Isla Saona, Parque Nacional del Este

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Enjoy a slice of paradise and head to Isla Saona, a tropical oasis just a short distance from the mainland of the Dominican Republic. Accessible only by boat, the island’s beaches feature crystal clear waters, pristine white sands, and are lined with shady palm trees. The surrounding water thrives with wildlife, including many birds and marine species. Grab your snorkeling kit and head beneath the water to find starfish, crabs, and colorful exotic fish. Use our Parque Nacional del Este vacation route planner to visit Isla Saona on your trip to Parque Nacional del Este, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We had a fun time with the guys who ran the boats, they made sure everyone was having a good time. It is something else to stand on a sand bar in the middle of the ocean, the crew found a bunch of sta...  more »
  • the place is beautiful... but there are a lot of people... It is dangerous with some boats... while browsing...
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  • I recommend this tour to Isla Saona. The color of the sea is amazing and unlike anything you see ... the path of catamaran also worth the walk, because we will see the differences of colors of crystal clear water, just wonderful.
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