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Macao Beach

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Reviewed yesterday

It is very nice place and has its special dominican style touch in everything, that's why I high;y recommend visiting it. Especially taking into accou t there is a huge Moon Palace hotel construction site on the beach and it could be closed soon because...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AlenaRubia
Reviewed yesterday

That's really great beach with a huge waves, a real paradise for surfers at Dominican east coast. White sands and clear water from january to september. It's non-hotel beach and you won't meet here anybody cleaning the beach;) so be ready to see there decaying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Connector530956
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful. Sand and water were lovely. A new resort is being built along this beach, I wonder how it will affect this gem🤓

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Onyjoy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went as a group 22 of us and had a great day . The beach was wonderful,the people were very nice. Its a must do.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gamgamsam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beach itself is beautiful, but if your not staying at a resort on the beach, to access it, you have to travel roads that are littered with trash. Also, like everywhere else in the DR, be prepared to be bombarded with guys wanting to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The view from the beach is spectacular-large waves with surfers and boogie boarders, cliffs on one side, fine white sand Then look down to see all the garbage left behind from visitors and locals both. Vendors selling everything from art to food to alcohol to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Lee-Ann M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wanted to see a "locals" beach and spend a day away for the resort and heard Macao Beach would be a good option. Arrived and was ushered to a picnic table under a sea grape tree. Ordered the GRANDE Presidente beer and sat back and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Harpswellboy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went and it was good. Very busy . It's a public beach and you will be asked to buy constantly. The view is fantastic and it is definitely worth a trip

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Macao Beach is beautiful, but we were hounded by locals trying to sell us everything from food to photos of our kids with their parrot or iguana. We were on an excursion so only had 15 minutes to enjoy the view before we were off...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ADeGeit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach, part of our great adventure that we booked on our airplane. Better to book the excursions at the hotel it is much cheaper and more options to choose from, with staff that have first hand knowledge. Flight attendants have no idea how many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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10 February 2019|
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Response from Thomas T | Reviewed this property |
Only 13 minute drive to Macao beach, 1hour 40 minute walk
Janet M
18 August 2018|
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Response from rsgerson | Reviewed this property |
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