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 those who visit this town on the Samana Peninsula. Scuba diving and snorkeling are other ways that tourists spend their time in the water, while horseback riding, ATV tours, and hiking are top land activities.
Mountain biking is growing in popularity in Las Galeras. However, do not expect it to be easy.
If you are considering riding in the open air, there is one place that can help. To learn about more bike and scooter rentals, click here.
Las Galeras is known for some adventurous sites, making it a great location for intermediate and skilled divers.
You'll find 3 dive operators and at least 9 different dive sites in the area. To get more information on diving in this area go to this page.
If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they can "discover" a few of the 4 retail shops in the area. If you want to get information concerning shopping in Las Galeras, you can do so here.
Sightseeing is also a good way to use some of your time in Las Galeras. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. To read a more complete discussion of available sightseeing attractions, read this page.
If you like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Las Galeras. For a more comprehensive look at snorkeling, read this guide, which discusses snorkeling options.
If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, we're only aware of one property where you can play tennis in this area.
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