Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), Punta Rucia

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Take a boat trip from Punta Rucia to Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), a tiny sandbar islet within the Montecristi National Park. While there, you can take advantage of the sandy coastline and snorkel along a reef to experience an underwater world teeming with tropical fish. After relaxing on the sand or perfecting your swimming and snorkeling skills, you can take a boat ride through the verdant mangroves. Plan to visit Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena) during your Punta Rucia vacation using our convenient Punta Rucia itinerary builder.
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  • This well for the tour only be 2 or 3 hours, amazing the fish hermosisisimos I suggest go a week and tamprano day because several excursions and although not is wrong feel better with less people I loved all of the natural environment, the qu emas scared me was l alancha fast had much fear that influence since the waves were very strong but for others all necessary , we went also to the mangroves we saw scallops and a large number of marine fauna, swimming with the fish in the coral has no price is very nice even to carry only children should go with his blocker repellent and solar...
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  • Picturesque location, reef-rum-landscape-it all adds up to a unique atmosphere of this mini paradise. The only pity is that time goes by so quickly and you have to go back.
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  • This was 1 of the best days of the 2 weeks we stayed in the Dominican Republic. We stayed in Puerto Plata so the journey was 2.5hrs on the coach. After we get off we then travled buy speed boats to th...  more »