National Park of the East, Bayahibe

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#4 of 6 in Nature in La Altagracia Province
Explore the protected landscape and wildlife of National Park of the East. Occupying 791.9 sq km (306 sq mi) of land and marine environments, the national park features a scenic peninsula covered in both subtropical rainforest and subtropical dry forest. An island in the park provides a secluded location for beachside relaxation, and features a wealth of bountiful dive sites among the reefs that lie just offshore. The only settlement on the island, a traditional Dominican fishing village has brightly colored traditional wooden buildings and stalls selling locally made handicrafts. See National Park of the East and all Bayahibe has to offer by arranging your trip with our Bayahibe online travel planner .
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  • my travel friend and I took an all day outing from our Dominicus Beach resort. The boat stopped on two lovely stretches of beach, where we could walk the beach and enjoy the beauty of the island coast...  more »
  • saona island is Heavenly; but go to the village in a few minutes walk from the hotel; and take the tour at the french, much cheaper than the hotel
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  • It is recommended to visit in the early morning due to boat traffic. Few tour start at 7/7,30 am , many other at 10,00 am and it is too late  more »

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Where to stay in Bayahibe

Bayahibe's central district of Los Melones offers a selection of budget-friendly hotels and condominiums, although little in the way of beach access. Instead, most people decide to stay farther south--near Playa Dominicus--to enjoy their time at a luxury resort pressed right up against the beach. From this coastal location, you'll also find yourself just minutes from the impressive nature of Parque Nacional Del Este.
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