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.

The Area's Beaches

You will find several beaches to choose from in the area. Regardless of whether you're looking forward to people watching, or you'd rather have more of the beach to yourself, you can find a beach that fits your preferences. Click on the name of the beach to read a detailed article concerning that section of the coast.

Macao Beach

Macao Beach: Once one of the Dominican Republic's most beautiful and unspoiled beaches, things are changing at Macao Beach. Construction of a sprawling resort is going on at the beach that will change the landscape or good.

A second alternative for beach-goers to consider is Punta Cana Beach. Punta Cana Beach is just eight minutes east of the airport.

Arena Gorda Beach: Located in Higüey, Arena Gorda is a public beach complete with lifeguards daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The chart below shows a few details regarding the beaches available 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

Needless to say, you'll be able to find other attraction types available too. You can go to this article about even more attractions if you're looking for additional specifics.


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