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Playa Grande

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Address: Cabrera, Dominican Republic
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+1 809-464-1557

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Very nice Tourist beach.

This is the jewel of the area with the widest an longest beach on the North Coast. They are well suited to work with the large number of tourists....and some locals on the... read more

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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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This is the jewel of the area with the widest an longest beach on the North Coast. They are well suited to work with the large number of tourists....and some locals on the weekends. They have all the vendors you could want selling anything you can imagine. There are plenty of numbered attendants that are happy to secure chairs and... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice beach to play in the ocean, with some shopping and drinks nearby. Watch the waves; they are powerful so don't venture out past your waist, even if you are a strong swimmer.

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Thank Troy L
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this beach, it’s very clean, its natural beauty is breathtaking. It does have some strong waves so those travelling with small children should be aware of this. There are clean bathrooms and parking available, and there are not many people pestering you to buy stuff which I appreciated.

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Thank IMES M
Lutry, Switzerland
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach! Very large and very long, nice strong waves but pretty shallow. You can have lunch on the sand, they have fresh fish for decent price. Ask for Jivo or his brother Epy (#12)

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Thank Frédéric B
Cancun, Mexico
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85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The beach is breathtaking, service and food in stands is superb! People in charge of the little stands are so nice and accommodating they will make you feel the real Dominican sense of place. If you go trough a short trail to the right you will be in Playa Preciosa if what you are looking for is privacy and tranquility.

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Ayr, Canada
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Stunning beautiful sand. Locals put up tables and serve local seafood on the beach. Had a nice experience thought it quite pricey for dominican but it was lobster. Nice time w my special lady in a pretty place

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Thank icub4udo
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our favorite beach by far.... the sand, the weather, the water! Lunch on the beach, the beverages.... Amazing place to relax. You can't go wrong when you visit Playa Grande!

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We spent a few hours here whilst on a Excursion and we loved it - such a beautiful long beach, golden sands, clear water, was very high waves when we went but we had an amazing time. You do get a few people approaching you trying to sell things but they are polite and if you say no they do... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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631 reviews
279 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Playa Grande was two hours from where I was staying in Sosua. I took the opportunity to get a change of scenery and drove out to spend the day at a different beach. The water is beautiful but a bit rough, so it wasn't ideal for swimming. I enjoyed a nice fresh fish lunch and walk on the beach. The... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is nice and clean with some food vendors and also ideal if you want to see people since the other beaches are pretty empty.

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