Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana

Backed by resort hotels, the white sands of Bavaro Beach stretch along the paradisal eastern coastline of the Dominican Republic. Azure waters lap the sun-drenched sands of this wide beach, an ideal spot for resting under a shady palm with a cold drink and a good book. If you're looking for a more active experience, you can swim, sail, or snorkel just offshore. To get away from the water for a while, play a round at one of the nearby golf courses or explore the strip of shops offering the usual tourist-oriented souvenirs and essentials. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Punta Cana holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Bavaro Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Beautiful colors of the sea, beautiful the white Beach but... Super crowded, reserved for the villages and the sea is not clear (in the water you do not even see the feet) and is full of algae. Enough just for the colors... For everything else is not worth!
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  • Excellent beach beautiful sand sea tends to be a bit rough not good for swimmers. Plenty of shade some shops but not high quality just tourist stuff.  more »
  • What an incredible beach! It's soft walkable and beautiful. I highly recommend Bavaro and am so happy I listened to friends who recommended it to me.I think it was about 25 minutes from the airport an...  more »
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  • Wonderful beach. Very nice and clean beach. The sun sets parallel to the beach line and not above the sea. Therefore all instagram people have some struggles at sunset ;-) Along beach several hotels are located and local merchants are very rare at the beach which is very relaxing. At the end of the beach is a tiny marked with souvenirs.
  • The place where everyone who visits Punta Cana arrives. Here you can enjoy the sun, the water and the fine sand. Sunday is the most beautiful because it gets animated by the locals who enjoy the day off. It is a shame that most of the beach belongs to the resorts and there are no sunbeds. Only a few at the beach bars.
  • I'd say 'perfect beach' if not for all those business people trying to sell you some snorkeling trip or something like this, but I guess that's the way it is over there.
  • very comfortable to enjoy the vacations and nice place
  • Having people trying to sell you things every 10 steps is annoying. Why doesn't the govt do anything. Is it because of laziness
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