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Is it safe to travel to Samana?

Is it safe to travel to Samana?

Samana is considered a reasonably safe place, although the usual precautions will not be excessive. Due to the popularity of the region among tourists, the city is well guarded by the police, and it tries to respond reasonably quickly to all cases of crime. However, you should not be completely relaxed in Samana.

Where is the main tourist center in Samana?

Samaná Bay
It is located on the northern coast of Samaná Bay. The town is an important tourism destination and is the main center for whale-watching tours in the Caribbean region. The town has three municipal districts: El Limón, Las Galeras, and Arroyo Barril….Samaná (town)

Province Samaná
Founded 1756
Municipality since 1865

Why do people visit Samana Bay?

Samaná Bay offers incredible opportunities to observe humpback whales, as well as tiny, idyllic islands to visit such as Cayo Levantado. And of course, Samaná has no shortage of photogenic beaches to visit, from the secluded Playa Rincón to the palm tree-lined Playa Bonita.

How bad is Covid in Dominican Republic?

Country-Specific Information: The Dominican Republic has 352,762 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4,014 confirmed deaths. Medical care is limited, there is limited availability of ICU beds, and hospitalized patients may have an increased risk of exposure to COVID-19.

How far is Samana from SDQ?

The distance between Santo Domingo Airport (SDQ) and Samaná is 93 km. The road distance is 161.1 km.

How do I get to Samana?

Direct international flights to the region’s Samaná El Catey International Airport are in short supply. Most visitors bound for Samaná will utilize connecting flights from Punta Cana or opt for a two-hour drive from the capital city of Santo Domingo, along a new and modern highway.

When can you see whales in Samana?

Humpback Whales Watching Tour – Samana, Dominican Republic. This tour is only available in the period from December 15 to March 30 of every year.

What do we find at the Samana Peninsula?

The peninsula contains many beaches, especially in the city of Santa Bárbara de Samaná. It contains three rivers. The main roads are the DR-5 and the Samaná Highway, which leads from the peninsula to Santo Domingo….Samaná Peninsula.

Península de Samaná
Country Dominican Republic
Population (2008)
• Total 241,104