Las Terrenas is a Dominican municipality in the Samaná province, on the north coast of the peninsula of Samaná at 245 km from the city of Santo Domingo. Is the area that has as many coconut trees per square kilometer in the world, this is obvious because here they prepare all meals, drinks and sweets with coconut.
It is world famous and visited it annually gathers more than 3,000.00 humpback whales that come to mate in winter and spring.
In this special place in the Dominican Republic is that Las Terrenas is a town and a beach over 15 miles. surrounded by palm trees that give it a Caribbean flavor that they love to tourists who visit our island, its cream-colored sand to make you feel fully part of nature.
Las Terrenas has become over the years into a tourist destination for both Dominicans and foreigners. The beauty of La Playa Las Terrenas and the hospitality of the locals is known by many, where the visitor has the opportunity to play sports like golf, diving, diving and tennis. Is located in Las Terrenas Playa Bonita Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches on the peninsula of Samana.
Samana was a famous slave trade port for the British in the early 17th century. Today, the people of these provinces are a mix of Taino, Spanish and African descent. The name Las Terrenas comes from the French La terrienne (the “lady that owns land”)
Las Terrenas is a new hotspot for foreihttp://aliseihotelspa.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=490&action=edit&message=1gners but also people from the Capital. Since the new highway between Santo Domingo and Samaná is done, people from SD come here every week. It takes 2 hours from the center Las Terrenas to the center Santo Domingo. Also, the new airport El Catey also is open for international flights, mainly used for connections in Europe and Canada.
The main economic activities of the municipality are the same of the province: tourism, agriculture and fishing.
Source: wikipedia, wiki dominicana
You can do following activities in and around Las Terrenas.