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Find your Neighborhood , El Portillo

Playa El Portillo Lined with resorts and villas, Playa Portillo begins at the entrance of Las Terrenas town, stretching all the way east as the first part of the whopping five kilometer (eight mile) long coastline. Playa Portillo’s soft white sand boasts a coral reef close enough to swim to, and offers easy snorkeling opportunities….

Find your Neighborhood , Punta Poppy

Playa Punta Poppy Playa Punta Popy is the social and water sports beach hub of Las Terrenas. Peppered with a maze of giant palm trees, its white sand shores offer the perfect wind and wave conditions for kitesurfers, new or experienced. On the western side, calmer waters attract swimmers and paddleboarders, as well as crowds…

Find your Neighborhood , Playa Cosón

Playa Coson Among the top three most stunning beaches on the Samaná Peninsula, this golden, soft-sanded beauty is located just a 20-minute drive west from the heart of Las Terrenas. Also reached via the scenic Boulevard Turístico del Atlántico, it’s ideal for long walks, popular for kitesurfing–with on-site classes–and body surfing, and there are a…

Find your Neighborhood , Playa Bonita

Playa Bonita Playa Bonita is as pretty as its name suggests–a crescent-shaped, cozy white sand beach lined with a variety of boutique hotels, villas, and restaurants. The western edge of the beach is as still as a swimming pool, attracting families, while the eastern side–facing hotels and a kitesurfing school–offers active waves for the adventurous….

Find your Neighborhood, Las Ballenas

Find your Neighborhood in Las Terrenas Las Ballenas Beach Named Las Ballenas because of three rocky stones in the distance that resemble humpback whales, this spacious, wide white sand stretch with a shallow, calm sea sits right in the heart of Las Terrenas’s small town. Lined in part by hotels, villas, bars, and restaurants, on…

Exploring the beaches of Samana

Las Ballenas Beach Named Las Ballenas (The Whales) because of three rocky islands in the distance that resemble humpback whales if observed from the proper angle. This spacious, wide, golden sand stretch with shallow, calm water is on the West side of Las Terrenas. Lined in part by small hotels, villas, bars, and restaurants, it…

Living a Dream

Situated on the Samana Peninsula, on the Dominican Republic’s north coast, the thriving town of Las Terrenas offers a laidback beach lifestyle, a dining scene ranging from casual to upscale, modern services, warm weather year-round, European sophistication, and a lower cost of living. Think white and golden-sand beaches, palm trees lining the expansive bays and…