We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Palenque Beach

Closed Now: 08:00 - 16:30
Open today: 08:00 - 16:30
Review Highlights
Nice to visit

The beach is nice even though very badly maintained. It is a bit dirty too with plastic bags and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice beach not too far from Santo Domingo

I like the beach as is not very touristic. And enjoy a lot the high waves. This is not a white sand... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Read all 17 reviews
All photos (16)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good66%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jun 2017
“Nice to visit”
17 Oct 2015
“Nice beach not too far from Santo Domingo”
Closed Now
Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:30
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around San Cristobal
from US$69.00
More Info
from US$47.00
More Info
from US$59.00
More Info
from US$49.99
More Info
Reviews (17)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The beach is nice even though very badly maintained. It is a bit dirty too with plastic bags and glasses a bit everywhere. It is ok though and you can buy good food cheap from the locals. Nothing to do with Boca Chica or Salinas...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 590valeriog
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I like the beach as is not very touristic. And enjoy a lot the high waves. This is not a white sand beach as so many other in the country, but still is one of my favorites in DR. There is a nice ambiance and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
4  Thank WandaMichelleM
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Visited this beach in 1992, my third and last trip to the Dominican Republic. There is a river flowing into sea. Nice view

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank Miggy75
Reviewed 10 October 2013

This beach is a beautiful beach in the Dominican Republic. The problem with it is the lack of regulations for beaches in DR. You will definitely enjoy the water and the warm of the people

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank Dr_Valen
Reviewed 8 February 2013

We drove from Playa Najajo to Playa de Palenque on Saturday early afternoon after spending the evening at the Playa Najajo Beach Resort. We drove the length of Playa Palenque and back, then we settled in on a beach parking space adjacent to a bar...More

Date of experience: January 2013
5  Thank streetscaper69
Reviewed 7 July 2012 via mobile

About 1.5 hours from Santo Domingo airport. No tourist only locals at beach. Not a resort destination bit if you like remote places with basic amenities its great. The beachis beautiful. Must speak Spanish. Almost no English spoken here.

4  Thank zimroo
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 483 nearby hotels
Dpravia Hotel
33 reviews
10.99 miles away
Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino
708 reviews
19.19 miles away
Hostal Riazor
49 reviews
20.59 miles away
Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino
16 reviews
20.78 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,529 nearby restaurants
La Casona
7 reviews
11.09 miles away
Restaurante Bahia Los Piratas
5 reviews
11.55 miles away
Restaurant Pasteleria Chichita
18 reviews
13.18 miles away
14 reviews
17.36 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,674 nearby attractions
Cuevas del Pomier
21 reviews
16.13 miles away
Centro Cultural Perello
6 reviews
6.10 miles away
Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion
6 reviews
13.56 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Palenque Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines