Playa El Portillo Beach

  • Family
  • Party
  • Watersports
  • Relax

Playa El Portillo Beach Vacation & Travel Guide

El Portillo Beach is a long golden-yellow sandy beach in the north of the Dominican Republic on the Samana Peninsula, just minutes from downtown Las Terrenas. The place is especially popular with local families due to the shallow waters, while the beach is still quiet and little-known among tourists. From October to January, El Portillo provides excellent conditions for kitesurfing, during this period, moderate windy weather prevails on the beach.


Beach infrastructure

  • Parking
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Gastronomy
  • Lifeguards
  • Beach Loungers

How to get to the Playa El Portillo

Easy to reach on foot and by car.


There are usually quite a few people on the Playa El Portillo in December, from July to May and in October and September.

Playa El Portillo Beach Weather

In summer, tropical rains and typhoons are frequent guests in the Dominican Republic. Therefore, it is better to go there in winter, from November to March, when the air warms up to a comfortable 24-30 degrees, and the weather is dry enough.

Air and water temperature

The air temperature at Playa El Portillo allows sunbathing all year round. Some people feel that the water at Playa El Portillo is too warm from March to January.

Average Monthly Rainy Days

From May to October Playa El Portillo has rainy season. This is something to keep in mind when planning your trip since it is quite possible that you may be unable to sunbathe.

Sports on the Beach


Equipment for rent


Equipment for rent


Equipment for rent


Equipment for rent

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