Sand Dunes of Bani

The dunes of Bani, west of Santo Domingo, are a unique phenomenon in the Caribe.






Sand dunes of Bani

The dunes of Bani , Dominican Republic.

The sand dunes of Bani are unique in the Caribbean, they are located in the south of Bani, about an hour from the capital Santo Domingo, in Las Calderas Bay.

Bani Dunes cover about 15 km along the Caribbean Sea and up to 35 meters high, it is possible to walk in the dunes and along the Caribbean Sea for hours (do not forget water, a hat and closed shoes because the sand is very hot).

The desert landscape of sand, cactus and other shrubs contrasts with the rest of the country.
There are a protected area since 1996, there is an official entry but you can also park along the road and walk through the dunes.

Bani Dunes and Las Calderas Bay possess a unique biodiversity in the Caribbean.
Although few tourists, it is a place to see during a stay in the Dominican Republic and a visit to Santo Domingo.



Photos of the dunes

Sand dunes bani

Accommodation near this tourist attraction

One hotel is located on the bay of Las Calderas, hotel Las Salinas, the others are in the town of Bani, including Caribani hotel in the city center. A few kilometers away is the Ibiza hotel on the edge of the Bay of Ocoa.

Location - Access to Calderas Bay

The sand dunes are located south of Bani, in Las Calderas Bay.
Hours: daily

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3 opinion :
- le 27/01/2017
After visiting the dunes, do not hesitate to go for a walk to Las Salinas beach.
- le 12/09/2016
An exceptional show in the Caribbean.
- le 08/06/2016
Very impressive!!!

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