Cabeza de Toro Beach is about 20 minutes from the Punta Cana Airport.  Tourists can choose from four beachfront resorts facing the shallow turquoise waters of Cabeza de Toro.  Cabeza de Toro has bragging rights to two offers two Blue Flag Beaches (see below), with areas for snorkeling, shallow areas for kids to swim, and popular attractions without the need of a taxi.

There are two sides of Cabeza de Toro Beach; a quiet side surrounded by lush forest and a long stretch of quiet beaches for long walks, relaxation, snorkeling, and an active spot for those that want to be right in the middle of the seaside action where visitors can enjoy full days of active watersports and the most convenient access to popular attractions.

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From this beach, you can book a number of tours just a few minutes offshore where you can walk underwater, snorkel, and swim with dolphins, sharks, and stingrays.  The beach at the Natura Park EcoResorts & Spa is a Blue Flag Beach. There is public access, and the majority of the crowd are resort guests.  During high season, you’ll see resort guests enjoying the beach as well as boat traffic from tours to attractions off Cabeza de Toro Beach and party boats.  Due to the boat traffic, you’ll see roped areas safe for swimming along the beach.  If you prefer the quiet side, you may want to stay at Catalonia Resorts on the south side and the resorts starting from Dreams Palm Beach going north.   For those that love people-watching and wish to have quick access to a lot of watersports and boat tours, Be Live Resorts are right in front of the action.

Blue Flag Beaches of Cabeza del Toro Beach

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Named after the Natura Park Beach Eco Resort & Spa, guests will be spoiled on this beautiful beach with all the added attention and services the resort offers to their guests.  The public has free access but is mostly used by resort guests.  See the map below for location and resort listing.

Cabeza de Toro Be Live Collection Punta Cana

Blue Flag since 2006

Beachfront Resorts in Cabeza de Toro Beach

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Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana Resort

From $105 – Optional All Inclusive

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana Resort & Spa - Cabeza del Toro - Punta Cana, DR

Catalonia Royal Bavaro

From $104 – Adults Only / All Inclusive

Adults Only Beachfront Resort - Catalonia Royal Bavaro

Catalonia Punta Cana

From $99 – Beachfront – Golf Resort – All-Inclusive Options

Pool @ Catalonia Punta Cana - Cabeza del Toro Beach - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Be Live Collection Punta Cana Adults Only

From $86 – All-Inclusive / Blue Flag Beach

Be Live Collection Punta Cana - Adults Only - Cabeza del Toro Beach - Punta Cana, DR

Best Things to Do in Cabeza de Toro Beach

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If you choose to stay at one of the all-inclusive resorts along Cabeza de Toro Beach, you’ll have easy access to popular family-friendly attractions in Punta Cana.  Of course, besides the activities in Cabeza de Toro, there are many activities and places of interest in nearby tourist areas in Punta Cana.

Snorkeling at Cabeza del Toro Beach

The water of Cabeza de Toro Beach has shallow areas where you can snorkel on your own, the best resorts to stay in Cabeza de Toro beach are Catalonia Royal Bavaro & Catalonia Bavaro Resort, with beach areas free of boat traffic.  For the best snorkeling experiences, we recommend you book a tour to a nearby snorkeling sanctuary in Cabeza del Toro and the offshore islands of Catalina & Saona Island.

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Map of Cabeza de Toro Beach & Beachfront Resorts

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