Isla Saona Snorkeling

The 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot in Dominican Republic.

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Southwest of Punta Cana off the southeast shore of Dominican Republic, the snorkeling off Isla Saona is very popular with local divers. This boat accessed snorkel spot is located southeast of Bayahibe within the Parque Nacional Del Este and is known for its crystal clear waters with high visibility. There are several snorkel tour and scuba charter boats out of Bayahibe that provide access to the Saona Island. The boat ride is roughly 60 minutes.

To reach the snorkeling on the Dominican Republic by air, use the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) which provides access to over 20 countries.

Overall, Isla Saona is the 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 8 snorkeling dives in Dominican Republic. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Isla Saona including Isla Catalina, El Penon, Viva Shallows and Bayahibe Reef.


Local Contact(s):  Dominican Republic Tourism (809) 221-4660; Caribbean Dream Snorkeling Tours (809) 552-6862; Coral Point Diving; Diving Dominican Republic (829) 892-0989.

Recommended Book:  "The Ultimate Snorkeling Book" from Wes Burgess

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Cabarete Surf Camp; Villa Serena Hotel, Las Galeras; Hooked Cabarete

Luxury Loding:  Casa De Campo (809) 523-3333; Casa Bonita (809) 472-3939; Secrets Excellence Punta Cana (809) 685-9880; Breezes; Riu Hotels; Casa Veintiuno, Sosua

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Article Source:   Best Isla Saona Snorkeling Review

GPS:  18.095988, -68.652352

Date Published:  12/26/2011

Date Updated:  4/1/2017

ID:  24372

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