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Top Beaches in the Caribbean: Our Picks of the Best Beaches in the Islands

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Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Top Beaches in the Caribbean: Our Picks of the Best Beaches in the Islands

Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, is a world-famous beach destination known for its all-inclusive resorts.

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The Dominican Republic has more than 1,000 miles of beach, but 20 miles of the best are in Punta Cana, including the popular Bavaro Beach resort district, known for its all-inclusive hotels. This area is the most developed section of the East Coast of the D.R., and the beach is dotted with restaurants and gift shops as well as palm trees swaying before the white sands and turquoise sea. Bavaro boasts a majestic coral reef for diving and other water activities ranging from parasailing to speed-boat tours.

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