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Explore Arroyo Piedra in Dominican Republic
Arroyo Piedra in the region of Hato Mayor is a town in Dominican Republic - some 53 mi or ( 85 km ) North-East of Santo Domingo , the country's capital city .
Current time in Arroyo Piedra is now 02:24 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Santo Domingo " with a 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, and Salvaleón de Higüey. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Santo Domingo . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Arroyo Piedra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Los Haitises National Park, Samana, Dominican Republic
One of the highlights of a trip to the Dominican Republic is a chance to explore Los Haitises National Park. Sail around dramatic rock islands, marvel at the exotic flora and fauna of the rain forest ..
MAROONED in Dominican Republic
Thousands of people take excursions/tours by boat every month in the Dominican Republic. It doesn't always go as advertised. Our boats motor first broke down in the middle of Samana Bay during a squal ..
Samana Bay to Los Haitises National Park Dominican Republic
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 19.06 -69.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
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.
Located at 19.17 -69.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
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.
Located at 19.04 -69.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Arroyo Barril, Samaná
Arroyo Barril is a Municipal district of Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Samaná Province in the Dominican Republic . It is on the south coast of the Samaná Peninsula, on the coast of Samaná Bay. It was elevated to the category of municipal district on May 1, 2003.
Located at 19.20 -69.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Action of 18 October 1782
The Action of 18 October 1782 was a minor naval engagement of the American War of Independence, in which the French 74-gun ship of the line Scipion, accompanied by a frigate, was chased by two ships of the line, HMS London and Torbay. Outmanoeuvering her larger opponents, Scipion obtained a favourable position that allowed her to rake HMS London, causing severe damage and escaping. The British resumed the chase, and Scipion struck a rock in Samana Bay, becoming a total loss.
Located at 19.18 -69.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
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