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Saona Island Private Experience
You will be pick up at your airbnb location in a bus with air conditioner, after we will drive from Punta Cana to Bayahibe Beach, this is one hour drive in a good highway, when we arrive at Bayahibe Beach we will board and Speed Boat, we will go on the speed boat be around 25 minutes for visit Saona Island inside Saona Island we will enjoy the beach and town of Mano Juan, the only places with civilization inside the Cotubanama protected park, here the local have one of the biggest turtle conservation of the island, we will see the turtles Mano Juan is a very unique places that will delight your sense, here we support the locals a conservation of turtles. After enjoying the Mano Juan Beach and conservation of turtles, we will take the speed boat in direction to Abanico Beach, this beach is one of the most beautiful inside Saona Island, here we will have lunch and drinks, and time for relax in the beach, take pictures and enjoy the nice color of the water, this is one of the most beautiful beach in the world. At the end of the afternoon, we will visit La Palmilla Natural Pool and see starfish, return to Bayahibe Port in our Speed Boat, and after we will drive to Punta Cana, Bavaro. Other things to note We can pick you up at your hotel or AirBnb Location in Punta Cana, bavaro, private transportation, personal services, stay more time at the island with your private boat.
Limon Waterfall like a local
Do you want to help us to improve the lives of the Families of El Limón? The profit is for the families and to improve children's education. This is a social project with the NGO Projects for Children. El Salto del Limon is a waterfall in the middle of a valley in the province of Samaná (Dominican Republic). The Walk lasts around 2h (1h one way + 30min return + 30min relax). you will walk along a hike beginner level path, explaining the local tree species (pineapple, coconut, cocoa, almonds) and seeing and tasting its fruits. You can swim in the two waterfalls and take pictures. On the way back, you will be able to eat typical food (rice with chicken, beans and salad) with a family from the community and learn how these powerful women live from their natural environment. Other things to note food included in price walk. comfortable and sporty footwear, rivers and areas with mud will cross
River Horseback Ride and Zip Lining
This breathtaking horseback ride travels along the mountain fresh waters of the Anamuya River a short drive from your resort in Punta Cana. There is no better way to experience the beauty of the Dominican Republic than on horseback viewing the stunning scenery as we cross the Anamuya River several times. Those that want to get wet, can go deeper in the river when safe conditions are present and those that want the dryer route will take the higher path until we reach the bottom of our enchanting, secluded ranch. After grabbing a cold drink, we will get your adrenaline pumping as you soar back across the river on our super safe and fun, double cable zip lines viewing the gorgeous scenery from a different perspective. Our professional guides will instruct you and assist you through every part of your zip line adventure. Enjoy an Eco Tour where you will enjoy learning about the local plants and foods grown right at our ranch! Enjoy a sampling of Cocoa and learn how it is made into the chocolate we all love. Then it is back on the horses as we ride out and view more of the spectacular scenery. Other things to note Confirm hotel pick up details 24 hours before tour Tour requires moderate physical activity.
Discover Sosua's Underwater World
Enjoy the underwater world in Sosua, we will explore two different Snorkeling reefs. We provide with the snorkeling equipment and a snorkeling guide. We offer pick up from your hotel in Sosua and Cabarete. From Puerto Plata it is easy to use Uber if you don´t have your own transportation. Please remember to bring your towel, swim wear and sunscreen lotion. We start from Sosua Bay, where crystal clear warm water and a 1 km long sand beach welcomes you. You will get your mask, fins, inflatable snorkel vest and instructions before we get into the water, our first snorkeling spot is Three Rocks and Sosua Bay for our second reef. It is an unforgettable experience! Other things to note Please bring swim wear, towel and sunscreen lotion.
Photo session in Punta Cana
I will pick you up for the accommodation and we will go to some of the best beaches in Punta Cana. I will tell you the characteristics of each one and we will decide which one to go to. The duration will be approximately 2 hours. I recommend doing it early in the morning or at sunset. During the trip we will know typical Dominican places and their culture. On the beach we will walk through several places where I will go through different natural and funny shots. At the end we will enjoy a refreshing coconut water or craft beer. Then we will return to the accommodation. Other things to note The photo shoot is for one person, couples or family up to 4 people. If they become more members of the family, please check before booking.

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Saona by Catamaran and Speedboat - music, dance, bar, lunch
Saona Island tour is a lifetime experience! This island is undoubtedly the most desired and visited destination by local and international tourists, the Saona is not only famous for its majestic beaches and the fun offered by this tour, but also for its incredible historical and cultural value. Saona Island isn’t just another destination, Saona Island is 110 kilometers of pure coast and beautiful beaches of fine white sand, is a fundamental part of the Cotubanamá National Park and is the natural habitat of plenty of marine and terrestrial species, animals, fish and endemic migratory birds, among the species that inhabit the island Saona we can mention the Rhinoceros Iguana, the bottlenose dolphin, Coronilla Pigeon, Hispaniolan Parrot At 9:00 we will meet in Bayahibe dock from where our adventure begin . You get on the Catamaran with snacks, open bar and music to start your journey to Saona Island by the Caribbean Sea, halfway through the navigation you will have a 45 minute stop at the beautiful natural pool , once the time has passed, you will advance your journey until arriving at the Saona Island where you will enjoy about 3 hours 30 minutes. There will be waiting for you hot buffet lunch on the beach and many sunbeds to relax. At approximately 4pm you will board a speedboat to return to Bayahibe,
Fantastic Adventure to Hidden Waterfall and Historical Cave
Join us to visit this beautiful hidden waterfall in the greenest province of the entire Dominican Republic, Monte Plata. This is a 20-meter-high natural monument located in Bayaguana, where we will enjoy the clean air, the spectacular views, and the great flora that surrounds this wonderful waterfall. We will meet at 8:00 am at the meeting point, to go to the waterfall 50 minutes from Santo Domingo, enjoying the landscapes that the road gives us, while we have breakfast on board. Along the way, we will talk about the history of the island, beautiful places in the DR and get to know each other better. When we arrive at the Cascada, Doña Ramona will wait for us, who will cook our traditional Dominican lunch (al carbon), as they used to cook in the 1900's on our island. Once ready, we will walk for around 15 minutes and we will go into the jungle to reach the beautiful hidden waterfall. It is a steep path but not difficult to cross, (I recommend comfortable shoes to avoid falling) We will explore the waterfall, take photos in it, enjoy the water and the beauty of nature for about two and a half hours and then return to the starting point to enjoy our lunch, chat, rest, and then start out trip back to Santo Domingo stoping by un the three eyes cave learning about history and this fantastic place an beautiful nature monument, after that we gonna head to out meeting point.
Artisanal Chocolate tour
You will enjoy an immersion experience in the countryside, where you will learn about rural life, the land and its fruits. Here we will enjoy a walking tour around Chocolate Mountain, we are going to talk about history of cacao, all the steps of the cacao process from the bean all the way to the bar. Learn of the growing process, plantation, harvesting, fermentation, processes, drying, roasting and even get an opportunity to refining until you create your own Chocolate ball.
Los Haitises y Cayo Levantado
El día empieza a las 9:00 cuando nos encontraremos al muelle de Samaná y nos subiremos al catamarán. Aquí podrán disfrutar de un cómodo y divertido viaje en catamaran con refrigerio incluido acompañados de nuestro staff que habla varios idiomas. Después de 45 minutos de navegación llegaremos al Parque Nacional Los Haitises, donde visitaremos sus místicas cuevas tainas donde todavía se pueden encontrar pintogramas antiguos. En Los Haitises se pueden observar tres diferentes tipos de manglares (blanco, negro y rojo). Después de la visita a una pequeña playa, empezaremos el recorrido hacia el Cayo Levantado pasando por la Isla de Las Aves, donde podrán observar diferentes tipos de aves. Después de 45 minutos de navegación en catamaran llegaremos al maravilloso Cayo Levantado. Aquí disfrutaremos de un rico almuerzo con pescado, pollo, ensalada, pasta, arroz, tostones, fruta y bebidas. Y después de almuerzo? Un buen baño o una rica siesta en la paradisíaca playa del Cayo Levantado. Alrededor de la 16 de la tarde volveremos al muelle de Samaná para desembarcar de nuestro catamarán después de un día lleno de aventuras y recuerdos maravillosos.
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Una aventura para uno de los charcos más azules de la República Dominicana. El recorrido a pie comienza atravesando una finca y descendiendo al río por unos 45 minutos, de aquí en adelante haremos el recorrido río arriba caminando entre rocas resbalosas y nadando por varios charcos espectaculares, incluyendo el icónico Honguito, antes de llegar a la primera cascada donde está el charco mas grande. Los más aventureros pueden trepar esta cascada y llegar a la otra que está encima. Al finalizar esta experiencia regresaremos al punto de inicio subiendo la loma alrededor de 40 minutos, de los cuales 20 minutos son en una loma muy empinada.
Get to know the most beautiful river in Dominican Republic
We will get to know Rio Partido, starting from a trip to Villa Trina, 2 hour ride From Santiago with amazing views on the road, beautiful country houses and warm people. We get breakfast and we start our way walking in Palma Herrada and it takes 25 minutes to get to the river. We will cross the river with blue waters and espectacular nature views until we get to a big cave with a waterfall. This cave it’s 1 hour away. Then, we get back and climb a mountain with stairs to get lunch. After Lunch we spend little more time in the river and we get ready to get back to the car.
Saona Island Private Boat Cruise
You can start anywhere in the Punta Cana / Bavaro area for this beautiful and private cruise to Saona Island for your private group of up to 7 people. A private chauffeur will pick you up at your hotel (booked separately) and take you to the boat, 27 feed Contender. Or you can meet me directly at the boat in Bayahibe (50 mins from Bavaro). After a quick briefing (all in English) you'll hop aboard the very comfortable boat on which you can chill and take in the sun and surroundings as we head to natural shallow-water pools, away from the crowds. You'll be free to swim and snorkel (equipment provided) and soak up the immaculate nature and warm waters. We'll then head to the fabulous island of Saona. I know where and when to go to avoid the noisy, crazy catamaran parties! Lunch options on Saona island, private table, bookable on spot, please note payment is in cash only. 1. Fried Chicken, $15.00 2. Red snapper $25.00 3. Lobster $35.00 Additions: rice, pasta salad, green salad. 4. Buffet of (rice, meat, chicken, pasta salad, green salads $15.00 per person. Private transport from your accommodation in Punta Cana costs usually $150 return. I can help arrange it. There will be countless photo opportunities throughout the trip. And opportunities for you to learn about the local area and nature! Co-host is Alexis. Welcome everyone!
Aventura en Isla Saona/ Desde Punta Cana/ Todo Incluido
Lo primero que árenos es buscarlo en su lugar de alojamiento para ir hasta Bayahibe de donde saldrá el Catamaran. Una vez estemos en Bayahibe Tomaremos una lancha rápida para iniciar el viaje a la Isla Saona por el Mar Caribe. Vamos hacer de una parada en la hermosa Piscina Naturalmente hasta llegar a Isla Saona. • Disfrutaremos de la Isla donde también nos espera una rica comida típica dominicana hecha con amor por los habitantes de la isla la cual podrán disfrutar en frente de la playa Virginia de la Isla saona. Luego vamos abordar un hermoso catamarán para regresar a Bayahibe. En el catamarán, disfrutaremos. de la fiesta, bebidas ilimitadas, snacks y el baile con nuestra animación durante todo el camino. Cuando lleguemos a la Bayahibe nuevamente nuestro transporte lo estará esperando para llevarlo de regreso a su hotel o lugar de alojamiento.
Top tree in one Tree activities in one day
We start the day heading to the world-famous "Damajagua waterfalls", we will take a walk of approximately 35 minutes in the Dominican forest. Its 27 waterfalls but we will do the best 7 of them. We will be crossing the river that will take us to the first waterfalls of 7 that we will do. Each waterfalls is different one to the other, Which takes this adventure a unique experience. Upon reaching the last waterfalls, at the edge of the mountain we will enjoy a paradiciacal natural pool. Next stop will be to enjoy of a delicious typical Dominican lunch. And after we will be visiting an artisanal cigar factory and souvenir shop. Once there, we started an extreme buggies aventure ride around an hour and 15 minutes, with a dirty roads, go up and down hills and enjoying of a beautiful environment, crossing through a castle barn. Its a buggie per couple and can switch drive each other. Upon returning to the ranch we prepare for the third adventure "Horse back riding" approximately 35 to 40 minutes in a wild environment with a natural landscape. This adventure is unique you will do 3 activities in one day, you can't miss it. *will be a buggie per couple, 3rd person will go with the tour guide* Pick up from: Cabarete area is at 7:15am Sosua area is at 7:25 am Puerto plata area is at 8:00 am Please send an email before you book For your availability. Thank you
Tour of the history of Santiago and the cultural murals
As local, I want to show you those hidden places in my particular way. We are going to move around Los Pepines, Santiago and meet essence of the city and learn about the history of the city. This route is designed for visitors can appreciate the beauty and majesty of Dominican culture through art. The highlight point are: Monument of the Restoration Walking city tour Murals of Santiago Snacks : empanadas and juice Show Carnaval Join me to know my city ! Los murales representan nuestra identidad como Santiagueros y Dominicanos. ya que representan nuestra cultura,historia y personalidades importantes de nuestra ciudad. Con la intención de hacer un rescate cultural y promover el turismo comunitario sostenible. Conoce la Ruta Cultural de los Murales de los Pepines y conoce sobre la historia de Santiago. -Monumento de la Restauración -Centro historico -Barrio los Pepines - Show de Carnaval -Merienda ; Empanadas y jugo y si es Domingo el Son de Keka
Hiking across the amazing Nizao River
Let’s know one of the most beautiful Rivers around San Cristobal Province full of natural pools and amazing panoramics views across the mountains, Rio Nizao Located in the community of Los Cacaos and small countryside. The adventure begins at 6am at the meeting point. It’s a two hour drive t where we are having our Dominican breakfast. After breakfast we start the hike, basically we are going to hike trough a river around 20 minutes to get the first natural pool, then adventure continues swimming in natural pools through a river with clear emerald waters. A perfect place to disconnect internet and conect with nature, swim and have fun and just enjoy the most fresh clear waters.(Don’t know how to swim, it doesn’t matter, life jackets are included). Time estimate for the hiking 3-4 hour, plain walk, the difficulty level of the route is medium. Its recommended to be in good physical condition and healthy. A certain level of resistance is required. At the end of the route, we are going to taste the flavors of local cuisine, a delicious typical lunch wait for us, made by the best hands in the area, accompanied by natural juice or water. The most popular dish: The Dominican Flag (Rice, Reed Beans & stew chiken) can be lightly modified (vegan cases). Finally, we would be coming back to Santo Domingo at around 5-6pm
Excursion to Samana and Cascada El Limon from Punta Cana
Meet the guide at your hotel in the Bávaro Punta Cana area for morning pick-up and trip to the village of Las Cañitas, passing through the countryside and along the coast. When you get to your destination, hop on a catamaran for a stroll to Samana. During the crossing, there are toilets, soft drinks and two drinks. When you reach Samaná, you'll board a safari truck and head for the 640-meter (2100-foot) mountain top, followed by a horseback ride between coffee and cocoa plantations to El Limón Waterfall. Lunch at the base of the falls and enjoy the view. Then you will go down to Samana and head to Cayo Levantado (also known as Bacardi Island) where you can swim and relax. The tour ends on the way back to the Punta Cana hotel.
Luxury Saona island Trip By Helicopter From Punta Cana
This is your chance to be in the 1%! Have you ever flown in a Helicopter to an offshore island in the Caribbean? Of course, you haven't! Who has? This is your chance to do something incredibly memorable during your visit to Punta Cana; and a Helicopter trip to Saona Island is about as memorable as it gets. Here's why it's worth it to splurge on Saona: 1-Helicopter - A 25-minute flight from the Punta Cana heliport will have your feet in the powdery sands of the Dominican Republic's most famous offshore isle. Your chopper will hug the country's southeastern coast known for its steep limestone sea bluffs and translucent waters. 2-Lobster Lunch - It's an "all you can eat" spread just for you. 1 pound of Lobster per person accompanied by rice, salad, barbecued meats and fresh fruit. 3-Bar - Your very own Open Tiki Bar! Enjoy dark, aged Dominican rum with mixers and the country's signature blond lager - Presidente. Drink up! You got a designated flyer. 4-Saona - You'll have a full hour to explore the sought after Catuano Point area of Isla Saona. Relax on private loungers, stroll the seashore and bathe in the Caribbean Sea. It's nice to be the 1%! There are only a few departures daily to Saona and helicopters only have so many seats! Make sure to book as soon as you can and in advance.
Recorrido en Buggies, Polaris y cuatrimotos en Punta Cana
Primero Recogemos a los clientes en un transporte y los llevamos al establecimiento de los buggies, para darle una orientación previa al manejo de las máquinas por motivos de seguridad; desde allí partimos a la primera parada que es la plantación de café, cacao y tabaco, la segunda parada es el cenote o cueva taina, la última parada es la playa Macao y desde alli partiremos al establecimiento de los buggies.
Visit the round thousand foot high Punta Cana Mountain
Discover the exotic beauty of this wonderful mountain, it will take your breath away and take your breath away. It's amazing how we described that view. You will be served a hot meal with love and passion. This is the best way to enjoy this meal observing nature to the fullest a thousand feet in Montaña Redonda. Itinerary We will pick you up from your hotel in Punta Cana between 8:00 am and 9:00 am. Once aboard the minibus, we will go on a hike to Montaña Redonda, one of the most beautiful places in the whole Caribbean country. Back we will have a 1 hour stop at Playa Esmeralda is one of the few unspoiled beaches away from the city of the Dominican Republic and lush nature, with good tourist development.