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5 reviews | 21 travellers
We spent a day full of good times, like seeing starfish and beautiful beaches. Very nice guide.
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US$ 75
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Visit the most pristine corners of the Dominican Republic with this tour of the beaches of Saona Island from La Romana. Paradise awaits!

Visit the most pristine corners of the Dominican Republic with this tour of the beaches of Saona Island from La Romana. Paradise awaits!

Tour of Saona Island Beaches

Between 7 am and 9 am, we'll pick you up from your hotel and hit the road to Bayahibe, where we'll get on a boat to travel to Saona Island.

During the cruise there, we'll make a stop at Palmilla beach, a dreamy spot located in the middle of Cotubanamá National Park. Then, arriving at Saona Island, we'll check out the famous beaches of La Caleta and Mano Juan, where we'll take a swim and enjoy the immense rows of coconut trees until lunchtime.

Around lunchtime, we'll refuel with a delicious meal consisting of fish or chicken, accompanied by rice, salad, fresh fruits and drinks. With our batteries recharged, we'll travel to the fishing town of Mano Juan to visit the sea turtle conservation center, where we'll get to learn about the incubation process and the care of newly hatched turtles.

Next up? Los Flamencos Beach, another stretch of sand with endemic vegetation bathed by the Caribbean Sea. But that's not all! We'll also get back on the boat to tour the black, button, white and red mangrove areas.

During the trip, you'll see schools of tropical fish and other marine species. You can even swim to see the area's starfish! Being very careful, of course, not to disturb their habitat.

To end the experience, we'll have a toast with a famous Dominican rum. Afterwards, we'll take you back to your hotel and arrive sometime between 5 and 6:30 pm.

Hotel pick up

This tour includes pick up from every hotel in La Romana, Bayahibe and Dominicus, with the exception of Bahía Príncipe La Romana.

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Price

Adults Children 4-12 years old Children under 4 years old
Tour in English
US$ 75
US$ 37.50
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 75
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 37.50
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

It is mandatory to present a complete vaccination certificate. The vaccine must be accepted in the country of activity.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 10% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 10% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

8 hours - 11 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Hotel pickup and return transfer

Transport by minibus & speedboat

English speaking guide

Water, soft drinks & rum on board

Dominican meal

Entry to Cotubanamá National Park

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Ticket

You don’t need to print any tickets or receipts for this activity. The organizer will have a list with the people who have signed up, so all you have to do is give your name.

Accessibility

Accessible only for folding chairs. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

Is there a water dispenser.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

The activity promotes local production.

The activity helps to promote peace.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Who can participate in the activity?

    A - This activity is not recommended for pregnant women or for people with back problems.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 75
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.