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Isla Saona

Parque Nacional del Este 23000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-816-2283
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Punta Cana Day Trip: Saona Island by Speedboat and Catamaran
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Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“speed boat” (1,440 reviews)
“natural pool” (572 reviews)
“star fish” (525 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Parque Nacional del Este 23000, Dominican Republic
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+1 829-816-2283
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Reviewed yesterday

While the beach was beautiful, it was overly crowded with tourists, making it not near as enjoyable as it could have been. Our trip stated it would be 10 hours and ended up being over 13 hours. It was a VERY long day. The ride...More

Thank mckenseybainbridge
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked this excursion from our hotel through Expedia. The total price was $163 approx. It was a long trip from Punta Cana to Bayahibe where we boarded a catamaran to the island. We had a knowledgeable tour guide, a very nice "not pushy" photographer,...More

2  Thank Luis-Nanette M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see when in the DR. If you travel to Punta Cana and do not travel to Isla Samoa, you didn’t even go! This place is Absolutely breathtaking! Probably the most beautiful beach you’ll ever encounter. Highly recommend!

Thank Rhonda R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will say from our experience there are many different tour operators you can book through and the experience could change based on who you use. We booked through nexus tours in our hotel. Since we were staying north of the airport at the Punta...More

1  Thank schnags21
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Isla Saona is the must do excursion. its a beautiful island. white sand. the water was nice a clear. got there on a speed boat. so much fun.

Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

saona islan ,catalina island.. buggy ride .. helicopter,, coco bongo ,imagine discoteca, segway bleu lagoon

Thank paulsK1239KW
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a definite must do and truly picturesque. We enjoyed the entertainment on the boat ride and the food was of good quality.

Thank Jan R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Punta Cana, you must see this place. You will fall in love with this place. So so beautiful and clear water. You should try this excursion. I would go back again. White sand and clear blue water. Some HINTS: negotiate with...More

Thank MuhittinKezer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our Saona Island excursion through the Travel Planners at our hotel (Hard Rock) we were encouraged to book the full day excursion and set off on the 2 hour journey to board the speed boat at 7am. We stopped at the 'natural pool'...More

Thank STOWE93
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Saona island as a part of a day tour and it was gorgeous! Shallow clear blue water and white sand. Some snorkeling can be done there too. There were loungers on the beach that you could use, which was a nice added bonus....More

Thank Lov3ly
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mendez99
10 March 2018|
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Response from Gleyner G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure there are, but it would probably be better to stay at La Romana, Casa De Campo or Bahahibe as they are much closer. It's a two hour drive just to get to the boat if you leave from Santo Domingo. My brother lives... More
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JohnT8919
25 February 2018|
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Response from Seth J | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to go into the water at all. In fact, I didn't at all beside just jumping off the ferry boat into shallow ankle deep water at the beach.
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