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Samana Bay, Samana Province

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Samana Bay represents a prime breeding spot for humpback whales, and many visitors come with the hope of seeing the giant marine creatures. Observe the whales from the shore or take a boat onto the bay to observe from a safe but closer distance. The town along the shore offers shopping for local products, and the area also serves as a nesting site for pelicans and frigate birds, which are sometimes spotted amongst the mangrove trees that line nearby rivers. In town you'll find several markets, but be prepared to be approached by locals looking for a sale. For Samana Bay and beyond, use our Santa Barbara de Samana vacation generator to get the most from your Santa Barbara de Samana vacation.
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  • looks picture postcard on a photo , the "beach" is full of rubbish from top to bottom with vultures landing and being chased off by dogs !!!! too many "guides" waiting to lead you on a merry dance aro...  more »
  • Not the best place to snorkel as unfortunately most of the coral has now died off but the water is beautiful and the beaches have fine sand and beautiful rock formations to keep you amused, relaxed an...  more »
  • A bit of a long coach journey from Puerto Plata airport but well worth it. On the plus side you get to see some amazing scenery on route.  more »