Beaches in Punta Cana

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Punta Cana is a part of a province that features 62 miles of coastline.  The beaches in this area are often shallow marine pools which encourages families to visit, though days are known for being windy so you should bring a few weighted objects to hold down your beach blanket.

Pick Your Ideal Beach

There are a large selection of beaches to consider in the area. Regardless of whether you prefer people watching, or you'd rather have more of the beach to yourself, you can find a beach that appeals to you. Click on the name of each beach for more detail concerning that beach.

Macao Beach

Macao Beach: Macao Beach is located at the end of Carretera Higuey. In fact, the road dead ends right into the sand where you can park.

Another option that beach-goers can consider is Punta Cana Beach. Punta Cana Beach is just eight minutes east of the airport.

Arena Gorda Beach: Arena Groda is located in Eastern Dominican Republic near East National Park. The parking lot is located about 300 meters away from the shore, and visitors can park there then walk through the hotel zone to the beach.

The following table enables you to get some details regarding the beaches that you can find in the area.

Beaches In Punta Cana
Name Location Coast
ALSOL Tiara Beach 2.4 mi. South of Central Punta Cana East
Arena Gorda Beach 19.2 mi. Northwest of Central Punta Cana East
Bavaro Beach 13.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana East
Cabeza de Toro Beach 7.8 mi. North of Central Punta Cana East
Cabo Engano Beach 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Punta Cana East
Juanillo Beach 3.1 mi. South West of Central Punta Cana East
Los Corales Beach 10.6 mi. North of Central Punta Cana East
Macao Beach 19.9 mi. Northwest of Central Punta Cana East
Punta Cana Beach 1.7 mi. South of Central Punta Cana East

Keep in mind, you'll be able to find some other attraction types available too. To find out about other other attractions for Punta Cana, click here.

 

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