You’ll have the time of your life in this full day excursion to Catalina Island. This tiny islet is situated just off the coast and you’ll find fine white sand, waving coconut palms, crystal clear waters and some of the best snorkelling to be found in the Caribbean. There’s something for everyone here, whether you looking for relaxation or something more active. After being picked up from your hotel we’ll drive through the lush Dominican countryside, past fields of sugar cane and plantations of tropical fruit. On the way we’ll make a stop at the Altos de Chavon. This reproduction of a medieval European village was built in the 1970s by a Hollywood set designer. You’ll find excellent restaurants, quirky shops selling the wares of local craftspeople as well as the extravagant homes of the rich and famous. At the charming port of La Romana we’ll board a catamaran and set sail for Catalina Island. We’ll stop for some snorkelling along the way at some of the Caribbean’s best diving sites, renowned for their pristine waters, teeming schools of brightly coloured tropical fish and well-conserved coral reefs. Once on the island, you’ll have plenty of time to explore or just relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches. Savour a delicious lunch Dominican style, local drinks and plenty of snacks served all day to keep you going. And if you’re looking for something more strenuous you’ll love the thrills and spills of a ride on our banana boat. Or soar high into the sky on the Mega Wing. Then try not move your body as a traditional Dominican Carnival show starts with vibrant music, sensuous dance and colourful costumes. You’ll have the time of your life in this full day excursion to Catalina Island. This tiny islet is situated just off the coast and you’ll find fine white sand, waving coconut palms, crystal clear waters and some of the best snorkelling to be found in the Caribbean. Meeting point: Hotel lobby. Duration: 8 hours Start or opening time: 9am End or closing time: 4.30pm Languages: English, Spanish, French and German.