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“Secluded cove, great for swimming!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Bonita

Playa Bonita
Las Terrenas 32000, Dominican Republic
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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Secluded cove, great for swimming!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

A beautiful beach on a shallow cove great for swimming. Local fishermen bring in their fresh catch and will cook it over a wood fire for your lunch.... Doesn't get any fresher than that! Walk all the way to the end of the cove for your private beach retreat!

Visited April 2013
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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“I love Las Terrenas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Excellent place to relax, with family, friends or couple. Beautifull villas for rent in the area, quiet, safe, comfortable and well equipped. Playa Bonita's beach it's beautifull! nice boulevard to walk...and many places for confortable swimming in the beach. For the past year I choose Dominican Republic vacation in Las Terrenas, instead of Punta Cana / Bavaro.. Las Terrenas town is only 5/10 minutes by car, where "El pueblo de los pescadores" you can find various restaurants, bars, clubs, sea front, excellent to walk during the day and early evening with family and children, or at night! with your partner or friends to dance and take a drink!

Visited January 2013
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Hamburg, Germany
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Playa Bonita is a beautiful beach not far from Las Terrenas. Large stretch of sand, very peaceful and beautiful, much preferred by us to Las Terrenas which is pretty touristic.
It has nice surf and a few hotels.

Visited March 2013
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We were here a few times, and each time was a different experience. There are sections that were quite wavy, and were the playground for a few surfers, other sections were perfect for wading way out and then body surfing, or just letting the waves crash on our heads -- they are not so strong as to put you in the "spin cycle," so it was great fun!

There is also an area that was quite secluded and dead calm. If you find the hidden spot, don't be surprised if a guy comes to ask if you want food or drink, etc. He's ok, and will walk to a restaurant to get you what you want. How convenient. Playa Bonita is probably my fave beach because of it's diversity...and in the two months I've been here I've yet to see it crowded - lucky if there were a small handful of people there while we were.

Visited February 2013
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Atlanta GA
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“One of the best beaches”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

This is a must see beach for people travelling to Las Terrenas. There are several restaurants and small boutique hotels that make up Playa Bonita. Its has a pedestrian path made of pavers, and the beach is lined with palm trees. There is a small rock formation to the right of the beach and more restaurants to the left. Its a very pretty area with easy beach access and plenty of beach for walking.

Visited September 2012
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