Catalina Island (Dominican Republic)

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Catalina Island cruise port

Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
09:19 18 Dec 2018

Coordinates
18.35704 N, -69.00418 W

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Catalina Island (officially Isla Catalina) is located off the southeastern coast of Dominican Republic, opposite the resort and port town La Romana. Watersports and beautiful beaches are among the main features of the island. Tourists can take the 45-min ferry ride to La Romana on mainland and enjoy the facilities of Casa de Campo resort or take various excursions. Santo Domingo, New World's oldest colonial city, is also worth a visit. Passengers can take a tour of the artist Altos de Chavon village or explore Chavon River which was the spot for the film "Apocalypse Now".

Catalina Island (Dominican Republic) cruise port

Web searching for "Isla Catalina" often results in finding three Catalina-named islands - the namesakes Isla Catalina (Baja Mexico) and Isla Catalina (Dominican Republic) and the Santa Catalina (California-USA's island).

Catalina Island (Dominican Republic) map

Catalina Island is 2,5 km (1,5 ml) from mainland Dominican Republic's southeast corner, close to La Romana and La Altagracia. The island is a popular tourist travel destination with daily tour boats leaving from La Romana. The beach has white fine sand and crystal clear water. The sea has corals close to the shore which attracts tourists for snorkeling and diving.

Isla Catalina as eco-system features mangroves, sand dunes, reefs. Its highest elevation point is 18 m (60 ft) above sealevel. The island is an occasional destination for ships on Caribbean routes. Costa Cruises has its own private beach on the island. Costa ships anchor in open sea and transport their passengers via the ship's tender boats.

Catalina Island cruise terminal

Most (especially larger) cruise ships to Catalina Island (Dominican Republic) dock at La Romana - port city located on the mainland's east-southern coast.La Romana (Dominican Republic) cruise port terminal

The cruise terminal is a casual facility located between the La Romana city and the Casa de Campo resort. The shipping line usually provides free of charge shuttle bus transportation between the dock and the resort, which is at approx 15-min drive distance. Taxis at the terminal are the other alternative for going to the beach resort (approx 6 km / 4 ml from the port).

The island is an occasional destination for cruise ships on Caribbean itineraries. Costa Cruises has a private beach on the isle. Their ships anchor offshore and transport guests to shore via tender.

Port Catalina Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Catalina Island, Dominican Republic. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
18 December, 2018
Tuesday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Pacifica09:0017:00
25 December, 2018
Tuesday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Pacifica09:0017:00

The Catalina Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Catalina Island, Dominican Republic.

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