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Playa Las Ballenas

Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
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Great fun!

This playa is a common destination for locals. Lots of eats/drinks to enjoy, and one can rent a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JohnHeav
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Best beach in Las Terrenas

There are loads of beaches in Las Terrenas. Some are better for surfing, some are very quiet, some... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This playa is a common destination for locals. Lots of eats/drinks to enjoy, and one can rent a sailboat or kayak as well.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

There are loads of beaches in Las Terrenas. Some are better for surfing, some are very quiet, some are very calm for swimming. Playa Ballenas is a beautiful, clean, long stretch of beach. It has some wonderful beach bars and restaurants with lounge chairs. It...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very pretty beach with little restaurants a long the beach.It has no waves so is perfect for kids .I went in June and it was empty .It feels really private but I guess it was not the high season .I will recommend...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

A long clean beach thats quiet and makes a very pleasant walk along the waterside as you can walk for miles without tiring and with hardly another person to trouble your calm thoughts

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Beautiful beach in Las Terrenas. Parking can be tricky but once you find beach access is straightforward

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Loved this place. Find a place to rent chairs. Makes it even better we stayed at the left end of the beach as it was rough when we were there. The left end was somewhat calm even when the rest of the beach was quite...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This was the first beach we went to and we would have loved to have gone back but there were too many things to do!!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Just loved hanging out on this beach, walking in the sand, sipping beers that were delivered from the local bar/shack, sailing in the bay. so many palm trees. Felt very safe! Worth paying a guy 100 pesos (about $2) for a beach chair, or hang...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We spent the afternoon in this beach as we started our visit to the Samaná area. It was fine, the water fairly clear and calm. There was a restaurant - bar at the one end of the beach near where we were and there seemed...More

Thank K V
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Pros: Good location at the end of the village road and away from the bustle of the tourist center Some good basic restaurants and beach service Not too crowded Good swimming with no rocks or coral underfoot Not a sitter or kite surfing beach But...More

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Response from Zoxil | Reviewed this property |
we were there over Xmas and New years and stayed at the far end of Las Ballenas from town. felt totally safe. our 16 year old son took an ATV into town at night and back by himself... frankly, beach felt safer there than in... More
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Vlasta M
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Response from AC2L | Reviewed this property |
It does not matter which one you take, both are different and good; both are relatively close to each other, just 10 or 15 minutes by car you can go from one place to another. I prefer Playas las Ballenas and there I take... More
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