Water Sports, Punta Cana
Enjoy a wide variety of water sports, from surfing lessons to kite surfing, paddle boarding, catamaran sailing, parasailing, snorkeling and scuba diving in the waters off Punta Cana. Relax and enjoy a few drinks between activities, on the warm white sands of the spectacular beaches.
Cayo Levantado, Samana Peninsula
Enjoy breakfast on shore on the Samana peninsula, then cruise to Cayo Levantado, a tropical oasis in the middle of the ocean with turquoise waters and white sands, that is also known as Bacardi Island because of its close resemblance to the beaches Bacardi Rum once used for its famous commercials.
Whale Watching, Samana Peninsula
Enjoy breakfast on shore, then cruise off the coast of the Samana Peninsula to see humpback whales in the wild. Spot whales while they mate and breed their calves, getting as close as possible without disturbing them. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant after a few hours on the boat.
Cacao Plantation Tour
Visit the cacao plantation “Hacienda La Esmeralda,” which supplies world famous chocolate factories, and learn everything about cacao production and processing from how the cacao beans are harvested to how chocolate is processed. Enjoy a local lunch, and a taste of the locally produced chocolate.
“Tres Hermanas Mirabel” Museum
The “Tres Hermanas Mirabel” Museum, near Jarabacoa, is dedicated to three sisters, María Teresa, Minerva and Patria Mirabel, who risked their lives to work in the resistance during the brutal regime of dictator Rafael Trujillo in the late 1950s. The three sisters were murdered by the regime in 1960.
Coffee & Cigar Factory Tour, Jarabacoa
Jarabacoa is surrounded by pine forests, and mountains and valleys with coffee plantations. Visit the “Monte Alto” coffee factory and learn about the cultivation and processing of coffee. Then, take a short drive to Tamboril to visit a cigar factory and learn all about tobacco processing.
Bahia de las Aguilas Excursion
Enjoy a boat ride to one of the most secluded and spectacular beaches in the Caribbean, the Bahia de las Aguilas. Marvel at the white sand, swim in the crystalline waters with colors ranging from turquoise to opaline, and enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant.
Birding Tour, Laguna de Oviedo
Enjoy a boat tour of the Laguna de Oviedo, and observe a wide variety of birds like herons, spoonbills and ducks on the water, and iguanas on land. Following the boat tour, go in search of the largest colonies of flamingos in the country, and experience watching the flamingos as they take flight!
City Tour, Santo Domingo
Get to know the first European city in America including the first monasteries, first European fortress, first mint and treasury office, and first hospital and university, on this day tour of Santo Domingo. Walk in the old town and the famous pedestrian area “El Conde,” and enjoy lunch at one of the city’s best restaurants.