Las Terrenas Vacations
Las Terrenas is located some 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Santo Domingo, the national capital, and about 95 miles (153 kilometers) from Punta Cana.
Las Terrenas isn't the only spot in this popular region worth experiencing; travelers can also hit the road and discover the magic of the surrounding scenery, towns and cities. Examples of places in the vicinity of Las Terrenas are Nagua, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Las Galeras, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Samana is around 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Las Terrenas. This regional center offers a number of interesting tourist attractions, such as Playa Las Flechas, Playa Rincon and Marine Life Experience Cayo Levantado. Make sure you don't return to Las Terrenas until you've checked out Samana's Whale Museum of Samana and Cayo Levantado Beach.
If you ask a local what they recommend seeing around Las Terrenas, you'll most likely be directed to the region's much-loved open-air exhibits and lighthouses. If the weather forecast makes you want to stay indoors, take a trip to the Dominican Republic's history museums.
There are many thrilling adventures to be had in the region around the Dominican Republic. Try four-wheel driving or mountain biking to get your adrenaline pumping. If you are after something a little different from seeing the sights, why not try a local watersport? Stand-up paddle boarding and fishing are available here.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend what's left of your Dominican pesos on that last souvenir and say Adiós to the characters you have met and the spots you've been.