The country has the most Blue Flag beaches in Latin America
SANTO DOMINGO.- Dominican Republic has the most Blue Flag Beach international awards in Latin American in the 2011-2012 season, which certifies them as exceptional at the world level.
The Blue Flag will be hoisted December 1st during a symbolic ceremony in the 15 beach segments with excellent water quality and a permanent presence of properly equipped lifeguards.
Arena Gorda Bávaro; Playa Costa Dorada, Puerto Plata; Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata; Playa La Laguna Dominicus Bayahíbe, and Playa Cayacoa Bahía Príncipe, in Samaná are among the Blue Flag beaches.
The Blue Flag program is a voluntary certification process for beaches and marinas, managed by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) (www.fee-international.org) and locally by the Dominican Republic Environmental Law Institute (IDARD).
Source: Dominican Today
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