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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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GREAT AMOUNT OF FISH

We took a VIP boat to the island which was great. Spacious for everyone and music playing to get everyone excited. Once we got the Island we were told the rules and then off to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a VIP boat to the island which was great. Spacious for everyone and music playing to get everyone excited. Once we got the Island we were told the rules and then off to snorkeling. The fish were everywhere, the little huts gave everyone fruit to give the fishes and they would just eat from your hand. The water... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on this trip while on holiday in Dominican Republic. The whole trip was fantastic Evan the coach ride there was great as our guide told us loads of interesting things on route . We got on the boat and we're waited on hand and foot with great drinks and food . The island is amazing . Great for snorkeling... More 

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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 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and great to hear they are trying to preserve it. No shoes or towels allowed on the island, in order that you don't remove any sand. It takes many years to build up just a small amount of sand from the natural breakdown of the coral. The fish and coral were amazing and the Mangroves were fun in... More 

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

We are Happy our clients are happy. Best Regards from Paradise Island Team, More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We booked the Paradise Island VIP trip and did this through our Thomson rep at the VH Gran Ventana hotel. We were picked on time and our guide 'Chucky' (pronounced chookie) was great from the start. After picking up other guests from another hotel we headed to the boat. You are moved from land to the catamaran via small boat... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for your great comments, We are happy our clients are Happy. We hope you can come back soon. I'll let Chucky know about how great he was with your group. Best Regards From Paradise Island Team. More 

Linden, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A group of us booked the VIP package from our resort, and by far our favorite part of the trip to DR. Paradise Island is AMAZING. Beautiful warm clear blue water, amazing staff, snorkeling, food, drinks etc. A definite must when visiting Puerto Plata, DR.

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

Hello, We are Happy you Enjoyed our trip so much. We hope you can come bach again soon. Best Regards, From Paradise Island Team. More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Well i have to say this place hard to get there. Cuz transport isn't convenient bue this place.... Wow increbidle. Nice to swim and a lot of fishes you can see.

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Hello, Thanks for your comments, We hope you can come back soon, Regards, From Paradise Island Team More 

Aberdaugleddau,Pembrokeshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

What a fantastic trip, so glad we done this. Picked up by coach from our hotel, after breakfast, went to another hotel was offered a light breakfast there, and then went on a speed boat to the Island, it really does look like someone has dumped a load of sand in the middle of the ocean, it is small but... More 

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

We are so happy reading your comments.. hoping you can come back very soon. Best Regards, From Paradise Island Team. More 

Romford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

My boyfriend and I (early 20's) visited here in Sept 2016 through TUI at our hotel. We booked the VIP paradise cruise. This was an early start, but that didn't bother us. We firstly picked up another 2 groups from other hotels, and then headed down to the boat. Once we were on the boat, we were greeted with drinks... More 

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Thanks for your comments, We are happy if our clients are happy. Best Regards, More 

Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Incredible trip started with breakfast then a speedboat trip to the island, which is small with a few huts on, drinks are provided as well as snorkeling gear. Im not a strong swimmer but as there is a safety boat present I decided to try snorkeling over the reef. It was amazing with tropical fish swimming all around and the... More 

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thanks for your comment, we hope you can come again. More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

YOU MUST DO THIS EXCURSION!!!! It is simply amazing!!! We booked this excursion through "Tours by James". Cost us only $50 and we took a speed boat to the island had our lunch included (which was delicious!) had an open bar and even visited a cigar factory on the way back. The only downside was the transportation was a little... More 

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Hello, We are very happy you enjoyed so much. we hope you can come again soon. Best regards, More 

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