About Saona Island
Saona Island or Adamanay is the largest island adjacent to Dominican territory. It has a perfect climate and is considered as “the island of beauty and solitude“.
Thousands of foreigners visit this Dominican territory to enjoy the beach and the sublime natural beauty of this paradisiacal island.
In the Cotubanamá National Park or East National Park, a protected natural park, is where Saona Island is located, being one of the most studied of the national parks that the Dominican Republic has. This beautiful place not only has great beauty, but also has great archaeological and natural riches.
Scuba diving and snorkeling are probably the most common tourist attractions in Saona, being the best location for scuba in the Dominican Republic. There are numerous scuba diving schools in Bayahibe that take scuba divers to the many dive sites around the area. There are over 20 official dive sites located near Bayahibe and all are accessible from the dive boats in the area. There are three shipwrecks in the area including the Atlantic Princess, St George and Coco. Saona Island benefits from the crystal clear, calm waters of the Caribbean Sea which makes it perfect for many water sports including snorkeling and stand up paddle boarding. Deep sea fishing is another popular activity.