Beach Break at Cayo Arena
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
- Speedboat Ride: Ride by speedboat to a sand bank in the middle of the ocean.
- Wilderness and Wildlife: Navigate through mangroves, explore the marine fauna and search for manatees.
- Snorkel: Go snorkeling in the pristine waters surrounding the sand bank.
About this Puerto Plata tour
Visit the Paradise Island of Cayo Arena, a sand bank island located northwest of the Dominican Republic, off the coast of Puerto Plata. Imagine sunbathing on a small island in the middle of the ocean surrounded by white sands and clear waters where you can see the bottom with incredible sharpness, their colors ranging from Turquoise to Acqua. Your excursion to Cayo Arena offers a wonderful tour departing from Puerto Plata, in air-conditioned transports with experienced drivers, accompanied by professional guides; take the road north of the Dominican Republic and the trip is full of beautiful landscapes and green mountains to Punta Rusia, a picturesque fishing village on the coast of Puerto Plata.
From there you'll board a beautiful catamaran from where you will appreciate the flora and fauna of the water route and visit the national park, navigating through the mangroves, with a variety of beautiful natural colors. If we are lucky we will see near the famous Manatee popularly known as sea cows.
Enjoy time at Cayo Arena where you have free time to snorkel and observe many species of fish of all colors, take photos, take a refreshing swim in crystal clear water swimming, chatting with fishermen who come to the island or relax in fine sand. After returning to land you will enjoy lunch which is included in your tour.
Staying at a hotel? Be sure to advise the GoBe Crew so our GoBe Representative, with the displayed logo sign, can meet you in your hotel lobby.
The snorkeling portion of this tour is optional. Mask, snorkel and snorkel vest are provided. Partial shade is provided on boat.
Tour involves both vehicle and boat transports. Travelers must be able to get in/out of boat without assistance. Must be able to walk roughly 1 mile over various terrain including gravel, dirt paths, and sand along the beach.
Beach, Full Day, Water Sports, Family Friendly
Toyota Coaster or similar may be used.
Beverages - Soda & Water
Lunch - Local Favorites
English, German, Spanish, Italian
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Suitable for travelers 5 years of age and older. Due to the local conditions and physical nature of the tour, it may not be suitable for all seniors.
Suitable for travelers weighing up to 300 lbs.
Special Medical Restriction
This tour will involve a 1-hour bus ride. Travelers with neck, back or shoulder problems should be aware of a potentially rough boat ride. Each individual will need to disclose their physical fitness and sign a waiver.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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