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“Boca Chica different to the to resorts”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Boca Chica

Boca Chica
Ranked #18 of 193 things to do in Santo Domingo
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Owner description: This scenic beach is one of the closest beach resorts to Santo Domingo.
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“Boca Chica different to the to resorts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

Boca Chica is quite a nice place to be when there is not a public holiday (crowded) as this is the beach where the people from Santo Domingo go to at such days.
i enjoyed swimming in the crystal clear water, as well as the very nice white sandy beach.
you got some small shops there, and people selling fruits at the corner of the street - the Mango's are very nice from the Rep Dom.
if you stay at Santo Domingo, just go to the beach when you have some spare time :)

Visited February 2013
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Rutherford, New Jersey
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“One of the most beautiful beaches in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

I've been to many beaches around the world...Acapulco, Turks & Caicos, Saint Lucia, and more, and this beach, Boca Chica is by far one of the most beautiful. The water is clear, the sand is near white, and the breeze is perfect; not too windy or forceful, and nice and warm. As with any vacation spots in the carribean you must watch your belongings carefully. We spent the day there at the beach. There are many restaurants along the beach and we actually had paella at one known as BoCana. It was exquisite, and so was the level of service.

Visited June 2013
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Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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“beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

with any vacation, a trip to the beach is part of the itinerary, so I went to the beach at boca chica, it is about fifteen minutes from the las Americas airport, the beach is clean not crowded like the others, you are alone with your family, it is an enjoyable day, after that there are many quality restaurants, shops for gifts to take back home and if you wish to stay over there are many quality hotels reasonably priced for every budget, then you can do some sightseeing in this small town and you are only about 40 minutes from santo domingo, I enjoy my day travelling around the town, people are very friendly and will help to guide you around , good if you decide to take in this beach and surroundings,

Visited April 2013
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Brockville, Canada
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“boca chica has no chicas”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

boca chica has a reputation as a party place and a good place to meet local girls.three years ago i met an incredible girl there and have been with her ever since.whe i visit her i live in santo domingo but spend at least 5 days at boca.january wasnt bad in boca but just came back from there may 6 and it was a terrible waste of time.the place survives on its party atmosphere but the politur police ran the girls off the strip and into jail.my girlfriend was left alone because i was there but two of my friends were taken to jail and let out 6 hours later.they were just sitting with me at the main crossroads minding their own business but were hauled in.the rest of the days the clubs and discos were deserted.my hotel was the magedra and they charged more than usual even though it was off season.sosua is a way better place to go if you want night life.had i known about this police vedetta i would have gone there but i fly out of the airport near boca.half the hotels are either unfinished ,for sale,or closed.not a good sign for boca chica.i have been there a dozen times and may is the absolute worst ever.i may just fly into puerta plata next time.the only good thing is we had a great dinner at boca marina restaurant.$100 for 4 people with good food and great location.my favourite restaurant in the dominican.will fly back in sept but not to boca.

Visited May 2013
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La Libertad, El Salvador
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“Beautiful beach, but...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013

You'll never have peace unless you're staying in a hotel with a private beach. There's a lot of people selling stuff and massages and they will never stop coming even if you pretend to be sleep.
Look for a different beach if you want to relax.
Some sewage water runs into the ocean so some parts of the beach will have very dirty water.

Visited September 2012
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