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Ron H
27 contributions
Nov 2022
Wonderful place to rest and enjoy the sun. We visited during the week and it was almost like having our own special place.
Written 13 November 2022
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Jasmynn W
1 contribution
Nov 2022 • Family
Jenny & Aimee with the entertainment crew have done a fabulous job keeping us busy. Miguel and Julio Caesar were our above and beyond servers each day and always kept us hydrated. The beach party was so fun and the kids really enjoyed the food, drinks, fire show and more!
Written 10 November 2022
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Rancho Baoba
Cabrera, Dominican Republic11 contributions
Jun 2022
So beautiful beach and good services from Dominican. near Playa Preciosa it's also a most to visit, paradise.
Written 30 June 2022
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Melkis Liriano
Lethbridge, Canada559 contributions
Jan 2020
Still one of my favourite beach around the area. Wide and comfortable to walk or swimming. Beautiful scenarios and nice to come and relax or enjoy the view.
Written 26 January 2020
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Dr Dan
San Diego, CA7 contributions
Dec 2019
beautiful beach with very good fish and beer right on the beach, the surfing was big and fun, nice walk on the beach as well, dont miss this spot
Written 21 January 2020
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tashkendrick
Edmonton, Canada9 contributions
Dec 2019 • Couples
The sand is like brown sugar. There is a red flag 🚩 on the beach which means don’t swim past it because of the rip tide, no one told me that & I got caught out there. Luckily a surfer came & helped me back. Just be careful. We had the lobster but it was over cooked & dry with no butter. I wouldn’t buy that again. It was nice to eat on the beach tho. There are vendors but they don’t beg you to buy stuff whereas some other beaches are high pressure. Lovely place.
Written 25 December 2019
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Erin R
Steamboat Springs, CO25 contributions
Oct 2019 • Family
We went to the beach yesterday. All the other comments about the food, service and location are accurate. We settled in for a beautiful day but noticed that the ocean was very rough and made the decision that we would not go anywhere near the water. We were surprised to see two men in the water but they were pretty close to shore. Within a half an hour one of the men had drowned. My husband was one of six people who tried to save him and he and the others were nearly pulled out to sea themselves by the strong current. After about ten minutes a jetski came from somewhere and loaded the man and pulled him ashore. My husband tried CPR but the man was probably deceased before he even got brought into shore. I would strongly caution against going into the water at this beach unless it is extremely calm with no waves whatsoever.

We were deeply disturbed by the attitude of the other white people and Europeans on the beach. They literally sat there and watched a man drown and die without getting out of their chairs or doing anything to offer to help. They continued eating their meals and drinking their Mojitos. It was disgusting.
Written 13 October 2019
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Kari Q 🇨🇦
Picton, Canada843 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
Wonderful beach to play in the water. Great food at local prices and terrific service, a must do experience!
Written 19 August 2019
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Pierre B
Saint Bruno, Canada29 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
It was our favorite beach in the DR... Took a while to get there (we had a car), it's about an hour from Cabarete. Amenieties on the beach are great: showers, local food, is a very private setting.
We were greated by a man who guided us further on the beach under trees... I delt 5 beach chairs for 500 Pesos and he also brings a table and regular chairs for eating! The perfect set up! Food is fresh and very local (everything comes with rice and fried plaintain)... It was excellent and really cheap!
Water is clear and beach amazingly quiet. We were alone for most of the morning, maybe went up to 20 people at the most at our end of the beach, but no one if you walk a little.
A must if you are not in a resort type of vacation. One of our most enjoyed days over two weeks.
Written 1 August 2019
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JoseEstrada
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic38 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
A great beach, despite the fact that the public access is in the lesser nice part of the beach, and you need to walk a couple of hundred meters to get to nicer part.
Written 30 July 2019
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