What to see and what to do - Samana Peninsula - Las Terrenas

Of all the regions in Dominican Republic the Samana Peninsula is without a doubt the most spectacular. Classed as world heritage by UNESCO , many people reckon it is the most beautiful region of the island, if not the entire Caribbean, and we invite you to come and joins us.

There is so much to see with or without a guide. On request AIC Dominicana can organize and book professionally guided tours and excursions for you.

Parc Los Haitises

haitises-1The San Lorenzo Bay and the mouth of the Caño Hondo River are reached by launch where the trip continues upriver, through dense mangroves. You will visit caves where the native Tainos left their mark in the form of hieroglyphs and petroglyphs, a moving reminder of ancient times. Navigating through the park, past bird island. and between the Mogotes (karstic region composed of lime stone islets) you will reach the mouth of the underground River " del Naranjito" .

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The Whales - Every year from mid-january to mid-march

ballenas-2Join Kim Bedall and her team, renowned for her dedication to the protection of the humpback whale, her many years of experience in the field and her valuable scientific contributions on the subject. You will be brought by boat to the sanctuary where these magnificent creatures come each year , from January through March travelling from the cold Northern Atlantic waters to mate and give birth. An exhibition you´ll never forget.

DE LIMON Waterfall

limonA really pretty trek on foot or on horse back. Incredible hill-crest panoramas. Taking the small tracks running though the tropical forest you will come across El Limon Waterfall , sparkling away amid the lush vegetation. A refreshing dip is most welcome ! And on the way back, it´s lunch at Santi´s , a small comedor (restaurant) serving tasty local dishes and a founding member of the local association for the development of fair and sustainable tourism.

The Dreamy Beaches of Samana Peninsula

In addition to the many beaches around Las Terrenas, discover the numerous, unspoiled, unpopulated beaches dotted all over the peninsula..

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Sport

Wind Surf, Kite Surf, sailing, game fishing, horse riding, snorkeling and scuba diving ….. Any takers ?

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