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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. This is a social project with the NGO Projects for Children. 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
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.
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.
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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Excursión extrema en buggy de medio día desde Punta Cana
Acompáñame a una emocionante y divertida aventura en “buggy car”, la misma recorrerá paisajes y plantaciones de café, cacao y tabaco. El recorrido empieza desde el momento que estés en nuestro transporte , dura en total de aproximadamente de 4 horas desde el momento de la recogida. Nota: hay posibilidades de que el vehículo se apague por el agua y el fango pero nuestro mecánicos estarán ahí para ayudarles. Los buggy son dobles para 2 personas y familiar para 4 Visitaremos una casa típica dominicana donde conocerá los diferentes procesos y productos de los cultivos recorridos y podrá deleitarse de un mundo nuevo de sabores y olores de nuestra patria. Continuaremos el recorrido en “buggy car” hacia Playa Macao. Permítase nadar en sus refrescantes aguas. Luego conduciremos hasta llegar a una cueva subterránea de aguas cristalinas, donde podrá disfrutar de un exótico y refrescante baño. Será un día al aire libre lleno de diversión para aquellos que buscan gozar de la belleza natural de la República Dominicana. Incluye: • Transporte ida y vuelta al hotel • Alquiler de los “buggy car” • Guías profesionales • Casco de Seguridad Recomendaciones: Cámara fotográfica Bloqueador solar Ropa deportiva y tenis Traje de baño Gorra, gafas y pañuelo Atención al cliente 24\7
Sosua's Official Entertainment Tour and Airport pickup
Everything you've heard about Sosua's entertainment district is true! If you are a first-time traveller, single and ready to mingle in the streets of Sosua, then this experience is for you. Think of your guide as a wingman, local translator, and navigator/ transportation. Our goal is to save you money by minimizing Gringo (rookie) mistakes while maximizing your money which translates to more fun. This experience includes a dedicated tour guide for the evening, who takes you to the heart of Sosua's downtown entertainment district. 1. You will be picked up from the airport by our private driver. Groups 3 or more receive a complimentary pickup (less than 3 pay $20 to the driver). 2. Your guide will meet you at your Airbnb and give you what we call the Sosua 101 survival guide tutorial. 3. He takes you to a popular sports bar in the middle of town for food and drinks, where you will get your first glimpse of why tourists visit here from far and wide. (Transportation is covered) 4. Lastly, we head to the Disco, aka Casino nightclub. (Entrance fee and table reservation are covered) Your group can get bottle service, which is highly recommended because you save $ together and avoid over-tipping at the bar. LASTLY, Please message before booking to insure spaces are available. Check out our IG @linkzup
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,
Dominican Rum Masterclass at Premium Rooftop
Discover 4 types of Dominican rums and learn all about their production process in a relaxed tasting and pairing experience, with a beautiful view of the Santo Domingo City. For those who want to learn all about Dominican rum, this is your experience! We will take a sensory tour of 1.5 hours while you taste delicious rum options in a pairing experience with charcuterie and chocolates accompanied by Dominican rums from different regions of the country. All the rums are from Dominican producers, which gives you the opportunity to discover unique bottles with special finishes of different casks. You will learn to taste rum like a professional, and to know the different tasting notes that will make you feel like a true expert (structure, aromas, aging, awards, shades, etc…)
Découvrir la Mermaid à la playa Bayahibe
Bonjour! Je suis instructeur de Mermaid. J'ai le plaisir de vous proposer une découverte de sirène à la playa de Bayahibe. La scéance va se composer de 3 parties. D'abord, nous allons commencer par se maquiller et se décorer. Et puis on va aller à la plage et on va s'habiller avec une jolie queue de sirène. En suite, nous allons aller dans l'eau pour apprendre comment nager comme une sirène. Les services de shooting et tous les équipements nécessaires sont inclues dans la prestation. ------------------------------------------------- Hello! I am Mermaid instructor. I am glad to propose you a fantastic mermaiding experience on the Bayahibe beach. The try session will be composed in 3 parts. Firstly, we will start with the makeup and the decorations. Secondly, we will go to the beach and learn how to wear a beautiful fishtail. The third part will be in the water. I will teach you how yo swim like a real mermaid. And I will film every fantastic moment. The shooting service and all necessary equipments are included in the price.
Get to know the most beautiful river in Dominican Republic
We will get to know Rio Partido, starting from a trip to Villa Trina, 2 hour ride From Santiago with amazing views on the road, beautiful country houses and warm people. We get breakfast and we start our way walking in Palma Herrada and it takes 25 minutes to get to the river. We will cross the river with blue waters and espectacular nature views until we get to a big cave with a waterfall. This cave it’s 1 hour away. Then, we get back and climb a mountain with stairs to get lunch. After Lunch we spend little more time in the river and we get ready to get back to the car.
Hermosa fiesta en barco en Punta Cana
La experiencia comienza con el transporte desde su hotel hasta nuestra base en la playa de Birijagua. En el caso de la experiencia Party Boat tendrás el siguiente programa: Excursión "The party boat": Salida a las 2,30 p.m.(Le enviamos la listas de los Hoteles y las horas de recogidas) la primera actividad de la excursión es snorkeling donde podrán observar los peces, arrecifes, corales y de más. Luego pasan con el barco por un sector donde podrán ver a los delfines y sacar fotos desde el barco, finalmente llegan a la piscina natural donde los clientes pueden descender del barco ya que el nivel del agua allí es como el de una "piscina". Todo el recorrido va siendo acompañado con la animación del staff a bordo, con música y tienen open bar incluido (cocktails como ser mojito, piña colada, mamajuana, cuba libre y cerveza) acompañado de frutas tropicales y nachos con queso.
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. This is a social project with the NGO Projects for Children. 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
Visit the round thousand foot high Punta Cana Mountain
Discover the exotic beauty of this wonderful mountain, it will take your breath away and take your breath away. It's amazing how we described that view. You will be served a hot meal with love and passion. This is the best way to enjoy this meal observing nature to the fullest a thousand feet in Montaña Redonda. Itinerary We will pick you up from your hotel in Punta Cana between 8:00 am and 9:00 am. Once aboard the minibus, we will go on a hike to Montaña Redonda, one of the most beautiful places in the whole Caribbean country. Back we will have a 1 hour stop at Playa Esmeralda is one of the few unspoiled beaches away from the city of the Dominican Republic and lush nature, with good tourist development.
All Inclusive Soana Island Experience from Punta Cana
Soana Island is by far one of the most beautiful areas to visit in the Dominican Republic. Attracting over 1 million visitors each year, Soana Island has breathtaking white-sand beaches with palm trees and turquoise waters. It’s a once in a lifetime must-do experience for anyone visiting the Dominican Republic. Embark with us on a full day (8 hours) of pleasure, fun and discovery. Here’s the breakdown of the Experience: -Pickup from your hotel to Bayahibe. -Once there, we’ll onboard a Catamaran to Soana Island (this is when the fun begins). -Enjoy the open bar and dancing to Caribbean rhythms while cruising towards Soana Island. -Once at Soana Island, you can begin enjoying the beautiful landscapes: mangroves, coral reefs and of course, the majestic beaches while the open Buffet is being prepared (Dominican cuisine). -After lunch, there will be more animation and fun. You’ll learn to dance local Dominican music but you’re free to sunbathe on the beach, snorkel or just take endless selfies. -Towards the end of the afternoon, we’ll stop and enjoy the Natural Pool at Playa Palmilla (clear turquoise water at waist level) to see Starfishes. During this excursion, you will have countless opportunities to make lifetime memories. We offer a round-trip transportation from and to your hotel/Airbnb/accommodation.
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!
Recorrido en Buggies, Polaris y cuatrimotos en Punta Cana
Primero Recogemos a los clientes en un transporte y los llevamos al establecimiento de los buggies, para darle una orientación previa al manejo de las máquinas por motivos de seguridad; desde allí partimos a la primera parada que es la plantación de café, cacao y tabaco, la segunda parada es el cenote o cueva taina, la última parada es la playa Macao y desde alli partiremos al establecimiento de los buggies.
Paradise Island by Speedboat Platinum
White-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and palm-studded skies await you. Step into Paradise when you arrive to Paradise Island Beach Resort. Enjoy amazing views and stylish clean amenities and then get ready to be whisked away on board our speedboats. Once arriving at Paradise Island enjoy swimming in the warm, turquoise, crystal clear waters surrounding the stunning white sand bank that is the Island. See thousands of tropical fish as you snorkel over the beautiful coral reef encircling this island Paradise. On the way back to the Resort you will experience a trip through the mangroves where if you’re lucky you’ll get a glimpse of manatee swimming in their natural habitat. Upon your return from the island you can enjoy a tasty lunch (additional charges apply), tasty drinks (additional charges apply) and full access to Paradise Island Beach Resort with its pristine beach, beautiful turquoise water and resort facilities (entrance fee and parking included). An unbelievable day full of fun and beauty awaits you on this dreamlike Caribbean excursion. Prices for the excursion vary depending on the number of people booking. The more people go, the cheaper it gets per person. We also offer the option of picking you up in Puerto Plata at extra charges.
Hiking in the mountains of Bonao
Ven vivir una experiencia inolvidable a las montañas de Bonao, Visitaremos el hermoso Salto El Rodeo y la maravillosa cascada Toro Flaco, en esta experiencia caminaremos por senderos con una vegetación hermosa y sembradío de Café y Cacao, almorzaremos comida criolla con los locales y podremos desgastar de un rico Café criollo.
Hiking across the amazing Nizao River
Let’s know one of the most beautiful Rivers around San Cristobal Province full of natural pools and amazing panoramics views across the mountains, Rio Nizao Located in the community of Los Cacaos and small countryside. The adventure begins at 6am at the meeting point. It’s a two hour drive t where we are having our Dominican breakfast. After breakfast we start the hike, basically we are going to hike trough a river around 20 minutes to get the first natural pool, then adventure continues swimming in natural pools through a river with clear emerald waters. A perfect place to disconnect internet and conect with nature, swim and have fun and just enjoy the most fresh clear waters.(Don’t know how to swim, it doesn’t matter, life jackets are included). Time estimate for the hiking 3-4 hour, plain walk, the difficulty level of the route is medium. Its recommended to be in good physical condition and healthy. A certain level of resistance is required. At the end of the route, we are going to taste the flavors of local cuisine, a delicious typical lunch wait for us, made by the best hands in the area, accompanied by natural juice or water. The most popular dish: The Dominican Flag (Rice, Reed Beans & stew chiken) can be lightly modified (vegan cases). Finally, we would be coming back to Santo Domingo at around 5-6pm