Las Terrenas is a town located on the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, in the province of Samaná. It is known internationally for its high index of tourism and its beaches of white sands and clear waters.
Among the visitors most frequented in the area are Europeans mostly Spanish, Italian, French and German, as well as American tourism, which continues to grow.
One of the most known villages or communities in the area is the fishermen’s village. Its name is because the town was previously mostly populated by fishermen.
Among the most well-known beaches are whale beach, pretty beach, playa playa, portillo beach and punta poppy beach.
Tourism in this region is constantly growing due to investment in tourist constructions such as hotels, discos, restaurants and commercial plazas, such as Puerto Plaza Las Terrenas, with an architecture similar to that of a boat.
In the evenings the entertainment centers are crowded with hundreds of tourists and like its restaurants with a wonderful view towards the beach.
The main economic activities of the municipality are tourism, trade and fishing.
In 1975 Juan Las Terrenas arrived in Las Terrenas for the change of community life, which was a village of fishermen, farmers, beekeepers, with huts, without water, without electric power, with hardly any neighbor roads and Without telephone communication.
Juan is the Frenchman with his daring to start the Tropic Banana Hotel, which marks the passage for a modernized town.
1- The beaches are the first tourist attraction, because they arouse the interest of visitors and residents.Sirven to take a bath, take pictures of weddings, birthdays, film filming, water sports by the waves and the stability of the winds.
The colors of the most beautiful sands that exist.
2- The hills represent a tourist attraction for investors and visitors are Dominicans or foreigners who seduce them to build or acquire a second residence preferably overlooking the Scottish Bay.
3- The hills reinforce the beaches as the first attraction because people acquire them to see the sea. They are discovered after they are bought the heads of the beaches.
4- The fishing village is an artificial tourist attraction resulting from the combination of the construction of the local fisherman’s ranches and the ability to commercial transformation of the European.
5- The centers of fun are part of the tourist attractions of Las Terrenas.
They count a diversity of options and several environments people can go to the super romantic places that exist around the beach, wing discos, very popular terraces or terraces a little quieter.
6- The aquatic activities that take place in the sea, such as diving, sailing and others are very popular and are part of the tourist attractions of the place.
7- The tourist transport activities are one of the tourist attractions of Las Terrenas, excursions are made with Safari, Fourwhell or Motors.
There are routes available to know the entire Samaná peninsula that tourists can use.
In addition we will indicate the cultural tourism as reinforcement to the other attractions.