Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island), Samana Province

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Take a boat ride from Samana to Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island), an idyllic destination which boasts the only public beach in the bay area. The island features the private hotel section and the public beach accessible to all tourists. Enjoy lounging on the pristine white sand, swim and snorkel, or indulge in some refreshing drinks at the bar. The beach can get crowded when the cruise ships come in, so if you're looking for a tranquil stay, try visiting later in the day. Make Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island) part of your personalized Santa Barbara de Samana itinerary using our Santa Barbara de Samana travel itinerary planner.
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  • surrounded by gorgeous views, walk on the island worth really worth the detour, having resided in the hotel, we were able to enjoy all the beaches, public and private, under the coconut trees and beautiful tropical gardens.
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  • We stopped off to spend a few hours on Cayo Levantado. The beach is gorgeous and the water pristine, however we were unprepared for the aggressive locals and my husband ended up in a yelling match wit...  more »
  • It is expensive, is suitable to do it between January and March to enjoy watching the whales and lasts a long time!
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