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“rainy but still beautiful!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Rincon

Playa Rincon
Dominican Republic
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Type: Beaches
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Montreal, Canada
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“rainy but still beautiful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Like: beautiful blue beach, big waves, beautiful to take pictures, yummy food

Dislike: flies constantly attack you when u try to eat, and i got his in the legs with a huge pieces of tries that was in the waves and it cut me so be careful!

Visited August 2012
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“Great Thomson trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We took a very bumpy ride to a perfect beach and wonderful natural setting. Delicious lobster and yummy rice accompaniment. Jovial tour guide and lots of RUM!

Visited August 2012
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Paris, France
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“Playa Rinçons”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This is one of thé nicest beach ni the Dominican Republic. Kilometers of virgin beach, possibility to eat at restaurants and massage on the beach. Possibility to go with boats from Las Galeras

Visited August 2012
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“Amazing Beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We visited the Playa Rincon beach on a day trip excursion, and it was fantastic! Really peaceful, not crowded at all, managed to get some excellent photos! There are also a few nice bars and restaurants nearby.

Visited July 2012
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Absolutely gorgeous beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We came here with our hotel tour and found this to be the most beautiful beach we’d ever seen. The water is so clear and blue, the mountains in the backdrop and all the palms just make it an incredibly beautiful spot. We stayed for close to three hours, spent most of the time in the water. We could happily have stayed there all day.

We stuck to the main area and never saw any garbage on the beach like others have mentioned. We found it to be clean and beautiful.

We also visited the natural river for a few minutes which was cool and refreshing. It was a holiday for the locals the day we went and so it was quite crowded. Everybody was friendly though and everybody was having a great time – at the river and at the beach.

On this particular trip we booked a jeep safari through the Gran Bahia El Portillo hotel (Hola tours) and spent well over 6 hours on a bus. We also were told when we booked that we could get a lobster lunch for an extra $10. However, when we got there our tour guide told us we were supposed to let them know in advance if we wanted the lobster – then they would have called the restaurant so they could have it ready. We no one told us that – and I’m not sure when they would have phoned them anyway. At 7:30 in the morning when our bus left the hotel? I’m inclined to think the whole lobster thing is to lure people into booking with them. So we had the chicken for lunch which was just okay. There were other parts of this jeep safari that let us down as well but I won’t get into the rest of it.

We will absolutely positively return to Playa Rincon again the next time we are in the Samana area. It was so amazing I’d love to spend a whole day there. However, next time we will book with a local tour company that’s been recommended by others on tripadvisor. Go here – it’s gorgeous! (Just don’t book the jeep safari from the hotel.).

Visited June 2012
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