Beaches

Sosúa

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.0; open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: Fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 25.5 C
Salinity: 37.3%
Wave: 0.6m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Las Terrenas

Location

Samana

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.0

Type of Sand

Grain: Medium
Color: white

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Bayahibe

Location

La Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

5.5 km exposed beach protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: Fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27 C
Salinity: 34.5%
Wave: 0.2m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Palenque

Location

San Cristobal

Life Zone

Subtropical dry forest

Length (Km)

3.0 exposed beach protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: Fine
Color: Gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Wave: 0.3m

Punta Cana

Location

La Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical dry forest

Length (Km)

6.0 open cove protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: Fine
Color: White

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 25.8C
Salinity: 34.5%
Wave: 0.3 m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Río San Juan

Location

Maria Trinidad Sanchez

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.9; exposed beach

Type of Sand

Grain: Medium
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Turbid green
Temperature 26.0 C
Salinity: 38.1%

Boca Chica

Location

Municipio Boca Chica

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

28; enclosed beach protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: Fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27.8 C
Salinity: 34.3%
Wave: 0.1 m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Los Patos

Location

Barahona

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

22; exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: gravel
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.5 C
Salinity: 34.5 %
Wave: 1.8 m

Vegetation

 

Las Galeras

Location

Samana

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.2 km; open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Cabarete

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.6; exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: turbid green

Vegetation

 

Costa Dorada

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

Open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Cabeza de Toro

Location

La Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

4.5; exposed beach protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26 C
Salinity: 34.5%

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Playa Cosón

Location

Samana

Life Zone

Subtropical dry forest

Length (Km)

4.5

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Pepillo Salcedo

Location

Montecristi

Life Zone

Dry forest

Length (Km)

1.5 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline blue
Temperature: 27 C
Salinity: 36.0%
Wave: soft

Morro

Location

Montecristi

Life Zone

Dry forest

Length (Km)

0.8 km

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: red

Punta Rucia

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Dry forest

Length (Km)

2.4 km, open cove

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26 C
Salinity: 38.9%
Wave: 0.3 m

Vegetation

 

La Ensenada

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Dry forest

Length (Km)

0.8 km, close cove

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Wave: 0.2 m

Punta Estero Hondo

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Dry forest

Length (Km)

2.8 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.0 C
Salinity: 38.9%

Conde Luperón

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Humid forest

Length (Km)

0.3 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27.1 %
Salinity: 37.3 %
Wave: 0.9 m

Playa Grande

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Maimón

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.3 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.2 C
Salinity: 37.3%
Wave: soft

Vegetation

 

Costámbar

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.5 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.9 C
Wave: soft

Playa Dorada

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 25.5 C
Salinity: 37.3 %

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Boca de Sosúa

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.2 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 25.5 C
Salinity: 37.3%
Wave: 0.6 m

Punta Goleta-Caberete

Location

Puerto Plata

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

6.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.5 C
Salinity: 38.1%
Wave: 0.9 m

Vegetation

 

Playa Gen o La Joba

Location

Espaillat

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.5 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: turbid green
Temperature: 26.5 C
Salinity: 38.1%
Wave: 1.2 m

Punta Francés

Location

Espaillat

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.6 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: green
Temperature: 26.0 C
Salinity: 38.1%
Wave: 1.0 m

Río San Juan

Location

Maria Trinidad Sanchez

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.9 km. exposed beach

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: green
Temperature: 30.5 C
Salinity: 38.1%
Wave: 0.2 m

Caletón-Barco Viejo

Location

Maria Trinidad Sanchez

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.3 km

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: coarse
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 30.5 C
Wave: 12 m

Arroyo Salado

Location

Espaillat

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.2 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Salinity: 36.5%
Wave: soft

Poza de Bojolo

Location

Maria Trinidad Sanchez

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.3 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: turbid green
Temperature: 26.8 C
Wave: strong

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Portillo

Location

Samaná

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

6.0 km, open cove

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Vegetation

Coconut palms

El Estillero

Location

Samaná

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.5 km

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Las Flechas

Location

Samaná

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Cayo Levantado

Location

Samaná

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.5 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: white

Punta Mangle

Location

El Seybo

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Temperature: 27 C
Salinity:  37.3%

Vegetation

Mangrove and Coconut palms

Miches

Location

Hato Mayor

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

7.0 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: turbid green
Temperature: 27.0 C
Salinity: 37.3%

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Laguna Redonda

Location

Hato Mayor

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

___ km. Exposed beach protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27.0 C
Salinity: 37.3 %
Wave: 0.6 m

Vegetation

Mangrove

De la Barbacoa

Location

Hato Mayor

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

6.5 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Vegetation

Mangrove

Nisibón

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.5 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: green
Wave: strong

Vegetation

Mangrove

Boca de Maimón

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.8 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain:
Color: off-white and clear

Characteristics of the water

Color: green and turbid

Uvero Alto

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.8 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Punta Macao

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

4.1 km

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 29.5 C

Arena Gorda

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

2.4 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green

El Cortecito

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

6.4 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Temperature: 26 C

Bávaro

Location

Altagracia

Length (Km)

3.9 km, exposed beach, protected by coral

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.0 C
Salinity: 34.5 %

Cabeza de Toro

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

4.5 km, exposed beach protected by coral

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.0 C
Wave: soft

Juanillo

Location

Altagracia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Wave: soft

La Minita

Location

La Romana

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.4 km

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27.0
Wave: 0.6 m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

La Caleta

Location

La Romana

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.3 km

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: coarse
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Wave: soft

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Juan Dolio

Location

San Pedro de Macorís

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.5 km, exposed beach protected by coral

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: off-white

Guayacanes

Location

San Pedro de Macorís

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.5 km, exposed beach

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: off-white

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Caribe

Location

San Pedro de Macorís

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.0 km

Type of Sand

Grain: medium
Color: off-white

Nigua

Location

San Cristóbal

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

6.0 km

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: coarse
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.5 C
Salinity:
Wave: 0.6 m

Najayo

Location

San Cristóbal

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.8 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

plain

Type of Sand

Grain: coarse
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 29.9 C
Salinity:
Wave: 1.0 m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Palenque

Location

San Cristóbal

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

3.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Nizao

Location

Peravia

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

5.1 km, exposed beach

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Wave: 0.6 m

Vegetation

Coconut palms

Corbanitos

Location

Azua

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

5.6 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: coarse
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: blue
Temperature: 27.0 C
Salinity: 34.7%
Wave: 0.6 m

Chiquita

Location

Azua

Life Zone

Subtropical boondocks

Length (Km)

1.3 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: coarse
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline blue
Wave: soft

Estefanía

Location

Azua

Life Zone

Subtropical boondocks

Length (Km)

1.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: gravel
Color: gray

Characteristics of the water

Color: turbid green
Temperature: 27 C

La Saladilla

Location

Barahona

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

0.5 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.0 C

Los Quemaítos

Location

Barahona

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.2 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: gravel
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.0 C

Enriquillo

Location

Barahona

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.3 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: gravel
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 26.5 C
Wave: 1.0 m

Chiquita

Location

Pedernales

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Temperature: 27.0 C

Caliente

Location

Pedernales

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

1.5 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Rough

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27 C

Bahía de las Águilas

Location

Pedernales

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

7.0 km, exposed beach

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27.0 C
Salinity: 34.5 %
Wave: 0.3 m

Las Cuevas

Location

Pedernales

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Length (Km)

4.5 km, open cove

Topographical Profile

Plain

Type of Sand

Grain: fine
Color: off-white

Characteristics of the water

Color: Crystalline green
Temperature: 27 C

Vegetation

Scarce

Bonita

Location

Isla Saona

Life Zone

Subtropical moist forest

Characteristics of the water

Temperature: 26.5 C
Salinity: 36.5%

Mano Juan

Ubicación Isla Saona
Zona de vida Bosque húmedo subtropical
Forma topográfica Llana
Característica del agua Temperatura, 27.7 grados centígrados. Salinidad, 34.5%