Samaná Peninsula Travel Guide

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Plan Your Samaná Peninsula Vacation

On the Dominican Republic's Samaná Peninsula, the green mountains teem with coconut trees and dramatic vistas of the ocean. The area is full of hidden beaches reachable only on foot or by sea, protected coves, and undeveloped bays. A visit to Samaná is really about two things: exploring its preserved natural wonders and relaxing on the beach. There are a number of all-inclusive resorts where you can hang your hat, as well as quaint and low-key beachfront hotels where you can find complete relaxation and tranquility.

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Samaná Peninsula Hotels

The quintessential stay, the one that has the most local flavor and puts you in contact with the people and spirit of Samaná, is in one of the small beach...read more

Restaurants

Samaná Peninsula Restaurants

You can stay busy finding your favorite restaurant at Las Terrenas, the town where you can find almost all the best restaurants on the peninsula. Particularly...read more

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Things To Do

Things To Do in Samaná Peninsula

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Samaná Peninsula Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Independent travel: In a country that overdoes the all-inclusive resort, you'll find a happy change of pace in this harder-to-reach corner.... Read more

  • Expats in Paradise

    If you spend any amount of time on the Samaná Peninsula, you'll meet a gaggle of unaffiliated expatriate entrepreneurs who have made Samaná their... Read more

  • Kim Saves the Whales

    Samaná Bay is considered one of the top destinations in the world to watch whales. If you're here in season—humpback whales come to mate and... Read more

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