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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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  • We were whale watching and then we had lunch in Samana city with a short tour of the city. The city is not really worth seeing. The only beautiful row of houses is new and actually a shopping mile. So not really genuine.
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  • Small town please take a guide certified for the visit for 5dollars it carries even your packages and makes you discover the best places for shopping because the other guides want to take you out and there aren't all reliable
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  • The bay is pretty with nice opportunities toeat and drink in the evening right next to the water. Also the road has some places but the ones near the water have the ambience.  more »