Samana Tourist Information - General infos about Samana Dominican Republic.

Samana Tourist Information - General infos about Samana Dominican Republic.

about Samana town in Dominican Republic.

Samana town Tourism Information about banks, beaches, museums, holidays and more.
Great view of the Marina of Samana
walking along the new Malecon

Cayo Vigia of Los Puentes - The famous Bridges to Nowhere in the small Town of Samana.
The island of Cayo Vigia at the end
of the famous bridges of Los Puentes

Politur Tourism police in Samana. Safety and Security is assured all over the Samana Peninsula by Politur (Cestur).Politur (Now named CESTUR) is the Tourism Police assuring Safety and Security in the Samana region.

Cayacoa Hotel of Gran Bahia Principe overlooking the Town of Samana.
Cayacoa Hotel of Gran Bahia
Principe overlooking the Marina
and Town of Samana

Public Beach of Cayacoa in Samana town.
Public beach Cayacoa, just a few
minutes walking from Downtown

Spectacular public beach of the island Cayo Levantado, just a few minutes away by boat from the town of Samana.
The Spectacular public beach of
famous Cayo Levantado island

The beach called Playa Anadel is located just a few kilometers away from Samana town (Santa Barbara de Samana).
1 Kilometer long Playa Anadel,
a mere 4 kilometers from
the Town of Samana


Find General Information about the beautiful bayside town of Samana

Banks • ATM Machines • Western Union

There are 4 main Banks in the town of Samana
Scotia Bank | Banco Popular | BHD Bank | 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.
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Electricity - Electrical current - Voltage

North American Standard 3 way plug - 110 Volts

National Holidays 2024

1 January > New Year's 
6 January > Epiphany
21 January > Altagracia
29 January > Duarte's Birthday
27 February > Independence Day
29 March > Good Friday
29 April > Labour Day
30 May > Corpus Christi
16 August > Restauration Day
24 September > Our Lady of las Mercedes
4 November > Constitution Day
25 December > Christmas Day

AZS Samana International Airport

Samana International Airport - El Catey ( AZS ) is located 60 kilometers from the town of Samana... Map of Samana Dominican Republic International Airport El Catey.

(AZS) Samana International Airport has been opened since November 2006. The Airport is located about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the town of Samana

Safety and Security

Samana is actually one of the safest place of the entire island of 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.

WIFI Internet

You will find most restaurants and terraces has WIFI Internet.

Weather and Climate of Samana

Get detailed Weather Reports for the next 24 Hours + 10 Days Forecast about Samana region
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Mobile Phones in Samana

There are 3 main providers of mobile phones and internet services in Samana
You will find many offices spread out all over town.

Whale Museum of Samana

The Whale Museum and Nature Center (Centro de la Naturaleza)
Open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm - ALL YEAR LONG.
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.

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Best Beaches of Samana

Cayacoa Beach is the main public beach in Samana shared with the GBP Cayacoa Hotel, only a few minutes walk from downtown Samana.
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Cayo Levantado Island has by far the most spectacular white sand public beach near the town of Samana. Accessible only by boat, from the Main Dock in the town of Samana. Transportation cost is around $7 USD per person for round-trip. Boat departure is around 9:00 AM and return around 5:00 PM.

Playa Anadel is located only 4 Kilometers east from the town of Samana.

And so many more beaches!
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Samana Bridges to Nowhere

Samana Walking Bridges to Nowhere - Bridges of Samana Town (Los Puentes of Samana).

Famous Walking Bridges of Samana
The Walking Bridges to Nowhere in 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.

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Hacienda Samana Bay

New Resort in front of the Malecon of Samana
Residential area embedded into the sea, nature and the city. It enjoys the advantages of being in the city of Santa Bárbara de Samana, whilst having complete privacy. Its location offers a natural, protected and unique environment in the Dominican Republic.

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Vista Mare Samana

Vista Mare - Luxurious Residences and Apartments located in Los Cacaos, about 12 kilometers from the town of Samana.
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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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