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Address: Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-538-2042
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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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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 bubblesReviewed September 16, 2016
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Brotton, United Kingdom
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St. Brieux
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 all the stuff thrown in it from every corner of the island). A bigger effort... More 

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Brotton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

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
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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