Cotubanamá National Park is an impressive sanctuary located in the eastern Dominican Republic between Bayahibe and Boca de Yuma, Altagracia Province.
It is also known as the National Park of the East, it is one of the parks most full of caves and adventures in the country, and therefore one of the most visited.
It has more than 500 species of flora, 300 types of birds, and includes long stretches of white beaches on the islands of Catalina and Saona, which also have a vibrant marine world.
Visitors can hike through the mainland, which will take them, through trails of varying difficulty, a lot of caves and springs. You can also do bird watching.
Off the coast you will find numerous dive and snorkel sites teeming with coral reefs and underwater walls teeming with marine life. On land, the park’s glittering beaches, particularly those of Saona Island, are the most important turtle nesting site in the country.
This National Park contains numerous caves with samples of rock art and archaeological remains of the Taino culture, especially the Cueva de José María.
Other unique features of the Park are the Bahía de las Calderas, a kind of lagoon surrounded by mangroves with significant biodiversity, and the dwarf mangroves in Paso del Catuano.
It is the most visited national park by tourists for its great attractions and for being located in the center of important tourist complexes, in addition to this place it has everything you can imagine.
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