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Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana

Highlights
  • Visit Saona Island, an idyllic speck of sand and palm trees in the blue Caribbean
  • Board a state-of-the-art speedboat for the thrilling ride out to the island
  • Stop at a natural swimming pool filled with starfish
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Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana
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Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana
USD 71.98
Overview
Visit Saona Island, an idyllic speck of sand and palm trees in the blue Caribbean, during a 10-hour tour from Punta Cana. Board a small speedboat for the thrilling ride out to the island, including a stop at a natural swimming pool where you can see starfish. Upon reaching Saona Island, spend the day exploring; stroll along the beach, relax in the white sand and swim in the azure waters. Sip drinks from the open bar and enjoy a buffet lunch of traditional Dominican fare. Round-trip transportation from Punta Cana is included.
What to Expect
Isla Saona is a 42 square kilometer Caribbean oasis off the southern coast of the Dominican Republic. Originally named "Adamanay" by the Taino Indians, the island was renamed by Christopher Columbus, during his second voyage to the Americas in 1494. The name, "Saona", commemorated his friend Michele da Cuneo, from Savona, Italy.

You will be raced you out to the island in a speed boat that includes a stop in a waist deep natural swimming pool of transparent waters. If you're lucky you'll see some starfish! At Isla Saona, you'll have many choices: wade in the turquoise waters, visit the open bar, take a nap on a beach lounge chair, play volleyball, indulge in a typical Dominican lunch of chicken, pork, rice, beans, salad and fruit, or walk the coastline. Take your time and do it all!
Reviews (99)

1 - 5 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gorgeous water

To start, the water at Saona island is gorgeous. It is the most beautiful color and it is crystal clear. The beach had lots of palm trees and there were enough chairs so that you could get out of the sun for a bit. Lunch...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago
MUST GO TO THIS PARADISE!

Don't know where to start and to finish.. absolutely your falling in love with this beach haven paradise with their palm trees and white smooth powder sandy beach.. shallow waters to walk and swim and having some boats and catamarans nearby! What a untouched nature!...More

2  Thank Denny H
Reviewed 1 week ago
A taste of the Caribbean

This day trip down to the island of Saona on the Caribbean side of the Dominican Republic is definitely not to be missed. We booked with TUI and our guide “Eli” was entertaining, informative and wonderfully laid back! Outbound to Saona was by speedboat with...More

2  Thank Jane R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
too crowded, what a tourist trap

so they take you by boat to a beach full of other tourists, its not quiet and peaceful at all, such a waste of a day, save your money

1  Thank goofy723
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fun day trip

Boat ride to the island was fun with music and dancing and drinks. Before your reach the idlsn , you stop by a swimming pool for about 20 minutes. When you get to the island, there is plenty of good food . You can lounge...More

12  Thank 9_Travelbug26