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.

Which Beaches Are Available?

You will find a large selection of beaches to enjoy in the area. Regardless of whether you enjoy people watching, or you'd rather have more of the beach to yourself, you can find what you want. For more detail concerning a specific beach you can click on the names of the ones you want to learn more about.

Macao Beach

Macao Beach: The view from the shore of Macao is of cliffs to the right and clear turquoise waters as far as the eye can see. Back on land, the beach is tan with clusters of coconut palms providing shade.

A second location that beach-goers can consider is Punta Cana Beach. Punta Cana Beach is one of the most recognized of the Dominican Republic Beaches, perhaps because the area is rife with resort properties. This makes the beach somewhat crowded nearly every day of the week by hotel guests and those who make the trip from other areas of the island in order to see what all the fuss is about.

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 table directly below provides you with some key facts concerning the beaches found 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, there are some other kinds attractions available. If you're interested, you can find out more concerning other attractions on this page.


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