Diving & Snorkeling

Diving & Snorkeling

The Dominican Republic is a fantastic destination for diving and snorkeling, offering diverse marine life, vibrant coral reefs, and crystal-clear waters. Here are some top spots you should consider exploring:


  1. Bayahibe: Located on the southeast coast, Bayahibe is a hub for diving. You can explore sites like the St. George Wreck, a sunken cargo ship teeming with marine life, or the vibrant coral gardens of the Catalina Wall.

  2. La Romana: Nearby Bayahibe, La Romana offers fantastic wall diving along with the opportunity to explore underwater caves and tunnels.

  3. Puerto Plata: On the north coast, Puerto Plata has excellent dive sites such as the Airport Wall and Three Rocks. You can encounter colorful fish, rays, and sometimes even whales.

  4. Punta Cana: While primarily known for its beaches, Punta Cana also has good diving spots like the El Nino wreck and coral reefs close to the shore.


  1. Saona Island: This is a popular excursion from Bayahibe and offers shallow reefs perfect for snorkeling. You can swim among tropical fish and possibly spot sea turtles.

  2. Catalina Island: Close to Bayahibe, Catalina Island has crystal-clear waters and diverse marine life, making it ideal for snorkelers.

  3. Punta Rucia: Located on the north coast, Punta Rucia is home to the stunning Cayo Arena (also known as Paradise Island), a tiny island surrounded by vibrant coral reefs that are perfect for snorkeling.

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