Playa Bibijagua – Bavaro

Playa Bibijagua-beach

Playa Bibijagua is perhaps the most active beach in the Punta Cana-Bavaro areas. Here you will find a grand shopping plaza called Plaza Bibijagua, with over 100 stalls for touristic items such as beach clothing, cigars, inexpensive jewelry, shells, rum,  coffee, beach floats, snorkel masks and the famously known aphrodisiac, “Mamajuana”, a local liquor made by the locals. The beach is full of all kinds of activities for whatever your mood dictates.  There are designated areas for swimming so be sure to abide because of the many boats and wind surfers.  If you want an active day, a beautiful beach, excellent restaurants and bars, this is your place! Here you can stay at five-star all-inclusive resorts or if you prefer to have a more authentic experience, you can find, vacation rentals, hotels and youth hostels.


Plaza Bibijagua is located on Bavaro Beach in between IFA Villas Bavaro and Barcelo Bavaro Beach resort. It is a short twenty-minute drive to the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). You can reach Playa Bibijagua by following Avenue Estados Unidos toward Bavaro and look for the sign ‘Bibijaqua” near Venezia Restaurant.


Fun, Active and International. Playa Bibijagua is populated with restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and non-stop action including a large assortment of water excursions…and of course you can pamper yourself further with a relaxing massage or having your hair braided!

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Playa Bibijagua-piratePopular activities include catamaran trips, two-story party boats, high-speed boats, parasailing, deep-sea fishing, diving, snorkeling, flyboat, windsurfing, paddle boats, party cruises, spa cruises and pirate cruises. You can also take banana boat trips, kayaking, sailing trips or simply stroll along the white soft coral sand. … the list of activities goes on and on! Touring boats are also available with glass bottoms so you can get an up close view of marine life.   There are many restaurants and bars to enjoy from Dominican, International to Italian. Many excursions are launched from this beach so be sure to check them out.

Crowd Factor

Fairly crowded depending on the day- lots going on!


Playa Bibijagua is open to the public and easily accessible via car or walking along the beach. Bring a towel and spread out on the sand or hang out at any of the cool restaurant and bars that provide chaise lounges for their clients.

Playa Bibijagua-boating

To be noted

Do not expect a serene day!  This beach is active noisy but full of fun!  One of the nicest places to sun and dine is the Marina Caribe Restaurant & Beach Club.  The offer excellent Mediterranean Caribbean cuisine, a beautiful environment and top-notch service whether you dine on the beach under a lovely white umbrella or inside.  Go with the appetizers! Actually all the food is delicious! See below for other restaurants.

Playa Bibijagua-flyingAccommodations

Vacation Rentals: Villas, Condos, and Apartments: – a local property manager


Hotels & Hostels – in the heart of Bavaro very short walking distance to Playa Bibijagua

Bavaro Hostal  809-931-6767

NH Punta Cana Hotel 809-285-6500

El Cortecito Inn  809-552-0639

Hotel Merengue 809-552-9992

Whala! Hotel 809-688-1612

All-Inclusive Resorts in the area

Paradisus Punta Cana  809-687-9923

Hotel Vista Sol Punta Cana  809-221-2728

Barcelo Dominican Beach  809-221-0714

Now Larimar/Secrets Royal Beach 809-221-4646

Paradisus Palma Real  809-688-5000

Melia Caribe Tropical  809-221-1290

IFA Villas Bavaro Resort and Spa  809-221-8555

Barcelo Bavaro Beach 809-686-5797

Bavaro Palace Delux  809-686-5797

Restaurants on Playa Bibijagua

Marina Caribe Restaurant & Beach Club: Mediterranean Caribbean cuisine; 849-260-1615/829-559-4751

Comedor Bibijagua: Local Dominican food right off the beach- (all the locals go there- excellent!)

The Jelly Fish Restaurant: International cuisine,; 809-840-7684

Poseidon Restaurant: Fresh Seafood, 809-708-1563

Langosta Roja: Local Dominican food on the beach; 809-221-8555