Tourism in Boca de Yuma - Dominican Republic

Travel guide and tourist information to visit Boca de Yuma and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Boca de Yuma, a small village between Bayahibe and Punta Cana.






Boca de Yuma - Dominican Republic

Boca de Yuma - Dominican Republic

Boca de Yuma is a small city in the province of La Altagracia, bordering the Caribbean Sea, at the east of Higuey.
Yuma residents say is a voice from the Taino language, characteristic of the peoples of the Caribbean islands and the name is due to the proximity of the mouth of the river of the same name.

Is a paradise of peace and quiet, the main activity is fishing, on the Malecon there are many small restaurants that offer fish and lobsters.
Not have beaches in the village, Playa Blanca beach is accessible by boat from the village.
Boca de Yuma worth visiting, and stay there if you want peace and rest. Very few tourists stay in this small village, Boca de Yuma has two small hotels only.



Tourist attractions and places to visit in Boca de Yuma

Cueva Berna

Cueva Berna This cave has many great qualities petroglyphs, some 300 figures are carved on the walls and floor. Berna Cave is located just outside Boca de Yuma, going to the Parc del Este. The road is specified and it is possible to go by car.


Tip of the virgin

Tip of the virgin The tip of the Virgin is a panoramic view where you can see a magnificent view over the bay, Playa Blanca, Cabo San Rafael, and south of the city, where the guns are still preserved from the era of colonization.


Yuma river

Yuma river Yuma River is navigable for about 2 km, the fishermen of the village (for about 1300 pesos) can make you up the river where you can see iguanas, pelicans and other birds, and the cave of the pirate Cofresi.


Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca This beach is accessible by boat from the fishing port of Boca de Yuma. This range could be nice if it was not overrun with trash transported by the Yuma river with floods and currents.


Pirate Cofresí cave

Cave Cofresi It is located in Yuma River, the cave is virtually blocked from Hurricane Georges in 1998.



What to see, what to do, what to visit near Boca de Yuma

National Park Del Este

Between Bayahibe and Boca de Yuma, one of the richest reserves of the country with many species of birds, dolphins, manatees... With 420 km2 it is the largest park in the Dominican Republic. This park is one of the main ecological tourist attractions of the Dominican Republic.

La Otra Banda

Typical Caribbean village with its colorful houses.

Museum Juan Ponce de Leon

The museum Juan Ponce De Leon is located in the small town of San Rafeal de Yuma, a few kilometers before Boca De Yuma. This house castle was the home of Juan Ponce de Leon, a Spanish conquistador, who lived in the Dominican Republic before moving to Puerto Rico. This museum features furniture and objects from this period.
Entrance: 50 pesos (02/2013).

Natural springs Hoyo Azulito

It is a natural saltwater pool

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- le 07/08/2019
Beautiful little village at the seaside of the Caribbean. To visit absolutely during holidays in Dominican Republic.

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