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Samana Bay

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This bay is best known for the frequency with which humpback whales and dolphins are seen here.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This town has a world mix of small restaurants (chinese, italian, spanish, french, dominican, etc) as well as beatiful jogging/bicycle boulevard by the sea and a pier to take a small boat to take you to the beach at Cayo Levantado island 15 minutes away....More

Thank Whybenormal
Reviewed May 15, 2017

looks picture postcard on a photo , the "beach" is full of rubbish from top to bottom with vultures landing and being chased off by dogs !!!! too many "guides" waiting to lead you on a merry dance around the litter strewn streets , my...More

Thank Jonnie1962
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Not the best place to snorkel as unfortunately most of the coral has now died off but the water is beautiful and the beaches have fine sand and beautiful rock formations to keep you amused, relaxed and ready to just soak up those rays and...More

Thank Matt E
Reviewed April 23, 2017

A bit of a long coach journey from Puerto Plata airport but well worth it. On the plus side you get to see some amazing scenery on route.

Thank Julie O
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

The bay is pretty with nice opportunities toeat and drink in the evening right next to the water. Also the road has some places but the ones near the water have the ambience.

Thank AnnaEsk
Reviewed March 9, 2017

a nice typical seaside village, with nicely colored houses and some ilsands in the middle of the bay, some connected with bridges, only small beaches, and some fisherbats ans sailing boats shetered in the bay. some shops where you need to bargain a lot, but...More

Thank Didier T
Reviewed February 15, 2017

the bay of Samana is consider for many travelers as the paradise for fishing, snorkeling, diving, excursions, whales watch, zip line and many other activities, but it is also full of natural beauty, there is clear water, nice river and green forest to visit, but...More

Thank JurassicParkDom
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I really enjoyed Samana. We arrived in town, at near the malecon, stayed at Ballenas Escondidas resort on the bay and saw whales the next day. Amazing time in Samana Bay.

Thank Kristie H
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Great Hotel - very clean and comfortable- The food was great, great pool - great beach - entertainment was super - Great staff and animators - very well laid out - room was super - very well treated be the workers - Dominicans rule.

Thank Berni91055
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The place got a mega potential, but is pretty dirty, people doesn't have a good deal of environmental consciousness, everything gets dump on the bay, making it unsafe for even walking on the sand at times (high tides brings all the debris and washes off...More

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