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09/02/2014 05:47 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Why Playa Rincon Is the Best Beach in the World

I have been to MANY beaches in my life, but not many have left me speechless. I came to Dominican Republic in search for the perfect beach, and behold - it has been found! Away from all things tourist, on the west side of Playa Rincon.

1. Like the best things in life, getting there is half the fun!

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2. Saying that the water is pristine is an understatement.

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3. It's actually more than just a beach. Less than a stone's throw away is the Caño Frio River, which descends straight from the mountain.

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The water is fresh, sweet and nothing short of magical.

4. I got to share this amazing beach with the cutest kids! The more the merrier right?

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5. There are no hotels, resorts or buildings around. This is simply a local treasure.

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6. If I were to describe pure Dominican bliss... This:

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... is it.

All Pictures Courtesy of Mariana Hellmund