Samana Tourism, Dominican Republic

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Samaná (old spelling: Xamaná), in full Santa Bárbara de Samaná, is a town and municipality in northeastern Dominican Republic and is the capital of Samaná Province. It is located on the northern coast of Samaná Bay. The town is an important tourism destination and is the main center for whale-watching tours in the Caribbean region.


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Facts and Stats for Samana*

  • Samana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Samana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Samana.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Samana - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 62.21 (High)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Samana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Samana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.12 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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