Playa el Valle, Santa Barbara de Samana

(4.7/5 based on 90+ 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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  • The best beach we've seen in Dominican Republic. But it's a big deal to reach the beach. A big car (kind of pick-up/4x4/SUV) is mandatory! 
  • It's exciting to find your own little bit of heaven like Playa el Valle, so close to Samana and so peaceful to visit. 
  • The bicycle ride to the El Valle beach is delighful. Apparently the rain had brought a lot of debris to the beach and the local people had raked it all in mounds and were moving it by the palm trees, ...  more »