Beaches (Playas)

The Beaches of Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic are world class.



  Playa Coson is the most remote of the Las Terrenas Beaches. Coson is the least populated of the beaches. It’s beauty is spectacular. The beaches are long and inviting. Here is an interactive map to guide you there. There is also an excellent fresh water swimming hole on the road as you come over a […]

Playa Coson



Playa Bonita is our favorite. The waves come in often higher than other beaches but Bonita is generally shallow further out. I can walk out a hundred yards before my feet do not touch bottom. We love to play in the waves. Here is a map of the beaches for reference. Do be aware of […]

Playa Bonita


Ballenas (whale) Beach is named for the two rocks off shore visible from the beach that have the general appearance of whales. As you leave the center Northern part of town you will be on a street that parallels this beach. Initially you will be in the Pueblo De Los Pescadores where there are many restaurants […]

Las Ballenas Beach



The busiest part of Las Terrenas is generally defined by streets in the shape of the number 8 running approximately North and South. Las Terrenas Beach is at the Northern end of the 8. It stretches up to Punta Popy to the east and through Pueblo de Las Pescadores to the west eventually meeting Las […]

Las Terrenas Beach


  Punta Popy is on the East side of Las Terrenas. All along this beach there are restaurants. Some are right on the sand some run service across the road to the beach. We love to drive down to Punta Popy and watch the sun go down while sipping a drink. This beach like most beaches in Las Terrenas […]

Punta Popy Beach




Today at Playa Bonita there were small three and four foot swells. This group of kids took the opportunity to sharpen their skills. Las Terrenas Dominican Republic is a great place to learn to Surf, Kite Surf, Wind Surf and so on. Prevailing winds, shallow warm water and small waves are great for learning.

Bonita Beach Surfing Las Terrenas



We fell in love first with the Beaches of Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic before we began to understand the beauty of the culture.

Beaches