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Saona Island Paradise From Punta Cana
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Saona Island Paradise From Punta Cana

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Travel from Punta Cana to Saona Island, a showstopper among the Dominican Republic’s off-shore islands. Get there with a quick and easy speedboat and return at a more leisurely pace aboard a spacious catamaran that includes music and an open bar. Start your all-inclusive, full-day outing with pickup at your hotel.
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Reslysten54 wrote a review Nov 2019
Vienna, Virginia1,678 contributions333 helpful votes
The displays are accompanied by succinct texts not only in Spanish and English, but French and German as well. An interesting world map shows the wide extent of amber findings. A small display recounts the history of Larimar, and its re-discovery in 1974. Free entrance, one stair up from a jewelry store by Parque Colon.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Kahnster wrote a review Jun 2018
Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona562 contributions118 helpful votes
The Owner remembered our family from months earlier. She even told some of the others who we were. She seemed genuinely happy to see us back and we hadn’t even bought any amber before. That’s not to say we didn’t buy anything this time but we knew their prices were good and the little museum upstairs was very informative about Amber and Larimar, a blue-green stone found only in the DR. If you are interested in either, go there and check them out. Just the museum is worth seeing while you are at Parque Colon.
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Date of experience: July 2018
MD_T0urist wrote a review Jun 2018
Atlanta, Georgia214 contributions167 helpful votes
It turns out that all the Amber/Larimar museums are stores with some educational displays upstairs in the museum part, along with some really elegantly carved pieces. This Amber Museum (next to the plaza) has very reasonable prices and friendly staff, and the carver is there so you are more confident the work is done here instead of India/China. The store has an extensive selection of different insect-containing ambers as displays or jewelry, and the staff was super patient with us looking over these under a magnifying glass. Their larimar is also better priced than the Larimar Museum (which seems to be owned by Amber World). Make sure you check out the large carved Amber pieces upstairs including the octopus!
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Date of experience: June 2018
Keith W wrote a review May 2018
sosua39 contributions14 helpful votes
We really just popped in to have a look for a gift and ended up staying ages and then going back. The staff are so friendly, helpful and informative that it made the whole experience just wonderful. If you are in Santo Domingo don't buy your amber or larimar on the street before you check out this little gem!
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Date of experience: April 2018
Márk N. wrote a review Jun 2017
68 contributions14 helpful votes
A small, but interesting and informative collection about amber, its forms and types, mining locations, formation etc.) Downstairs there is a shop and the mini-museum is located upstairs. As it is free, definitely worths a visit! (NOT the same as Amber World Museum / Museo Mundo de Ambar, located in Calle Arzobispo Meriño! Just look at the map.)
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Date of experience: April 2017
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