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Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island)

Dominican Republic
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Type: Islands
Description: A short boat ride off the north coast will take you to the island of Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island), with its beautiful white sand beaches.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The sand and water are truly unforgettable. The water is that kind of turquoise blue that you don't often see (outside of travel brochures). The snorkeling there is limited to one quite small reef. This paradise is marred only by all of the vendors coming around to ask you to pay for the stained plastic beach chairs that are all... More

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Southminster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Not much to dislike.but the 'Shell boys', at the mainland quay, are actually the 'hell boys'- "one Dollar, Mister!"!!!

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Purchased a half day excursion from the rep Torentino Chocolat of the Scubaquatic Water Sports & Dive Centre to Cayo Leventado, it was an awesome trip! The island is beautiful, I mean amazing!! The price was excellent for a hlf day excursion. My other friends had taken a tour through a different tour company and was told the excursion I... More

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The catamaran ride from Samana, DR to Cayo Levantado was one of the most well run excursions we have ever done. Our party consisted of 27 family members (including 5 children under the age of 9). The trip included free drinks on the boat, an hour and a half of snorkeling, a delicious lunch on a private island followed by... More

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I've gone to this island since I was a kid. It is a mavelous 360 degree soft light sand retreat. But the Bahia Principe hotel took over the best part of the island. Where the view was even more amazing and the endless shallow clear waters are. The rest of the island is a public beach. I cannot say it's... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A real paradise island which will be remembered for a long time. Beautiful clear waters for great snorkelling. Pure soft sands that meet the clear calm water.

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

On our Eastern Caribbean cruise from NYC, we had the choice of visiting Samana or Cayo Levantado for a day. Rather than go to the mainland, we opted for an excursion to Cayo Levantado. The tender boat picked us up right at our ship. It was a short ride to the pier where we were given map of the resort.... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you are looking for a beautiful beach and a paradise ambiance, you need to take the tour to Cayo Levantado in Samaná.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

this beach and trip to the national park is well worth its money! beautiful beach with beautiful crystal clear water and pineapple and coconuts filled with rum!

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Many come to Cayo Levantado to visit the public beach for an afternoon or to go snorkelling. It is better to stay on the island.

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