about Samana City in Dominican Republic.
Great view of the Marina of Samana
walking along the new Malecon
The island of Cayo Vigia at the end
of the famous bridges of Los Puentes
Politur (Now named CESTUR) is the Tourism Police assuring Safety and Security in the Samana region.
Cayacoa Hotel of Gran Bahia
Principe overlooking the Marina
and Town of Samana
Public beach Cayacoa, just a few
minutes walking from Downtown
The Spectacular public beach of
famous Cayo Levantado island
1 Kilometer long Playa Anadel,
a mere 4 kilometers from
the Town of Samana
Find General Information about
the beautiful seaside Town of Samana
Small Business Listings of Samana
in the Town of Samana
- • Taxi Service in Samana
- • Private Tour Guide
- • Professional Photographer
- • Local Painter Artist
- • and more.
Banks ~ ATM Machines ~ Western Union
There are 4 main Banks in the town of Samana
Scotia Bank | Banco Popular | Banco BHD | Banco de Reserva
Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
All have ATM Machines : Open 24 hours a day
Western Union is located on the waterfront close to main dock.
> See the location of Banks and Western Union on our Map
Electricity - Electrical current - Voltage
North American Standard 3 way plug - 110 Volts
National Holidays 2017
1 January New Year's Day | 6 January Epiphany | 21 January Altagracia
26 January Duarte's Birthday | 27 February Independence Day
14 April Good Friday | 1 May Labour Day | 15 June Corpus Christi
16 August Restauration Day | 24 September Our Lady of las Mercedes
6 November Constitution Day | 25 December Christmas Day
Samana International Airport - El Catey (AZS)
The new Samana International Airport - El Catey
The Airport is located about 50 kilometers ( 30 miles )
has been opened since November 2006
from the town of Samana
Safety and Security
Samana is actually one of the safest place in Dominican Republic
POLITUR now named CESTUR is the Tourism Police force in Samana,
with more than
80 agents patrolling Samana Peninsula towns, streets and beaches.
Internet Centers and WIFI
There are many Internet Centers in Samana all over town
Also, you will find many restaurants and terraces with FREE Internet WIFI
Weather and Climate of Samana
Get detailed Weather Reports for the next 24 Hours
+ 7 Days and 14 Days Forecast about the small town of Samana
Cellular Phones in Samana
There are 3 main providers of Cellular Phones Services in Samana
ORANGE from France Telecom
CLARO from Codetel
You will find many offices spread out all over town
Whale Museum and Nature Center
The Whale Museum and Nature Center ( Centro de la Naturaleza )
Open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm - ALL YEAR
Samana has one of the largest marine mammal sanctuaries in the World.
It is a major center for Whale Watching activities in the migration season,
every single year the Whales are here from January 15 th to March 31 st.
> See the location of Whale Museum on our Map
The Best Beaches in Samana + Local Public Beach
Cayacoa Beach is the main public beach in Samana shared with the
GBP Cayacoa Hotel, only a few minutes walk from downtown.
> See how to get to Cayacoa Beach on our Map
Cayo Levantado Island has the most spectacular white sand public beach.
Accessible only by boat, from the Main Dock in the town of Samana.
Transportation cost is around $8 USD per person for round-trip.
Boat departure at 9:00 AM and return around 5:00 PM.
Playa Anadel is located only 4 Kilometers east from the town of Samana.
Bridges to Nowhere in Samana ~ "Los Puentes de Samana"
Famous Bridges of Samana Town
Please note : The Bridges of Samana are under major renovation from January 2016
until August 2017.The Bridges to Nowhere of Samana are the Icons of the lovely small town of Samana. Built in the late 1960's, these famous bridges where intended to have at the end a Casino Complex and a Restaurant-Bar. Only later, in the mid-eighties was open a two level Restaurant-Bar that lasted only a few years and now only the structure remains. You will find many Park Benches with rest areas spread along the 1.3 kilometers lenght of walking distance. This is a favorite place among locals and foreigners alike to take a stroll early in the morning or late afternoon before sunset. The access to the entrance of the Bridges is at the bottom of the Cayacoa Beach.
> See how to get to the Bridges to Nowhere on our Map
Vista Mare Samana
Vista Mare - Luxurious Residences and Apartments located in Los Cacaos
12 kilometers from the town of Samana
Puerto Bahia Samana
Puerto Bahia Samana - Marina & Residences
The Bannister Hotel - Member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Located only 5 Kilometers from the town of samana
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