Palmilla and Saona Island Day Trip Itinerary

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Day Trip Itinerary

Experience a memorable day exploring Palmilla and Saona on a Yacht, Boat or Catamaran tour from Punta cana. Enjoy pristine beaches, water activities, and more.


9:00 AM: Departure from Casa de Campo Marina.

10:00 AM: Arrival at Palmilla.

Activities at Palmilla (10:00 AM - 1:30 PM):

1. Beach Relaxation (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM):

  • Enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches of Palmilla.
  • Swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters.
  • Sunbathe and soak up the sun.

2. Lunch (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM):

  • Have a delicious beachside lunch on a yacht or bring a packed picnic.

3. Explore the Area (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM):

  • Take a stroll along the coastline.
  • Explore any nearby trails or scenic spots.
  • Enjoy some beach games or water sports if available.

1:30 PM: Departure from Palmilla to Saona.


2:00 PM: Arrival at Saona.

Activities at Saona (2:00 PM - 4:20 PM):

1. Saona Beach (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM):

  • Explore Saona's stunning beaches.
  • Swim and relax by the sea.
  • Take memorable photos of the beautiful surroundings.

2. Island Exploration (3:30 PM - 4:00 PM):

  • If there are guided tours or nature trails, consider exploring the island's unique flora and fauna.
  • Learn about the local ecosystem and wildlife.

3. Relaxation (4:00 PM - 4:20 PM):

  • Spend some time enjoying the tranquility of the island.
  • Reflect on your day's experiences.

4:20 PM: Departure from Saona.


5:50 PM: Arrival back at Casa de Campo Marina.

Additional Tips:

  • Remember to bring sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Pack swimsuits, towels, and any snorkeling gear if you plan to snorkel.
  • Stay hydrated throughout the day, especially in the Caribbean heat.
  • Capture the memories with photos but also take time to savor the moments.

The distance between Palmilla Beach and Saona Island can vary depending on the specific route taken, but it's roughly around 15 to 20 nautical miles (approximately 17 to 23 statute miles or 27 to 37 kilometers) across the Caribbean Sea.