Pure relaxation awaits on this full day cruise to Saona Island from Bayahibe. Saona Island is all swaying palm trees, white soft sands and crystal clear waters. In other words, it's what a desert island is supposed to look like. You'll be whisked over for free time and lunch. Stroll along its palm-fringed beach, take a dip in the largest natural pool in the Caribbean and have a tropical buffet lunch by the sea. Then hop aboard our speedboat to head back to Bayahibe in no time.
Creeping in from the coastline, Santo Domingo isn't only the Dominican Republic's capital – it's the largest city in the Caribbean. After a three-hour drive, we arrive in the city. Transported back to the days of Christopher Columbus, we'll head into the colonial zone to see the National Pantheon, Ozama Fortress and the Museum of the Casas Reales. And you'll visit the Alcazar de Colon and cathedral. After lunch, we'll drive through the modern quarter stopping to seePlaza de la Cultura, the Museum of Dominican Man, the National Palace and El Faro a Colon monument. It's a jam-packed day exploring 500 years of history and architecture.
Put a big tick on the bucket list with a visit to Dolphin Explorer Park. You'll get to interact or swim with dolphins. And with a range of experiences to choose from, you decide just how close you'll get to the world's friendliest sea creatures.Funtastic – 40-min dolphin encounter, 20 guests per group, 1 dolphin Explorer – 50-min dolphin swim, 12 guests per group, 1 dolphin Excellence – 60-min dolphin swim, 10 guests per group, 2 dolphins Shark & Stingray – 20-min snorkelling with sharks and stingrays, 10 guests per group
We start our afternoon together by sailing to our colourful coral reef where you will get to snorkel with hundreds of tropical fishes. Enjoy sailing to our colourful coral reef. Get to snorkel with hundreds of tropical fishes and relax with a floating bar at your service....
Monkey Land is located in the mountains of Anamuya. A family excursion to the area offers a close look at the friendly squirrel monkeys in their natural surrounding. Tourist can enjoy a beautiful view of the countryside along with exposure to the animals. Come to share an unforgettable experience....
Punta Cana is a resort town famous for its beaches facing towards the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Punta Cana is a famous beach tourism destination. The tourism industry of the destination plays an important role in the economic structure of the area....
Catalina Island is considered one of the best diving spots in the Dominican Republic, and you'll discover just why on this full day tour from Punta Cana. After a 40-minute glide out to sea, you'll enjoy two immersions, accompanied by professional guides at the sites known as ‘the Wall' and ‘the Aquarium'. Rounding off the experience is lunch on a beach.
From Punta Cana explore the rainforest during a horseback ride and finally visit Cayo Levantado Island: a romantic and earthly paradise. You will get a panoramic view of the new tourist destination of Miches and the Bay of Samana....
In Bayahibe, an authentic Caribbean fishing village, you will board a sailing catamaran to visit the most famous island in the Dominican Republic. On the island, you will have the opportunity to swim, enjoy free time to dance merengue, play volleyball or just relax. An unforgettable day....
You will enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Bavaro-Punta Cana area, in an exclusive catamaran, to spend unforgettable hours at the sea. Duration 40 or 45 minutes....
You'll get a close-up look at the Dominican countryside on this thrilling off-road adventure. Riding a low-slung buggy, you'll drive through winding rural dirt tracks all the way to the famous Domitai Cave Park and visit a typical Dominican home to learn how the locals make cocoa and coffee. There'll be swim stops at Macao beach and a cave with a natural pool, too.This Terracross safari is geared for mud-splattered, high-octane fun. But that's not all. Your expert local guide will bring you to villages and an organic co-op ranch. Here, you'll learn all about coconut oil, sugarcane, coffee and chocolate as well as the unique Dominican chocolate tea. And you'll get to taste a few of them, too, along with the national tipple, mamajuana.You'll also get to swim at Macao beach and in a cenote, too. These rocky sinkholes with clear, fresh water are a joy to swim in. And as Domitai Park is a private venue, there are fewer crowds and vendors than at other cenotes.
Sunset on the Dominican Republic doesn't come more atmospheric than sitting on a horse at the top of a mountain. After a briefing and welcome drink we'll saddle up and set off on an evening horse ride. Cantering through remote farms and rainforest, you'll feel at one with nature as you head up one of the mountains – just in time to catch the sun setting over the Dominican Republic. Back at the ranch for dinner, you'll try some local food like Sancocho stew, tostones, yuca and burgers, and watch a cigar rolling demonstration if it takes your fancy. Then chill out with a brandy or join in the fun with a lasso-throwing lesson.
Monkeys aren't the only thing you'll see swinging through the trees on this day out. Kick off with a visit to Casa del Coco to learn all about coconut oil and other organic Dominican products. You'll get to taste a few of them along with the national tipple, mamajuana, too. Suitably refreshed, we'll then head through acres of lush green rainforest and along mountain slopes towards Monkeyland. And if you really want to make it a wild day out, you can upgrade your ticket to include the park's action-packed zipline course – one of the longest in the Caribbean – or a buggy ride and river swim.
There are few better ways to see the unspoilt Dominican countryside than a Terracross safari. You'll drive through winding rural dirt tracks all the way to the famous Domitai Cave Park and a replica Taoino village.While this exclusive-to-TUI excursion is geared for mud-splattered, high-octane fun, that's not all that there is to it. Your expert local guide will bring you to villages and an organic co-op ranch. Here, you'll learn all about coconut oil, sugarcane, coffee and chocolate as well as the unique Dominican chocolate tea. And you'll get to taste a few of them, too, along with the national tipple, mamajuana.And you'll get to swim in a cenote in Domitai Cave Park. These rocky sinkholes with clear, fresh water are a joy to swim in. As it's a private venue, there are fewer crowds and vendors than at other cenotes.
If you like the VIP treatment, you'll absolutely love this Blue Lagoon sailboat tour to Saona Island and Cotubanama National Park. Sailing from Bayahibe, you'll glide over the lagoon's translucent waters, soaking up the sunrays as you nurse a drink from the open bar. Lunch is at an exclusive beach club on Playa Palmilla. In the afternoon, swim among the sea stars. A day of tropical bliss.
The seas off Punta Cana are ideal for deep sea fishing. You'll cruise out into the open ocean in search of perfect fishing locations, cast your fishing rods over the edge of the boat and wait in beautiful surroundings for a fish to take the bait with other like-minded guests. You can go on either a morning or afternoon expedition and if you're not into fishing, you can just enjoy the boat trip.You'll have four hours of tracking and fishing. Of course, it won't be all work and no play – there'll be multiple fishing rods so that every guest can take it in turns to reel the prize in.While you're waiting patiently, you'll be able to help yourself from the self-service cooler on deck. But make sure you keep a close eye on the rods for signs of a bite as you never know when luck might strike. And if fishings not your thing, take the time to catch some rays on deck and enjoy a soft drink.
This half-day trip has family fun stamped all over it. You'll venture out to Xploration park where you can hop on a panoramic bus tour or explore at your on pace on foot. Spot the likes of rabbits and deer, all the way to ostriches and emus. There's even a chance to see the cattle being milked, as well as interaction with the farm animals, including goats, sheep and pigs.
This is a spa experience like no other. Cruise the beautiful coastline as you receive massage and detox treatments, and indulge yourself in a range of wellness activities.The relaxation starts as you board the luxury double-decker catamaran – the Doctor Fish Ocean Spa. As it glides along the Bavaro coast, you'll get to grips with Pilates and yoga, and indulge in traditional massage and detoxification treatments – all served with a generous helping of beautiful Caribbean scenery.Next up, you'll get off the boat for some in-water relaxation time on a floating mattress. When you return to port, you'll make your way to a nearby aquarium for a treatment with a difference – sit back as a tank of garra rufa fish exfoliate your feet by nibbling at them, leaving them feeling silky-smooth. And there's also lunch to look forward to.
This one is all about the three As: activities, adrenaline and adventure. It all kicks off the moment you sail out to a private floating platform. Enjoy spacious sun loungers and Bali beds, or drop by the masseurs for a hand, stone or shell massage. Elsewhere, thrill-seekers can dive into the protected marine reserve to snorkel among stingrays and nurse sharks, or hop on a kayak or paddleboard to glide over the gentle reef waves. Grab a power snorkel to zoom along the seabed like James Bond, then take a break at the rooftop health bar.
This Anamuya Mountains adventure starts on a high and just gets better and better as the day goes on. There's ziplining in the morning – a12 lines across 18 platforms – as you zoom across the rainforest canopy. After a Dominican buffet lunch, there's a swim in the River Anamuya before heading to a ranch for a cross-country buggy ride. An adrenaline-pumping day.