Playa el Valle, Santa Barbara de Samana
(4.7/5 based on 85+ 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 week we were there had been raining quite a bit, so there was a lot of trash and debris on the beach. However, once that gets raked up, you can see this beach is very nice. We ate lunch at Emma's ...  more »
  • The beach is very beautiful and not crowded, because the road is unpaved and sometimes difficult. The restaurant with Josephina offers desserts.
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  • In the summer it is mostly beautiful but in the fall winter months it can get dirty and rough. The advantage is how close it is to the town of Samana