Isla Saona

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  • Address: Isla Saona,ParqueNacionaldel Este, RepublicaDominicana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Bar, Outdoors, Island, Wildlife Sanctuary , Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Nature, Bird Watching

The Caribbean’s best kept secret, Isla Saona is a beautiful albeit tiny little island that lies at the south east tip of Dominican Republic.  It is a government protected natural reserve that boasts of unparalleled beauty and soft white sands that overlook turquoise blue waters. This island has caught the fancy of many film makers over the years. It is possible to spot a number of wild and exotic species of birds and animals here as this place is rich in wildlife.

The Island got its current name because of Christopher Columbus who chanced upon this beauty and named it after his friend. Explore this natural paradise and spend hours at this island discovering nature’s bounty in the form of rare fishes and incredible flora.  You can choose to have a drink at the open bar, dip your feet in the clear blue waters or just lie on the shady hammocks admiring the views. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Punta Cana Itinerary 7 Days.

  • Reach by boat.

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  • Isla Saona Address: Isla Saona,ParqueNacionaldel Este, RepublicaDominicana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Isla Saona Timing: 24-hrs
  • Isla Saona Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Isla Saona(preferred time): 09:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Isla Saona: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 85.74% of people who visit Punta Cana include Isla Saona in their plan

  • 85.53% of people start their Isla Saona visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Isla Saona

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Isla Saona

People normally club together Bavaro Beach and Punta Espada Golf Course while planning their visit to Isla Saona.

People also prefer to start their day with Isla Saona.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Went to the island with a tour group with provided travels and food. In total we were 19 people and we all had fun. The beach was clean and peaceful. I recommend making this trip to. The Saona Island. The locals are super friendly as well. Be ready to take a lot of photos in the beach and boats.

  • My family and I took a trip to D.R. from 9/28/18 -10/6/18. We purchased the Saona Island excursion via our resort for 79.00 per person. This is with a diamond club members discount the original price was $99 pp I believe. This price included, an hour tour bus ride to the coast, a catamaran boat trip to Saona Island, lunch on the beach, 2.5hrs of free time to swim/tan, 30-45mins in the blue lagoon where you can see starfish, a speed boat back to main coast, and finally an hr bus ride back. Overall we had a really nice time. It is important to note this is an all day event. You will be worn from all the different means of travel BUT I do think the experience is worth it. I agree with many peoples opinions of the food. It wasn't what I expected. Its not bad but definitely could have been a lot better. The beach and lagoon were beautiful and definitely something to really behold. The one negative would be that there are locals who live on the island and they do hit you up on the beach trying to sell things. In my opinion they could make way more money if they traded in all that jewelry for a towel rental service as most people didn't bring a beach towel and none are provided.

  • Isla Saona is one of my top destinations in the Dominican Republic. This island is a great option for a day trip with friends and family. The waters are crystal clear and the ambiance is like nowhere else.

  • The most beautiful beach that I have ever been to. White sands, the clearest turquoise and blue water, thick full green palm trees. On a clear sunny day with a gentle breeze this island is magnificent.

  • Paradise as we know it. Clear crystal turquoise waters and powdery white sand beaches, beneath blue blue sky!

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