Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions
JEEP SAFARI “LOS BRAZOS”
Pick up at reception in the Casa Linda Welcome Center at 9:30 am.
Join us for a fun filled day where we will travel by jeep, boat and inner tubes.
We leave towards the town of Islabon where we will meet the boat that will take us to where the Yasica and Islabon rivers meet and both flow to the sea.
From there we return to the jeep to continue our trip to a private place in the town “Los brazos”, with a wonderful view of the river. There we will enjoy a 30 minute leisurely inner tube ride.
Price Includes a typical Dominican lunch: rice, beans and chicken made over a wood fire.
Return time about 4.30 pm.
Precio 55 US
For you Shopaholics! Enjoy of full day of shopping in Santiago. This trip includes some of the best shopping malls and first class shops as well as a leisurely lunch.
Pick up at reception in the Casa Linda Welcome Center at 8 am.
First stop at “Colinas Mall”, with about 1 hour and a half time to shop, next stop at Pricesmart about 40 minutes time and we finally a stop at Supermercado Bravo.
Lunch will be at “La Parrillita”. After lunch we will go to Casa Cuesta and Ferreteria Bellon.
Return time about 7 pm.
Price 20 US
This is a full day of fun under the sun and in the water. Snorkeling gear is provided.
Pick up at reception in the Casa Linda Welcome Center at 7:15 am.
The bus will take us to Punta Rucia Beach where we will take the speed boat to Paradise Island.
Enjoy time on the island for about two and a half hours.
Snacks on the island will be provided like seasonal fruits, Pineapple, Watermelon, Mango, Guinean, Coconut, and an open bar with coca cola, sprite, cuba libre, mineral water.
Admission to the Monte Cristi National Park is included with a visit to the mangroves.
After spending time on the island, enjoy a beachside lunch just 60 meters from the ocean. Buffet of rice, string beans, chicken, fish, Six Varieties of salads.
Return to Punta Rusia to board the bus to Casa Linda.
Return time about 6 pm.
Price 53 US
TIP TOP CATAMARAN
Enjoy the wind in your hair, the sun in your back and a cocktail in your hand
Pick up 8:45 am at Welcome Center reception to take you to Sosua beach where you will board the catamaran. You will sail from Sosua Beach to Ocean World Marina. On the way we will have two snorkelling stops. On the Catamaran you will have all the food and drinks you need.
Return from Ocean World Marina to Casa Linda will be by bus around 3:30 pm.
Price 79 US / kids 40 US
PUERTO PLATA TOUR ½ DAY
A little bit of history visiting the largest city on the north coast.
Pick up 7:15 a.m at the Welcome Center reception.
We drive to Puerto Plata where we will visit the Brugal rum factory.
The Malecón or maritime road will take us to Fuerte de San Felipe, the first defensive construction of the city dating from the 16th century.
We continue with the Amber Museum and and the many gift shops around the Parque Central.
Retur n to Casa Linda about 1 pm.
Price 25 US (minimum 4 pax)
EL LIMON WATERFALL
Visit the most beautiful waterfall in the Dominican Republic and enjoy the tropical forest.
Pick up at reception in the Casa Linda Welcome Center at 6:15 am.
The bus will follow the north coast towards the peninsula of Samana. Just the drive is an amazing experience with beautiful ocean vistas and tropical jungle views. We will arrive at the small town of "El Cafe" where Ramona and Basilio will be waiting to greet us. We will begin our adventure with a mule ride. Don’t worry…. (Every mule has a guide). We will be lead into the tropical forest until we reach “el limon” waterfall, where we can swim at the base of the waterfall.
Lunch is included and is a typical dominican menu, rice, chicken, beans, salad, pasta and arepita de yuca.
On the way back we will stop at Las Terrenas’ beautiful white sand beach and clear crystal water. We can enjoy for about one hour.
Return to Casa Linda about 7.30 pm.
Price 89 US / kids 50 US
TERRACROSS BUGGIES TOUR ½ DAY
These tours depart twice per day from Casa Linda Reception/Welcome Center:
8:15 am, 11:15 am
Adventure with mud and fun! This off road tour in 4x4 buggies will take you through fields, farm land and the river with amazing mountain, ocean and jungle views.
You can clean up in the warm river waters and end with some snacks, beer or rum cocktail….but only at the end!
Price 178 US per buggy for 2 people / 135 US for single driver / 59 US kids
THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS!
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