Dominican Republic is home to the city of Samana which is located on the south stretch of the island that is dispersed into a set of smaller vivid islands. For those hoping to get away from large crowds and enjoy the harbor Samana offers a great vantage point for boat excursions and whale watching trips. Adventure lovers and nature nuts enjoy beautiful mountain expanses, seclusion, animated small towns, azure waters and extensive beaches. Accomplished divers use Samana resorts as a base for phenomenal underwater diving.
The Casa Marina Bay, built in 1920 and recently redesigned, is a hotel in Samana Dominican Republic is a great choice when opting to stay in Samana. A huge variety of activities are offered through the hotel including diving, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, horseback riding and more ensuring you'll never be at a lack of things to do. Two large swimming pools, a large beach area and ambrosial gardens are all found on this Samana hotels expansive property.
This Samana resorts 284 ample guest rooms include amenities
such as air conditioning, safe deposit box, TV, telephone,
full bath and balcony. English speakers are abundant here
as Samana's history shows the area was settled by
American slaves freed circa 1824. Most people speak English
fluently. Four restaurants at this hotel Samana offers
has many dining choices from sandwiches to fresh seafood
with a buffet including a large variety of cuisine.
Another great hotel in Samana Dominican Republic is the Occidental Gran Bahia. Built in a breathtaking area within a National Park this destination is quite impressive. With stunning seascapes to Samana Bay and views of Cayo Levanto Island, the vistas are striking from this Samana hotels location. Free boat transportation takes guests to the island for a catered lunch. Three distinct types of suites offer air conditioning, terrace or balcony, fireplace, kitchen, refrigerator, safe and satellite TV. This Samana resorts suites are elegant and bright providing a refreshing air of ambience.
Two fantastic restaurants offer delectable cuisine with
one situated outside with stunning views. If visiting
between later January and March don't miss excellent
whale watching opportunities. Humpback whales make their
yearly trip to their area around this time for calving
and mating season. Daily entertainment, tons of outdoor
activities and dance classes are also available.
Experience the noticeable European flavor of the city
while staying at the Tropical Lodge in the heart of Samana.
Operated for over two decades by a friendly European couple
the Tropical Lodge is an alternative to large resorts.
Get away from crowded, noisy tourist bars and enjoy nightlife
at quiet cafes, comfortable lounges and unique restaurants.
This smaller Samana hotels 17 rooms include air conditioning,
safe, satellite TV, beautiful views and an added personal
touch. At this hotel Samana city beckons to be explored.
From the Tropical Lodge hotel Samana shopping is at your
doorstep with colorful shops dotting the area with
numerous beaches nearby.
It's important to remember that these resorts are only a few of the options available. The choices in resorts span over a huge variety each providing different levels of comfort and convenience. Be sure to do some research before you head off on your vacation. You may find a good deal but the amenities might not be exactly what you're looking for or may not offer as many conveniences as another Samana resort. Choose wisely for the most gratifying holiday.
Note that in Samana it's best to bring along travelers cheques, cash and an ATM card as credit cards are not as readily accepted. When choosing a Samana hotel Dominican Republic shows its authentic side. On the opposite side of the island away from the larger resorts you will find one of the best areas on the island. Once you've chosen your hotel Samana vacations allow guests to relax, unwind and enjoy all that this lovely coastal city has to offer.