Los Corales Beach

Lined with bars, restaurants, and shops, the beach is always busy and active but in a good way. It is not overcrowded, but gives off good vibes and you can almost always hear music pumping from one of the business.

Located in Bavaro, Los Corales Beach is on the East coast of Hispaniola. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Travelers who thrive in busy, social environments won't have trouble fitting in at Los Corales Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. It's also good to know that you will have access to chairs and umbrellas, so visitors seeking a place to relax in the shade will not go leave unhappy. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

You should remember that Los Corales Beach's location is is a much-visited area, so the availability of certain amenities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the Dominican Republic's East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Casino Palma Real, which is three quarters of a mile to the south-southeast.

If a visit to the Los Corales Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Los Corales Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino Palma Real Casino 0.7 mi. SSE Hispaniola
Cocotal Golf and Country Club Golf Course 1.1 mi. SW Hispaniola
Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino Casino 1.6 mi. SE Hispaniola
The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course Golf Course 1.8 mi. SE Hispaniola
Paradisus Punta Cana Casino Casino 2.2 mi. NW Hispaniola
Manati Park Amusement/Theme Park 2.6 mi. SSW Hispaniola
Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club Golf Course 3.4 mi. NW Hispaniola
Iberostar Casino Casino 3.5 mi. NW Hispaniola
Casino Riu Palace Macao Casino 3.8 mi. NW Hispaniola
Punta Blanca Golf Course Golf Course 4.2 mi. NW Hispaniola
Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro Golf Course 5.2 mi. SSE Hispaniola
Catalonia Bavaro Casino Casino 5.2 mi. SE Hispaniola

Cities and Towns

Los Corales Beach is in the Friusa area, so walking the city is a definite option. Friusa is the closest city and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From Los Corales Beach, Friusa is a quick trip away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

Those trying to find a place to stay close to the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to choose from in the area. You'll find the closest hotel booking options by viewing those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Los Corales Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tropical Sueno Resort and Spa Club All-inclusive 0.2 mi. W Hotel
Tropical Orquidea Club All-inclusive 0.2 mi. WNW Hotel
Secrets Royal Beach 0.4 mi. SSW Resort
Paradisus Palma Real Resort 0.5 mi. S Resort
Barcelo Dominican Beach All Inclusive 0.5 mi. NW Resort
whala!bavaro 0.6 mi. NW Hotel
El Cortecito Inn 0.7 mi. NW Resort
Melia Caribe Tropical 0.7 mi. SSE Resort
Carabela Bavaro 0.7 mi. NW Resort
Hotel Green Coast 0.9 mi. NW Hotel


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to dine at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into the Dominican Republic's specialty dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest places to eat is Balicana. The restaurant has a menu featuring Asian Fusion food. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Los Corales Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Balicana (829) 898-4479 Asian Fusion Very Casual 0.2 mi. SW
Jesus Que Tapas (809) 552-1552 -- -- 0.3 mi. W
Danny's Sports Bar & Grill (956) 316-1332 -- -- 0.3 mi. W
Captain Cook (809) 552-1061 -- Informal 0.6 mi. NW
Antonio Steak House (809) 543-0606 American Informal 0.6 mi. WNW
Chiquita Bonita -- American Very Casual 0.7 mi. NW
Oesterreicherhaus (809) 951-0001 German -- 0.7 mi. WNW
Pastrata Punta Cana Restaurant Business (829) 645-6767 Italian, Mexican Very Casual 0.9 mi. NW
Hard Rock Cafe Punta Cana (809) 52-0594 American Very Casual 0.9 mi. SSW
Outback Steakhouse Bavaro (809) 552-8878 American Informal 0.9 mi. SSW
Umi Lounge (809) 467-3337 Creole, Japanese Informal 0.9 mi. SSW
Jellyfish Restaurant (809) 840-7684 Caribbean Informal 0.9 mi. SE

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Hispaniola, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

If the exciting vibe at Los Corales Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about also visiting Cabo Engano Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it eight and a half miles to the southeast. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Bavaro Beach is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it a brief car or taxi trip away.

You might also want to visit Arena Gorda Beach, which is located nine and a half miles to the northwest.

Los Corales Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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