Saona Island (Isla Saona), Dominican Republic

Saona Island

The Dominican’s must-see national park.

Caves, reefs and crystal-clear waters await visitors to Saona Island off the southeast tip of the Dominican Republic. Hire a private speedboat or catamaran to ferry you to the 15-mile-long island, then snorkel the lagoons and explore the tiny village of Mano Juan.

If You Go

Saona Island
Dominican Republic


Hours: 
Vary by season and tour time

Public Transportation: 
N/A. Try a private ferry.

Recommended time to spend: 
At least half a day

Where to stay

Radisson Hotel Santo Domingo

Positioned conveniently in the heart of the city’s financial and commercial district, Radisson Hotel Santo Domingo is the perfect hotel for both business and leisure. The 24-hour business center combined with the outdoor pool, body shop athletic club access, on-site restaurant and bar, and on-site beauty services allows for a balance between work and play.

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