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Activities

Whales

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The whale season runs from December to March. In these months between 2000 and 3000 humpback whales arrive here from the cold north, in order to give birth to their young.

It is truly majestic, to watch the whales, which are up to 16 metres long and weigh up to 40 tons, from the boat, as they flip, jump and dive. Additionally, from Coba Samana one can observe the whales very well from land.

Salto el Limon

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The village El Limon is so called, because there are many lemon trees here. Here one can rent horses with a guide in order to visit the 55 metres high cascading waterfall, which flows all year round . The way passes through a tropical rain forest, which has many vines in it.  Zebra butterflies juggle in the sunshine throughout the forest.  One passes coffee and cocoa plants. After between a half an hour or up to three-quarters of an hour, depending upon the condition of the path, one reaches the waterfall of the mountain river.

One dismounts the horse and descends a slope by foot.  Here one can looks up and admire, how the flowing water topples  in free fall the 55 meters down into a reservoir, in which one can and should take a refreshing bathe.

Diving

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There are some diving bases located in Las Galeras. There one can take part in guided dives as well as starting diving training. 

 

 

Rental car or motorbike

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Several rental stations are available locally, from which one can rent jeeps, motorbikes (Cross) and also fun bikes (Quads).

 

 

Riding

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The beauty of Las Galeras can also be explored on horseback (available with or without a guide).

 

 

Bike

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The surrounding is perfect for a nice ride with a mountain-bike. You can find rental stations in downtown Las Galeras. Our property manager can also help you find the right bike for you.

 

Volleyball

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Being lucky you can join a game of volleyball at Las Galeras beach. “Beachvolleyball”.

 

 

La Boca del Diablo

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is a dramatic blow-hole. It is an opening thru' the rocks from which air and spray come out at tremendous speeds depending on the underlying wave action. You will be amazed by the blowhole as well as the beautiful view of the sea you get from the rocks at the mouth. The way to the “Boca del Diablo” takes you also thru a “Noni” Forest, a well known healing plant in the Dominican republic.

 

Los Haitises

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Los Haitises National Park is a national park located on the remote northeast coast of the Dominican Republic (Samana). It contains the greatest abundance ofCaribbean mangrove, in which species like red mangrove and white mangrove predominate.

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