Samaná Peninsula Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Samaná Peninsula - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Playa Frontón

  • Beach–Sight

Playa Frontón is a beach accessible only on foot or by boat. It's on the east side of the easternmost cape of the peninsula. Have your...

Playa Las Ballenas

  • Beach–Sight

Playa Las Ballenas is the westernmost of the three beaches at the town of Las Terrenas (the others are Terrenas and Punta Popy, all three...

Playa Las Galeras

  • Beach–Sight

Playa Las Galeras is within this tiny coastal town, a 20-minute drive northeast from Samaná town. There's group of makeshift food shacks—eat...

Playa Punta Popy

  • Beach–Sight

Playa Punta Popy is basically an undistinguishable continuation of Playa Terrenas to the east; this section is slightly cleaner and less...

Playa Rincón

  • Beach–Sight

Remote Playa Rincón, a beautiful, white-sand beach, is considered one of the top beaches in the Caribbean. Relatively undeveloped, there’s...

Playa Terrenas

  • Beach–Sight

Playa Terrenas is the most crowded (and dirtiest) of all the peninsula's beaches. As you approach the ocean from the town of Las Terrenas,...

Puerto Escondido

  • Beach–Sight

Puerto Escondido is the beach at the Grand Bahía Principe Cayacoa ( 809/552–1444 ) and day visitors can enjoy the sands if they buy...

Salto el Limón Waterfall

  • Tour–Sight

Provided that you're fit and willing to deal with a long and slippery path, an adventurous guided trip (three hours) to the spectacular...

Taíno Park

  • Museum Village

This unique park tells the story of a lost civilization. The Taíno Indians, the indigenous people of this island, were the inhabitants...

Whale Museum & Nature Center (Centro de Naturaleza)

  • Museum/Gallery

This tiny Whale Museum & Nature Center (Centro de Naturaleza) is dedicated to the mighty mammals of the sea. Samaná Bay is part...