Samaná is known for its annual whale watching season. The region features the Land Whale Observatory where visitors have the opportunity to watch thousands of humpback whales that migrate to these waters during winter time to mate and give birth.
The most spectacular waterfall of the island, the Limón Waterfall, is located in middle of the Samaná Peninsula offering an exhilarating experience for those who want to dive in. Other natural wonders in the area includes los Haitises National Park with more than 60 square miles, more than 100 species of birds, and a great variety of exotic plants, and the 6 square miles island of Cayo Levantado featuring relaxing secluded beaches and numerous reefs.
The region is also rich in culture and entertainment, having the town of Las Terrenas as a hub for hotels, gourmet restaurants, sports facilities, beach bar, and more. Samaná is also home to the Taino Park, the largest historical park in the Caribbean, exhibiting the environment and culture of the Taino inhabitants and the clashes that occurred with the Spanish settlers more than 500 years ago.
For more information, please visit the official website for Dominican tourism at www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.