Explore Las Terrenas


Discover Las Terrenas, a picturesque paradise nestled on the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and lush natural beauty, Las Terrenas offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure

Learn about the rich history of Las Terrenas, from its origins as a fishing village inhabited by the Taíno people to its evolution into a thriving tourist and expat destination. Experience the blend of European, African, and Caribbean influences that have shaped the town's unique identity over the years.



Experience the pristine beauty of Playa Las Ballenas, Punta Popy, Playa Bonita and Playa Cosón, where crystal-clear waters and golden sands await. Ideal for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports, these beaches are a must-visit for every traveler.

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El Limón Waterfall

Embark on a scenic adventure to El Limón Waterfall, a majestic natural wonder just a short drive from Las Terrenas. Trek through tropical forests and cool off with a refreshing swim beneath the cascading waters of this breathtaking waterfall.


Restaurants and Nightlife

Delight your taste buds with the flavors of the Dominican Republic and beyond at Las Terrenas' diverse array of restaurants and beachside eateries. From fresh seafood to tropical fruits and traditional dishes, savor the authentic culinary delights of the region.

Getting around

Navigating Las Terrenas can be a breeze with a variety of transportation options tailored to suit your needs. Explore the town center and beachfront on foot, or opt for the convenience of scooters and motorcycles, popular choices for zipping around town. Adventurous souls can tackle the diverse terrain with ATVs and quads, while eco-conscious travelers may prefer leisurely bike rides along coastal routes. Taxis and motoconchos offer hassle-free rides for longer journeys, while public buses and guaguas provide affordable transportation to nearby towns and attractions.

ATV rentals

My personal favorite is renting an quad, ATV, 4-wheeler, Bugie, whatever you want to call it. This is the most pleasant way to discover the area. But be careful, because after my adventure, I bought a house here.

Where to stay

In Las Terrenas, accommodations abound to suit every traveler's preferences, whether you seek a central location for easy exploration or a tranquil retreat by the beach. For those craving a walkable experience, the town center boasts a range of options, including our Los Peacocks Premier Accommodations. With stylish condos and several other choices nestled amidst the vibrant energy of town, you'll be immersed in the local culture and amenities just steps away.

Alternatively, if you have transportation at your disposal, consider the serene beauty of Playa Coson, where pristine sands meet turquoise waters for a peaceful seaside escape. For a blend of convenience and tranquility, Playa Bonita offers a picturesque setting with easy access to both town center attractions and the natural wonders of the coastline.

Whether you prefer the bustling charm of town center accommodations or the serenity of beachfront retreats, Las Terrenas invites you to discover the perfect stay for your ideal getaway. Explore your options and make the most of your visit to this enchanting coastal destination.


The Samaná Peninsula, located on the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity. Home to diverse ecosystems ranging from pristine beaches to lush tropical forests, this peninsula offers a captivating glimpse into the wonders of the natural world.

Marine Life: Along the peninsula's coastline, crystal-clear waters teem with marine life, making it a haven for snorkelers and scuba divers. Coral reefs abound with colorful fish, sea turtles, and other fascinating marine creatures, creating an underwater paradise waiting to be explored.

Mangrove Forests: The Samaná Peninsula is also home to extensive mangrove forests, which serve as vital ecosystems for countless species of plants, birds, and marine life. These mangroves provide breeding grounds and nurseries for various fish and crustaceans, while also offering protection against coastal erosion and storm surges.

Tropical Rainforests: Inland, the Samaná Peninsula is blanketed by lush tropical rainforests, harboring a wealth of biodiversity. Towering trees, vibrant flowers, and exotic wildlife thrive in this verdant landscape, creating a habitat for endemic species such as the Hispaniolan parrot, the Bay-breasted Cuckoo, and the White-necked Crow.

Whale Watching: One of the most iconic experiences on the Samaná Peninsula is whale watching in the Bay of Samaná. Every winter, thousands of humpback whales migrate from the North Atlantic to the warm waters of the Caribbean to breed and give birth. Witnessing these majestic creatures breaching and playing in their natural habitat is a truly unforgettable sight.

Conservation Efforts: Recognizing the importance of preserving this unique biodiversity, various conservation initiatives and protected areas have been established across the Samaná Peninsula. These efforts aim to safeguard the natural habitats and species that call this peninsula home, ensuring that future generations can continue to marvel at its beauty and diversity.

From vibrant coral reefs to dense rainforests and captivating marine life, the Samaná Peninsula offers a wealth of biodiversity waiting to be discovered and cherished. Whether you're exploring the underwater wonders, trekking through the jungle, or marveling at majestic whales, every moment spent in this natural paradise is a testament to the awe-inspiring diversity of life on Earth.