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“Paradise!!”
Review of La Playita Beach

La Playita Beach
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Las Galeras
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: La Playita Beach in Las Galeras. Famous white sand beach and cristal clear waters located only 2 kilometers from downtown Las Galeras in Dominican Republic. Snorkeling equipment rental, Massages on the beach, and Volleyball court. La Playita Beach Restaurant & Bar serving fresh seafood ; Langosta, Shrimp, and Fish of the day !
Catalunya
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Paradise!!”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Quite and relaxed, plenty of locals and tourists. One can relax and snorkel very close to the beach where there is coral and plenty of fishes and sea orchins. A dream beach with coconut palms, white sand and turquoise sea. There are boats from Playitasub diving center that is located in the same Playita that offer great tours to other beaches of Las Galeras bay like Frontón, Madama and Rincón. I really recommend this beach if you look for relax.

Visited August 2013
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“Great little place to eat”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Pick your fish out of a cooler filled with ice and they'll cook it right up for you! The beer is icy cold. The locals gallop up on their horses and grab lunch while the horses wait in the shade. If the locals eat there, it must be good. We had a blast.

Visited July 2014
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
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“Gorgeous”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Beautiful, beach and cliffs. Has some great snorkeling, but lots of sea urchins, so plain swimming isn't the best here.

Visited June 2014
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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15 reviews
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“Nearby, quiet, and beautiful”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

If you are staying at Las Galeras, this will be your go-to spot after an adventure day or on a day you just want to relax and get a bit of sunbathing.
It is not more than 10 minutes drive from the town, very quiet, with a local food restaurant on the beach, beach chairs available, kayaks for rent...
Cool for unwinding!

Visited April 2014
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Hyattsville, Maryland
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124 reviews
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“cute and sweet beach”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

It's a public beach, but more pleasant than the public beach at Las Galeras (not as noisy). On La Playita we met a friendly guy who had lived and worked in NYC and retired back home to sell fresh fish meals and overcharge the tourists. (His competition farther down the beach was a lot lower-priced).

Visited April 2014
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