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Punta Cana: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island

1. Punta Cana: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island

After hotel pick-up from your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel, arrive at the marina. Be welcomed aboard "Paradise" by the team with tropical refreshments. Your PADI-certified dive team will give health and safety procedures and a snorkeling briefing to ensure your experience is unforgettable but safe. Leave the marina and head for the east side of Catalina Island to the snorkel site "The Wall," catering to both novice and expert snorkelers. Life jackets are available here. During the journey, enjoy light refreshments and music. After approximately 30 minutes, arrive at the snorkel site and enjoy just under an hour of snorkeling. Expect clear turquoise waters, incredible visibility, and an amazing underwater ecosystem. After snorkeling, board the boat and head to the west side. On arrival, head to a private beach. There is a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments available. Snorkeling equipment is available at the bar so you can enjoy the snorkel sites near the beach. Lunch will be served at around 13:00. The Dominican feast will be prepared by a renowned local chef. Enjoy fresh lobster caught that morning (VIP package only), pork, chicken, salads, pasta, and local fruits. After lunch, the rest of the afternoon is free. Relax while listening to the waves breaking on the shore, snorkel in the clear turquoise waters, or enjoy the open bar. Finally, board the boat and arrive back at the marina at 4:00 PM. From there, board a bus back to your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel.

Punta Cana: Saona Island and Altos de Chavón Day Trip

2. Punta Cana: Saona Island and Altos de Chavón Day Trip

Explore the Mediterranean-style village of Altos de Chavon and dig your toes in the sand of Saona Island on this day trip from Punta Cana. Enjoy live commentary from a guide, savor a buffet lunch with unlimited drinks, and tickets to the East National Park. Head to Altos de Chavón to see a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavón River. Admire the work of artisans from the Dominican Republic who crafted the village in detail. Board a catamaran and cruise to Saona Island and get back to nature in the government-protected reserve. Relax on the beach and top up your tan, or go for a swim. Explore the tropical surroundings at leisure and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Marvel at the white sand and coconut palms before a BBQ buffet lunch of typical island fare. Make use of the open bar and sample local drinks before returning to Punta Cana.

La Romana: Altos de Chavón and Saona Island Day Trip

3. La Romana: Altos de Chavón and Saona Island Day Trip

Leaving from La Romana, this tour combines leisure and culture on a perfect day out, fit for the whole family. Head first to Altos de Chavón to see a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavón River. Admire the work of artisans from the Dominican Republic who crafted the village in detail. Board a catamaran and cruise to Saona Island and get back to nature in the government-protected reserve. Relax on the beach and top up your tan, or go for a swim. Explore the tropical surroundings at leisure and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Marvel at the white sand and coconut palms before a barbecue buffet lunch of typical island fare. Make use of the open bar and sample local drinks before you return to La Romana.

From Punta Cana: Catamaran Day Trip to Catalina Island

4. From Punta Cana: Catamaran Day Trip to Catalina Island

Explore the Dominican Caribbean on this day trip from Punta Cana. Transfer from your hotel in an air-conditioned bus and cruise to the island aboard a catamaran where there are two open bars that serve beer, rum and cocktails. Savor fresh Dominican food cooked on the island. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Punta Cana and sit back on the bus ride that includes free WIFI service. Board the custom-built sailing catamaran and soak up some sun on as you cruise to the snorkeling site known as 'the wall." Stop to explore the rich underwater world that is teeming with colorful marine life. Continue to the paradisiacal Catalina Island where a team will be waiting to welcome you on the white sand. Have three hours of free time to enjoy water activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, zayacking, peddle boating and water biking. Spend time chilling out on the beach with a drink from one of the two open bars or eat something from the delicious buffet. Return to your hotel at the end of your tour.

Punta Cana: Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island by Cataraman

5. Punta Cana: Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island by Cataraman

Experience a great day at Catalina Island, snorkeling in various spots and hitting the beach. Begin by stopping at ''the Wall," a snorkeling spot that is about 30 feet deep and is host to a variety of colorful fish. Next, stop at another snorkeling spot, ''the Aquarium'', which is about 4 meters deep. For more fun, take advantage of an opportunity to jump from the boat. Finally, eat lunch on Catalina beach, where you will have about two and a half hours to relax, lounge, swim, and snorkel some more. Later, get back to the sail catamaran and continue on to the Chavon River, a unique a tranquil place where scenes from "Anaconda" and several other movies were shot. To return, cruise on the catamaran along the coast and enjoy a beautiful view of the mansions and villas before arriving back in Bayahibe.

Eastern Dominican Republic: Day Trip to Saona Island

6. Eastern Dominican Republic: Day Trip to Saona Island

Transport will drive you to Bayahibe, the starting point of the excursion, where you will embark on the fast boat. Head over to Cotubanama National Park for a short stop in front of the Penon, where an English-speaking guide will talk to you about this cliff and the Taino natives, the first inhabitants of the island. You will also make a stop at the mangroves, which are trees growing directly in the seawater. First, stop on the island of Saona, at the beach of Canto de la playa where you'll walk along the magic white sand beach surrounded by coconut trees. There you will have time to relax or to snorkel. After these marvelous moments, you will get back on the fast boat to go to the village of Mano Juan for a Dominican lunch. Once done with lunch, let's take a cap and sun cream to visit the village of Mano Juan with the English-speaking guide and get a glimpse of the local life (wooden house, anecdotes, local shops, national sports...). At the village, you will also visit the typical turtle nursery, a project maintained by a local family. With the means at hand, they take care of the incubation of the eggs during the laying period and the release of the baby turtles into the sea. It is not 100% guaranteed to see hatchlings, it will depend on the season and the hatching cycle. Once the visit is over you will have a little time to take a nap at the water's edge or test your bargaining skills in the small local shops. To top it off, you will stop at the famous natural pool where you will be able to see the huge starfish (be careful, you can't touch them, we can only admire them and take pictures), have an aperitif in the turquoise Caribbean water and enjoy a wonderful moment. Come back to Bayahibe with beautiful memories.

La Romana: Half-Day Scuba Diving Course with Hotel Pickup

7. La Romana: Half-Day Scuba Diving Course with Hotel Pickup

Try a new experience with scuba diving during your holiday in the Dominican Republic. Take a half-day boat tour with a scuba diving instructor and explore the underwater flora and fauna. Check out local marine life as well as a famous shipwreck. Start your half-day with a brief orientation to the program with a theoretical session and then a practical session in confined waters. Watch as your instructor shows you how to dive safely, breathe underwater, and how to use your diving gear properly. Now get ready for a sub-marine adventure. Accompanied by your PADI instructor, explore the famous site known as the Atlantic Princess, home to a 30-meter long shipwreck. Marvel at the rich marine life of this part of the world. Descend to a depth of up 12 meters depending on your level of comfort and enjoy a wondrous sea adventure before the tour concludes at midday.

From Punta Cana: Catalina Snorkeling & Altos de Chavon Tour

8. From Punta Cana: Catalina Snorkeling & Altos de Chavon Tour

Experience the beauty of Catalina Island (Isla Catalina). Explore the beauty of the ocean while snorkeling around the island, and see the island's unique ecosystems. Enjoy an opportunity to explore the villa of Altos de Chavón, built in the Mediterranean style. Begin the tour with hotel pickup in modern and comfortable buses, before arriving at the Pier in La Romana to board and depart to the island. Stop first at the Snorkel site La Pared, with some of the most interesting coral reefs on the entire island, as it has the largest variety of live corals, fish, crustaceans, and other marine species on the island as it is a protected area listed as a National Park. Learn more about the seas around the Island, rich in wildlife, with many species of birds and tropical marine fish, and the large areas where natural sandbars offshore bring the depth to just a few feet. Continue your journey to Catalina Island after snorkeling, where its crystal clear waters and white sand beaches await. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings, relax, and enjoy a delicious Dominican lunch and drinks. Visit the villa of Altos de Chavón, built in the Mediterranean style of the XVI century. Marvel at one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region, which has several art Schools, an amphitheater for the presentation of great artistic events, and appreciate one of the best views of the Chavón River.

La Romana: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course

9. La Romana: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course

Take home a new skill with a PADI Open Water Diver course in La Romana. Discover diving with a PADI course, the world's most popular scuba certification course. Get all the PADI educational materials and equipment you need to become a confident diver. Explore the underwater world with three modules. Develop your knowledge base in 5 areas. Experience 5 confined water dives to learn basic scuba skills with an instructor. Go on 4 open water dives to practice your new skills and see some marine life. Have the chance to explore the Atlantic Princess shipwreck on one of your open water dives. Day 1:Participate in a brief orientation session. Go over the equipment necessary for diving. Have a short theoretical session. Hop in the water for for some exercises. Practice using your mask, regulator, and buoyancy devices. Find out safety procedures and how to surface. Day 2:Perform your first and second open water dives from a boat. Dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters and practice using your mask and regulator. Visit reefs to see some colorful fish or dive at a shipwreck in Bayahibe. Day 3: Head out on your third and fourth open water dives and reach a maximum depth of 18 meters. Improve on important skills like buoyancy. Begin to learn how to plan dives. Enjoy a graduation ceremony where your diploma will be awarded.

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What people are saying about La Romana

The tour was a lot of fun, snorkeling was very nice! There were some fish to see. The food was delicious, simple, but good... The transfer in the morning was on time, but we had to wait over an hour for some guests on the return trip ..The unexpected transfer actions were also a bit strange...?!?!That is a strange action by our standards.. It is nevertheless a beautiful and worthwhile excursion and we can only recommend it..

Really well organised and had soooo much fun on the catamaran and speedboat. The historical sight was really pleasant to venture and the Saona waters very amongst the most pristine that we have ever seen! Only I wish we anchored nearer the starfish to take a pic of them... My only regret honestly (I'm sure the starfish don't mind)...

Excellent service and attention on this excursion, thanks especially to Nadine and Florent, I can't forget Christian, the photographer Pedro and the rest of the catamaran team. 1000% recommended.

The excursion was very nice, but the organization for the departure was completely shoddy. We changed buses three times before heading for the boat.

It’s really great teams!!! They best guys!!! We are so happy and was safety !!!