Option I. Exploring The Caribbean Side…

Getting to the more tranquil Caribbean side of the island requires a 1 hour (approximately) transfer time from most hotels in the regular hotel zone.  Hotels in Uvero Alto have longer travel time. The three packages listed below are available for Caribbean adventures. You’ll have the choice of selecting our “Double Decker Motorised Catamaran”, which accommodates up to 50 people, or the “Sailing Catamaran”, which accommodates up to 120 people, or our smaller boat for groups of 6 or less looking for the ultimate private tour.

Saona Island Full-Day

 

Saona Island (or in Spanish, Isla Saona) is a beautiful island hideaway that’s just a small distance on the Caribbean side of the Dominican Republic mainland. Saona Island’s natural splendor is due in part to the fact that the island is a government protected nature reserve. Furthermore, Isla Saona is part of Parque Nacional del Este. Saona Island’s popularity is no secret, as the lush jungle-like splendor, and unspoiled beaches, and turquoise waters is a draw for tourists, locals, and even movie producers attempting to replicate the picture-perfect “deserted island paradise”.

We will take your group via Private Bus transfer (duration 50 minutes) to the beach where we will board the boat.

• Private transfers
• Entrance fee to the National Park of the East (where Saona Island is located)
• DJ on the boat
• BBQ Dominican buffet lunch
• Including grilled chicken & pork, pasta, rice, salad, bread and fruit
• Open bar serving beer, vodka, rum, soft drinks juices, mojitos, and water
• Fruit and snacks on the boat
• Snorkeling equipment for all guests
• Snorkeling stops above a ship wreck and on a reef on the way to the island
• A stop at Starfish Cay to swim with the starfish on the way to the island

Charter Rate for the 60 foot double decker- $2,400 USD for 1-16 People, $90 USD Per Additional Person

The only extra charges would be your personal spending on the day of the tour as well as our photo service should you choose to use it.

All pricing is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability. Advance booking is a must on all private tours.

Starfish Cay Snorkel Half-Day

 

As many are aware (and others will soon have the pleasure of discovering), there are many “natural pools” scattered throughout the Dominican Republic. The most common of the natural pools have been made “popular” by “big, corporate tourist companies”. These pools are close to the major resorts and packed full of people. Who wants that??

At El Tour Caribe we know you value your space and that you are looking for a more personal experience than being crowded in a common space. That is why we are proud to bring you to a Natural pool that we’ve discovered that is so tranquil and so amazing that we’ve gone as far as to brand it ourselves as a natural pool unique to our adventure.

The name is Starfish Cay. Starfish Cay is an experience that you’ll always remember. Relaxation, fun in the sun, splashing in the tropical waves while enjoying a drink from our floating bar, and exploring the shallows of the Caribbean is just the tip of what you’ll experience with El Tour Caribe’s exclusive Starfish Cay Adventure.

We will take your group via Private Bus transfer (duration 50 minutes from most hotels in the regular hotel zone) to the beach where we will board the boat.

The only extra charges would be your personal spending on the day of the tour as well as our photo service should you choose to use it.

• Transfers from hotel with pick up at either 8:00 am or 10:00 am.
• DJ on the boat
• All snorkeling equipment
• A snorkel stop above a ship wreck
• Open bar (Vodka, Brugal rum, fruit juices, soft drinks, juices, mojitos, beer and water on the boat),
• Snacks on the boat,
• A stop at Starfish Cay to swim with starfish.

Charter Rate for our 60 foot double decker – $1,650 USD for 1-16 People, $65 USD Per Additional Person

The only extra charges would be your personal spending on the day of the tour as well as our photo service should you choose to use it.

Please note if choosing the later departure time you may wish to add the catering option as you will be gone over lunch time.

All pricing is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability. Advance booking is a must on all private tours.

Starfish Cay with Sunset Dinner

 

This experience takes full advantage of what our Starfish Cay Adventure in the Dominican Republic has to offer PLUS the added bonus of a spectacular meal at Sunset. You simply cannot go wrong with this amazing fare in a picture-perfect setting. We will take your group via Private Bus transfer (duration 50 minutes from most hotels) to the beach where we will board the boat.

The Menu Is As Follows:

• Fresh Tomato Bruschetta
• Tossed Salad

With Your Choice of:

• Pasta Pomodoro – An amazing Italian Pasta dish tossed with fresh ripened tomatoes
• Pasta alla Carbonara – A classic Italian favorite – cream sauce with sauteed “pancetta” bacon
• Pasta Amatriciana  – Kicking it up a notch with pancetta, fresh ripened tomatoes, and olives
• Seafood Pasta – Enjoy the best of the deep with oysters, calamari, octopus, and fish, hand-tossed in pasta
• Pasta Vegetarian – A refreshing choice with fresh ripened tomatoes, onions, zucchini, and hearty aubergine (eggplant)

Pasta Dishes Can Be Substituted With:

• Grilled Chicken – with your choice of Rice, Sauteed Potatoes, or Grilled Vegetables
• Grilled Fillet of Fish – with your choice of Rice, Sauteed Potatoes, or Grilled Vegetables
• Grilled Pork Chop – with your choice of Rice, Sauteed Potatoes, or Grilled Vegetables

Additionally, we’ll serve traditional Dominican Coconut Flan for dessert.

Charter Rate on our 60 foot double decker – $1,900 USD for 1-16 People, $100 USD Per Additional Person

The only extra charges would be your personal spending on the day of the tour as well as our photo service should you choose to use it.

All pricing is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability. Advance booking is a must on all private tours.

Option 2. Exploring The Atlantic Side…

The Atlantic side is much closer to the majority of the resorts/hotels in the Punta Cana/Bavaro areas, and as such has a shorter transfer time of approximately 20 minutes. The following Atlantic tours are limited here to 3 hours, and offer you the choice of two boats for these adventures. The first is the Paraiso Azul sail catamaran, which accommodates up to 24 people, or the Glass Bottom boat, which accommodates up to 12 people.

Three Hour Paraiso Azul

 

This tour is on the Atlantic Ocean side (same as your hotel).  You will be pick up in the lobby of your hotel and transferred to the beach where you will board the boat.  The average transfer time is from 10 to 20 minutes depending on your hotel location. The boat is a small sail trimaran.  Included are:

• Snorkeling equipment for everyone
• A one hour snorkeling stop on a local reef
• Open Bar with Rum, beer, soft drinks and water
• Chips and Salsa
• Fresh fruit
• A shallow water stop to hang out, swim and have some drinks

Charter Rate – Inquire. Dependent on Number of Guests

Choice of departure times is morning, afternoon or sunset can be done on special request.  Advance booking is a must.

The only extra charges would be your personal spending on the day of the tour as well as our photo service should you choose to use it.

All pricing is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability. Advance booking is a must on all private tours.

Three Hour Glass-Bottom Boat

 

This tour is on the Atlantic Ocean side (same as your hotel).  You will be pick up in the lobby of your hotel and transferred to the beach where you will board the boat.  Average transfer time is between 10 and 20 minutes depending on hotel location.  The boat is a small Glass Bottom Boat with a roof.  Included are:

• Snorkeling equipment for everyone
• A one hour snorkeling stop
• Open Bar with Rum, soft drinks and water
• Chips and Salsa
• A shallow water stop to hang out, swim and have some drinks

Charter Rate – $350 US for 1 to 4 people and an additional $55 US per extra person

Departure times are morning, afternoon or sunset available on special request.  Advance booking is a must.

The only extra charges would be your personal spending on the day of the tour as well as our photo service should you choose to use it.

All pricing is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability. Advance booking is a must on all private tours.

Why Not Add Some Catering?

 

El Tour Caribe has aligned with an amazing chef who is preparing gourmet meals “to go” that were created exclusively for El Tour Caribe.  This is a favourite add on with our guests choosing the Starfish Cay Adventure. Drawing inspiration from their New York restaurant, this chef’s menu will be sure to please.  Here is a sample of available items:

Sandwiches & Wraps

• Smoked Ham & Gouda with Dijon Mayonnaise on Fresh Baguette
• Turkey with Swiss Cheese, Arugula, and Chipotle Mayonnaise on Fresh Baguette
• Italian Meat Wrap with Provolone and Lettuce
• Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Side Salads

• Pasta Salad – Macaroni, Black olives, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Red Pepper, Basil, and Mayonnaise
• Tropical Salad – Mixed Greens, Cabbage, Carrot, Red Pepper, and Passion Fruit Vinaigrette

Dessert

• Coconut Pineapple Cake with Fresh Fruit

Catering Rate – Inquire. Dependent on Number of Guests

All pricing is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability. Advance booking is a must on all private tours.