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Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena)

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Address: Punta Rucia, Dominican Republic
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Escojan cual de nuestras embarcaciones los transportan hacia la fantastica...

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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Nice sand clear water

We purchased this excursion thru our travel rep at our resort and went Jan 20. He said 1 1/2 hour drive there and it took over 2 1/2 hours with 2 other pickups in playa dorado... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Norm G
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We purchased this excursion thru our travel rep at our resort and went Jan 20. He said 1 1/2 hour drive there and it took over 2 1/2 hours with 2 other pickups in playa dorado. The road for the last half hour was almost impassable and very scarry. but right across was quick. Boat ride was quick. Island is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clear blue waters, tropical fish, coral. What more can you ask for!?! We had a great time feeding the fish and snorkeling among the corals. Definitely a must try

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Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and clear water. Awesome way to spend the day. Tour guide was great. Lunch was yummy. Fruit and drinks while sitting on the white sand. Or snorkeling and feeding the fish. Great boat ride out there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am giving 5 for the food and service of vip trip. Of course the wonderful places of nature you experience are top of the line but the attitude of the people in this team is the key. They follow the principles of environmentally sustainable principles, take care of people's safety and wellbeing as well as bring joy and happiness... More 

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Neepawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most gorgeous places I have ever visited. Go first thing in the day to avoid the crowds that will gather by 11:00am. The family loved snorkelling in the reefs and the children delighted in feeding the little fish. The Parks who run the island don't allow beach towels to sunbathe or anything else to touch the sand... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island is about the size of a large sand box. There were many people on the island. Beautiful water and sand. Bring food and drink if you plan to stay and lay out. Bring snorkel gear or rent it on the island.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go really early before the crowds arrives around 10.30. We arrived at 8.45 and 2 hours is enough. The Island is tiny and when you're done snorkelling you are done..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best boat trips ever been on paradise island is beautiful rum champagne snacks on boat then on beach at the island even had a floating bar to bring you drinks in water all snorkling gear provided fntastic followed by lunch and drinks on another island just a great day out worth every penny

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a unique and fantastic place. A sand cay in the middle of the ocean. Barely above the water line. Pristine fine white sand and super clear water for snorkeling. Heaps of fish.The organize we went with had a hut there where they served all sorts of fruit and of course ROM and other drinks. A must see.

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paradiseislandrd, Marketing at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your comments, Best Regards from Paradise Island Team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a VIP tour to Paradise island. The water was pristine and stunningly beautiful. Lots of fishes everywhere. you dont need to be a good swimmer to see them due to the shallow depth of the water. The place was picture perfect. I recommned the VIP catamaran tour as well. anything you do while on vacation in Dominican... More 

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paradiseislandrd, Marketing at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this review

Best Regards From Paradise Island Team. Happy New Year!! More 

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