Tourism in Las Galeras - Dominican Republic
Travel guide and tourist information to visit Las Galeras and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Las Galeras, a small village in the peninsula of Samana.
Las Galeras - Dominican Republic
is a beautiful little fishing village located about 25 km from the
town of Samana,
in the northeast of the Dominican Republic, in the province of Samana.
It is a paradise of pristine natural beauty intact.
In recent years, this small town has been significant growth with new hotels and restaurants, but since the Las Galeras is not exactly one of the most accessible places of Samana, it allowed him to maintain the relaxed atmosphere and charm of Caribbean village. In the village and nearby are some small hotels, aparthotels and one all-inclusive resort.
In the village are, besides the beach of the same name, some beautiful beaches such as Playa Rincon, Playa Fronton and Playa Madame.
Las Galeras is ideal if you enjoy a holiday in a place away from mass tourism, but in one of the largest tourist areas of great natural beauty of the Dominican Republic.
Las Galeras and Samana Peninsula have many tourists attractions that will delight lovers of nature, beach and sea.
Tourist attractions and places to visit in Las Galeras
In Las Galeras you can do scuba diving with bottles but with only a mask.
To visit the outskirts of Las Galeras.
To explore the surrounding countryside with quiet.
What to see, what to do, what to visit near Las Galeras
Playa Rincon is a beautiful beach lined with coconut, which was ranked among the finest in the world. This beach is accessed by boat from the village or by a path (4x4 highly recommended). On this beach there is a small hotel restaurant: Rincon Rubi. At the end of the beach a small river of fresh water flows into the Caribbean Sea.
Playa Fronton is a wild and beautiful deserted beach located about 25 minutes by boat from Las Galeras and also within walking distance. It lies at the foot of a cliff several ten feet high. Arriving by boat, the sight of this little paradise beach at the foot of the great cliff of extraordinary beauty. Playa Fronton is a paradise for diving and snorkeling.
Boca del diablo (devil's mouth)
Boca del Diablo is about fifteen kilometers from the village, access is via a path that requires a suitable vehicle (4x4 or motorcycle or four wheel). It is a magical place where you can see the sea rushing under the rocks of the cliff and reappear as if the rocks spewed water. When the sea is rough the jet can go up to 10 meters high.
Whale watching at the time of their migration, is one of the major tourist attractions of Dominican Republic. It can be observed from January to March during their migrations.
Paradise island off the coast of Samana, part of which is private, is the part where the hotel Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, and a public area with restaurants, bars... Excursions to Cayo Levantado are often offered by hotels, tour operators, cruise lines... It is also a major tourist attraction.
A major tourist attraction of the Dominican Republic
El Limon waterfall is a waterfall about 40 meters high which empties into a natural pool.