Altos de Chavón & Cueva de las Maravillas (half-day)On arrival at Altos de Chavon, the perfect recreation of a 16th-Century Mediterranean village, high over the Chavon river, there is time for a leisurely stroll through this sleepy artists’ colony which has much to offer, including:
- Amphitheater which has been host to concerts by such stars as Frank Sinatra, and Elton John amongst others.
- Chapel and museum
- Panoramic view of Chavon river which has been used as a movie location
- Time for shopping in the boutiques in Altos de Chavon
At the end of our visit to Altos de Chavon, a visit to the underground cave complex Cueva de las Maravillas (out of town) with pre-Columbus paintings.
This tour can be conducted in the morning or afternoon. Pick-up from your hotel at 9 am/2 pm. Daily except Sundays.
Visit the first of the Dominican Republic’s Zip-Line Tour, constructed by one of the most experienced Canopy Tour builders in Costa Rica. The exhilarating adventure takes you flying across the magnificent Anamuya Lake. Your naturalist guides will show you the way, helping you make the most of the adventure and unlocking the secrets of the Taino Anamuya Mountains.
After only 1 hour 15 minutes drive onboard a safari truck transportation, you will be entering a whole new dimension of entertainment. Our expert Canopy Guides will teach you all you need to know about the ride and the equipment.
You will be transferred to the Welcome Center, where a safety briefing will be conducted. From there, you will walk along one of the property roads and garden trails for about 5 minutes, until reaching the first platform, and be ready to face the challenge of “flying” from one platform to another. You will be safely attached with climbing gear to the cables with the longest one being 250 meters long!
Your tour consists of 11 platforms and 11 Zip Lines stretched across the length of the mountain range throughout 2 mile. Our Zip Line Tour was built with steel cables, traversing system on a steel pulley with a manual breaking system only when needed. Most cables are calibrated with its necessary speed to fly and enjoy. So just Zip from platform to platform and swing through the air with a privileged bird’s eye view of the lush, tropical ancient Taino Mountain.
At the end of the tour, fresh fruits will be served and you will have adequate time to purchase a special souvenir of this unique adventure.
Instructors, soft drinks and fruits are included in the Tour. Comfortable clothing, camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, shoes or sneakers and cash for souvenirs are recommended.Minimum age: 6 years, MINIMUM WEIGHT:60 pounds. MAXIMUM WEIGHT:Approx. 250 pounds (Only if equipment fits, Max. 44” Waist & Max. 26” Thighs) Not for pregnant women.
Daily from 1:30pm to 6pm