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Samana Bay

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Address: Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809 538 2042
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This bay is best known for the frequency with which humpback whales and...

This bay is best known for the frequency with which humpback whales and dolphins are seen here.

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$189.00*
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Whale Watching Day Trip From Punta Cana
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$279.00*
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Samaná Waterfall Tour with Cayo Levantado from Punta Cana
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Spent sometime here prior to catching the boat over to Cayo Levantado Island . Didn't have much time, but tbh there didn't seem to be much to do/see anyway. Lovely colourful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Warhol40
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Brotton, United Kingdom
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Brotton, United Kingdom
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371 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent sometime here prior to catching the boat over to Cayo Levantado Island . Didn't have much time, but tbh there didn't seem to be much to do/see anyway. Lovely colourful shop/houses at the bay, nice to take photographs. Looked ice at night when dark and lights twinkled.

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Dominican Republic
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there during my vist to Samana last June, views are great, a plaza with a lot of traditional houses, good for pictures. Definately needs some bars and things to do, as other wise there is not much. So we decided to go to Cayo Levantado, there is a lot of guys selling the excursion there, and that was... More 

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Eriskirch, Germany
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Samana is nice to see another place, but we couldn't find a nice bar to relax away from the street. We tried to reach the bridge to the small isle. After some moments walking alone near the see we went back. We didn't know if this was the correct street, but looks like it on a map. Starting wale watching... More 

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Debert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Samana is beautiful un Dominican. So much to do and see. People are friendly. Beaches are beautiful. The weather is amazing. Lots of touristy things to do.

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derbyshire, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Drove through a few times, also caught the boat there , not muchto see or do , a ew shops and a couple of bars, wouldent bother at night

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Samana bay is picturesque and very relaxing but if you are looking for lots to do this might not be the right location for you.

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Newport -Trefdraeth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This town has a lovely harbour and melacon some nice little shops and restaurants. Most of the local people are nice but you will get pestered a little be firm just say no thanks. Your quite safe here.

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Nestleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Great people in the town! Loved renting mopeds and riding around seeing everything! Loved the sunsets, whale watching, fresh fruits, little shops, friendly people!

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UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Samana is in need of some investment to improve with empty shops/buildings that out number the populated ones. It's not the most affluent area you'll visit but the people are lovely and treat you well.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

It's a shame about the litter and empty shops, with a good clean up and local investment this could be a really pretty bay.

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