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Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena)

Main Street Punta Rucia | Puerto Plata, Punta Rucia 57000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-340-3305
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Main Street Punta Rucia | Puerto Plata, Punta Rucia 57000, Dominican Republic
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+1 829-340-3305
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on this excursion with my friend via our hotel and let me tell you, it was one of the best experience we had in Dominican Republic. The guide Eusebio is just fantastic, he gave us lots of details about the excursion and we...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Go early before the crowds or later in the day. Buy your tickets at Ecolodge directly. It is a beautiful place to snorkel. The guides do a good job showing you the way to the nice areas to see fish and corals. Please tell the...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

10 of us went on this excursion on April 15th. It is gorgeous and the snorkeling is amazing. The bus ride from Bahia Principe San Juan was 3 hours though. The boat ride was fun, drinks plentiful and the lunch buffet was excellent.

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paradiseislandrd, Director de Recepción at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Many thanks for your great comments, we wait for your early visit.

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This is more than worthwhile to experience honestly!! If you go do it with the VIP price so worth it.. Beautiful huge catamaran ran with washrooms on both sides of boat. Great drinks, food music and fun professional crew. Loved it when we stopped to...More

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paradiseislandrd, Director de Recepción at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Many thanks for your great comments, wait for your early visit.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Did this excursion on 7th of April. From grand paradise hotel the bus ride was 1.5 hours but was enjoyable. The descriptions of various area by Castro were useful. Castro has nice comical demeanour. After arrival to the boat we were greeted by a small...More

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paradiseislandrd, Director de Recepción at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Many thanks for your great comments, we'll take it into account.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

No photos do this place justice, you have a beautiful coral reef to snorkel and explore too! Cayo Arena is so romantic and breathtaking!

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paradiseislandrd, Director de Recepción at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you very much for your good comments, we hope your visit again

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

You must go! It's a beautiful thing to see. We bought our reservation on the beach by our hotel Viva Wyndham V Heavens and were picked up the next morning and it was a 2 hour bus ride to the beach where the speedboat was...More

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paradiseislandrd, Director de Recepción at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you very much for your good comments, we hope your visit again

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We went on a VIP trip with El Paraiso Tours (fish logo) and would love to repeat this incredible day. After a bus ride from puerto plata (great guide on the bus giving us insightful and funny information) we arrived at the base in Punta...More

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paradiseislandrd, Director de Recepción at Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank you very much for your good comments, we hope your visit again

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Response from Chip M | Reviewed this property |
For sake of convenience I would then put shorts and a shirt on over it. There are some restrooms that have space to change in but there were no showers where you could wash off afterwards. Be sure to remember to pack... More
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Response from Morena R | Reviewed this property |
You don't take your staff to the island, leave it on the boat. don't take anything of value to the trip. I saw a lot of people with small beach bags. what ever you take will get wet, those huts are for the tour operators... More
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