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This is a sea side town full of local venders making a living. Quite busy too. A lot of hustle and bustle. Great cafes for local food. Everyone we met was wonderful. There is alot of garbage on the streets so they need to work...More
This place is a true paradise. If you want to go and disconnect and unwind with incredible scenes, friendly people and a true carribean paradise don't miss Samaná on your next Dominican Republic vacation.
I went on a boat hoping to see whales, which I did but my main concern was the amount of boats, and as I had feared the whales seemed reluctant to stay around as soon as the boats came near.
I observed 2-3 whales breaching...More
Let’s start with the positives. This is a well run tour that prepares you for the long boat ride. There are few things more exciting than seeing whales up close. I’ve seen them in different parts of the world and it never gets less magical....More
We visited Samaná town for 4 days. Rubbish is thrown everywhere. The pretty painted houses are a facade with just a couple of shops and a tourist office.
Plenty of tat to buy and the noise from the seafront cafes, motorbikes, loud speakers on vans...More
I cant honestly remember which company we went with, but were picked up from our hotel ( Iberostar Punta Cana) 20 minutes later than planned ( should have been 6.30 am) and then transferred twice at hub points so that after one hour after pick...More
Was staying in the area and took a cab with others to the samana bay. We walked the "bridge to no where" and then snorkeled underneath. although the water near the shore was pretty dirty as you get out (swim along the bridge base) into...More