Playa el Valle, Santa Barbara de Samana

(4.7/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Don’t miss the chance to see Playa el Valle, a remote beach bestowed with fine white sand, swaying palm trees, and turquoise water. The private beach offers chilled-out vibes, with expanses of shallow water inviting you in for a dip. Check out cave and rock formations filled with fresh water on the eastern side, or head west to see a stream trickling towards the beach. Keep an eye out for turtles nesting in the sand, as local fishermen hunt for today's lunch. Enjoy local cuisine at the rustic restaurants nearby. Put Playa el Valle into our Santa Barbara de Samana trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very beautiful and rough Atlantic-facing beach. Getting there is already half the adventure, crossing a river and being on a trail for about 5km. If you have a motorcycle or a quad, definitely go ther...  more »
  • Playa el Valle is in a beatiful surroundings: nestled by the hills, white sand and turqoise water. We were told however, that this beach is not good for swimming (in February at least) due to the very...  more »
  • We were on a Jeep Safari with Sunshine Holiday (Las Galeras), as we filed a stop at Playa el Valle. This beach is simply gorgeous. When we got there we were all to ourselves alone, only a handful of dogs has made society us (all sweet and trusting). You can swim there, or simply enjoy the peace and quiet. When you want to swim, you should respect however on the waves as this partially strong turns out. I can only recommend everyone for my part there to look, if you're local!
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