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Altamira Destination Guide

Explore Altamira in Dominican Republic.

Altamira in the region of Samaná is a town in Dominican Republic - some 58 mi (or 94 km) North-East of Santo Domingo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Altamira is now 02:02 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / Santo Domingo" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, San Pedro de Macorís, Puerto Plata, Salvaleón de Higüey or San Juan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sanchez, Portillo, Las Terrenas, Las Garitas, La Manga and El Callejon. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Las Terrenas Dominican Republic #18 Las...

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Las Terrenas - Samaná - live

04:05 min ( March 16, 2009 by MichaelRicoRico)
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Leider hat sich das Dorf in den letzten Jahren sehr verändert. Große Bankgebäude und Einrichtungshäuser haben die palmgedeckten Hütten verdrängt. In den Seitenstraßen lebt noch das alte Las Ter...

Jesus walks on water

00:54 min ( May 13, 2009 by ondix)
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La Ressurection. Jesus sighted walking on water at Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas near Jurassic Parque, Dominican Republic. 5/11/2009, Dom Meacock


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Interesting facts about this location

El Limón, Samaná

El Limón (in English, The Lemon) is a municipal district of Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Samaná province, Dominican Republic. It is on the north coast of the Samaná Peninsula, on the Atlantic coast. There are other two municipal districts with the same name (El Limón) in the country: one in the Independencia province and the other in the Santiago province. Théodore Chassériau, a French painter, was born in El Limón in 1819.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.25, -69.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of the Dominican Republic, Samaná Province

Samaná Bay

Samaná Bay is a bay in the eastern Dominican Republic. The Yuna River flows into the Samaná Bay, and it is located south of the town and peninsula of Samaná. Among its features are protected islands that serve as nesting sites for pelicans and frigate birds, caves with pre-Columbian pictographs and petroglyphs, and mangrove-lined river tributaries. In the winter, many whales calve in the bay.

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Located at 19.25, -69.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Bays of the Atlantic Ocean, Bays of the Dominican Republic, Samaná Province

Los Haitises National Park

Los Haitises National Park is a national park located on the remote northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. It is a protected virgin forest with little road access. The number of tourists allowed is limited, but since 2000 it has been a relatively popular destination for ecotourism. Haitis (singular) means highland or mountain range in the Taíno language, although the elevation of the park's hills ranges from 30–40 m ( ). There is a multitude of caverns created by water erosion.

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Located at 19.25, -69.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Biota of Hispaniola, Hato Mayor Province, National parks of the Dominican Republic, Protected areas established in 1976

Bahía Escocesa

Bahía Escocesa is a large bay in the Dominican Republic, stretching 70 kilometres across the northeast coast from Cabrera to Cabo Cabrón. The coast of the bay is entirely within two provinces, María Trinidad Sánchez in the west, and Samaná in the south.

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Located at 19.25, -69.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Bays of the Dominican Republic

Sabana de la Mar Airport

Sabana de la Mar National Airport is located in Sabana de la Mar, Hato Mayor, northeast Dominican Republic, and is only used for emergency landings and private flights.

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Located at 19.25, -69.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Dominican Republic