Saona Island, Punta Cana

Enjoy a slice of paradise and head to Saona Island, a tropical oasis just a short distance from the mainland of the Dominican Republic. Accessible only by boat, the island’s beaches feature crystal clear waters, pristine white sands, and are lined with shady palm trees. The surrounding water thrives with wildlife, including many birds and marine species. Grab your snorkeling kit and head beneath the water to find starfish, crabs, and colorful exotic fish. Using our international travel planner, Punta Cana attractions like Saona Island can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The beach of the island is beautiful. The natural pool too but the number of visitors is fatal. You arrive by catamaran or speedboat from bayahibe hiring a excursion that I recommend buying Mr. Adam on the beach the court of the porq has good prices and pick-up service to your hotel of this excursion and other. Everybody knows him there, so you'll be easy to find him. It has dreadlocks and a pitbul q is always on the beach. The place as I said is nice but I like the most solitary places so if you like to snorkel and a quieter place with an equally beautiful beach I recommend catalina island.
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  • We had some great relaxing hours on Saona during our excursion. Beautiful white beach and crystal clear water! We could go back immediately!
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  • Really annoying people trying to sell you things like back rubs. The place is absolutely gorgeous and the water is perfect. Lots of starfish. Too busy but that's the price to pay for an amazing beach.
  • It definitely is what paradise should look like! One of my very special happy places.
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