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La Playita Beach

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

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Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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A paradise that might hide danger!

In mid September I spent a great time in Las Galeras and its amazing beaches! It was in general a... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 28 October 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 16 October 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 25 September 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 28 August 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 11 August 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
Reviewed 17 July 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
Thank anacotton27
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Waoo, Samana has many beatiful beaches but La Playita is my favorite of all of them. Is a gem hidden between sea and mountains , very peaceful, turquoise water.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank taidea
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It was a great place definitely got to go visit here!! We got there by renting a small boat and the views from the ocean on the way there was spectacular

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jehovichperez
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

One of the prettiest little beaches I have seen. Great for a day of sunning, swimming, and eating. We had a delicious lunch there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cherish_Travel
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22 January 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
13 March 2017|
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Response from crazeflux |
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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Response from Jon V | Property representative |
La Playita beach is 28 kilometers from Samana port. There are a couple of companies in Samana city publishing their rates online on their websites. You can Google : OPTIMA TAXI SAMANA and A1 TAXI SAMANA. Both of these... More