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The Humpback Whales Sanctuary

The Humpback Whales Sanctuary is the greatest visual spectacle of dreams that every year, during the mating season, Samaná is visited by the humpback whales, which provide a majestic spectacle for visitors, the whale sanctuary is on the way to Cayo Levantado, which allows visitors who go to see the whales to also visit the island of Cayo Levantado.

It is incredible how Samaná becomes the scene of one of the most impressive spectacles of nature. Thousands of humpback whales leave the North Atlantic behind to travel to the warm waters of the tropics, where their calving and breeding grounds are located. Discovering these marine giants, in their natural habitat, is an experience that must be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime.

The Samaná Peninsula and its huge bay is a place full of surprises. A former pirate hideout, an idyllic tourist destination… but, above all, this corner of the Dominican Republic is a true natural paradise. Many of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic and the Humpback Whale Sanctuary are just some of the many attractions connected to the privileged nature of the area.

The Caribbean Sea and its contact zone with the Atlantic Ocean is one of the richest ecosystems on our planet. And it is precisely in this strip where the Dominican Republic is located. Its warm waters, populated by coral reefs, are home to innumerable marine species, from tiny fish and molluscs to great giants of the sea, such as the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae).

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