A thrilling assortment of activities on and off our exquisite Caribbean beach resort
With aquatic and ecological adventures, diverse cultural attractions, and abundant historical sites, the Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s most diverse destination and Bayahibe has it all. Explore exotic flora and fauna in a walk through the ancient world of the Taino Indians in adjacent Parque Nacional del Este (Eastern National Park) or snorkel and dive in the crystal-clear waters of Saona Island, only a short boat ride away.
Beach & Water Sports
Get lost in the gorgeous sand beach, relax in one of the shaded day beds, or lounge under the lazy palms. Swim in the warm blue Caribbean waters or play on the ocean slide and trampoline. Up for a game of volleyball? How about mini-soccer? At night, there are movies and music videos with the fantastic Caribbean skies as a backdrop.
Watersports are an essential part of the ultimate Caribbean vacation – from kayaks to parasailing, snorkeling to scuba, there are many options both on the resort beach and in nearby La Romana. Cadaqués Caribe has also partnered with Seavis Bayahibe to offer guests first-class excursions and day trips.
Watersport activities include:
- Banana boat
- Water skis
- Speed boat
- Padi Scuba diving lessons
- Deep sea fishing
- Water volleyball
Three outdoor pools offer you a chance to relax or play
Splash Water Park, at the entrance of the village, is just the right size for kids of all ages. Watch from the surrounding deck lounges while your children slide, splash and play in the tube rides and water slides.
The amazing infinity pool stretches from the Hotel to Lovers Bridge. This million-gallon pool is spanned by a bridge and includes a full-service swim-up bar, The Wet Bar, and a hydro massage area. In the evenings, the pool lights produce a multi-colored light show.
The peaceful Beach Pool summons you and a good book with comfortable loungers and a serene space on the beach.
Day Tours & Excursions
Parque del Este – walking distance
- The National Park of the East borders the resort and tells the tale of the Taino Indians who first populated La Romana. The park includes an eco-trail for all those hiking enthusiasts to explore.
La Romana City – 20-minute drive
- The magic of a vibrant culture awaits you at nearby artists’ studios, galleries, shops and restaurants.
Altos de Chavón – 25-minute drive
- Built in the 1970’s, the artists’ village of Altos de Chavon is a charming re-creation of a 16th century Italian village with artisan workshops, an archeological museum with pre-Colombian treasures, and quaint architecture, in large part fashioned in local stone and coral.
Las Palmas Cigar Company – 20-minute drive
- Tabacalera de Garcia Cigar Factory, the largest hand-made cigar factory in the world, employing more than 4,000 people, welcomes visitors to tour its facilities and offers tasting seminars.
Explore Bayahibe under the sea! – 10 to 30 minutes by boat
Isla Saona is not to be missed. Just a short boat ride off the shore, Saona is a self-contained paradise for divers and snorkelers. Catalina Island’s beach has a fringing reef with plenty of corals, while its two scuba diving sites are even more colorful and thriving with fish.
The Guadalupe Underwater Museum, the first shipwreck museum in the world, lies under 15 feet of water and is readily accessible to snorkelers. The living museum of the Cara Merchant shipwreck is also nearby. This is the ship that once belonged to the legendary Captain Kidd who was sentenced to death after being accused of being a pirate.