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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (856 reviews)
“public beach” (230 reviews)
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Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
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"beautiful beach"
in 856 reviews
"public beach"
in 230 reviews
"dune buggy excursion"
in 91 reviews
"great waves"
in 55 reviews
"big waves"
in 61 reviews
"boogie boarding"
in 125 reviews
"local beach"
in 51 reviews
"clear water"
in 72 reviews
"white sand"
in 91 reviews
"lobster"
in 52 reviews
"palm trees"
in 42 reviews
"outback safari"
in 52 reviews
"take pictures"
in 54 reviews
"dominican republic"
in 84 reviews
"vendors"
in 491 reviews
"surf"
in 233 reviews
"cliffs"
in 77 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

This beach is great for sports, the water is not as quiet as other BavaroPunta Cana beaches, but you can defitnetly take a swim and chill in the water.

Thank Carlos Miguel C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here during excursion. Bigger waves good for boogie boarding. Locals harassing us to buy stuff. Locals beach right beside which is littered with trash so some makes it over to Macao.

Thank Ali G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach, clear water, golden sands but touts are a pain in the backside! Relaxing if you can keep them away

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here while on the dune buggies. The water is great. The locals were super friendly. Since we were dirty from drying it was a pleasure to just walk into the water. We will go here again.

Thank Katrice E
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Reviewed 5 days ago

No hotels, beautiful natural beach. Some vendors. Strong waves. Pristine. Horse riding. Wished we could have stayed longer.

Thank Dwdoug
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You will not forget Macao Beach after you see it. It is a long stripe, where you find different intensities of the sea, from the part where people do surfing, to the quiet "lake type" waters. The sand has an unique golden colour. You can...More

Thank WALKMANSmyrna_Ga_
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful beach. Can have some rocky spots out in the water. I give it a 4 because there are people there with animals and monkeys and they try to push you to hold their animals and then pay them. They just don't seem to...More

Thank tjs_housedivided
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Macao is a gem and every time to visit ...it is different. There are the calm days, rougher days and the angry, rough, not possible to swim days. But they are all Beautiful! We Pack a cooler and and Enjoy and then buy some local...More

Thank Jacks0072012
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed this beach. The water is light blue and there was so much to see. I got to enjoy the bar and watch the people surfing.

Thank shertina m
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on an excursion which included a stop at this beach. The sand is clean and soft. There are refreshments and food for sale.The water is shallow enough with sand bars out almost 100 yds. Only drawback is the numerous local vendors can be...More

Thank Aggowl
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Deborah L
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Roy P | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure. I had hired a driver for the day.
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deniseh51
October 21, 2017|
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Response from domingovc | Reviewed this property |
Yes! All beaches in the Dominican Republic are public.
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Veronicaadiaz
August 4, 2017|
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Response from jose o | Reviewed this property |
You can reserve the buggies ride at all resorts lobby area , not sure about taxi cost but is not far from bávaro palace
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