Saona Island is a beautiful natural reserve in the Caribbean. Getting around on the island is easy and can be done on foot under the shade of tropical vegetation and palm trees. Getting there on the other hand may be a challenge without the proper preparation.

There are a few things to discover and you should not miss when going on a day trip to Saona Island.  To be able to plan your day outside of the resort property, it is important to get an idea of the distance between the resort and the Saona Island Pier. We have listed below the most popular resorts and the distance and travel time 

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Distances to Saona Island from Punta Cana / Bavaro Resorts

From Punta Cana or Bavaro, there are two possible routes to get to the Pier for departure to Saona Island. Highway 105 is for hotels in Macao Beach and Uvero Alto the shortest route. It crosses the city of Higuey and the journey may take a little bit longer. Highway 3 is the fastest route from Bavaro Beach and Cap Cana. It connects the Punta Cana airport with the city La Romana, near the Pier to Isla Saona.

From ResortToDistanceTime
Paradisus Punta CanaSaona Island Pier55 mi70 min
Grand Palladium Punta CanaSaona Island Pier54 mi65 min
Hard Rock Hotel CanaSaona Island Pier57 mi70 min
Majestic Colonial Punta CanaSaona Island Pier56 mi70 min
Secrets Royal Beach Punta CanaSaona Island Pier51 mi60 min
Royalton Punta CanaSaona Island Pier56 mi70 min
Dreams Punta CanaSaona Island Pier44 mi80 min
Majestic Elegance Punta CanaSaona Island Pier56 mi70 min
Breathless Punta CanaSaona Island Pier44 mi80 min