoy this relaxing pastime. You can click on the beach names for more information concerning that particular stretch of sand.

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 option 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 beaches in and around Las Galeras are shown in the table below.

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

Fortunately, Las Galeras is home to additional attractions. To read more about other attractions for Las Galeras, visit this page.

 

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