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Beach resorts

BavaroBayahibePlaya Dorada
Puerto PlataPunta Cana San Juan

Dominican Republic Beach resorts



This resort is located in the east coast of the Dominican Republic and is considered to be one of the end resorts in the country. The mojority of the visitors you come to the resort are couples or families looking for a relaxing holiday. The beach is excellent for kids to swim and play water sports. For those golf enthusiasts, Bavaro has excellent world class golf courses, which attract people from all over the world.

The biggest draw to this resort is that most of the hotels are located along the water, which make it easily assessable for all those guests staying at the hotel.






This beautiful white sandy beach resort of Bayahibe is located on the east coast of the country. It attracts mostly young couples and families and they aren't dissappointed with the resorts great beaches and off-shore islands, which attract divers / snorkellers for its pristine waters.

Bayahibe Beach was the first in the Caribbean to receive a Blue Flag award. If you are looking for activities away from the beach go to Parque Nacional del Este, which is beautiful area that has limestone terraces and caves, which are worth exploring. This resort has something for everyone and is worth a visit.




Playa Dorada


This is the largest beach resort on the north coast of the country. This resort has beautiful white sandy beaches, which have a backdrop of mountains and lush forests. Playa Dorada has loads of purpose built all-inclusive hotels and cater to mainly young couples, honeymooners and golf enthusiasts who come for its world golf courses.

If you are looking for nightlife then head to the beach where you will find loads of bars and clubs that stay open till the early hours of the morning. Playa Dorada is considered to have some of the best nightlife in the Dominican Republic.




Puerto Plata


Puerto Plata is one of the most popular resorts in the Dominican Republic and it was the first destination that was developed by the government. It overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and it’s located on the north-central coast and it shares the island of Hispaniola with the smaller neighboring country of Haiti.

The majority of the tourists who go to Puerto Plata are from Canada, Britain and the US. They fall into the 18-30 crowd and are there for the budget beachfront all-inclusive accommodation and fantastic beaches. The beaches have great jet and water-skiing and parasailing, which is arguably the best in the Dominican Republic.

The nightlife in Puerto Plata is surrounded around the beachfront bars and clubs. Some of these bars have live bands and DJs on the weekend. For more information on Puerto Plata go to




Punta Cana


Punta Cana is located on the eastern coast of the country and Punta Cana shares the island of Hispaniola with the neighboring country of Haiti. The resort has a string of golden white sandy beaches, which are Punta Cana, Macao and Bavaro and these beaches are some of the most picturesque beaches in the Dominican Republic.

Most of the tourists who go to Punta Cana are young couples and honeymooners, who are on all-inclusive holidays and here for the world-class golf courses and breathtaking golden sandy beaches. The beach activities include water and jet-skiing, parasailing and there are deep-sea fishing tours available for all those fishing enthusiasts.

The nightlife in Punta Cana is located on the resorts and beachfront. There you will find loads of great bars, clubs and casinos that stay open till the early hours and keep their customers entertained. For more information on Punta Cana go to




San Juan


Located in the country's north coast is San Juan. The resort attracts a mix of people from young couples to the 18-30 crowd looking for some nightlife. The city's beaches are packed with tourists looking for abit of sun. There are plenty of waterposrts on offer from jet-skiing to snorkelling. The city's beaches can get packed, so a day trip to the amazing beaches of Cabarete and Sosua is highly recommended. Here the beaches aren't as busy, but still offers all the watersports and relaxing you look for in a holiday.

If you are looking for nightlife in San Juan then head to the beach for sunset then off to the many clubs and pubs around the city centre. The scene is always changing, so ask some locals for what's happening.






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