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Isla Saona

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Address: Parque Nacional del Este 23000, Dominican Republic
Phone Number:
8097206035
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$289.00*
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The Exotic Excursion to Saona Island
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US$85.00*
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Saona Island Excursion by Catamaran or Speedboat
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US$75.98*
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Catamaran Cruise to Saona Island from La Romana

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Mrs H

Paradise!!! From getting on the speed boat to stopping off In the middle of the ocean to look for star fish !!! WOW !!!! Super experience!!! We loved it !!! Speed boat then to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joanne H
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Paradise!!! From getting on the speed boat to stopping off In the middle of the ocean to look for star fish !!! WOW !!!! Super experience!!! We loved it !!! Speed boat then to Isla Saona ....... Tour guides & photographers amazing! ..... Isla Saona is just Paradise ...... beautiful sand .....fantastic crystal clear ocean ..... Truly amazing place !... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took a snorkelling trip to the island with Sea Pro Divers. Beautiful place & not as busy as expected. Not much there just a bar & a couple of beach sellers, organised trips have lunch sorted. Natural pools offshore for looking at the starfish

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Thank Mark M
Eagle, Idaho
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The island is a little bit of paradise! The sand is baby powder fine, white and lots of sea shells. The water is also perfect. I hope they keep this island as is.

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Thank taylor426
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Saona as part of a dive trip. This is a truly beautiful island, a real paradise. Our trip started well as we were accompanied by a school of dolphins on our way out. We ate lunch and snorkelled in the fabulous turquoise Caribbean Sea. Photos can't do justice to this paradise island.

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Thank TezWright
Quispamsis, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked the catamaran ride out and speed boat back. Catamaran was fun. I relaxed on the netting and enjoyed the views. My wife relaxed a bit and also danced and partied. There was free run. We landed on the beautiful beach of Saona. Had a nice BBQ lunch. Swam in the warm water. Bought some jewelry (everything is negotiable).... More 

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Thank Jwuzzel
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great day. Wee booked through our travel agent Thomson (TUI) Started with a swim in a coral reef then off to star fish beach. Then to the island. It was stunning and we had full lobster, chicken and pork on the BBQ on a stunning area. Drinks flowed all day and had a party on the catamaran on the way... More 

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Thank Steven S
Hogansburg
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked our Saona Island excursion through our hotel and Nexus. It is an entire day trip. We were picked up at 8:00 and got back around 6:00. Bus takes about 45 minutes to get to the boat pickup point ...keep in mind you may be picking up other people at different hotel locations which can add to the time... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Clear water , soft sand , Breathtaking beach , excellent tour , I loved the small waves , one of the best beaches in the world

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Thank Walter A
Wallingford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I highly recommend this excursion. They picked us up at our hotel in the morning. We took an hour-1.5 hour ride to Bayahibe. From there we went on a Catamaran ride for about two hours. They offered us Brugal & Coca Cola, we danced, and had a great time. We stayed at the island for a few hours. Enjoyed a... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First i must say we booked this tour with Amstar who had a desk in our hotel. Amstar offer two different excursions to Saaona. The first one is a VIP trip that they claim is less people on bigger boats plus you will get Lobster as part of the beach BBQ. this VIP trip costs $135 each. The other excursion... More 

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