The island getaway to Cayo Levantado

Periodalong all the year

Itinerary: the boat tours start from Samana’ Bay, on the north-east coast of the Dominican Republic

Departure: reach your embarkation point in Samana’ Port at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.

Dreaming of an island getaway?

You are in the Dominican Republic or you are thinking to go and you would like to start planning your excursion to the best Caribbean islands, what to do and when to go… So, here we will give you some guide line and we will make you discover one of the best island of the Dominican Republic: Cayo Levantado.

Cayo Levantado is a small beautiful island situated in the Samana’ Bay, on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. If you plan an early morning activity when you are seeking tranquillity; this beach is the right option and it’s popular with a daily excursion from Samana’ and Las Terrenas.  You can arrive in the island by group boat or private little boat called “lancha”, that is the typical wooden boat of the Dominican Republic from the port of Samana’ just in 15 minutes. You just choose which options you like more and we will make ready for you the best excursion depending on your preferences and desire.

Lancha, typical dominican boat
Lancha, typical Dominican boat

So, then when you will arrive in Cayo Levantado you will just find yourself on a beautiful tropical island: a real paradisiacal spot with white sandy beaches, warm crystalline waters and stunning natural green landscape.

Do you want to live the tropical island life? Here it’s possible! just some few restaurants right on the beach, white chairs and a lot of beautiful nature! This little island is lush with its coconut palm trees and a green humid tropical forest where you can explore the hidden village and its few local inhabitants living there.

Just some few restaurants right on the beach, an isolated 5stars hotel, white chairs and a lot of beautiful nature! This little island is lush with its coconut palm trees and a green humid tropical forest where you can explore the hidden village and its few local inhabitants living there.

In the winter season, whales visit the Samana’ Bay and you can make a whale-watching experience during the excursion to the island of Cayo Levantado. (Check more here http://getawaydominicanrepublic.com/whale-watching-experience-samana-bay/ ) Year-round you and your relatives or friends can enjoy a beach “parillada” (barbeque) of fresh fish and lobster, romantic kayak trips to hidden spots of the island and the warm clean turquoise water perfect for snorkeling or swimming.

Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic
Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic

Cayo Levantado is also famous as “Bacardi Island” because years ago Bacardi made an advertising campaign to promote their rum. While you are here you should take the chance to have a fresh pina colada served in a sweet pineapple right on the beach and contemplate the beauty of this paradise! Before to leave the island don’t forget to have a tour in the local market where you can appreciate or buy some souvenirs handmade by the local people, helping and supporting them in a responsible way.

Fresh Pina Colada in Cayo Levantado
Fresh Pina Colada in Cayo Levantado

This is a MUST VISIT place when you are on vacation in the Dominican Republic, the excursion is available from Samana’, Las Terrenas and Punta Cana. Everyone deserves a relaxing day soaking up some sun, enjoying the stunning Caribbean spots in one of the most beautiful beaches in the world…

Cayo Levantado is the ideal place for nature lovers and the perfect place to escape for a day… So, don’t lose a special day in a unique tropical island, contact us to have more information and let us organize you the best Island GetAway!

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