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Playa Ensenada

Playa Ensenada, Punta Rucia, Dominican Republic
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Nice lively beach

A fisherman's village beach enjoyed by the locals who are very friendly and relaxed. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Silvana G
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Ann Arbor
Beach to Paradise Island

This beach had its areas. There were some parts where I could see small fish really close to shore... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Chrvargas
via mobile
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  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“shallow water” (6 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“nice beach” (2 reviews)
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Playa Ensenada, Punta Rucia, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

A fisherman's village beach enjoyed by the locals who are very friendly and relaxed. Beautiful white sand. I enjoyed walking there very much, especially at sunset.

1  Thank Silvana G
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This beach had its areas. There were some parts where I could see small fish really close to shore, I barely had my feet in the water but one area seemed to have some sort of sewer water flowing into the ocean. But this is...More

1  Thank Chrvargas
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Oh so beautiful. Shallow water that’s protected by the reef way out. The water is so clear you can see bottom. Not terribly sloped either. If your in the area it’s well worth the journey to see!

2  Thank Chip M
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here in our tour to paradise island. The beach was clean, clear waters and a gradual slope that made it nice for walking

1  Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

While staying at the Riu Resort in Puerto Plata, a group of us went to visit Playa Ensenada for the day. My friends husband is form the Dominican Republic, so we hired two cars and travelled to the beach. Our group was a mix of...More

1  Thank Lainy-Loo-Loo
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went to this place on a weekday and had ample space and choice of restaurants. The beach is breathtaking and actually one of my favorites. You have a spectacular view: ocean, long beach, mountains, hills and stones. With regard to food, there are lots...More

1  Thank HarriCanada
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Amazing beach but as is often the case in the DR dirty and lacking in public facilities. If you know your seafood, know how to bargain and are not squimish you can have a great time here. If not, go to some other well known...More

1  Thank erendina
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I grew up going to Playa La Ensenada as a child and I've never seen a prettier beach ever! I've traveled to Puerto Rico and Mexico and the beaches simply do not compare to Playa La Ensenada. It's great for children the water is shallow...More

3  Thank Paola M
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Not recomended for tourist unless they go on weekdays or Sat & not alone! There is a lot of drinking & beach is crowded by locals on weekends. Trash is everywhere as there is no conciusness about eco friendly.

2  Thank mspachec0
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Mostly used by locals and tourists that are traveling to Cayo Arena, as well as for fishermen that lives in town.

1  Thank Salvador H
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