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

You'll discover a large number 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. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that particular stretch of sand.

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.

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

The beaches in Punta Cana are displayed here:

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

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