Playa Ensenada, Punta Rucia

#9 of 10 in Beaches in Puerto Plata Province
Lay back and relax in the crystal clear waters at Playa Ensenada. The beach is popular with the locals who come to enjoy the warm, shallow water. Move over to the western end of the beach for a more tranquil experience and less-crowded sands with a mountain backdrop. Alternatively, the eastern section of the beach offers a livelier experience, with shacks selling food and visitors enjoying rum cocktails. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Playa Ensenada by using our Punta Rucia vacation builder.
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94 reviews
  • July 9, 2017
    A buana option for the adventurer, although I recommend you take the path of entry from Santiago or Puerto Plata highway is paved unlike if you do from Villa Elisa, Montecristi
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  • July 4, 2017
    We had lunch 2 times on this fairly busy beach weekend but very friendly. Good atmosphere, and we feasted with a delicious fried grouper in the Dominican, with President well fria and the smile of the boss.
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  • June 11, 2017
    While staying at the Riu Resort in Puerto Plata, a group of us went to visit Playa Ensenada for the day. My friends husband is form the Dominican Republic, so we hired two cars and travelled to the be...  more »

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