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Macao Beach

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“boogie boarding”(127 reviews)
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Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed today

Clear tropical water, white sandy beach, trinkets and water nuts can be bought from the locals. Only saw a handful of people there and the views are stunning

Thank TriciaPoulter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is obviously where the locals hang out. Plenty of food stands line the beach. It was a bit crowded but not overly. The beach was as beautiful as expected.

Thank Culture796869
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with my girlfriend, she is from dominican republic and did well taking me to this place! Absolutely loved this beach! So far one of the bests beaches I've visited!

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had sooo much fun out there. The waves were ferocious in a good way and the tide was high. There are food & beverage options available as well as souvenir shopping and etc. Be aware that their are sand gnats out there in some...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One from the most beautiful places in county! Not damaged with seaweed and have a lot of friendly vendors to get anything you need Recommend pinacolada in pineapple

Thank lerodasf
Reviewed 4 days ago

Being from New York I'm used to panhandlers and gimmicks. Macao beach is beautiful and expansive. The water is crystal clear despite the seaweed issue going on in other places on the island. However, there are so many people on the beach trying to get...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent but a lot of ppl begging for money. They are too pushy when selling something. It made me very sad to say no to some of them but could not buy the whole island.

Thank kathleengutierrez
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful beach with no seaweed. However, there are not many area with shade. The sandy area s large and the water is clear. It is like a cresent shape bay with endless wave coming in and is very scenic because there is no man make...More

2  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best beaches in Punta Cana, Macao is actually located in Bavaro-Ubero Alto. Its a bit of a drive but so worth it. Its a public beach filled with little food and drink stands all around the beach. Best place to have a...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 1 week ago

went there as part of an excursion, loved the place. enjoyed along with the locals, secure place, friendly people. calm waters and nice sand.

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Response from Marcilakes | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Royalton Bavaro about 15 mins from Macao. I didn’t see any resorts in Macao. Royalton Bavaro was excellent.
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3 July 2018|
Response from Vanessa M | Reviewed this property |
Chair and shade rental is first come first served. Depending on which part of the beach you visit you can choose from four different restaurants that serve a variation on beach food. This means that you choose between fish... More