What to expect on Saona Island


If you already booked an excursion or are thinking about taking a day trip to Saona Island you can expect to have a great time. Visitors who came once to Saona Island usually dream about coming back as soon as possible. For the same reason, many of them call their trip to this island the best experience during their vacation in Punta Cana or La Romana.

This paradise island is located a few miles off the coast of the Dominican Republic and a real Caribbean beauty. Saona is the largest island of the Dominican Republic and part of the eco-preserve “Parque Nacional del Este”. It enjoys special protection, that’s why there live almost no people on the island.

What to expect on Saona:

  • Endless white beaches
  • Crystal clear water
  • Coconut palms along the coast
  • Colorful fish and unique snorkeling
  • A large population of starfish
  • A water temperature between 79°F and 82°F

White sand, crystal clear water and coconut palms along the coastline are the three main trademarks of the island. Besides it´s natural beauty, the island offers its visitors lots of activities and many things to do during a day on Saona Island.

Due to its almost perfect conditions, Saona Island is the mecca for snorkeling and other water activities. Besides discovering the colorful underwater world visitors can kayak or practice other non-motorized water sports.

The island is a paradise for seafood lovers. In small home-style restaurants on the beach locals sell fresh and delicious seafood caught the same day. Some big fish found in local waters are: Sailfish, White Marlin, Blue Marlin, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Bonito, Barracuda.

Saona is the setting for many TV commercials transmitting the tropical feeling of the island. So don’t expect less than a perfect setting for an unforgettable trip.