Las Terrenas in Samana - Dominican Republic

Las Terrenas in Samana - Dominican Republic Samana is a destination for nature lovers and adventurers. Green, green mountains, long beaches, solitude, lively little towns in between, turquoise waters. Samana is also a romantic destination, and several of its small hotels are perfect for honeymooners. Samana is also a good choice for experienced scuba divers. And the place to stay if whale-watching is high on your agenda. It is the place to sit on a porch or in the shade of a palm tree, sipping something cool and discover the rare feeling of being happy just being alive. The exuberance of the area, the variety of natural attractions make it the preferred choice of those seeking an active vacation. Oh, there is action if you want it. Horseback riding, swimming, snorkeling, diving, sailing, whale watching - all the activities that come with beautiful nature. EL LIMON WATERFALL 15 kilometers away from Las Terrenas, in the Portillo road, we find the small village of El Limón. The ride walk to the waterfall is one of the activities that one can not miss. The horses are very calm, so there is no danger for the non experienced riders. The landscape, the tropical forest, the rivers ; all the scene is worth to look up. The cherry continues being the Arroyo Chico waterfall with more than 40 meters. WATCHING THE WALES The hunchback whales in the Samana bay… They sing and have a playful nature… Their size and weight – up to 15 meters and 40 tons- do not stop them at all to offer a fascinating performance from end of January to beginning of March. In the bay, without having in mind the numerous boats in front of them, they jump and Twirl, offering an spectacular show. Almost one thousand whales arrive to mate, give birth and dive in these warming waters before going back to the north hemisphere seas. CAYO LEVANTADO Cayo Levantado is a rocky island facing Samana, bordered by a white and fine sand beach. The waters are turquoise, and it is a small paradise to relax and have breakfast in the middle of the birds and parrots : pay attention, it is best to avoid the Sunday picnics, specially during the high season! DIFFERENT KIND OF SPORTS You can do all different kind of sports and activities in and around Las Terrenas. Rent a (motor)bike or a quad and discover the area from Las Terrenas. Or better: do a tour on the quad with a professional guide. And of course all kind of water sports: diving - snorkeling - kite surfing and surfing - catamaran sailing and Hobie cat sailing. .