Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), Punta Rucia

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#3 of 13 in Beaches in Puerto Plata Province
Take a boat trip from Punta Rucia to Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena), a tiny sandbar islet within the Montecristi National Park. While there, you can take advantage of the sandy coastline and snorkel along a reef to experience an underwater world teeming with tropical fish. After relaxing on the sand or perfecting your swimming and snorkeling skills, you can take a boat ride through the verdant mangroves. Take a look at our Punta Rucia tour itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Paradise Island & The Mangroves (Cayo Arena) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • PROs: -Bus ride thru the island gives you an appreciation for the luxury that we have, there is reasonable food & drink provided, the snorkeling was truly fantastic. It was a wonderful...  more »
  • First of: this is not an island. It's actually a sand bar. There really isn't much room and it gets crowded very quickly. That was not my issue though. It's a very long drive to get to Punta Rucia...  more »
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