ECOLOGICAL AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Saona island belongs to the National East Park.
The surface of the island is 110 km ² . It has beautiful coral reefs , coastal lagoons, a great diversity of bird and reptile species , and also has interesting archaeological sites and caves that were used by the Tainos .
We invite you to explore this natural reserve in a different way . Our tours are quiet and familiar with the purpose of discover and enjoy the natural environment as much as possible as well as Dominican cultural contact with the people of the island. We emphasize the personal service and guided tours of the spectacular food of Pepe “El Lanchero” .
Pepe Beach is where recently we are to our customers and we will be alone on the beach wild . Pure Nature 100 % .
The tour that we offer has  small groups (8 to 30) and is focused on  nature , enjoy the natural resources and snorkelling .Also a bit of contact with the Dominican culture .
We leave from Bayahibe at 9.00am and returns no later than 5pm.
We visit one of the last beaches of Saona, Pepe´s beach , where we are the only peple who reach this beach.
In these beaches you can have a swim , walk, sunbath or snorkelling as there is a coral reef . We will have a healthy snack of fruit and homemade cake .
Visit the village of Mano Juan , fishing village on Saona Island and visit the Turtle Sanctuary which actively collaborate and contribute with . If we’re lucky , the day the tour is done we can find baby turtles . Turtles lay eggs 80% of the year . The eggs are collected and stored in the sanctuary until the turtles hatch . These are held in the sanctuary for 3-4 days before being released .
Lunch at the beach includes grill fresh lobster , fish, chicken , rice, potatoes , salad and fruit. All food is home cooked on the same day . The fish is very fresh as Pepe catch it the day before the tour.
Includes drink Presidente beer , Brugal rum , Coke , Sprite and water.
Stop at the old pier to feed the fish and gulls.
Stop at the Peñon
Visit the mangroves
Stop at the ” Palito “
Last stop ……………….. Natural Pool spectacular shallow area inhabited by the famous Caribbean starfish .
Here you can interact with the stars , always respecting their lives and keeping them in the water, we have a snack and some “R” vitamin.
We use fast boast with shade.
It is recommended to bring a towel , sunscreen much , mosquito repellent , some money in case you want to buy something at the village  of Mano Juan .
In Mano Juan are shops with crafts and paintings often sell even attractive price , usually cheaper than hotels .
There are also massage therapists and make affordable braids .
Shopping in the village will help the local economy .
Recommended products to buy in the village
  • Handmade coconut oil  for massage , hydration cutaneous and hair , and even cooking .
  • 100% Pure honey  bees  from Saona Island .

PRICES

$ 65 per adult from Bayahibe
$ 90 per adult from Punta Cana

Children if they are over 11 years old pay as an adult . Between 11 and 6 years old pay half price and children under 6 are free.
Prices are in U.S. dollars but you can pay in euros or pesos equivalent to the current rate of the day outside the hotel.
We accept Credit card payments via Paypal and only the part of the tour ( $ 65 ) the portion of the transfer must be paid in cash ($ 25 )
The collection from Punta Cana is between 7 and 7:30 a.m.
Pick from Bayahibe from as 8:30 a.m.
Tours are not recommended for people with back problems or pregnant women.
They are not recommended for babies under 1 year .
SPECIAL PRICES FOR GROUPS
WE ALSO DO PRIVATE TOURS JUST ASK