Rating Low Key But Safe
Beaches No gay beach. Beaches here are smaller and quieter than elsewhere on the island.
Nightlife This area is pretty quiet, so nightlife is restricted to your resort.
Best For Those looking for a quieter version of the other Dominican resorts.
  • Samana is a peninsula, so is a bit off the beaten track and, until recently, has been overlooked by tourists. However, that appears to be changing, so now is the time to visit before it becomes more like the other major tourist areas on the island.
  • Samana is home to northern Atlantic humpback whales and lovely rainsforests. Make sure you take some time to explore some of the natural attractions of the area.
  • Bahia Principe has two 4 star resorts in Samana. Conquest Vacations offers a "roulette" option where you get buy a package at a reduced rate and you will be assigned your resort when your travel documents are sent to you.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.