Watch the Whales
Attracted by the calm and warm waters of the Samana Bay, the humpback whale population explodes every winter. You can meet this gentle giants at a unique experience that will last forever. The whale chasing excursions consist of a half day boat trip. Get your camera ready for awesome shots of this beautiful creatures.
Visit Los Haitises
This dense coastal wet forest was designated a national protected park in 1976, The name “Los haitises” refers to high land which is one of the characteristics of the park. Holdiing the largest amount of endemic species of birds and other animals. It’s a complete different side of the Dominican Republic that people often miss.
La Ruta del Café
"La Ruta del Café” excursion consists of driving a buggy or ATV to the interior of the Samaná province where you will have the opportunity of witnessing beautiful scenery with coffee plantations and small local homes. This activity is both an exiting off road driving experience as well as a great way to see the landscape and get to know a bit more of the local’s way of life.
Experience this paradise on a different setting, riding the back of a horse on a wild beach. Discover the breathtaking views of these tropical paths. whether you are a beginner or experienced, the excursion adapts to any level. We are happy to work with a ranch that is very loving and respectful to his beautiful animals. Discover the hidden trails and the seaside. From 30’ minutes to the whole day, there are plenty of magnificent excursions available for all ages.
Whether you have been kitesurfing for a while or you want to learn this activity for the first time, Las Terrenas is the perfect place for it! Its constant winds are perfect to enjoy this activity. At the hostel we have a kitesurfing school that offers a free trial, visit their website for more information! https://www.kitesurflasterrenas.com/
Snorkle / Dive
Beautiful and clear blue waters is one of the characteristics of Las Terrenas. It makes for perfect snorkeling and scuba. The beachfront runs about one and half miles along the coastal center of town. From here, snorkelers have access to crystalline, calm waters and for even better confort Afreeka Hostel has a scuba diving school in house that offers free introduction to scuba at our pool, if interested in more informacion contact us!
Enjoy the sun and salty water while having a closer look at the beauty of the sea, while challenging your equilibrium. A paddle board should not cost more than USD $20 to rent and the experience will be too much fun.