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Samana Bay: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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“mid january”(3 reviews)
This bay is best known for the frequency with which humpback whales and dolphins are seen here.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

Hard to find good restaurants, dirty beaches. Would say better stay close to Las Terrenas where you have great beaches and wonderful restaurants.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GabyDakini
Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Great spot and tremendous views from all around the resort.if booking look at were your room is if you don’t like a lot of walking ,and stairs.Friendly staff food was good after 5th day all blends togeather. We went on March break was surprised not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 521trentw
Reviewed 1 March 2019

We spend a few days in the Semana Bay area arriving from the south to reach the sleepy town of Sabana de la Mar on the south side of the bay. We'd read about the 'ferry' that went from there to Santa Barbara de Semana...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank EireDude
Reviewed 13 February 2019

This is a must see. From mid-January, there are whales, huge, not rushing and graceful. It will remain in your memory for a long time!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AshergiZer
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the LBPS. From the beach and balcony there were million dollar views. From the one cruise ship that transited the channel to catamarans and tall ships, with mountains across the bay. What an amazing experience to see whales from shore. If traveling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Bubbs3333
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

We were sailing with celebrity cruises and a last min change to this port was organized. We had never been here before so were excited, however that soon ended. We were told by another couple not to get off the ship... we shud have listened....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 548stuc
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Despite the fact that there was still much damage from recent hurricanes, there is much new and worth seeing. The best is the locals. Take the time to ask them about their culture!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank James J
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Day 9 of our Caribbean cruise and we arrive in the Samaná Bay area of Dominican Republic. I’ll keep this short - stay aboard your ship. We disembarked our tender and the moment my foot touched the jetty we were bombarded with taxi drivers, guides...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank imjaked
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We booked this excursion by Neckermann and we were a small group ( approximately 8 - 10 persons), but that was not a good idea because I find myself in a small boat off the coast of the ocean. There were waves and the boat...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank doinac736
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Beautiful area in the DR. Very friendly people. Great for whale watching between January and March. Visit this area often and love it here.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jon M
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Vero B
8 January 2018|
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Sorry ...we didn’t enter the water