Welcome to
Las Galeras!


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Las Galeras

Las Galeras is known especially for its beaches. One of the best beaches on the island, in fact, is located here, but there are also a couple of lesser known stretches of sand…

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Las Galeras

Restaurants

Boasting just one main road, you'll find almost all of your dining options to be available on this stretch of Las Galeras…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Las Galeras

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Las Galeras

Accommodations:

A sliver of land which runs from the north coast of the Semana peninsula and inland, a number of great accommodations are available throughout the town. Along the coast is the…

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Las Galeras

All Inclusive

Despite being a sleepy seaside village where most visitors go to get away from the big resort towns of the Dominican…

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Las Galeras

Hotels

Las Galeras may be a no-frills one-street town on the north coast of the Samana peninsula, but there is no shortage of…

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Las Galeras

Villa Rentals

Antsy to avoid the typical tourist destination in the Dominican Republic, where mega resorts line the beaches, and people…

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Las Galeras

Driving

Since the Dominican Republic is quite a large island, many travelers find that getting around by car is the most convenient…

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More Ways to
Have Fun:

You Won't Run Out of Options Vacationing in
Las Galeras

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Las Galeras

Activities:

Tourism has grown significantly in Las Galeras in recent years, yet it remains a quiet fishing village. Fishing is important to the local community and a popular activity for…

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Las Galeras

Attractions

Located at the end of the Samana Peninsula, Las Galeras is a quiet town home to a small community of European ex-pats who…

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Las Galeras

Shopping

With less than a handful of shops in the entire town, Las Galeras may not be a top shopping destination, but, you will be…

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Las Galeras

Sailing & Boating

Set on the Samana peninsula, Las Galeras is a great sailing destination within easy access of an official port of entry.…

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Las Galeras

Many active explorers are quick to look at a map of Las Galeras and the surrounding mountainous areas and wonder if mountain biking is a possibility. While the trails are rugged…

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Las Galeras

A small fishing village northeast of Samana, Las Galeras attracts the type of tourist who prefers to vacation away from the big tourist-driven areas of the island like Santo Domingo…

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Las Galeras

Some of the most adventurous dive sites in the Dominican Republic can be found in the waters that surround Las Galeras, which makes this the perfect destination for divers who want…

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Travel Planning Fundamentals for
Las Galeras


Las Galeras

Air Travel

Perhaps because it is not one of the biggest tourist destinations on the island, Las Galeras is not within the immediate…

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Las Galeras

Sailing & Boating

Set on the Samana peninsula, Las Galeras is a great sailing destination within easy access of an official port of entry.…

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