Samana Island Hostel

Budget-Oriented Accommodations


Samana, Dominican Republic Island of Hispañola

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TIPPING (propinas):  A hefty government tax of 16% itbis +10% sc is added at the end of the tab and does not include the actual tip that your waiter or waitress will receive.   if service was helpful, friendly and without problems, it is customary to leave a gratuity of 5% to 10%





Restaurant & Bar CHINO offers Authentic Chinese cuisine in Samana for over 30 years. A real Samana tradition. A favorite local spot amongst Dominicans and Tourists

and also for foreigners living in Samana. A vast menu of over 200 delicious Chinese meals.







According to one customer: "The ambiance is warm and cosy, great decor. We have eaten here several times and enjoyed every minute of it. Great ceviche de pescado and seafood, a great list of wines and desert to die for."  Another recommendation: "Whole fish fried in a banana leaf. "  Located only three blocks from TIBB. Reasonably priced. Dorado fish filet with chutney mango sauce in salsa de coco - to die for!

Entree from $10 US. 



EL RANCHO du VAGABOND – Italian Pizzeria Restaurant


LE ROYTAL SNACK  free  Free WIFI in the town of Samana at Le Royal Snack Bar & Restaurant, see the location of our restaurant on the map of Go Samana...

Le Royal Snack in Samana Restaurant Bar with View on Bay

Highly recommended for hostel guests for breakfast.  Excellent freshly made French baguetts.

Espresso, TeaEspresso & Capuccino Coffee Sandwiches on French Baguette Burgers

Roasted Chicken on Grill Kebab Pita Crepes Croque Monsieur Croque Madame

Complete Bar Service : Imported Wines Imported Beers

No.3 Malecon Avenue, (Just besides BANCO Popular) Samana Town, Dominican Republic

Tel : 829 994-2951 / 829 994-2952




Mana Pizza - The Original Bus-Pizzeria

Located right on the Malecon -  the seaside promenade boulevard 



Freshly hand-made Pizza made to order, reasonably priced! This is a favorite eating place with locals and visitors. 
Reasonably priced.


Bahia Snack Restaurant & Bar with WIFI


Located in Plaza Pueblo Principe Shopping Mall.




Bahia Snack Restaurant is considered to be the "cool place in town where foreigners & locals go to relax with their computers and to enjoy great tasting food at reasonable prices.  Full bar service on the largest terrace in the village. One of our guestscommented that they serve the best hamburgers they've had in the country! 



15 minute ride out of town on road to El Limon.





Located 5 kilometers from the village of Samana on  Playa Anadel

Cayenas del Mar located right on beautiful Playa Anadel. Fresh seafood and international dishes served in a beautiful spacious decor with own private dock & Beach Club with it's own private dock and full Beach Club. It has an a-la-carte menu - excellent Samana-style fish and delicious "dulce de coco" or coconut dessert!  Several times a week at noon, they have an all-you-can-eat buffet for approximately $10 U.S. several times a week.  10 minute concho ride out of town. 




Las Galeras Beach - Eastern end of the Peninsula



Cuisine cooked in front of you in bohío, palmed roofed huts (left). 20 minute bus or concho ride. Reasonably priced:  $12 US approx.



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Updated January 2016