Saona Island Tour
Saona Island is the biggest one surrounding the Dominican Republic and is part of the Eastern National Park, a natural reserve with local flora and fauna which are recognized by their incomparable beauty. To go to Saona Island you will board a luxurious catamaran for a 2 h cruise and enjoy the sunbathing, the crystal blue water, music and an open bar on board. This is an excellent cruise for navigation and sailing afficionados. At the beach the crew will prepare a delicious typical Dominican lunch and afterwards there will be time to stretch your legs, swim or simply relax and enjoy the incomparable beauty of the setting. Returning on a speed boat with a capacity for up to 15 persons, you will stop at a beautiful natural swimming pool where you can admire the amazing starfishes and colourful fishes... perfect setting for a refreshing dip.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Country Dominican Republic
City La Romana
Address or meeting point Bayahibe port
GPS Coordinates 68.41, 18.08
Hours & minutes 11 hours
kilometers 75 km
Start or opening time 07.00 am
End or closing time 18.00 hours
Maximum number 200 persons
Minimum number 14 persons
Is there any parking? Is it on the street, private or public? Public parking on the street.
How do you get there by car? Interstate from the east then La Romana, turning to the right is Bayahibe
Is it possible to get there by public transport? Yes.
List each means of public transportion and the stop's name Public Buses Santo Domingo-La Romana-Bayahibe or Bayahibe-La romana-Santo Domingo.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Yes, with driver and guide.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? English, french and spanish.
Which is the guide/guest ratio? 1 guide each 54 clients.
Are they trained in first aid? Yes.
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? There is a gift shop on the way to the port. 15 minutes for shopping.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? Sí, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.
List the shopping venues included Gina Bambu gift shop.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? Beach towel.
List items not included and their renting cost at the venue Towels sun block, sunglases and camera.
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) Swimming suit, shorts, t-shirt and beach sandals.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? Yes.
What is the category and speciality of the restaurant? Typical dominican food and sea food.
What is the seating capacity of each restaurant? 500 persons
List the menu (include the cost of an alternative one) Grilled meats seafood and green salad.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? Yes.
Is coffee or tea included at the end of each meal? Yes.
Can special requests be accommodated? (vegetarian,...) Yes.
Are there smoking / non smoking areas? It is an opened area.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? Yes.
Are drinks included? Yes, water, soft drinks, beer and cuba libre.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes, there is an improvised bar on the beach.
How many drinks per person are allowed? Unilimited.
If an open bar is available, what type of drinks are served? Beer and cuba libre.
List all venues where restrooms are available Restaurant on the beach and the catamaran.
Which of them are accessible by wheelchair? None.
What is the fitness level required? Normal.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Yes.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? No.
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Sandy ground.
How much walking is required? (km, meters) 300 meter
List the venues where credit/debit cards are NOT accepted None.
Which currencies are accepted? Euro, canadian and american dollars, travel check and dominican pesos.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) Over 2 years old until 60 yaers old.
Which is the minimum/maximum height to participate? There is no restriction.
Which is the minimum/maximum weight to participate? There is no restriction.
Others It is not recommended for pregnant ladies and children under 2 years.