What To Expect
Experience an unique Dominican adventure accompanied by white-sand beaches, coconut palms and crystal clear turquoise waters. With its perfect combination for an unforgettable adventure, discover the majestic wonders of Saona Island, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic. Marvel at the natural beauty of the island often used as a stereotypical desert island setting for various films and products. Discover the rich wildlife of the island, with species like tropical birds and fishes, and be mesmerized with the breathtaking views of the island as you bask in the sun and enjoy a day of fun activities.
After hotel pick-up, head towards Bayahibe Sightseeing Sugar Plantation and enjoy the scenic views of Boca Chica and San Pedro Town as the guide talks about the sugar industry and famous baseball players born in the region. Continue to Bayahibe Port to board on a boat going to Saona Island. Learn how to dance merengue from the staff and take delight in an open bar of drink, such as the popular Dominican cocktail Mamajuana, as you cruise your way to island of Saona.
Upon arrival, take in the picturesque scenery of Caribbean's exquisite paradise. With many activities, such as volleyball, dancing and other games in the sand, start making your way into the island. Take a refreshing swim and snorkel into the crystal clear waters and have a glimpse of Saona Island's rich wildlife. Savor a typical Dominican lunch buffet expertly prepared by the locals for lunch.
Enjoy some free time and treat yourself with a massage or have fun under the sun as you marvel at the amazing panoramas surrounding you.
Board on a boat for your return trip to Bayahibe Port, enjoying the scenic views along the way.
07:00 Depart from Santo Domingo Hotel
07:45 Break (Guests may go to the restroom or buy something.)
08:49 Arrival at Bayahibe Sightseeing Sugar Plantation
09:30 Arrival at Bayahibe Port
10:00 Free time
10:15 Arrival at Saona Island
13:00 Lunch buffet
16:30 Depart from Saona Island*
17:00 Arrival at Bayahibe Port
19:00 Arrival at Santo Domingo Hotel
Pick-up from hotels in Santo Domingo city center
25-minute round-trip boat ride to Saona Island
Tips and gratuities
Children 3 years old and below are free of charge if accompanied by paying adult.
This tour has a 2 minimum passenger requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 48 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.
*In case of bad weather, there is a possibility to leave the island before scheduled time.
Ticket is valid for the day of the excursion only.
A PADI license is required to deep diving.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
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