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Best Beaches in Samana | Bahia Principe

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The best beaches in Samana

When visiting the Dominican Republic, it is necessary to make an itinerary to get to know everything the island has to offer. However, one thing you should not miss on your visit is a swim at the beach.

With so many options it can be a little difficult to choose which beach you want to visit, but not to worry, because Samana has exactly everything you might need on your visit to this beautiful Caribbean country.

The region has its own airport to make your arrival comfortable and has several areas of interest to visit. Samana has the famous Whale Museum, picturesque fishing villages where you can buy handicrafts and enjoy the local cuisine, the imposing Salto del Limon waterfall and the biodiverse Haitises National Park.

In addition, it has so many beaches that foreign tourists must search for “Best beaches in Samana” to know where to go. In and around them you can find clubs, bars, restaurants, accommodations and all the necessary amenities to enjoy an intense and happy vacation.

Staying at a resort like Bahia Principe Luxury Samana can be the beginning of a great trip, because in addition to being all-inclusive, you will be close to the best beaches in Samana.


Rincón beach

This beautiful place is one of the most visited in all of Samana: the beach stretches for 3 kilometers with turquoise waters and fine white sand.

As it is a well-known beach in the area of Las Galeras, it is always visited by visitors, so there are bars and restaurants to enjoy. However, you can rest assured that the beach is kept clean and well maintained.

Additionally, you can get away from the crowded area. On your way you will find a beautiful landscape of mountains and many coconut trees; also, if you go to the far left you will find the mouth of river Caño Frío. That way, after the salty water of the beach, you can jump into a natural pool of fresh water.

Cayo Levantado Beach

In front of Samana Bay is Cayo Levantado Island, also known as Bacardi Island by some, due to an advertisement of the famous rum that was filmed there.

This place can only be accessed by boat, so you may need a tour. However, you also have the option of staying at Bahia Principe Luxury Cayo Levantado, as this beautiful resort is located right on the island and has access to an exclusive area of the place for you to enjoy a private beach that can be seen from the hotel room.

In the same way, if you wish, you can go to the other part of the island to buy souvenirs in the small stalls and share with other people. It all depends on your taste, but no matter what you choose, you will still enjoy the extraordinary scenery.

Fronton Beach

Fronton beach is the ideal place for those who want to enjoy nature at its best.

Upon arrival you will notice that this is not like other beaches, because the place is guarded by a large dark rock cliff that reaches 90 meters high. Here you can climb and see the sea from a great height, and you will be able to take incredible pictures.

As well as the cliff, the beach is surrounded by several trees and in the water there are many corals with fish and sea urchins. Therefore, it will also be possible to snorkel and enjoy the fauna of Fronton beach.

If you prefer something quiet, then you might just wish to relax in the water, as the shore is shallow and you won’t have to worry about the waves. Being in the area of Las Galeras, it is possible to reach other beaches easily from Fronton, so you can include whale watching or diving in your plans for the day.

Punta Bonita Beach

If you are a sociable person looking for lively beaches with lots of services, then be sure to visit Punta Bonita. Here, in addition to crystal clear waters, you will find many clubs, restaurants, bars and even surf lessons.

You can find everything you need in Punta Bonita and it is so famous for being considered a mini village. You can start your day with a gorgeous swim in the sea, continue with a delicious lunch, relax in the lounge area of the clubs to get r
eady for a great party before returning to your accommodation. Excellent for a full day.

Cosón Beach

Finally, if you are into water sports and want to try them in the Caribbean, Cosón beach may be your destination. It is a 5 kilometers long beach, right next to Punta Bonita. There is plenty of surf here, so you can surf, windsurf, kitesurf and more.


Although these are the most outstanding beaches of Samana, this province of the Dominican Republic has many more beaches. Each one of them has a different touristic offer so that you can enjoy something new on each visit.

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