Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Dominican Republic

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4.3 out of 5

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Isla Saona is currently the most popular excursion offered in the Dominican Republic. The island is the quintessential tropical beach with swaying palm trees, bone white sand and lapping turquoise waters. On this cruise you will enjoy an open bar along with a delicious buffet lunch on the island.
Isla Saona is a 42 square kilometer Caribbean oasis off the southern coast of the Dominican Republic. Originally named "Adamanay" by the Taino Indians, the island was renamed by Christopher Columbus, during his second voyage to the Americas in 1494. The name, "Saona", commemorated his friend Michele da Cuneo, from Savona, Italy.You will be raced you out to the island in a speed boat that includes a stop in a waist deep natural swimming pool of transparent waters. If you're lucky you'll see some starfish! At Isla Saona, you'll have many choices: wade in the turquoise waters, visit the open bar, take a nap on a beach lounge chair, play volleyball, indulge in a typical Dominican lunch of chicken, pork, rice, beans, salad and fruit, or walk the coastline. Take your time and do it all!

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Speed boat and catamaran to Isla Saona
  • Professional guide
  • Snacks
  • Buffet lunch (BBQ, salad and typical Dominican fare)
  • Beer, rum and soft drinks (open bar)
  • 30-minute stop at the biggest natural swimming pool
  • 3-hours at the Saona Island

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Lobster (Available to purchase)


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Seasonal Offer
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples