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Playa El Portillo, Las Terrenas

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Relax on the soft sands of Playa El Portillo, a pristine, secluded beach near Las Terrenas. Take a relaxing walk along the vast stretch of sand, lined with mangrove and coconut trees, or have a peaceful picnic in the shade. Swim in the calm, turquoise water, or try surfing, kitesurfing, and other water sports if the winds are strong. The coral reef lies in close proximity, making the beach a nice spot for snorkelling and exploring the colorful underwater wildlife. Plan your Playa El Portillo visit and explore what else you can see and do in Las Terrenas using our Las Terrenas holiday planner.
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  • Going from Punta Popi in Las Terrenas Northeast you arrive in El Portillo, where years ago he was running a small airport, driving along a deserted white sand beach almost hardly interrupted by low formations of flattened ochre on the shore. And on the beach and in the Sea you will find all the colors of the Caribbean. Will amaze you not meet virtually any living soul, unless we go on Sundays, when the place comes alive with Dominican families, some equipped, are enjoying this little slice of heaven!
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  • This is a long beach. The beach of the hotel and closer is the worst. But if you walk you'll find very nice spots not crowded with white sand and bright Blue water.  more »
  • walk of an hour and a half until the people of the Earth. Reefs with goldfish. Changing beaches.
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