National Park Los Haitises

National Park Los Haitises is one of the main tourist attractions of the Dominican Republic.

Los Haitises Park

Description of the National Park

The park Los Haitises is one of ecological attractions of the Dominican Republic. National Park Los Haitises is located in the north-east of the country, it lies south of the Bay of Samana, to Sanchez until Sabana de la Mar.

Landscape, dotted with small islands, with wooded hills contrast with the rest of the country.

The park is a protected area with a large mangrove, with a sea bay of San Lorenzo and a terrestrial part consists of a subtropical rainforest with many small hills. In this park are also many caves (La Linea, Cueva Arena ...) with pictographs and petroglyphs left by the Tainos, the original inhabitants of the island of Hispaniola.

Los Haitises Park is a reserve and a sanctuary for many species of birds, fish, shellfish ... some of which are endemic to the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.

Visit the park is by boat, party Sabana de la Mar, Samana. Excursions are organized from the hotels in Las Terrenas, Samana hotels and Las Galeras. This is one of the main sights of the Samana Peninsula.


Mangrove of the Los Haitises park is the largest mangrove forest in the Caribbean, it is consisting of a maze of mangroves white and roses. Mangrove is the oviposition site of numerous species of fish where the fry can grow up safe from predators.


Forest Park los Haitises is a subtropical moist forest type with a typical tropical flora. Trails are available to visit this forest and discover the rich flora and fauna of this reserve. With luck it is possible to see the smallest mammal, the solenodonte, snakes ... and especially many birds.


Caves of National Park Los Haitises have served the Tainos habitats, some of which can be visited (Do not use flash to take pictures as this will deteriorate the drawings left by the Tainos).
La Reyna La Línea, La Arena, San Lorenzo, San Gabriel, Cueva Fun Fun ... are some of the caves in the park.
The first studies of rock art in the park Los Haitises is from 1869, but despite a wealth and variety no detailed scientific study has yet been performed.

Photos of Los Haitises

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Location - Access

National Park Los Haitises is located north-east of the Dominican Republic, the entry is to Sabana de la Mar, but boat tours are also from Samana.

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day.

Accommodation near Los Haitises

There are a few small hotels in Sabana de la Mar, Paraiso Cano Hondo a small paradise for ecotourism.

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5 opinion :
- le 25/08/2017
Make your ecological visit by calling this number. 8097206035
- le 26/07/2017
To visit Los Haitises from Sabana de la Mar or Samana, simply write by whastapp to those guys who are from the community: 1809-720-6035 and / or 18097601660. Local guides, they are good and not too expensive ...
- le 13/02/2017
Superb, nothing to complain about.
- le 24/12/2016
Fantastic tour, to do absolutely during a stay in Dominican Republic.
- le 13/10/2016
An extraordinary excursion. To do.

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