Samaná Peninsula Sights

Cayo Levantado

  • Island
  • Beach, Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic, Caribbean

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Published 10/12/2015

Fodor's Review

There are no public beaches in Samaná town, but you can hire a boat to take you to Cayo Levantado, which has a wonderful white-sand beach on an island in Samaná Bay. Today the small island has largely been turned into a commercial enterprise to accommodate the 1,500 cruise-ship passengers who anchor here; it has dining facilities, bars, restrooms, and lounge chairs. Unfortunately, it can be extremely crowded and boisterous when there's a ship in port. The beach, however, is undeniably beautiful. The island's Bahía Príncipe Cayo Levantado (809/538–3131, Ext. 1205), an upscale, all-inclusive resort with its own launch, sells one-day passes (adults only) for about US$120.

Sight Information

Address:

Samaná Bay, Samaná, Samaná, 32000, Dominican Republic

Phone:

/No phone

Sight Details:

  • Public beach free
  • Daily dawn–dusk

Published 10/12/2015

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