1. Saona Island: Beaches and Natural Pool Cruise with Lunch
Embark on a fantastic journey starting with a pickup and a drive to Bayahibe, the launching point for your adventure. In Bayahibe, you'll board a high-speed boat that will transport you to the breathtaking Cotubanama National Park. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to experience several fascinating stops: Begin with a brief visit to the impressive Penon, where a knowledgeable English-speaking guide will share insights about this towering cliff and the history of the Taino natives, who were the island's first inhabitants. Next, you'll make a stop at the enchanting mangroves, where you can witness trees thriving directly in the seawater, creating a unique and picturesque landscape. Your first destination on Saona Island will be Catuano, a perfect location for snorkeling. Dive into the crystal-clear waters from the boat's piers and explore the vibrant marine life, including tropical fish and coral, in this tropical paradise. Following your underwater exploration, head to a pristine white sand beach, where you can relax with a refreshing drink, savor a delicious Dominican buffet lunch, and unwind while taking in the breathtaking panoramic views. To cap off your incredible adventure, you'll visit the famous natural pool, home to large starfish. Here, you can enjoy an aperitif in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, adding a perfect finishing touch to your day. As your journey comes to an end, you'll return to Bayahibe with cherished memories of this unforgettable excursion.