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It’s behind what was formerly Acqua Beach Club (now known as Poseidon). At the beach side entrance there are hair braiding and massage ladies. Inside, on the front part, are numerous stalls selling the usual rum, coffee, cigars, mamajuana, inexpensive jewelry, Punta Cana souvenirs, beach floats and snorkel masks. Read More→
A crowded north coast public beach at Semana Santa
photo courtesy of dailylivinginthedr.blogspot.com
Thurs 21st to Sun 24th April 2011 is taken as holiday by most Dominicans to celebrate “Semana Santa” or Holy Week (Easter Week).
During this holiday period most of the island’s population migrate to the beaches for heavy partying involving copious amounts of rum. Expect areas around public beach access points to be more crowded than usual.
Note: on Good Friday, April 22nd 2011, all watersports and other land based excursions are prohibited. Read More→
Driving there you pass through the little town of El Macao, and as you reach the crest of the hill you’ll see the beautiful sight of Macao beach spread out before you. Read More→
NOTE: This post was published July 2010.
THIS RESORT IS NOW “SANCTUARY CAP CANA” but the beach layout is still the same.
We regularly read the various travel forums on Punta Cana and have noticed that there is much confusion as to the beach layout for Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana. So we shall try to shed some light on the subject…
Los Corales is the area on Bavaro beach between NOW Larimar and Barcelo Dominican Beach Resorts. It’s mostly residential and a popular location for condo rentals but it also has some very good restaurants (Balicana, D’Angelo’s) and shopping facilities. See Los Corales Detailed Map. It’s also one of the public beach access points in Punta Cana.
Here are some annotated photos showing a walk-through from the beach side to the street side. Read More→