Duration: 1 day
Location: Cancun
Price: $ 74.005% Off : $ 70.00
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Our Saona Island Full Day – Quiet Tour is tailored to enjoy with your family and explore places.

This is the ideal excursion for those with the spirit of an explorer and a lover of nature, totally ecological and familiar. So come and enjoy touring with us from a grassroots perspective and experience this wonderful dominican island and take home memories that will last you a lifetime!

Our prices include:  

  • A buffet-style barbecue lunch.
  • Transfers in minibuses and modern speedboats.
  • Visit to native islands.
  • Visit a sea turtle sanctuary.
  • All taxes and fees.
  • Overview

    It is a government protected nature reserve and a popular destination for tourists from all over the Dominican Republic. The Island is famous for the natural beauty of its beaches, and has been used on many occasions by filmmakers and advertisers looking for a stereotypical desert island setting for their film or product. On Saona Island you can relax on the beach, enjoy the crystalline waters or explore the tropical surrounds. Here you will find a one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean full of white sand, coconut palms and crystal clear turquoise waters. After a bit of relaxation, enjoy a BBQ buffet lunch of typical Dominican fare. There will also be an open bar with soft drinks, water and refreshments. 

    Itinerary description

    Pick up time at Punta Cana hotels: Between 6:00 am to 7:00 am.

    Then our personnel will transfer you to Bayahibe town in a modern and comfortable minibus. Following at 8:30 am we will take a tour along the Chavon River, enjoying a majestic view with impressive vegetation and fauna unique in Dominican Republic.

    By 8:45 am we are going to go out of the river mouth, entering in the beautiful and crystalline waters of the Caribbean Sea. We will border the coast to reach a bank fishes in Bayahibe. At this place we will stop by to swim and practice snorkeling for about 30 minutes. From here we will go to Saona Island where we will make a complete tour in this island.

    We will visit the most beautiful beaches of the island. One of them is the famous beach called “Canto de la Playa” in which we will stay for about two and a half hours to enjoy the true tropical Caribbean, enjoying virgin beaches where you can only hear the waves and the breezes when you move the branches of the innumerable coconut trees. Do snorkeling in a coral reef and crystal clear waters. At this point everyone will have some food on the beach.

    At 12 pm. we will visit the town of the island called “Mano Juan”.Thereafter we will visit a sea turtle sanctuary, to learn about the reproduction of the turtles. At 1:00 p.m. we are going to go to a point on the island to enjoy a delicious lunch in an exclusive area just for our customers.At 2:30 p.m. we will head towards the most ecological zone of the East National Park: The area of the Mangroves. Here we can appreciate the flora and marine fauna and different species of birds.

    We will have (the possibility) to see sea rays and stingrays also native birds that measure up to one meter. Turtles and all kinds of marine life that inhabit there. At 17:00 pm we will make a stop at the famous Natural Pool with its starfishes. Enjoy a swim at sunset and take a lot of pictures. The end of the tour is at 6:00 p.m approximately and the return to the hotels in Punta Cana is at 7:30 pm approximately.

    Highlights

    • This full day tour takes place only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
    • A buffet-style barbecue lunch is served with items like chicken, steamed fish, spaghetti, fried potatoes, salad, white rice, vegetables, tropical fruit, and French bread. However if you desire, we have available lobsters (1 Lb) that have an extra charge of $15.00 dollar that will be paid on board.
    • Round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels is included.
    • Entrance ticket to Los Altos de Chavon and entrance ticket to the East National Park is included.
    • Local operator including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. We select only the most experienced and reliable partners in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
    • Please contact us for additional information.

    Recommendations

    • Please carry on sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellents, beachwear, towels, etc. Water camera is optional.
    • In our boats we have some goggles and tubes for those who do not have a snorkel set, but it is advisable to bring your own snorkel set, since the ones that we have are used.
    • Not recommended for pregnant women
    • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
    • Not wheelchair accessible.
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
    • Additional info confirmation will be received at time of booking.

    Cancellation Policy

    • For a full refund, please cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the Tour. Send us an email or call us to (862) 371-6161 to coordinate the return of your money. 
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