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Swim 3.5 km to Cayo Levantado Island

Swim 3.5 km to Cayo Levantado Island

Duration:7 hours total
Languages:All languages welcome

About your host

I'm a US-born non-profit sector immigration lawyer, retired on the Samaná Peninsula of the Dominican Republic, fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and French. My passion is ocean-swimming and my favorite swim to share with others is the 3.5 km from the oceanside village of Los Gratini (between Las Galeras and Samaná city) to the Cayo Levantado island, also known as Bacardi Island, because tropical…
Francis
Francis
Francis
Francis

What we’ll do

Ride to Los Gratini by motorcycle, car or public pickup truck. Swim 3.5 km from the oceanside village of Los Gratini (between Las Galeras and Samaná City) to the Cayo Levantado island, also known as Bacardi Island, because tropical rum commercials were once filmed there. I typically do this swim within three hours on a calm ocean, but will also do it in five hours of meter high swells and…

What else you should know

This is a comfortable swim for someone who can swim three consecutive miles in the ocean. No waves. Two unsinkable air-filled buoies with red flag for visibility to boats, backup bouyancy safety.

What to bring

Professional quality (comfortable and water-tight) swimming goggles.
Flippers, if you use them.
Waterproof camera, if you have one.
$20.00 to pay motorboat operator for return ride to shore.

Where you'll be

Las Galeras and/or Samaná City, Los Gratini Port, public beach at Cayo Levantado, boat ride back to Los Gratini.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

This is a comfortable swim for someone who can swim three consecutive miles in the ocean. No waves. Two unsinkable air-filled buoies with red flag for visibility to boats, backup bouyancy safety.
Francis
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Swim 3.5 km to Cayo Levantado Island
New experience
From ₹72/person
New experience
From ₹72/person