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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  • Isla Saona is awesome place with palm shades, rum and coke :) Little bit bothering or unpleasant let's say are masseurs and people who are trying to sell something (everything, all the time) but if yo...  more »
  • My husband's coworker recommended, big mistake! We were told we would get there by speed boat, nope only on the way back. Took a catamaran, which had photographers who didn't leave you alone. Even on ...  more »
  • The island was very beautiful but a couple things spoiled it for us: The beach/swimming area is rough and full of coral. This is something they can't help but it was hard to enjoy the water when you'r...  more »