Cayo Arena .Its original name is Cayo Paraiso. It is a coral islet located in the Northwest of the country, between Puerto Plata and Montecristi, in front of Punta Rucia, in the Dominican Republic
Its size is imprecise, as it enlarges and shrinks depending on the tide. Its white sands. Its turquoise and crystal clear waters.
This island is widely known among diving and snorkeling enthusiasts due to its seabed, ideal for exploring marine life. The beach of Cayo Arena is famous for its soft white sand washed by the crystal clear tropical waters.
Surrounded by coral reefs, this island is visited by thousands of tourists a year, making it a treasure of nature and a paradise in the Caribbean and in the world, since it was recently located at number 34 among the 100 more beautiful beaches in the world, data provided by CNN and travel in a survey of their passengers. Its size is difficult to describe, because it compresses and expands the product of tides, waves and currents.
Access : Coordinates: 19.870636, -71.305989 / Reach Punto Rucia, a small fishing village located in La Isabea Bay, in the village you are welcome any of the companies that manage tours to Cayo Arena.
/ Tours can also be made from Montecristi / another alternative route through Autopista Duarte to Cruz de Guayacane.
- this sandy bank surrounded by corals, nestled in the middle of the Atlantic. A true wonder of nature.
- One day trip : To make this trip, the ideal is to have the option of sleeping in Punta Rucia, to be able to rest and get to know more places in the area, if you wish. Punta Rucia is located in La Isabela Bay.
- This small coral island is located in the Dominican Republic off the coast of Puerto Plata, in the vicinity of Punta Rucia and belonging to Montecristi.
- the beach ranked 34 out of 100 in the world according to CNN.
Note: access to the shores of Montecristi is inconvenient and limited.
Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities / Cayo Arena Day Trip from Puerto Plata / Water sports and excursions / Catamaran tours / swimming / Snorkeling – Diving
Go next : Puerto Plata, officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata, is the ninth-largest city in the Dominican Republic.