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

#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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  • The snorkeling was fantastic and the boat ride was very fun.The island was quite small, And it may get all bunched up. My friend got stung by a jelly fish there. BEWARE OF JELLY FISH!! But the food? I...  more »
  • When we went we didn't see the cay, we were told it was because of the tide, we warned that if we had been warned, we would have done the tour another time. There was no answer As I don't like to dive, for me the best was the walk through the mangroves
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