Caleton Beach

Caleton Beach is a small beach frequented mainly by locals on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Because few tourists are aware of the beach, it can be deserted at times, which makes it a great place to visit if you want to escape the crowded resort beaches.

Located in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Caleton Beach is on the North coast of Hispaniola. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to Caleton Beach.

How to Access The Beach

To reach Caleton Beach, exit off Highway 5 onto Paso a Caleton, which leads straight to the beach. Drive slowly, the road can be bumpy.

Amenities and Ambiance

As part of a larger bay, Caleton Beach curves slightly into the shore. The sand is dark tan and the waters are deep blue and calm. To the right of the bay is a collection of rocks formed into busts of several human heads.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Caleton Beach provides an angelic and tranquil retreat, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Hispaniola. Nearby accommodations include the Hotel Bahia Blanca, which is less than a mile to the south west, making it one of the most conveniently located places to stay reachable from Caleton Beach, despite the lack of additional popular spots you can drive to.

Cities and Towns

The town of Rio San Juan is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Rio San Juan is a fairly short distance away, maybe one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Caleton Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may see guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest restaurants is Cafe de Paris. This restaurant offers both French and Italian menu items. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Caleton Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafe de Paris (809) 778-0687 French, Italian Informal 0.9 mi. SW
Restaurante and Reposteria Teresa -- Latin American Very Casual 0.9 mi. SSW
Cheo's Cafe (809) 589-2377 Latin American Very Casual 0.9 mi. SSW
D' Luiggi Pizerraa (809) 589-2054 -- -- -- --
Restaurante Yolis -- -- -- 1.7 mi. S
El Chiringuito Italian Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Italian Informal 5.0 mi. WSW
El Rincón Mexicano Tex-Mex Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Tex-Mex Informal 5.0 mi. WSW
Orquídea Mediterranean Restaurant (809) 226-1590 Mediterranean Fine Dining 5.0 mi. WSW
Restaurante Brisa (809) 226-1590 International Informal 5.0 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Hispaniola you might like besides Caleton Beach.

You may also want to consider Rogelio Beach, located reasonably close-by, so a short ride in a taxi is an easy option.

The Dominican Republic has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Caleton Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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