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Limon Waterfall like a local
Do you want to help us to improve the lives of the Families of El Limón? The profit is for the families and to improve children's education. El Salto del Limon is a waterfall in the middle of a valley in the province of Samaná (Dominican Republic). The Walk lasts around 2h (1h one way + 30min return + 30min relax). you will walk along a hike beginner level path, explaining the local tree species (pineapple, coconut, cocoa, almonds) and seeing and tasting its fruits. You can swim in the two waterfalls and take pictures. On the way back, you will be able to eat typical food (rice with chicken, beans and salad) with a family from the community and learn how these powerful women live from their natural environment. Other things to note food included in price walk. comfortable and sporty footwear, rivers and areas with mud will cross
Discover Sosua's Underwater World
Enjoy the underwater world in Sosua, we will explore two different Snorkeling reefs. We provide with the snorkeling equipment and a snorkeling guide. We offer pick up from your hotel in Sosua and Cabarete. From Puerto Plata it is easy to use Uber if you don´t have your own transportation. Please remember to bring your towel, swim wear and sunscreen lotion. We start from Sosua Bay, where crystal clear warm water and a 1 km long sand beach welcomes you. You will get your mask, fins, inflatable snorkel vest and instructions before we get into the water, our first snorkeling spot is Three Rocks and Sosua Bay for our second reef. It is an unforgettable experience! Other things to note Please bring swim wear, towel and sunscreen lotion.
Saona Island Private Experience
You will be pick up at your airbnb location in a bus with air conditioner, after we will drive from Punta Cana to Bayahibe Beach, this is one hour drive in a good highway, when we arrive at Bayahibe Beach we will board and Speed Boat, we will go on the speed boat be around 25 minutes for visit Saona Island inside Saona Island we will enjoy the beach and town of Mano Juan, the only places with civilization inside the Cotubanama protected park, here the local have one of the biggest turtle conservation of the island, we will see the turtles Mano Juan is a very unique places that will delight your sense, here we support the locals a conservation of turtles. After enjoying the Mano Juan Beach and conservation of turtles, we will take the speed boat in direction to Abanico Beach, this beach is one of the most beautiful inside Saona Island, here we will have lunch and drinks, and time for relax in the beach, take pictures and enjoy the nice color of the water, this is one of the most beautiful beach in the world. At the end of the afternoon, we will visit La Palmilla Natural Pool and see starfish, return to Bayahibe Port in our Speed Boat, and after we will drive to Punta Cana, Bavaro. Other things to note We can pick you up at your hotel or AirBnb Location in Punta Cana, bavaro, private transportation, personal services, stay more time at the island with your private boat.
Photo session in Punta Cana
I will pick you up for the accommodation and we will go to some of the best beaches in Punta Cana. I will tell you the characteristics of each one and we will decide which one to go to. The duration will be approximately 2 hours. I recommend doing it early in the morning or at sunset. During the trip we will know typical Dominican places and their culture. On the beach we will walk through several places where I will go through different natural and funny shots. At the end we will enjoy a refreshing coconut water or craft beer. Then we will return to the accommodation. Other things to note The photo shoot is for one person, couples or family up to 4 people. If they become more members of the family, please check before booking.
River Horseback Ride and Zip Lining
This breathtaking horseback ride travels along the mountain fresh waters of the Anamuya River a short drive from your resort in Punta Cana. There is no better way to experience the beauty of the Dominican Republic than on horseback viewing the stunning scenery as we cross the Anamuya River several times. Those that want to get wet, can go deeper in the river when safe conditions are present and those that want the dryer route will take the higher path until we reach the bottom of our enchanting, secluded ranch. After grabbing a cold drink, we will get your adrenaline pumping as you soar back across the river on our super safe and fun, double cable zip lines viewing the gorgeous scenery from a different perspective. Our professional guides will instruct you and assist you through every part of your zip line adventure. Enjoy an Eco Tour where you will enjoy learning about the local plants and foods grown right at our ranch! Enjoy a sampling of Cocoa and learn how it is made into the chocolate we all love. Then it is back on the horses as we ride out and view more of the spectacular scenery. Other things to note Confirm hotel pick up details 24 hours before tour Tour requires moderate physical activity.

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Punta Cana Extreme Buggy Tour, Cave & Macao Beach
Get off the road in a Stone-themed buggy during this half-day adventure from Punta Cana. Led by a local adventure guide, follow a path off the road into the countryside, stopping at a typical Dominican market to try local coffee and cacao. Then we will go to Playa Macao to enjoy it for an hour!
Three Eyes Caves Explore
One of the most amazing places in our Santo Domingo city is the 3 eyes Caves National Park. Discover with me the nature of the beautiful micro rainforest, the history of the aboriginal people that once used the caves, take a ride in the man pulled raft to discover the hidden 4th lake. Other things to note Please be at the meeting point 10 m before starting time; the tour departs on the appointed hour. If you are interested in scheduling a date not in the calendar, please inquire about availability.
Saona by Catamaran and Speedboat - music, dance, bar, lunch
Saona Island tour is a lifetime experience! This island is undoubtedly the most desired and visited destination by local and international tourists, the Saona is not only famous for its majestic beaches and the fun offered by this tour, but also for its incredible historical and cultural value. Saona Island isn’t just another destination, Saona Island is 110 kilometers of pure coast and beautiful beaches of fine white sand, is a fundamental part of the Cotubanamá National Park and is the natural habitat of plenty of marine and terrestrial species, animals, fish and endemic migratory birds, among the species that inhabit the island Saona we can mention the Rhinoceros Iguana, the bottlenose dolphin, Coronilla Pigeon, Hispaniolan Parrot At 9:00 we will meet in Bayahibe dock from where our adventure begin . You get on the Catamaran with snacks, open bar and music to start your journey to Saona Island by the Caribbean Sea, halfway through the navigation you will have a 45 minute stop at the beautiful natural pool , once the time has passed, you will advance your journey until arriving at the Saona Island where you will enjoy about 3 hours 30 minutes. There will be waiting for you hot buffet lunch on the beach and many sunbeds to relax. At approximately 4pm you will board a speedboat to return to Bayahibe,
Hiking Tabernacle thundering waterfall
Looking for things to do in Santo Domingo? This is a hiking experience in Dominican Republic that you can't miss. Let's go to El Tabernáculo. It's a still rather virgin route in deep nature, my favorite in DR! LGBTQ+ friendly experience! We depart at 6am from the meeting point. It's a 2-hour road trip full of breathtaking sights of the mountains to get to Los Cacaos town, where we are having a delicious typical dominican breakfast. After breakfast, we begin our journey to El Tabernáculo. It's a 3 to 4-hour route within hiking, swimming, climbing, etc. Swimming is mandatory (no need to know how to swim, you'll have a life vest). Water is cold (you'll get used to it after a while). The difficulty of this route is considered medium, it's a strenuous experience. It's not easy, completely doable, though. You must not have any injuries. You don't need to be an athlete, though. Want something shorter? Book this one: https://abnb.me/xUwMF6iQ7rb After hiking, we change clothes (there's no restroom, we use the vehicle and nature). We don't get on the car wet. Then we go back to the town to have a dominican lunch. We come back happy and with good memories to Santo Domingo at around 5pm. If you are in Bocha Chica or Juan Dolio, we can arrange an additional pick up (Boca Chica $70/Juan Dolio $80 round trip. Price for up to 4 people). Let me know if you're staying there before booking
Limon Waterfall like a local
Do you want to help us to improve the lives of the Families of El Limón? The profit is for the families and to improve children's education. El Salto del Limon is a waterfall in the middle of a valley in the province of Samaná (Dominican Republic). The Walk lasts around 2h (1h one way + 30min return + 30min relax). you will walk along a hike beginner level path, explaining the local tree species (pineapple, coconut, cocoa, almonds) and seeing and tasting its fruits. You can swim in the two waterfalls and take pictures. On the way back, you will be able to eat typical food (rice with chicken, beans and salad) with a family from the community and learn how these powerful women live from their natural environment. Other things to note food included in price walk. comfortable and sporty footwear, rivers and areas with mud will cross
Recorre la zona colonial en scooter eléctrico
Sumérgete en la aventura de conocer la Zona Colonial en patineta eléctrica, donde vivirás una experiencia diferente y amena. Estaremos realizando el recorrido mientras conduces la eco-amigable patineta, y tus ojos contemplan las calles y personas que conectan y dan vida a la zona. Incluyendo los centros históricos más destacados de la ciudad colonial, con una breve explicación de su historia que a los tiempos de Colon hara a tu mente remontar. Conocerás las casas coloniales, colmados, negocios, comerciales, monumentos como el Alcazar de Colon, calle El Conde, Parque Montesinos, Catedral Primada de America. Veras los parques más pintorescos y vivirás una hermosa experiencia.
Discover Sosua's Underwater World
Enjoy the underwater world in Sosua, we will explore two different Snorkeling reefs. We provide with the snorkeling equipment and a snorkeling guide. We offer pick up from your hotel in Sosua and Cabarete. From Puerto Plata it is easy to use Uber if you don´t have your own transportation. Please remember to bring your towel, swim wear and sunscreen lotion. We start from Sosua Bay, where crystal clear warm water and a 1 km long sand beach welcomes you. You will get your mask, fins, inflatable snorkel vest and instructions before we get into the water, our first snorkeling spot is Three Rocks and Sosua Bay for our second reef. It is an unforgettable experience! Other things to note Please bring swim wear, towel and sunscreen lotion.
Hiking the Tabernacle Waterfalls
Located in Arroyo Santa Cruz, near Aguacate Dam. A kind of natural canyon or cave with a waterfall in its center, the perfect refuge for an adventure. The adventure begins at 6am at the meeting point. It’s a two hour drive to the town where we are having a Dominican breakfast. After breakfast we start the hike, which is around 3-4 hours total. This is an excellent route full of natural pools, waterfalls and an amazing natural slide, where we will slide, climb with ropes and swim in those crystalline waters. Here we’ll have some incredible virgin sights, where we could capture the best moments in photographs. After that exciting experience we are going to have a wonderful lunch cooked by a Local Grandma, she prepare the most delicious Dominican Typical Dishes, Normally the popular Dominican Flag, White Rice, Red Beans And Stew Chicken accompanied with Juice, Salads, Coffee and More, (Can be modified in Vegetarian cases). Los Cacaos is a little farmer town, the growth their own food, and everything the use its organic, we are going to be in touch with great locals, this experience also help them improve their quality life. Finally we come back home at 3PM, arriving Santo Domingo at 5PM. An experience you will never forget. (Ask for a pickup service Door to Door)
Dance Class in Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo
Dance in Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo! Are you visiting the Dominican Republic and want to experience the magic and culture of dance? This one hour class will teach you the basics of Bachata, Merengue or Salsa and allow you to enjoy dancing in local bars and ‘colmados’ straight after class. Classes are held in a beautiful, central location in the heart of the Zona Colonial and taught in Spanish and English. No partner is necessary. You will learn to dance solo and in partners. Classes are adapted to any level; beginners to advanced. Our class are for everyone; solo travellers wanting an unique experience and to meet new people, couples wanting a romantic activity or date or groups of friends wanting fun travel memories. After the class we can provide information about where to go out dancing or why not join our 3 hour dance experience tour and come out with us as your guides?
From Farm to a Chefs Table
This farm to table chef table experience will open your eyes to the culture of Dominican Rum and Mamajuana, Coffee and Cacao and take your senses on a culinary journey! When you arrive at our home, your first stop is the garden bar where you can sit, relax and enjoy a welcome cocktail created with fresh local ingredients. After your welcome cocktail (included in the price) we will head up to the Atilier (Kitchen Workshop) where you will meet Chef Luis Alfredo and he will begin to explain the process of how Cacao is made the traditional way. After the product presentation, we will prepare a 5 course tasting menu for you which you will enjoy on the terrace of our Atilier. Chef Luis creates each dish around the Dominican culture. Each ingredient is fresh and straight from our local sources giving this meal a Farm to Table touch! We hope you join us on this Unique Culinary Journey! See you soon! Please Note: This is a tasting menu, not a la carte. We will only accommodate changes to the menu if it is for reasons of allergies or intolerances. If you are a vegan, vegetarian or pescatarian we can accomodate but if it is just a personal preference we cannot change the menu for everyone. This is a seasonal fixed menu. Just an FYI: We are a VERY pet friendly property. We have 5 dogs and 2 cats. All well behaved and lovely.
Immersion in the Dominican hood with locals
In this tour, travelers are able to connect with the essence of the Dominican Republic, gain greater empathy with other people, experience the real life of Santo Domingo and learn about its culture in a reality that is often very unknown to most of the people who they travel to the country. The activities organized for the tour are the following: -Visit some Dominican houses and their typical patios -Know how some artisans work in the community. -Drink the coffee of a lifetime freshly brewed Stop to enjoy typical food -Enter the colmados (typical shops) most representative of the neighborhood -Participate in usual activities such as playing dominoes with the locals. -Know different views of the neighborhood with a different perspective of Santo Domingo -Discover springs where the locals bathe -Go up the cable car where the community will tell us the stories of the neighborhoods. Return to the same meeting point Once the itinerary is completed, the traveler will have a perfect immersion in Dominican life. Other highlights This tour is totally safe thanks to the relationship with community leaders and we have experience with the neighborhood in social work, but as in all places, it is recommended not to bring luxury or flashy items in sight. No problem with cameras and mobiles.
Bean to bar chocolate workshop
You will be making chocolates right from the cacao bean, also preparying and tasting various cacao or chocolate drinks. You'll leave with your own handmade chocolates, customized the way you like them, to enjoy with your friends and family. There are stairs to get in, so not handicap accesible without help. Our location is small so if some are not going to do the workshop we will try our best to make you feel comfortable. We are close to a big park filled with bars and also have two bars right here next to us to hang out. Children of all ages welcome!
Walking tour in the Colonial Zone
In this experiences we will be visiting the most iconic highlights of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo and closer areas. We will see the first cathedral, the firsts town hall, the first hospital, the cocolo of Santo Domingo, the monument of Fray Anton de Montesinos, the Dominicus' monastery, first street, the first fortress, the National Panteon, the Royal Houses Museum, the Sun clock, the Columbus' Alcazar.
Salto del Limón Natural Park
If you are tired of doing excursions where you see and live the same as all tourists, you have to live this experience. You can visit the Cascada del Limón with a local guide, with more than 8 years of experience doing this route. We will leave from the coffee area, we choose this route because the views are more spectacular and the waterfall can be seen from the mountain in front, leaving a super beautiful panoramic view. On the way, different fruits will be tasted, depending on the time of year, such as coconut water, pineapple, cocoa. And different plants will smell, such as orange leaf, timacle, oregano etc. A unique experience, not only to see the Limón Waterfall, but also to know the fruits, plants, vegetation and birds of the area. Comfortable and sporty shoes are recommended, you will cross rivers and areas with mud The excursion includes Dominican Creole food and a drink to choose between water, juice or soft drink, which will be made at the end of the excursion in one of the restaurants in the area with a natural pool to crown the day, or before leaving if the excursion it was done in the afternoon. The route has a low-medium difficulty and the excursion lasts approximately 2:30 hours with 30 minutes to rest.
Shortcut to Samana secrets
We will pick you up at desired accommodation and head over to the Punta Cana International Airport at 7:00 am. Our plane ride will start and end in 35 minutes arriving to the real "I live where you vacation". We will start our adventure in the nearby town of El Limon, famously known for its 52 meter cascade which you will visit through an eco trail and then enjoy a delicious authentic Dominican lunch from Samana. Then, we will explore the city centre in a panoramic sightseeing until arriving to the main port and get on a boat to Cayo Levantado an island of white sand and clear water in the middle of the peninsula, simply spectacular! This completes a wonderful day full of memories experiencing Samana like locals. Other things to note - You dont need a passport for this activity - Guests will need ID at arrival. Children under 18 years old must fly accompanied by an adult. - Please bring sun protection gear. - Hotel pickup and drop-off extra fee for: Uvero Alto area USD$10 per passenger; Bayahibe area USD$60.00 per bus up to 6