This remarkable place is one of the favorites for travelers looking for a paradisiacal landscape.
HOW TO GET THERE: Andean Airlines Charter: part of Buenos Aires on Friday at 23.30. Stop in the city of Cordoba and get to Samana, Saturday at 9:25. On his way home, he left Samaná on Sunday at 10.30 and reached Buenos Aires, having stopped in Cordoba, on the same day at 20:25. Also flying Avianca and Copa, arriving in Santo Domingo.
Transfer to Samaná: 250 pesos roughly in regular transfers per part from Samaná airport; and about 600 pesos in a regular transfer with tranche from Santo Domingo airport (both, price per person).
ACCOMMODATION: Luxury Bahia Principe Samaná Don Pablo Collection. In the low season (from November 1 to 23): from 96 dollars (about 1,660 pesos) per person per night. In high season (from 2 to 31 January 2018): from 180 dollars (about 3,100 pesos) per person per night.
GASTRONOMY: On the beach of Rincón, one of the most beautiful places in Samaná (said to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, though it seems somewhat exaggerated), there is a delicacy to take advantage of. Tourist excursions, other than a day of turquoise waters at tropical temperatures, an irresistible menu: a wholesale lobster tray, accompanied by fresh cut or avocado rice from the plant. Bids that for price and quality should not be missed. With regard to drinking, it is not for everyone, but for those who are encouraged are Mamajuana (roots, herbs and alcohol). They say “Dominican viagra.
To get involved in the destination.
Haitises. Do not forget to visit Los Haitises National Park. Mysterious and historical place, away from the mainland – in the middle of the bay – and accessed by boat. It is formed by a series of islands and islands covered by abundant, complex and amazing vegetation. The birds (110 visible species) are site owners and allowed to view without prejudice. The excursion there will demand a full morning (between transfers and walking). There are caves filled with stone art, testimony to the virgin lands that existed before the Spanish conquest.
Hotel. The Bahía Príncipe chain has four exceptional hotels in Samaná: the luxurious Bahia Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado and Bahía Príncipe Samaná Luxury (for adults only), Gran Bahía Príncipe Cayacoa and Gran Bahía Príncipe El Portillo (ideal for going with the kids) child). All offer luxury cuisine, extraordinary comfort detail (choose between four types of pillows) and staff always ready. Of the four, Cayo Levantado is the most special: on an island, where delights and luxuries are his trademark.
The Samaná people are a holiday destination, but also to get to know the Dominicans. The city and its surroundings show details of the Central American way of life, its exhausting speed and goodness. People always sit in front of the entrance to their house, watching life go by and talking, whenever it’s time. Exit? Bring the car to wash. A way out that serves as an excuse to hang out with friends. Other? Go dance, because there will always be a bar or a bowling alley with bachata and salsa playing on their speakers.
Pope. Samaná Bay keeps a secret that is not so secret: it receives, every year, humpback whales in January and reject it in March. Aquatic mammals arrive from the oceans of Iceland, Greenland and Canada to search for the warm waters of the Central American Atlantic for childbirth and foraging. They are thousands and very friendly. The 40-ton man jumps and falls in the water doing amazing choreography to attract women. A natural sanctuary to be stored in memory throughout life.