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Playa Las Ballenas

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Address: Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

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Great beach!

We stayed here for a week and had a great time. Very relaxing and the setting is beautiful. Would go back for sure.

Reviewed 1 week ago
dave01122
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Randolph, New Jersey

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Randolph, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week and had a great time. Very relaxing and the setting is beautiful. Would go back for sure.

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Oshawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is a bit of a walk from LasTerranas but very easy to travel. You can also take a Motoconcho and be there from town center in 3 minutes. A few more people on the beach but not at all crowded.

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We spent a lovely day here - not too crowded and a bit sheltered by the point. Shallow water for a long way so great for families and non-swimmers. If you eat at one of the little stands across the road your beach chair is complimentary for the day. Had a great meal of shrimp in garlic with fried plantain... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed March 17, 2017

The ocean here did not have the seaweed that other spots had and the beach is quite nice. A cart comes by with soft drinks and beer/cocktails. Be forewarned there are no public washrooms anywhere on the beach.

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Thank turnertrudy7
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Clean, beautiful and quiet beach. Not alot of traffic or people when i was there. Nice too walk along and swim and some good restaurants and bars along the way. Great beach.

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Thank RichardCresswell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We spent the afternoon enjoying the cloudless sky and relaxing with a good book. Several elderly couples and a few young families made for a great stay. Pristine waters, today perfectly calm, and the usual great sunset

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Thank Nolinice
Las Terreras, Samana, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Las Ballenas beach is almost outside Las terrenas is place in a touristic area where you can find a few good restaurants with international and local food, it is always calm an nice, its with sand and clear water makes Las Ballenas beach a most see in Las terrenas.

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1114 Budapest
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

A long beautiful beach, with lots of palm trees, wide coastside that is good for children. The western side is a good hideaway on windy days due to the shape of the coast as the wind blows quite often from NE. Viewing a sunset is also great from here. MUST: Buy a coconut water from the Coco Loco guy who... More 

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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Ballenas is quite a long stretch of beach with a variety of places eat stay, to eat .. to hang out. It is not my favourite beach around here but its a great location with a variety of things to see and do.

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Thank Donna C
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Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect beach for family visits specially with young kids because of the even white sands and quite waters that you can enjoy for a kilometer or more. There are some restaurants and bar around ro enjoy a drink and local food. Pueblo de los Pescadores is the place to go with many good options of food and... More 

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