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Authentic Samana Tour: Beach and Waterfall Day Trip from Punta Cana

  • Day trip on the Samaná Peninsula with a visit to Cayo Levantado
  • Wander through the tropical gardens of Ceyba Park
  • Take a horseback ride and capture amazing views of El Limón Waterfall
Authentic Samana Tour: Beach and Waterfall Day Trip from Punta Cana
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Experience the natural beauty and lush landscapes of the Samana Peninsula on this day trip from Punta Cana that includes a visit to El Limon Waterfall and Cayo Levantado. Travel the countryside in a comfortable air-conditioned coach and explore Samana by catamaran. This trip includes horseback riding in the Sierra de Samana mountains, a savory local lunch at El Malecon and a stop at the white sandy beach of Cayo Levantado.
What to Expect
Your friendly guide and driver will collect you from your Punta Cana hotel in the early morning and transport you in air-conditioned comfort on a one-hour scenic bus ride through the epic landscapes of Dominican Republic’s stunning countryside to the town of Miches. Your Samana day trip with stops at El Limon Waterfall and Cayo Levantado from Punto Cana kicks off with a catamaran cruise across the Samana Bay.
You’ll disembark at Santa Barbara de Samana and hop into a safari truck that will take you through the tropical foliage of Ceyba Park. Explore the garden, which is home to some 100 exotic plants and sample local fruits fresh from the trees! Relax for a light breakfast before taking off on horseback in El Limon.
After a brief safety meeting and orientation, you’ll embark on a 20-minute ride with a local guide. Take in the surrounding landscapes and learn about the flora and fauna that line your path along the way. Take a refreshing dip in the swimming hole at El Limon Waterfall before saying so long to your horse.
Travel by foot along the famed El Malecon—the boardwalk that winds along the coast of Samana. You’ll enjoy a savory lunch at a local restaurant filled with Caribbean cuisine. (Rum, juice, water and soda are included.)
Finally, climb back into your catamaran and venture off to the shores of Cayo Levantado—known also as Bacardi Island. Take some time to enjoy the white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters while sipping on a cold beer, juice or soda (provided). When the day is through, you’ll head back to Miches and finally be dropped back at your Punta Cana hotel.
Reviews (28)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 16 June 2018
Great Experience

This is a full day filled with adventure! You take a bus ride to the town of Miches, it's about an hour and a half from Punta Cana and then you take a catamaran to Santa Barbara. Once there you get on a safari bus...More

1  Thank KristinaJHarris
Reviewed 30 April 2018
All day full of adventure

This was an all day tour with an early start. I would recommend anyone taking this trip have endurance and have no problems walking. The catamaran to and from the island of samana was very rough. More so coming back than going. That wasn't expected...More

2  Thank modelchick1023
Reviewed 9 April 2018
STAY AWAY! Worst Excursion EVER!

My husband and I (age 33 and 39) are very well traveled and enjoy adventure tours (35 countries and counting, we've been great white shark diving, sky-diving, swam with whale sharks, lived on a sailing yacht for a week, etc). This day tour was by...More

4  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 20 February 2018
An Amazing Journey

This trip was an amazing journey inland through Punta Cana's vast farmland and across the Samana Bay to Samana and Bacardi Island. It was quite a drive and to experience the country side. We could see farms and small towns. The locals were friendly and...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile
Must be very careful!

We are generally an athletic coupe and have no issues with extreme adventures. Before you go on and consider this trip, pls make sure you can handle storms and waives. Our catamaran has about 50 - 60 passengers and 3/4 were throwing up and feeling...More

1  Thank Alex S
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