16 days in Samana Province Itinerary

16 days in Samana Province Itinerary

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16 days in Samana Province Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Las Galeras
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Las Terrenas
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Newark

6
nights
Las Galeras

Las Galeras ©
You've now added Rudy's Rancho to your itinerary. Visit Playa Rincon and Cayo Levantado for some beach relaxation. Visiting Zipline and La Playita Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Las Galeras' surroundings by going to Playa Ermitano (in El Limon) and Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings, Playa Cayacoa, & more).

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Galeras driving holiday app .

Newark, USA to Las Galeras is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to Las Galeras due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in November, expect Las Galeras to be much hotter, temps between 86°F and 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Las Galeras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Barbara de Samana, Samana Province, Cruz de la Mision, Cayo Levantado, Playa Ermitano
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Rudy's Rancho ©
Rudy's Rancho
Playa Rincon ©
Playa Rincon
Zipline

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Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. You'll get in some beach time at Playa Bonita and Playa Punta Popy. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Las Terrenas to Cabrera to see La Entrada Beach about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Salto El Limon, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Coson Beach, admire all the interesting features of Carretera Samana Toll Road, and go for a stroll along the water at Playa El Portillo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Terrenas visit planner.

Traveling by car from Las Galeras to Las Terrenas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Salto El Limon, La Entrada Beach, El Limon
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Salto El Limon ©
Salto El Limon