The word ” Best” is very relative as everyone has a different concept of what is good or not so good. Then the question would be, which are the parameters to consider the best places, landscapes, wonders and especially what concerns us in this topic, best beaches in Punta Cana?We took in consideration ocean transparency, temperature, marine life, extension and sand qualities as fine, color and cleanliness. So, our list start as follow:
1. Bávaro Beach.
With 48 kilometers of extension, Playa Bávaro is adorned by wide rows of coconut palms that shade the visitors and is surrounded by coral reefs, under the warm and turquoise waters, inviting everyone to discover and disconnect from the stress atmosphere. It is a calling to discover various aquatics activities.This beach, which can be walked over a large zone, has the area with the largest numbers of resorts in Punta Cana and therefore all kinds of experiences such as restaurants with diverse cuisine, jewelry stores, craft shops, dance and party spaces.
2. Macao Beach
It is one of the five most impressive beaches in the Dominican Republic, with very fine sand, surrounded by a paradisiacal landscape and very important to note that it does not belong to any hotel, so visitors can choose their ideal space to enjoy the surroundings.Macao Beach is recognized for the strong winds that blow in that area and for the waves, since it is one of the spaces most in demand by surfers. It also has restaurants that offers the best grill and fried fish in the area.
3. Juanillo Beach
Juanillo, along with Playa Bávaro and Macao, are considered as one of the three best beaches in Punta Cana. It is beautiful and always looks clean, since it maintains a certain exclusivity with water activities such as kitesurfing, snorkeling, kayaking, etc. Kilometers of white sand await the tourist to carry out any of these activities or simply lie down, admire the sky flanked by coconut palms or dive into the warm Caribbean waters.
4. Cabeza De Toro Beach
The most intimate connection with nature and is certified with the Blue Flag, an award granted since 1987 by the European Foundation for Environmental Education in some international areas. Cabeza de Toro seems more than a beach, a bay, and it seems little exploited by the human being, maintaining a very natural identity.The main activities that are carried out are snorkeling, to appreciate the beauty and diversity of the Caribbean coral reefs and fishing where some tournaments of this activity are even done here.
5. El Cortecito Beach
A fantastic beach in Punta Cana, located in an area known as the Coconut’s Costa “El Cortecito”, full of animation, caribbean atmosphere and Dominican’s handicrafts colors are found in the stalls at every step on the way. It is situated to the north of the renowned Bávaro Beach and also has a wide range of restaurants with Dominican delicacies of fish, seafood, and bars to taste the most international drink in the country: rum or cocktails with tropical fruits. The fun atmosphere of this beach forces you to walk it.
6. Arena Gorda Beach
The best place for wave lovers and despite being called Arena Gorda, it is characterized by the finest sand and one of the whitest on the entire island.