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La Playita Beach

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La Playita Beach in Las Galeras. Famous white sand beach and cristal clear waters located only 2 kilometers from downtown Las Galeras in Dominican Republic. Snorkeling equipment rental, Massages on the beach, and Volleyball court. La Playita Beach...more
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Calle La Playita, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall experience depends on the wind. We were at winter, therefore there was windy, always. It could be little inconvenient for tanning, especially after 4 pm. But, everything is beautiful and locals are very organized and eager to satisfy guests. In summer and autumn, this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nebojsa M
Reviewed December 30, 2018

To be honest, every beach near las Galeras is a gem of paradise and every one of them has its charm and unique atmosphere. La Playita is little bit far from the village center, but easy to reach by foot, 10 -15 minutes walking or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 690ivanaz
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Great place to relax and enjoy the beautiful beach area. Great food options here also, the restaurant is amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Derek S
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach 5 mins walk from village. Places for lunch just off the beach. Access by boat as well from town beach

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GraemeM862
Reviewed October 27, 2018

In mid September I spent a great time in Las Galeras and its amazing beaches! It was in general a great experience, but I would like to warm tourists about the risk of catching Ciguatera, a toxin that is present in the fishes of big...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Francisco C
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach, nice water, nice little restaurant on the beach, lady made wonderful coffee with Italian coffee cooker on fire for us👍👍👍!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrea L
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Everybody talks about Rincon and the Bacardi island beaches but la playita is just stunning - quiet and friendly - a tropical idyll ! Great beach restaurants with lovely fish dishes - white sand - blue clear water and palm trees and everybody so happy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Excursion150870
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Samaná has one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dom. Rep. We went snorkeling with the kids, that was an unforgettable exprerience. Then passed the rest of the day relaxed at the beach. We bought delicious fish at a reasonable price. Totally recomended.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Monica S
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We stayed in Cayo Levantado and along with Bacardi and Rincon, we also visited La Playita for one afternoon. We had high expectations of the other more famous beaches, but La Playita was really the one the stole our hearts! We were there in off...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CURIOASA
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This beach was only about 15 minute walk from our hotel, it has everything you need. You can rent launch chair for 100 pesos for the whole day, you can find fried fish restaurant for a fear price, and the water is amazing, no waves...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Evelyn B
January 16, 2019|
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Response from 690ivanaz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are small grocery stores but with basic items such as fruits, vegetables, water, milk and local products. There is a good small french bakery with good bread and pastry
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SuzanneM2311
January 21, 2018|
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Response from alexpena1188 | Reviewed this property |
Samana is the actual peninsula . Which part of samana are you staying in? la playita is located northeast of the peninsula. The city/town is called Las Galeras. To travel around samana renting a car would be your best option... More
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MKGNewYork
March 12, 2017|
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I would take "caribe tours" to Samana and a guagua for the rest. I don't think it's a good idea to drive there. We did it this way and everything went fine
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