All the destinations in the world have forced visits. We can reflect on that obligation of the traveler, but really them are almost always considered essential for something and if you missing them would be a mistake…
If you are in the Dominican Republic (DR) and considering whether to do a trip to Saona Island, then GO! You cannot miss it if you are here, in DR. It does not matter that you have seen many beaches and islands around the world, Saona’s beauty will always be in your memory.
Saona is a tropical island located on the southeast tip of the Dominican Republic, near La Romana and Casa de Campo, and is part of the protected National Park of the East. The island has no hotel and the only establishment on the island is Mano Juan (pop. 300). One cannot stay overnight (unless you crash with the locals in Mano Juan) and most tourists arrive on a day trip by catamaran.
Saona Island is an example of Caribbean exuberance. Located in the Cotubanamá National Park, it offers pristine beaches, clean waters and infinite rows of palm trees.
Once at the port of Bayahibe, the excursion to Saona Island is one you will wish never ends. Live this unique experience in one of the most extraordinary corners of the Caribbean.