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'''Playa Bonita''' refers to a kilometer stretch of spectacular beach shore about three kiolmeters to the west of the fishing village and beach town of Las Terrenas in the [[Dominican Republic]]. The name appropriately translates to 'beautiful beach' because of the long curve of tan sand, scores of swaying coconut trees and an aquamarine surf that is shallower and prettier than at Las Terrenas.  Off the coast but well ot of swimming distance are several small palm lined islands.   
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'''Playa Bonita''' refers to a kilometer stretch of spectacular beach shore about three kiolmeters to the west of the fishing village and beach town of [[Las Terrenas]] in the [[Dominican Republic]]. The name appropriately translates to 'beautiful beach' because of the long curve of tan sand, scores of swaying coconut trees and an aquamarine surf that is shallower and prettier than at Las Terrenas.  Off the coast but well ot of swimming distance are several small palm lined islands.   
  
 
There is no local community in Playa Bonita and the beaches here have far fewer people on them than those at nearby Las Terrenas.  There is also far less traffc noise here.  By car, Playa Bonita is reachable by a single road that turns off from the highway between Sanchez and Terrenas.
 
There is no local community in Playa Bonita and the beaches here have far fewer people on them than those at nearby Las Terrenas.  There is also far less traffc noise here.  By car, Playa Bonita is reachable by a single road that turns off from the highway between Sanchez and Terrenas.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
There is usually one taxi and a couple of motoconchos at the Playa Bonita turnoff from the Sanchez-Las Terrenas highway.  The cost to reach any of the hotels diretcly on the beach from that turnoff is US$7 by private taxi or $3 by motoconcho.
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There is usually one taxi and a couple of motoconchos at the Playa Bonita turnoff from the Sanchez-Las Terrenas highway.  The cost to reach any of the hotels diretcly on the beach from that turnoff is US$10 by private taxi or $5 by motoconcho.
  
 
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<sleep name="Hotel Acaya" phone="240-6161" email=acaya@acaya.free.fr"" fax="240-6166" checkin="1pm" checkout="12pm" price="Singles/Doubles US$60/70, breakfast included." url="acaya.free.fr"></sleep>
 
<sleep name="Hotel Acaya" phone="240-6161" email=acaya@acaya.free.fr"" fax="240-6166" checkin="1pm" checkout="12pm" price="Singles/Doubles US$60/70, breakfast included." url="acaya.free.fr"></sleep>
  
The second place you will observe upon the strip, it offers 16 roomy guest chambers, each with ocean facing private balcony, celiing fan, cross-ventalation, refrigator, desk, and a private hot-water bathroom.  There's a restuarant as well.  This family-run hotel, which has half of its rooms in one building and half in another, is a decent value.
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The second place you will observe upon the strip, it offers 16 roomy guest chambers, each with ocean facing private balcony, celiing fan, cross-ventalation, refrigator, desk, and a private hot-water bathroom.  There's a restaurant as well.  This family-run hotel, which has half of its rooms in one building and half in another, is a decent value.
  
 
<sleep name="Hotel Coyamar" address="" phone="240-5130" email="" fax="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" url=""></sleep>
 
<sleep name="Hotel Coyamar" address="" phone="240-5130" email="" fax="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" url=""></sleep>
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Latest revision as of 17:53, 18 March 2014

Playa Bonita refers to a kilometer stretch of spectacular beach shore about three kiolmeters to the west of the fishing village and beach town of Las Terrenas in the Dominican Republic. The name appropriately translates to 'beautiful beach' because of the long curve of tan sand, scores of swaying coconut trees and an aquamarine surf that is shallower and prettier than at Las Terrenas. Off the coast but well ot of swimming distance are several small palm lined islands.

There is no local community in Playa Bonita and the beaches here have far fewer people on them than those at nearby Las Terrenas. There is also far less traffc noise here. By car, Playa Bonita is reachable by a single road that turns off from the highway between Sanchez and Terrenas.

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There is usually one taxi and a couple of motoconchos at the Playa Bonita turnoff from the Sanchez-Las Terrenas highway. The cost to reach any of the hotels diretcly on the beach from that turnoff is US$10 by private taxi or $5 by motoconcho.

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Away from the resort crowds, these hotels offer an inidvidualized experience or a more European flavoured resort vacation.

Hotel Acaya, 240-6161 (fax: 240-6166), [1]. checkin: 1pm; checkout: 12pm. Singles/Doubles US$60/70, breakfast included..  edit

The second place you will observe upon the strip, it offers 16 roomy guest chambers, each with ocean facing private balcony, celiing fan, cross-ventalation, refrigator, desk, and a private hot-water bathroom. There's a restaurant as well. This family-run hotel, which has half of its rooms in one building and half in another, is a decent value.

Hotel Coyamar, 240-5130.  edit

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