I ahve been to the DR for a few times now, last January I been alaround the island, from Puerto Plata To Punta Cana, but I always end up in Boca Chica, this is just the best beach village ther is, very relax, very clean and the water is blue and no waves, nice to snorkel. In the evening the main street get bussyy, the close it for the traffic and the restaurants put there seats on the street, a lot of music. Visit also the local eara of the village, very different! I stayed at the Candil Hotel, great place, they have studios for 35 dollar and one bedroom apartments for 45 dollar, very quite, nice owners and very friendly staff for the breakfast and cleaning. Its not even 2 minutes walk to the beach, the best part of the beach is in front of the Don Juan Hotel.
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