Tourism in Boca Chica - Dominican Republic
Travel guide and tourist information to visit Boca Chica and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Boca Chica, the nearest beach of Santo Domingo.
Boca Chica - Dominican Republic
is a very popular beach in Cap Caucedo in the Dominican
Republic, about 30
kilometers (18 miles) from the capital Santo Domingo. In the
past, it was just a fishing village in the middle of a former center
of sugar production, but it is now one of the most visited resorts
in the Dominican Republic.
Tourism development of Boca Chica began in 1950, when dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo ordered the construction of a modern hotel, then named "Hotel Hamaca" today the Be Live Hamaca.
Proximity to Santo Domingo, crystal clear waters, shallow waters makes it one of the most popular beaches in the Dominican Republic. The beach is surrounded by a coral reef and the water is a spectacular turquoise blue, surrounded by lush gardens with palm trees.
Boca Chica has two small islands: Los Pinos, the product of dredging in the port of Andres in the 1950s, and La Matica, a cay, which is home to several species of birds, and that you can walk from the beach when the tide is low.
On weekends, the beach is full of foreign and local visitors, who come to enjoy the wonderful natural conditions offered by this major tourist destination in the Dominican Republic.
Boca Chica has four all-inclusive hotels and many small hotels and aparthotels for all budgets, in the night the main street (Calle Duarte) is closed to traffic and bars and restaurants put tables and chairs in the street with music.
The main attraction of this tourist town, in addition to its beach and its animation, is the proximity to the capital Santo Domingo.
To sea Boca Chica photos.
Tourist attractions and places to visit in Boca Chica
Boca Chica Beach
Nice beach but with many people on weekends and holidays, Boca Chica is a favorite
beach of the people of Santo Domingo. The sea is calm and the water is shallow,
the beach is ideal for children. Along the beach is many small restaurants and
bars to eat local dishes or internationals.
The view of the commercial port, spoils the landscape.
Many water activities are available such as scuba, jet skiing, kayaking, bananaboat...
La Boya beach
Beach located at Andres, for surfers.
Rental yacht "La Fortuna" to travel, fishing, events and fun party.
What to see, what to do, what to visit near Boca Chica
Visit Santo Domingo and the Colonial Zone are only 30 minutes drive from Boca Chica, the Colonial Zone is one of the major tourist attractions of the Dominican Republic, the first city in the Americas.
Park La Caleta
The La Caleta Underwater Park is located by side of the Las Americas airport. The waters of this region are rich in coral reefs and fish. Four wrecks were purposely sunk to promote the development of the fauna and flora and offer a privileged environment for divers.
Smaller and more authentic beach.
Small beach which is between Boca Chica and Juan Dolio.
Water park Los Delfines
The water park and entertainment Los Delfines welcomes the whole family for a great day in the largest water park in the Dominican Republic. With 17 slides, 9 pools, mini golf, spa, open-air cinema, restaurants ... This amusement park in Juan Dolio is an attraction for the whole family.