Crowd factor – busy but large beach


Beauty factor – Nice golden sand and clear sea


Sheltered from certain Winds


Surf factor – None


Rips – None


Local facilities – Lots in beach front shopping centre


Access – Parking in car park and on main road

Playa Dorada

Playa Dorada is the largest central beach in Playa Blanca.

Located towards the Eastern end of Playa Blanca through the shopping centre called Cento Comercial Papagayo.

This is a large golden sand beach. There are lots of sun beds. The beach is enclosed by two rock barriers making the beach sheltered and safe for swimming.

The local shopping centre offers lots of shops and bars for food and drink.

Parking is either and the main road at the top or in the shopping centre car park.

Playa Dorada