Macao Beach
Macao Beach
4.5
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Sunshine M
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful beach
    This beach is stunning. The water is turquoise blue. The temp is perfect. It’s absolutely beautiful! The entrance of the beach is full of people selling things but if your not interested they back off. You gotta visit this beach.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 June 2023
  • Dorin S
    13 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice beach, Clear water
    Great beach, nice waves and seaweed free, but full of locals trying yo sell you stuff. No food options, make sure you pack some. Doesn't look very safe but nice overall
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 18 July 2023
  • Vanessa P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Vacation at Dreams
    My mother and I visited Dreams Macao Beach for her 60th birthday trip. The room was spacious, clean, and I we had a beautiful beach/pool view. Our favorite restaurant was Oceana. Very fresh tuna and amazing service from the wait staff. The staff made sure to make her feel special on her birthday and even brought out a cake to sing happy birthday. The entertainment staff, in particular Michael Jordan was very energetic and fun and made sure we had a fun time.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 December 2023
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sanju_222323
New Jersey14,148 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Macao Beach is something of a hidden gem of Punta Cana beaches, being relatively untouched with clean sands, watersports opportunities, and an escape from the city crowds.

It’s a popular surfing spot and was listed by UNESCO as one of the Caribbean’s best beaches, mostly down to the clear waters and lovely white sand fringed by tall palm trees. waves are not as smooth as the main beaches of Bavaro, but it’s for those who desire a day at the beach free of crowds. also, sands particles- It’s huge, and not as fine as Bavaro's beaches.

It's also highly popular with surfers due to the great pipes that form here. It's a favorite among locals, and a nearby all-inclusive resort lets you be pampered between beach excursions. It is much quieter than Playa Bavaro, and it is worth visiting, especially if you want to try awesome freshly caught fish at affordable prices

Entrance: Google search for Restaurant El Fogón de Doña Mery, that’s your entrance.

Parking: some guy will stop you at the entrance, and he will guide you.
Parking Fee: As per guard wish ;) try 50 or 100 Pesos.
Written 2 March 2024
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Vanessa P
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
My mother and I visited Dreams Macao Beach for her 60th birthday trip. The room was spacious, clean, and I we had a beautiful beach/pool view. Our favorite restaurant was Oceana. Very fresh tuna and amazing service from the wait staff. The staff made sure to make her feel special on her birthday and even brought out a cake to sing happy birthday. The entertainment staff, in particular Michael Jordan was very energetic and fun and made sure we had a fun time.
Written 9 December 2023
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teresaxo
Wheatfield, NY133 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Lovely clean public beach. Lots of area to spread out your blanket and enjoy the sand and surf. Picnic tables available.Very nice and easy to get to.
Written 4 December 2023
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Holly W
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
This place was the worst. From the moment we got out of our taxi locals were hassling us to buy their goods. No public bathrooms or access to water. They charge you 25 pesos per person to use the restroom. Food was mediocre at best. The local vendors are relentless about everything from chairs, to crappy trinkets. I would not go back except maybe to surf but even that looked sketchy!
Written 11 November 2023
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Nolberto Sosa
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
A clean beach, easy to get to, you find parking, and a good atmosphere, nice view, I like the weather and color of the sea, I recommend it
Written 18 October 2023
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Janeybabes1990
Rotherham, UK13 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Visited this dump whilst out on a buggy tour. Most disgusting beach I’ve ever been to. Had 30mins here and it was too long, locals trying to force you to buy overpriced food and drink every couple of minutes. Got back to the buggy and locals weee trying to squirt dirty water on your feet and legs for a $1
Written 3 October 2023
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Monique A
Miami, FL28 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
We went for the day with another couple expecting there will be a better culinary experience ; there are some bars and restaurants in the beach and before order something either to drink or eat ask for the price
Particularly nothing else than rough waves and golden sand
Written 14 September 2023
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Tameeka L
Connecticut3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
I can’t believe this is an attraction like a must see stop in punta Cana. This beach is absolutely awful! The vendors are all scammers, they don’t take no for an answer which makes enjoying yourself very difficult and unpleasant. The water however has nice waves which we did not get from our resort. But overall I would never leave my resort to come here.
Written 29 August 2023
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JessSydneyFord
London, UK57 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Urgh! Came here with a buggy tour. What an absolute dump of a place.
Full of shagging dogs, litter and just general crap on offer. Full of scammers shoving drinks menus in your face or attempting to get you to look at their souvenirs.
Poor tatty looking parrots, monkeys and lizards being used for photo props for $$$
The beach wasn’t gorgeous, just average with a strong wave that could knock you down. Water was murky. More of a surf beach than swimming.
I’d avoid like the plague.
Written 29 August 2023
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suzette c
Brooklyn, NY18 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Rough water. It is not recommended for swimming, only good for surfing. It's not recommended for young children
Written 27 August 2023
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