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Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena): Tours & Tickets

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Escojan cual de nuestras embarcaciones los transportan hacia la fantástica isla de Arenas Blancas, Aguas Turquesa y una brisa fresca de Océano atlántico. Asombrosos arrecifes de coral y gran variedad de coloridos peces que podrán disfrutar con...more
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Main Street Punta Rucia | Puerto Plata, Punta Rucia 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The snorkeling was fantastic and the boat ride was very fun.The island was quite small, And it may get all bunched up. My friend got stung by a jelly fish there. BEWARE OF JELLY FISH!! But the food? It wasn't the greatest and my friends...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Skibox
Reviewed August 6, 2019

If you are In the Dominican Republic, near Puerto Plata, this is a great way to spend half a day. The water is crystal clear. Snorkeling is excellent and the mangrove tour on the way back is really fun. The people in the Dominican Republic...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

The island is very small. From the first point of vie, it looks interesting. But the island is due to its famousness totally crowded and there is no space to walk around. As there are a lot of groups arriving, it seems always crowded. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank romanshorner
Reviewed June 28, 2019

A place not to miss in the Dominican Republic. It is a truly paradisaical spot you can't imagine it exists. We went there by boat in the early morning and could enjoy the whole place on our own. We took amazing photos, did great snorkeling...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank mrsberry1992
Reviewed June 19, 2019

One of the best places I have ever been too. Amazing snorkeling and perfect views ! We had the best time and the tour guides make sure you are safe and comfortable ! I give you place a MUST DO if you are close !!...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank heathersamp
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Paradise island was absolutely stunning! The private island was amazing and they took us to eat and the food was great! Overall the entire property was awesome! The catamaran ride was so much fun and the guys on the boat were very hospitable. I loved...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Sheila S
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

A great experience.Only an hour and a half drive from Playa Dorada or you can go by boat.expect a lot of tourists.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Booked through TC At hotel. Rep on bus had too speak 4 different languages. Was around 3 hr trip. Take you own drink and nibbles. As l did not like food on offer. Bus comfy. Boat trip and staff great. Take sun cream and bug...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank nobody126
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

GO visit! Absolutely beautiful!!! It may be adult only however. Make sure you get the full package for the drinks. They forgot to tell us that part

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cask3ts
Reviewed April 2, 2019

We’ve done the Paradise Island trip in the past, (via speed boat) and loved it and thought what the presenter was telling us would just make the day even better. Well here we go... 1. Pick up time at our resort was set for 7:30am...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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October 5, 2019|
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Response from Skibox | Reviewed this property |
Nothing hard involved in this tour.Just sitting and walking. And snorkeling is optional
michael s
July 18, 2019|
Response from Vegasvegas1 | Reviewed this property |
It depends where you stay, if you rented a car?? Or if you Cab it can be expensive. Plus you are out in some back roads? I would suggest taking the excursion and see your options if you want to travel there on your own the... More
January 23, 2019|
Response from GaryFido | Reviewed this property |
No it’s because it gets very deep suddenly from the reef