Saona Island

Saona Island is located at the southeastern tip of the Dominican Republic. It is part of the Cotubanamá National Park and is known for its mangroves, coral reefs and palm-fringed beaches, such as Palmilla. The shallow waters of the island are home to starfish. Saona is home to numerous birds, turtles, dolphins, whales and manatees, making it a popular destination for tourists. An excursion to Saona Island is considered the best boat excursion in the Dominican Republic.

Cotubanamá National Park

It is one of the most popular tourist spots in the Bayahibe region, known for its white sand beaches and shallow turquoise waters, its impressive coral formations, its caves that hide subway lagoons and Taino petroglyphs, as well as the possibility of swimming with dolphins in one of the best diving destinations in the Dominican Republic.
It is not only a geographical wonder, but also an important indigenous historical site. The park’s wetlands and mangroves are home to herons and frigate birds, gulls and pelicans, as well as crowned pigeons.

History and culture of the Dominican Republic

Bayahibe has several parks, museums and other tourist attractions where you can learn about the history, culture and customs of the region.

If you like history and want to learn about the history of the discovery and conquest of the Dominican Republic, the Parque de la Conquista is the place not to be missed.

Rum and cigar lovers can visit Fine Cigars Bayahibe, a family-owned cigar factory that develops its own cigar ranges. It is also a boutique that offers a selection of products with a Dominican flavor such as rum, coffee, cocoa…

For those who want to get to know the rural way of life in the interior of Bayahibe, there are several excursions that will take you to banana, sugar cane and pineapple plantations …., as well as to the markets and typical villages of the area …..

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