16 days in Samana Province Itinerary

16 days in Samana Province Itinerary

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16 days in Samana Province Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Las Terrenas
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Las Galeras
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Newark

7
nights
Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas ©
Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. Explore hidden gems such as Playa Coson Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll get in some beach time at Punta Bonita and La Entrada Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Terrenas: Cabrera (Playa Diamante & Piscina Natural La Catalina Cabrera), Playa Los Gringos (in Nagua) and Salto Alto (in Bayaguana). The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, browse the different shops at Paseo de la Costanera, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto de Socoa, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Terrenas online day trip planner .

Newark, USA to Las Terrenas is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Newark in November: high temperatures in Las Terrenas hover around 86°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Galeras.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cabrera, Monte Plata Province, Parada La Manzana, El Limon, Playa Los Gringos
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Playa Coson Beach ©
Playa Coson Beach
La Entrada Beach ©
La Entrada Beach
Punta Bonita ©
Punta Bonita

7
nights
Las Galeras

Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa El Valle and Cayo Levantado. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nat Tours Samana. Get out of town with these interesting Las Galeras side-trips: Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings, Playa Cayacoa, & more) and Playa Ermitano (in El Limon).

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Galeras day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Terrenas to Las Galeras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In December in Las Galeras, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Galeras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Barbara de Samana, Cayo Levantado, Playa Ermitano, La Hacienda Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa El Valle ©
Playa El Valle
Cayo Levantado ©
Cayo Levantado