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Playa Grande

Cabrera, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Cabrera
Type: Beaches
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

me and my husband visited this beach with the fear of it being a bit rough waters because of what we herd about his place. Well was the opposite, we had a great lunch that was brought to us and the water was smooth and clean. The locals where very helpful and friendly ! Definitely going back again.

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Cary, NC
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29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Playa Grande is the most beautiful beach I have ever visited. The beach was large and clean. The views were amazing. We had an excellent and affordable seafood lunch right on the beach, with good service. Although many people report that the waves here are high, the ocean actually was very gentile on the day we visited. To top it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This beach’s location is perfect if you want to get a taste of the locals and be away from the tourist tumult. Playa Grande offers you the perfect day on the beach, but please be aware that you won’t have the restaurants and bar that you find at the touristic beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Playa Grande is a great beach with a fantastic view. Crystal clear water. Very good food, and service is great. When you go there look for Paulino's caseta (establishment).

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Just amazing!!! Gorgeous light sand beach! So layed back and peaceful. You have a variety of fresh seafood options. Nothing like having lunch in front of the caribbean ocean. You just have to GO! The natural beauties of our Dominican Republic!

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

We came for a wedding in March 2014. had been to the DR in 2008 and stayed at a resort. This time in Cabrera was much more of an off the grid experience- which means a little more piecemeal experience but it was still good. Be careful of the taxis . You are better using a large group and booking... More

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Austin, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Loved this gorgeous light sand beach! I didn't visit it before it was made smaller, but we enjoyed it just the same. Took a long walk, enjoyed the rough surf, watched surfers. Food is sold on the beach. The great thing is we were not swarmed by salespeople, unlike on the beaches in Cabarete. Loved it and would go back... More

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Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Been there on an early February Monday, so we've been almost alone. Some 10 cars and a small bus in the parking lot. Nice warm and beautiful blue water, much better than Cabarete bay. Huge waves in the middle, a bit smaller at the right/entrance side. Best experience is having lunch on the beach. A guy comes, brings a plastic... More

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Cabrera, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I thought I corrected my review from 3-4 years ago. Anyway, Playa Grande Properties have closed (illegally), I believe, 95% of the beach. What's left is accessed by a half kilometer downhill road. Uphill on the way back up if you can't park at the bottom. There are only 30 parking spaces. We go to Playa La Boca now. 7... More

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Cork
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Palm trees, sand, friendly people, great weather. We had great time there with our friends. It is must see place.

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