Located in the northeastern part of the Dominican Republic, Samana is an incredibly diverse peninsula, that gives delightful insight into the Dominican culture.
A Nature-Lover's Dream - Measuring 540 square miles, Samana is larger than most Caribbean islands and holds breathtaking natural wonders that make it a popular eco-tourism destination. The landscape includes lush tropical mountain hills, virgin forests, and beautiful waterfalls. Visitors to this coastal paradise can explore caves with petroglyphs and pictograms, the famous Playa Rincon Beach, and the world's largest coconut plantation. Each year from January to March, large peaceful humpback whales come by the thousands, offering a natural spectacle of true wonders.
The Malecon - Stroll along the charming Malecon in Samana town and visit the marina filled with sailboats and fishing boats.
Las Terrenas - this lovely resort town offers miles of protected inshore waters and beautiful, undeveloped white-sand-beaches, lined with tall palm trees and pastel-colored fishing boats. Here, the focus is on the fun and funky, with an international crowd drawn to its many hotels, cafes, and bars. While in Samana, you'll enjoy the beat and rhythms of merengue, bachata, and salsa music.
Samana's coastal zone is blessed with a warm subtropical climate. The year-round daytime average temperature is 82 degrees F.
Travel to Samana
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