Samaná
in Samaná Municipality of Samaná, Dominican Republic

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.206 and -69.337 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 12' 20" and W -69° 20' 12"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - DOP
Spoken languages:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:36 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Santo_Domingo
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 7:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-21.882 and 114.132 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
North West Cape
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Samaná

Samaná in Samaná Municipality (Samaná) with it's 11,432 habitants is a city located in Dominican Republic about 65 mi (or 104 km) north-east of Santo Domingo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Samaná is now 09:36 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Santo Domingo with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Samaná, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Dominican Republic is Arroyo Barril International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Colonial City of Santo Domingo in a distance of 96 mi (or 154 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hato Mayor del Rey, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Nagua, Monte Plata and Guerra. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1017.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

30°C (85 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 28th of June 2019

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 29th of June 2019

30°C (86 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Bahia Principe Cayoca

Address
0,6 mi
LOMA PUERTO ESCONDIDO, S/N
32000 SAMANÁ
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Las Palmas al Mar Residence

Address
0,4 mi
27 de Febrero
32000 Las Terrenas
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 9:00 - 15:00
Weekend: 9:00 - 15:00


Tambora Beach Suites

Address
0,5 mi
Route Samana - Las Galeras km 10.
32000 Samana
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


El Bohio Residences

Address
0,6 mi
Carretera Samana km. 8.5
32000 Samana
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


GRAND PARADISE SAMANA

Address
1,1 mi
PLAYA LAS GALERAS
Las Galeras
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


GRAN HOTEL LAS GALERAS

Address
1,6 mi
AV. PRINCIPAL 9
00000 BARBARA DE SAMAN
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


THE BANNISTER HOTEL

Address
1,7 mi
PUERTO BAHIA
Samana
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BALAJI PALACE PLAYA GRANDE

Address
2,3 mi
KM 5.5 AUTOPISTA RIO SAN JUAN-MAGUA, MATA
0 Rio San Juan
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Samaná - Santa Bárbara de Samaná

Published: March 14, 2010
Length: 40:00 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MichaelRicoRico

Santa Bárbara de Samaná ist die Provinzhauptstadt von Peninsular Samaná. Die Aufnahmen entstanden am Malecón und bei einer Fahrt mit einem Motoconcho de carreta.


Santa Bárbara de Samaná - Karneval

Published: March 14, 2010
Length: 00:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MichaelRicoRico

Die Dominikanische Republik ist zu siebzig Prozent von Nachkommen der aus Schwarzafrika verschleppten Arbeitssklaven bewohnt. Daher vermischen sich hier die Elemente europäischer und ...


Santa Barbara de Samana

Published: January 24, 2013
Length: 03:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SuperCachucha

Turismo.


Santa Bárbara de Samaná - Mercado

Published: December 06, 2010
Length: 27:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MichaelRicoRico

Egal was man sucht, auf dem Markt in Santa Bárbara de Samaná bekommt man fast alles. Man muss schon einen sehr robusten Magen haben, denn bei 30° werden Fleisch und Fisch ungekühlt im ...


Les baleines à bosse de Samana - the humpback whales

Published: February 05, 2014
Length: 47:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: pascal Lefebvre

Observation des baleines à bosse dans la baie de Samana (République Dominicaine) After observing on September 16, 2013, the humpback whales in the south hemisphere in the offing of New ...


Santa Bárbara de Samaná - puente - Brücke

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 32:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MichaelRicoRico

Die Brücke verbindet das Festland mit der Insel Linares und wurde von Trujillo zu seinem Privatvergnügen gebaut. Dort wurde auch mit dem Bau eines kleinen Restaurants begonnen, der Rohbau...


Kirmis - Carnaval 2011 Santa Bárbara de Samaná

Published: March 16, 2011
Length: 16:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MichaelRicoRico

Die Dominikanische Republik ist zu siebzig Prozent von Nachkommen der aus Schwarzafrika verschleppten Arbeitssklaven bewohnt. Daher vermischen sich hier die Elemente europäischer und ...


ANSPE SAMANA RED UNIDOS. SESIÓN COMUNITARIA. LAS CIRCACIA. Mayo de 2012

Published: June 27, 2013
Length: 25:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: William Gonzalez

Cumpliendo con las directrices y los objetivos misionales de la estrategia RED UNIDOS en el municipio de samana. Coordinadora local: Luz Angela Betancur. Edición y cámara: CGS William Gonzalez ...


Samaná

Published: May 15, 2014
Length: 35:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Aurelio Reyes

Moto Marina Tour Samaná es el tour operador marítimo #1 en la Bahía de Samaná.


Samana, Dominican Republic

Published: March 26, 2010
Length: 02:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Skye Verdon

This was our 1st stop on our 7 night eastern caribbean cruise on NCL. The morning we arrived, I 'broke-night' until 8:30am as I saw whales from the window, while eating breakfast! Slept a...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 19.1667, -69.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Samaná Province, Bays of the Atlantic Ocean, 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.

Located at 19.0619, -69.3852 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Dominican Republic

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.

Located at 19.2923, -69.4308 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Samaná Province, Municipalities of the Dominican Republic

1946 Dominican Republic earthquake

The 1946 Dominican Republic earthquake occurred on August 4, 1946 at 17:51 UTC near Samaná, Dominican Republic. The mainshock measured 8.1 on the surface wave magnitude scale and an aftershock occurred four days later on August 8 at 13.28 UTC with a magnitude of 7.6. A tsunami was generated by the initial earthquake and caused widespread devastation across Hispaniola. The tsunami was observed in much of the Caribbean and the southern Atlantic ocean.

Located at 19.2, -69.316 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1946 earthquakes, Earthquakes in the Dominican Republic, 1946 in the Dominican Republic, Earthquakes in Haiti, 1946 in Haiti, Megathrust earthquakes

Samaná Peninsula

The Samaná Península is a peninsula in Dominican Republic situated in the province of Samaná. The Samaná Peninsula is connected to the rest of the state by the isthmus of Samaná. The Peninsula contains many beaches, especially in the city of Santa Bárbara de Samaná. It contains 3 rivers. The main roads are the DR-5 and the Samaná Highway that leads from the peninsula to Santo Domingo. The peninsula also contains the Samaná El Catey International Airport.

Located at 19.2502, -69.4212 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Dominican Republic, Samaná Province

Las Galeras, Samaná

Las Galeras is a Dominican Municipal district of Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Samaná province. It is on the east coast of the Samaná Peninsula, on the Rincón Bay that is found between Cabrón and Samaná capes. Las Galeras, in English The Galleys (a galley was a war ship where prisoners and slaves were used to move the ship), because two galleys stayed here during the 16th Century.

Located at 19.3, -69.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Samaná Province, Municipalities of the Dominican Republic

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 19.2, -69.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Dominican Republic

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 19.1833, -69.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1782, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War

Cayo Levantado Port

Cayo Levantado Port or Samana Port or Fondeaderon Port is located in Arroyo Barril, Samana, Dominican Republic.

Located at 19.2028, -69.3325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1977, Ports and harbours of the Dominican Republic, Urban planning in the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Samaná, Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Самана