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Playa Madama

Camino a Playa Madama, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Las Galeras
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a beautiful little beach with a great cave to explore. This is well worth the trip, especially as part of a trip to Playa Fronton.

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Remoulins, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Really quiet beach after a long walk, but a real pleasure to stay here for a bath and a little nap!!!

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The beach is beautiful with white soft sand. Just back from the beach there is a incredibly large cave that is beautiful inside. Just be sure to bring your shoes along, due to the rocky climb.

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Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is my favorite beach in the Las Galeras area. It's about an hour and a half from Las Galeras on foot or horseback, though the last bit is steep and you'll want to have decent walking shoes and you'll need to leave the horses behind. At least one of the companies that offers horseback riding excursions in the area... More

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Hurricane
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Probably the most beautiful and peaceful beach and bay I have ever experienced. Accessible only by boat, or a very long walk through "jungle" from Las Galeras. Behind the beach is a beautiful Caribbean "jungle", exactly what one would expect. The water of this bay is crystal-clear and completely calm. It has an atmosphere and ambience that is both unique... More

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Warsaw
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

While this is harder to get to than Playita beach it is much nicer. We were completely alone for most of the time we were here and with coconut trees and pristine light blue sea you get the full paradise package. We managed to walk here without a guide from Las Galeras, although we got detailed instructions before we set... More

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Somewhere in the Caribbean
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

And sometimes you are the only ones there...!!!! 1.5 hour walk from Las Galeras.... Along a road with / Houses.... then on a path that takes you through the jungle.. Easily walked w/ good shoes as there are rocks in the path.. Then down a small cliff edge to the beach level... Suggested for those that walk good...

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Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The magic of going to this place is by walking or by horse. You can also get there by boat which is faster and safer if you're alone. Clean and clear air. Nature. And a beautiful beach! Once you get there, there is a cave and a crystal clear water in which you can snorkel and look at colourful fishes... More

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sandy utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The setting is like something out of a movie, it has different colors of water, the water is tranquil even though the sea out side the bay was high waves. We had it to ourselves. On the down side there was trash on the beach and quite a lot of seaweed

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Brockville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

So very romantic, isolated and beautiful! Well worth a visit using a taxi boat service from Las Galeras!

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