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$99 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Catalina Island Snorkel Excursion from Punta Cana

After being picked up from your Punta Cana hotel, travel to the port at La Romana to join your catamaran cruise. Beverages are served on board as you relax on the scenic trip to Catalina Island.Arriving at Catalina Island National Park, relax on the boat’s deck or use the equipment provided to go snorkeling among the island’s Caribbean corals. Your first snorkel spot is 'The Wall' drop-off on the Caribbean side of the island. Perfect for beginner to expert snorkelers, it’s considered one of the country’s most beautiful dive sites. Snorkel with an incredible variety of colorful fish at this impressive drop-off that stretches to the Caribbean Sea. The top of the reef is covered with different coral and sponges, varying in colorful shapes and sizes. Spot tropical fish while you snorkel in this famous Catalina Island spot.After your Caribbean snorkeling adventure, relax at a private beach club with a tropical cocktail and Caribbean music, and enjoy a barbecue lunch on the island.Spend the afternoon swimming and snorkeling, or simply relaxing on the beach. On your return cruise to Punta Cana, listen to music and perhaps have a dance as you sail back to the mainland.

$80 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full-Day Catalina Island Snorkeling Tour from La Romana

After hotel pickup from your La Romana hotel you will arrive at the marina for your 9:30am departure. You will be welcomed aboard 'Paradise' by the team with tropical refreshments. Your PADI certified dive team will go through the health and safety procedures and will give a snorkeling briefing to ensure your experience is an unforgettable one. The team will assist you with finding the snorkeling equipment that best fits you. After the procedure is out of the way, you leave the marina setting a course for the east side of 'Catalina Island' to the snorkel site known as 'The Wall', which caters to novice and expert snorkelers. Life jackets will be available to anyone that requires one. You can expect light refreshments and music carefully selected by the entertainment team to uplift you on your journey. After about a 30-minute cruise you will arrive at the snorkel site where you will enjoy just under an hour of snorkeling to discover the true beauty of 'The Wall'. You can expect clear turquoise waters, incredible visibility and an amazing underwater ecosystem. The team will be available to assist you with some bread, to feed the fish as you snorkel in the clear turquoise waters. After snorkeling you will board the boat and head to the west side of 'Catalina Island'. On arrival you will be taken to a private beach on the island. There will be a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments available as you relax and enjoy yourself on the beach. The staff will have snorkeling equipment available at the bar, so you can enjoy the amazing snorkel sites off the beach. Around 1pm lunch will be served. The Dominican feast will be prepared by renowned local chef nicknamed 'Bobby'. You can expect to taste fresh lobster caught that morning (VIP package only), pork, chicken, salads, pasta and local fruits all prepared in a hygienic kitchen. After lunch the rest of the afternoon will be yours to relax listening to the waves breaking on the shore, snorkel in the clear turquoise waters or to enjoy the open bar and the cool breeze looking over the ocean. After your relaxing afternoon is over, you will board the boat which will set a course for the marina. On the return trip enjoy light refreshments at the bar and music prepared by the entertainment team. The dive team will collect the snorkeling equipment allocated at the beginning of the day and assist you if you require any help. At 4pm you will arrive back at the marina. From there you will board a bus which will take you back to your La Romana hotel.

$12 Transfers & Ground Transport

Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) Arrival to Hotel by Shared Transfer

After arriving at Punta Cana International Airport, meet your driver outside the arrivals hall. Board your air-conditioned minivan, which seats up to 15 people, and relax on the journey to your hotel in La Romana, Bayahibe, Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Juan Dolio, Boca Chica or Santo Domingo city. This convenient airport transfer service lets you avoid the hassle of taxis, public transport and rental cars, saving you time to enjoy more of your Dominican Republic vacation. When making a booking for this shared arrival transfer from Punta Cana International Airport to your hotel, you will need to make a note of your flight and hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!

$76 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Saona Island Catamaran Cruise Full-Day Tour from La Romana

Your day starts with a scenic drive to the dock where you will board your boat to set sail and begin your adventure. The first stop will be for a cocktail at the amazing Natural Pool lagoon, notorious for its wealth of starfish. Go on to the main highlight of the day, Saona Island by speedboat for a barbeque lunch served smorgasbord-style under the shadow of palm trees right on the superb beach. What's next is up to you; swimming, volleyball, come to know how to dance merengue or sit back and take a breather! For your return trip, you will board a splendid sailboat for a memorable cruise voyage complete with unlimited drinks. Your personal guides will be with you through the day and will be there to look after you and to make sure you have all you need. This is a great formula for the best day of your vacation!

$138.99 Day Trips & Excursions

La Romana to Samana Full-Day Trip with El Limon Waterfall

Enjoy convenient morning pickup from your hotel in La Romana, Boca Chica or Juan Dolio. Board a comfortable coach where you can relax and eat a provided breakfast during the approx. 3-hour drive to Samaná. Upon arrival, hop aboard a safari-style vehicle and head to Rancho Aventuras, a horse ranch in El Limón. After a safety briefing, you’ll be paired with a horse for your 20-minute ride in El Limón National Park.Follow your guide’s lead into dense tropical woods along the Arroyo Chico River and arrive at El Limón Waterfall, sheeting 165 feet (50 meters) of water into a natural pool below. Spend some time splashing about in this swimming hole before riding back to the stables and patting your horse good-bye.Back aboard your safari truck, your day trip on the Samaná Peninsula continues with a tour of the port town, formally called Santa Bárbara de Samaná. Then enjoy a buffet lunch at El Timon, a local restaurant on El Malecón, the city’s boardwalk. Dig into Caribbean fare while admiring panoramic views of Samaná Bay. (Beer, wine, select cocktails, soft drinks and juice are included with your meal.)With your appetite sated, head to the pier for a boat ride to Cayo Levantado (aka Bacardi Island), a true Caribbean paradise. Step off your boat into postcard-perfect scenery and dig your toes into the velvety white sand. Work hard on a tan, snorkel in the warm aquamarine waters, and snooze under coconut palms that sway in the soft breeze. Thirsty? Mosey over to the beach bar for a refreshing beer or soft drink (included). Tropical cocktails such as piña coladas, banana mamas and coco locos are available for purchase.After a relaxing afternoon on Cayo Levantado, return by boat to Samaná. End your day with return coach transport to your La Romana hotel, and enjoy a light snack (sandwich, fruit, juice and water) on board.

$90 Outdoor Activities

Zipline Adventure from La Romana

Visit one of the longest zipline tours in the Caribbean, constructed by one of the most experienced Costa Rican zipline circuit builders and certified by ACCT. After pickup from your La Romana hotel, hop aboard a safari truck for 45-minute drive to the mountains of Punta Cana. Your expert canopy guides will teach you all you need to know about the ride and the equipment. You will be transferred to the Welcome Center, where a safety briefing will be conducted until reaching the first platform, and then be ready to face the challenge of “flying” from one platform to another. You will be safely attached with climbing gear to the double line cables with the longest one being 800 meters long! The tour consists of 16 platforms and 12 Zip Lines including the 2 longest lines in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean stretched across the length of the mountain range throughout 2 kilometers. Race your partner at the Side by Side Cable!PLEASE NOTE: This tour cannot be purchased by Carnival cruise ship guests