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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

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 you return 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: Catamaran Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island

5. Punta Cana: Catamaran Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island

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.

From Punta Cana: Catalina Island Swim, Sail & Snorkel

6. From Punta Cana: Catalina Island Swim, Sail & Snorkel

Enjoy a relaxing day on the beaches of Catalina Island. Board a riverboat and experience a jungle cruise through the breathtaking gorge of the Chavon River to get to the island. Once at Catalina Island, grab a snorkel set and dive underneath the waves. Swim in the clear blue waters, relax in beach chairs, or explore the white beach. During your 4-hour stay, you can enjoy drinks, lunch, and snacks in the sun. On the journey back, experience a live bachata and merengue demonstration — practice your dance skills and join in, closing your beach day with a fun dance.

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What people are saying about La Romana

Overall rating

3.1 / 5

based on 73 reviews

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)...

Was an excellent experience. The boat ride to the island was relaxed, with a fun atmosphere. Snorkel experience was incredible with views of the coral reef. Catalina Island itself is a stunning beach, and everything was well coordinated for loungers, lunch etc. Highly recommend this experience.

Very nice day, suitable for a young toddler too. The bus ride takes a bit, but the time spent on the boat and the beach makes it worth. When having questions they are very responsive on WhatsApp.

Perfect tourist guide who can speak more languages. We had enough time in the island to snorkelling. There is beautiful places, white sand and turquoise sea. Really good day.

Good evening the Excursion was very nice. But the transport from the hotel to the boats much less, too long ......