14 Blue Flag Beaches for the 2014-2015 Period

The Blue Flag is currently flying over 14 Dominican beaches.

Two of these beaches are in La Romana and Punta Cana, while the others are found in the country’s eastern region. The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), an international non-profit organization, travels throughout the world analyzing the conditions of beaches in many popular destinations. In the Dominican Republic the Foundation is represented by the Environmental Rights Institute.

The following are Blue Flag beaches in the country are:

La Romana:

La Laguna, Dominicus Beach

Bayahibe Dreams Hotel, La Romana

Punta Cana:

Montero Bahia Principe

Cabeza de Toro Be Live Punta Cana

Cabeza de Toro Natura Park

Bavaro Beach, Barcelo Tourism Complex

Bavaro Beach, Paradisus Palma Real Hotel

Arena Gorda Beach, Grand Palladium

Arena Gorda Beach, Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel

Arena Gorda Beach, Bahia Principe Hotel

Arena Gorda Beach, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Arena Gorda Beach, Iberostar Hotel

El Cortecito Beach, Barceló Dominican Resort

El Cortecito, Paradisus Punta Cana

The “Blue Flag” is awarded to beaches that meet environmental, safety and cleanliness guidelines established by the Foundation.

When a beach displays a Blue Flag it means that the beach is clean, safe and its water quality constantly monitored.

A jury of qualified professionals determines what beaches throughout the world will raise its own particular “Blue Flag.”

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