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DR here I come....(first timer)

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DR here I come....(first timer)

Hello-

I have already posted in here, but the more I look, the more I think I want to go to Santo Domingo while in DR.

Is there anyplace that is close to the city, but also at the beach?

Any suggestion on places to stay?

Thanks

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1. Re: DR here I come....(first timer)

Juan Dolio is the nearest beach area. Boca Chica is best avoided!

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2. Re: DR here I come....(first timer)

SD is a big city. The best beaches are not close to SD. Spend a few days in the Colonial Zone and then take a bus to Las Terenas, Samana, Puerto Plata or La Romana. That's where the best beaches are.

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3. Re: DR here I come....(first timer)

even the beach resorts on boca chica? Aren't there some with private beaches?

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4. Re: DR here I come....(first timer)

Dont worry. Go to Boca Chica for the day. Take the Express bus and enjoy. You can stay at a resort but there are some inexpensive places there as well. there are some seedy places and you might be approached by prostitutes. Just ignore it if your not interested. More information about the bus from Santo Domingo to Boca Chica at colonialzone-dr.com/transportation.html#tran…

colonialzone-dr.com/transportation.html#tran…

Edited: 11 November 2013, 15:03
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5. Re: DR here I come....(first timer)

You should note that ALL beaches in the DR are public beaches. Some hotels make it harder to access them, but all are open to the public.

BObK

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