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“Amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena)

Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena)
Paradise Island, Punta Rucia, Dominican Republic
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Owner description: Escojan cual de nuestras embarcaciones los transportan hacia la fantastica isla desierta Cayo Paraiso. Arenas Blancas, Aguas Turquesa y una brisa fresca de Oceano. Asombrosos arrecifes de coral y gran variedad de Escojan cual de nuestras embarcaciones los transportan hacia la fantastica isla desierta Cayo Paraiso. Arenas Blancas, Aguas Turquesa y una brisa fresca de Oceano. Asombrosos arrecifes de coral y gran variedad de coloridos peces tropicales en una de nuestras mas divertidas actividades "Snorkeling". En contraste con esta fantastica aventura tambien podran visitar los manglares en el Parque Nacional de Montecristi y aprender acerca de las maravillas de la naturaleza acompanado de nuestro eficiente personal. No deje de probar la variedad de frutas tropicales y tomar un insolito cafe en la islas o de navegar a borde de nuestro Yate VIP saboreando una copa de champan. Para los mas intrepido rumbo al historico sitio de La Isabela El Castillo con nuestro crucero Gatao con todos los confort.
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

about 2 hour journey from and to hotel but it is totally worth it !!!,

yes bit of a rough speedboat ride on the way but really enjoyed the experience, snorkeling was fantastic, bought an under water camera $20 just go for it when else are you gonna do this ?

Got some great photos seen great fish, chilling on this beautiful island with lots of rum is simply amazing enjoyed swimming in the clear, pristine waters and really enjoyed the boat ride back after a few rums gave me more courage haha.

What an amazing trip i will never forget, thank you.

Visited February 2013
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“side trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We took a cab for the day and it was well worth it. Saw lots of the country side. The mangroves were great

Visited February 2013
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“Rough Boat Ride, Poor Snorkeling”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Maybe not their fault - but we went on a very windy day - the boat ride was crazy rough - and the snorkeling was horrible -- other than minnows only ONE fish the whole time. Much better places to snorkel. But, lunch was great and the tour well put together it was a good day. Bring breakfast for the bus - it's about two hours away from Playa Dorado.

Visited March 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Long drive but still Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

This was a 2 hour drive from Barcelo that picks you up second of seven stops at 7AM causing you to miss breakfast so they really should have coffee, juice and muffins on board for the babes.......thank god I packed coke and Pringles for breakfast. So then you arrive at Port for a 20 minute thumping on the Water so bring padding for your seat or grab the back of this composite Boat.

The good news is that even though the sand bar is tiny, it is secluded with great sand and average snorkelling. The lunch is fresh and tasty if you like Hamburgers and good fries.

Overall, a good experience especially if u haven't left your resort already for the Countryside.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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“snorkeling here is great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

some of the equipment is old and I would recommend bringing your own, the beach and lunch were great

Visited March 2013
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