Playa Grande Beach
Playa Grande Beach was rated as “one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world” by Conde Nast travel magazine. Along with the soft, powder-like sand, the beach is lined with tall coconut palms and bordered on each side by rugged coral formations and cliffs.
Lunch on the Beach
There are a number of food vendors who vie to be the first to offer you their freshly prepared seafood dishes and refreshments, served near their establishments, or brought to your table right on the beach!
Surfing PLaya Grande & Nearby Beaches
Seasonally, this area enjoys big waves, making it a popular spot for surfing and body/boogie boarding.
Playa Grande Golf Course
If you enjoy golf, you will not want to miss having a round at the breathtaking Playa Grande Golf Course, referred to the Pebble Beach of the Caribbean, and overlooking spectacular Playa Grande Beach. The course was designed to take full advantage of the area’s beauty with 10 of 18 holes following the cliffs overlooking the incredibly blue Atlantic Ocean below.
Cabrera has become increasingly popular for several reasons: it’s spectacularly unspoiled soft powder sand beaches, its nearby incredible Robert Trent Jones – designed 18 hole spectacular golf course, and its marvelously diverse vacation locations. Cabrera is approximately 5 km east of Playa Grande Beach & Golf Course.
This coastal area offers some of the most exclusive private villas in the country, some located right on the ocean, and some with spectacular ocean views! Whether you choose to stay in this area, or visit on a day trip, you will not be disappointed!
Hotel La Catalina
If not staying at a vacation rental, Hotel La Catalina is a great place to stay with surrounding breathtaking views and tranquility.
If you like nature and adventure El Dudu is a magnificent natural crater of spring water known as a “cenote or sinkhole” where swimming and jumping off its high walls is truly an unforgettable experience!
For the more adventurous, scuba diving through El Dudu’s four extensive underwater caves is a lifetime memory!
This pristine beach is minutes outside of Cabrera and is great for the entire family!
The Blue Lake
This is truly one of nature’s stunning beauties! A small natural swimming hole!
Rio San Juan
Río San Juan is a pleasant fishing and farming town located approximately about a 10 minute drive west of Cabrera. This town’s fishermen provide the majority of this region’s fish supply. You can see the boats leaving from the end of Calle Sánchez and purchase some of their daily catch from the “pescadores” (fishermen) along this same street.
Laguna Gri Gri
The area hosts a few charming places, nice beaches, and other attractive scenery – the most famous being the Laguna Gri Gri.
You can take boat tours from this lagoon’s clear waters entirely surrounded by magnificent mangrove trees.
And see unusual rock formations to hidden caves and beaches. Snorkeling and diving can also be done in this area.
This gorgeous small bay is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, or just relaxing and taking in the grandiose scenic beauty!