incredible beaches in the Dominican Republic

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Isla Saona

Located in a protected area inside Parque Nacional del Este, this island is the destination of catamaran rides that leave from Bayahibe. There, the ocean has incredible shades of blue.

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Playa Bávaro, Punta Cana

Located where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic, this beach features white sands and calm waters. It’s the place for all-inclusive resorts.

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Playa Dominicus, Bayahibe

Bayahibe’s few hotels put their beach chairs here, next to a lush vegetation area. Sunset here is unforgettable.

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Playa Juanillo, Punta Cana

Far from the busy resorts, this beach is dotted with coconut trees and has crystal-clear waters.

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Playa Rincon, Samaná

Located in a peninsula in the northwest of the country, accessible only by boat and 4x4 vehicles, this is an almost virgin beach.

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