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Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana

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    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!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departs from Punta Cana hotels or any other location in Bavaro, Punta Cana, Uvero Alto
    Departure Time
    6:00 to 7:00 AM, Depent of your hotel location.
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Speed boat and catamaran to Isla Saona
    • Professional guide
    • Snacks
    • Buffet lunch (BBQ, salad and typical Dominican fare)
    • Beer, rum and soft drinks (open bar)
    • 30-minute stop at the biggest natural swimming pool
    • 3-hours at the Saona Island
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Lobster (Available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Note that: this tour starts in The Est National Park, La Romana. It thakes one hour by bus from any of the Punta Cana Hotels.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    The crew was amazing was picked up from the hotel early headed off to the catamaran the crew was amazing, entertainment team was great once we got to the island the food was amazing and the island itself was beautiful.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Monica D
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Hmm, we are pleased we took the trip, yet there are some aspects that are not shared when booking that need to be expressed. Pickup - we were the second party to be picked up. It took 2.5 hours to make it to the boat....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank nealh592
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a great trip, the catamaran was awesome, the beach was beautiful, the food was ok, the natural pool was amazing. The only downside was the speed boat ride back was a bit rough and hard for me with a back injury, had I known...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank RodfromParadise
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Highly recommend this tour. This tour is absolutely was worth every penny! Olympic tours went above and beyond and was extremely helpful. This tour will always be memorable to my family and I. Next time we visit Punta Cana we will be sure to visit...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jeanette C
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Although it's very tiring because it's a full day trip, we absolutely loved it. Transportantion was good, they had aircon and they tried to make us feel welcome. We were with a spanish speaking group which made things difficult because our guide didn't make much...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank IuliaFG
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    aldoussilva
    29 May 2019|
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    Response from raillroadvetguy | Reviewed this property |
    This particular tour had no issues with footwear on their boats
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    cruizgal
    3 May 2019|
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    Response from JStMartin | Reviewed this property |
    Contact Amstar. They probably will if the port is within a 1 hour drive. Search “Amstar Saona Island” to book on their website or call.
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    Del D
    22 February 2019|
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    Response from JStMartin | Reviewed this property |
    I would book before to guarantee a seat, but you might be able to get away with it, if you book with a larger company like Amstar. I think they subcontract their bookings to multiple providers, so there are more seats to go... More
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