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In the heart of the tropical forest, this unheard of site dedicated to adventure and discovery offers a large choice of dynamic and sportive activities. A perfect place to make new bonds, to stimulate, to motivate, get together, to reward in an ambience of sensations. Can be set either as interactive workshops or as a challenge. Time table Full day 09h00 - 16h30 Capacity Till 250 pax Experienced supervisory staff, equipment in perfect condition and installations according to standard Recommended clothing Shorts/T-shirt/comfortable shoes /hat /sunscreen /bathing suit /towel On site Lunch at the Wild Ranch with BBQ Non alcoholic drinks (fruits juice, soft and water) and snacks served all along the day Departure by A/C coach from the hotel to the village of Benerito – 1h30 from Punta Cana, 10 min from Bayahibe. Access to the site by country road, aboard of the safari trucks. Refreshments, tropical fruit upon arrival and allocation of the participants amongst the different activities :.:: CANOPY Go to the heights and flirt with the peaks, while gliding along the cables of our canopy.:: BUGGY Go for a safari across one of the country biggest sugar cane plantations, aboard of those funny engines / 2 pax / buggy.:: JUNGLE TREKKING This discovery course through the tropical forest is filled with playful and amusing challenges ( lance contest, crossing of the monkey bridge, slingshot etc.).:: CANOE ON A TROPICAL RIVER Refreshing navigation on the waters of the Chavon River.:: THE MACHINE Test your balance and coordination on this machine, used for Marine training !.:: MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE Be the best on the race against the clock !! BBQ lunch at the ranch, continuation of the activities during the afternoon, back to the hotel first by truck then by coach Jungle Aventura
Chavon X’Treme combines discovery and interactive challenge. The first part is dedicated to the meeting and exchange in the country, where as the 2nd part will show the group facing sportive challenges and plays. Chavon X’Treme Departure by A/C coaches from the hotel to the village Benerito (1h30 from Punta Cana, 10 min from Bayahibe) then boarding of the safari trucks..:: SAFARI The tracks of the Dominican savanna will lead you into the heart of the Dominican way of life in the country side and its traditions. > Cock fight : One of the favorite pastimes of the Dominicans. Visit of the cockpit, explanation and training fight ( the sprockets are covered in order to avoid injuries) > Sugar cane fields : explanations about one of the most important economical industries of the island. Sampling and cutting of sugar cane with a machete ! > Visit of El Gato village, its church, its school, its grocery store. Observation quizz to interact with its inhabitants. Boarding of the trucks or continuing on foot to the Wild Ranch, on the banks of the Chavon River ( 10min walking) Time table Full day 09h00 - 16h30 Capacity Up to 250 pax Security Experienced supervisory staff, equipment in perfect condition and installations according to standard Recommended clothing Shorts/T-shirt/comfortable shoes /hat /sunscreen /bathing suit /towel
.:: WILD RANCH Unheard-of site, dedicated to adventure and discovery through various convivial and fun activities > RAFT BUILDING Supply of all the material necessary for the raft building and race on the Chavon River > CANOPY Go to the heights and flirt with the peaks, while gliding along the cables of our canopy > JUNGLE TREKKING This discovery course through the tropical forest is filled with diverting and amusing challenges ( lance contest, crossing of the monkey bridge, slingshot etc.) > CANOE ON A TROPICAL RIVER Refreshing navigation on the waters of the Chavon River > THE MACHINE Test your balance and coordination on this machine, used for Marine training ! > MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE Be the best on the race against the clock !!
> OTHER POSSIBLE CHALLENGES AT WILD RANCH Dare to get some enigmas out of a crayfish basket or a tarantula or boa cage Tribal painting contest Lasso or Taino lance contest Cigar rolling contest and coffee grinding.:: TROPICAL CRUISE Down- river aboard of our tropical barge. Open bar and animation aboard > THE TARZAN JUMP Last contest : the Tarzan Jump in the River ! End of the cruise, once arrived at la Represa ( the Dam ) where the coaches will be waiting to take you back to the hotel.:: FOOD & BEVERAGE Lunch at the Wild Ranch with BBQ Non alcoholic drinks (fruits juice, soft and water) and snacks served all along the day
Time table : Full day 08h30/18h00 Capacity : Up to 1000 pax per day ! 9 catamaran / 13 speedboats from 24 to 34 pax Minimum 30 pax for privatization of a catamaran Security : Supervisory staff, boats in excellent conditions. Recommended clothing Short / T-shirt / bathing suit / hat / beach towel / sunscreen.:: ECT Specials ::. Privatized beach area or private beach, lobster for lunch, VIP lagoon, etc. If the island of Saona is unique in the beauty of its beaches and the color of its waters, there are a million ways it may be presented. Private beaches, grand buffet meals, the best boats, high quality and faultless logistics are some of the extras which set us apart from the rest. Add a slice of lemon, ice, a drop of rum and you will have all the ingredients of an unforgettable day!. Departure by A/C coach to the Bayahibe beach (1h30 from Punta Cana,10 min. from Bayahibe and directly from the pier of the hotels Dreams and Casa de Campo). Sailing to the island takes one and a half to two hours depending on the boat and the wind. Musical entertainment and courtesy refreshments on board. The sailors will improvise a few steps of Merengue on deck which will undoubtedly transform into a dance floor. Disembarkation on our beach where unlimited drinks will be served(rum.beer,soft,water) For the buffet: grilled fish, chicken and pork chops, salads, rice, pasta, bread, fruit and coffee. Volleyball court on the beach, massages, dance floor for the more dynamic. Around 15h30, aboard the boomerangs (fast motorboats from 24 to 34 pax) for a trip along the coast of the « Parque National del Este », where you will find a multitude of bird species (frigates, pelicans...). Bathing in the natural pool at the super crystal water lagoon of Palmilla. Refreshments service in the lagoon. Return to the hotel by coach once arrived at Bayahibe beach. Saona Incentive
Conclude your journey at Saona in an exclusive way … a magnificent buffet will be set in the knee-deep crystal water of Palmilla lagoon …! Dressed tables with floral decoration, uniformed waiters with white gloves serving rum punch or champagne accompanied by canapés !
The VIP Lagoon is …. «While the guests are relaxing in the crystal clear lagoon of Palmilla, a helicopter suddenly appears and flies over the natural pool. After two flights over the amused up- turned heads it hovers while lowering bottles of chilled champagne fastened to a line …!!! »
There are million ways to discover the charm of the Saona island. Beside the classic “ Saona Incentive “, we would like to present you some variants we selected for you. Uncommon Saona... >Visit of the famous Altos de Chavon village, exact replica of a medieval Spanish village, it’s the birthday present of a millionaire father to his daughter... This place never leaves one indifferent …. Course to Saona by Speedboat. After an exciting down-river through the luxuriant Chavon River’s Canyon, you will dive into the blue waters of the Caribbean !!! >From the natural pool of Palmilla, set sail to the mangroves of the “Parque Nacional del Este” aboard of those typical crafts
Time table : Full day 08h30/18h00 Capacity : Maximum : 50 pax per day ! Security : Supervisory staff, boats in excellent conditions. Recommended clothing Short / T-shirt / bathing suit / hat / beach towel / sunscreen.:: ECT Specials ::. Champagne to be delivered by helicopter ! Ideal for small VIP groups wishing to spend a day out of time. Small turquoise island covered with 10 cm of crystal clear water, a lobster BBQ, the rocks will serve as seats and the corals will be the table... Nobody around at least at 20 nautical miles, a clear skyline and a bunch of Robinsons happy to live such a moment. It could be you!!! Departure from the hotel by A/C coach to the beach of Bayahibe (1h30 from Punta Cana and 10 min. from Bayahibe). Boarding of the exclusive speedboat and course to the Palmilla lagoon for a first stop : aperitif and a dip Continuation towards the mangroves and boarding of the cayucos (traditional pirogues) to discover this ecosystem. Crossing of the Saona Channel by speedboat. With a little luck you'll be able to observe the dolphins, the manta rays and the flying fishes populating this area unknown by tourism Arrival at the mystic isle Isla Perdida: a white sandbank, glassy water, some corals and a lobster buffet in the middle of this unknown paradise. Bathing, snorkeling and open bar. Around 15h00, boarding of a small catamaran, music and drinks aboard. Disembarking at Bayahibe after two hours sailing. Isla Perdida... The Mystic Island
Taino Fair.:: Workshops::. > MUSIC & MERENGUE First a typical musical trio and a couple of dancers will present a demo to the participants, who will have to reproduce the rhythms and the swaying steps of the Merengue ! > NATIVE ART An Haïian Maestro will be present to animate this recreational atelier; the participants will have to reproduce a naive painting, very popular in the Caribbean > TROPICAL SCENTS Blindfolded, the participants will have to get a whiff of the scents and guess the tropical fragrances in each box > EL RINCON DEL PURO An expert will divulge the skills of cigar rolling, one of the national prides. Afterwards the participants will give a try to make a cigar. > THE RUM FACTORY Our expert will explain everything about the process of rum making. Our participants will have the opportunity to taste de different kinds of old Dominican rum. > COCO PETANQUE & COCO BOWLING Robinson didn´t hang around, the proof... He left us those two popular sports, a whit altered of course from the ones we are used to practice ! > BEACH VOLLEY Sportive touch a this relaxing moment ! Site To be determined in function of the program Capacity Mini 50 pax / Maxi 500 pax Recommended clothing Short / T-shirt / bathing suit / hat / beach towel / sunscreen In a pleasant and convivial atmosphere, our Fair will be gathering the participants around several original ateliers related to the Dominican culture. Means to federate while having fun, to propose like a challenge per team or simply a discovery. Can be organized at the hotel or during a tour. Perfect on Saona Island.
The Zemis Treasure Time table : Full day 08h30/18h00 Capacity : Up to 100 pax split up into boats of 25 pax. Security : Supervisory staff, boats in excellent conditions Recommended clothing Short / T-shirt / bathing suit / hat / beach towel / sunscreen An exciting Treasure Hunt ! A treasure has been abandoned on Saona island. Each team has his own motorboat with a captain. A road book will lead them step by step through this adventure, full of surprises ! Departure from the hotel by A/C coach to the beach of Bayahibe (1h30 from Punta Cana and 10 min. from Bayahibe). Each team takes possession of his boat, with its team color. Distribution of the road-book with game instructions and the first clue Each team is master aboard and will have to establish a strategic plan and translate those guidelines in Spanish to the captain of the boat. To encounter the clues, the participants will have to climb dive, search, dig and most of all be sharp in order not to miss a single detail The boats will leave one after one. Everybody will meet on our private beach for the final challenge Cocktail and BBQ lunch. Open bar. Beach chairs, Merengue clinic, volley ball, siesta…. Special Award for the winner team. Return to Bayahibe by private Catamaran
Live a real Robinson Crusoe X’perience…. Far away from civilization, in the wild and beautiful Saona Island. This unique and unforgettable moment is brought to you by ECT : An entire night on a desert Island….. Boarding of the catamarans around 15h00 and navigation to the Island. Upon arrival on the deserted beach, our waiters will serve you a welcome drink. Installation of the guests in the camping area. Two people tents with inflatable mattresses and soap. Big bone fires will be lit,as well as torches and candles all over the area. Then buffet will be prepared: salad bar (Russian salad, egg plants salad…) grilled fish, chicken and pork chops, pasta and rice and as desert: fresh tropical fruits. Beverages: beer, water, soft drinks, rum, coffee (extra charge for wine) The evening will continue with an improvised disco night on the beach with DJ. National open bar all night long: soft drinks / water / rum and beer. Night on Saona Island. Showers and toilets will be installed At sunrise: coffee fountain available. A little while after sunrise (around 07h30), departure aboard of the Speed motor boats to the Lagoon where breakfast will be served. Tables will be set up in the lagoon with white table clothes. Waiters will be uniformed with a white shirt and white gloves. Coffee, tea, milk, and French pastries. After this romantic breakfast, we will pursue our way to Bayahibe along the Parque Del Este’s coastline where live many bird species. Arrival at Bayahibe and transfer to the hotel. Timetable : 15h00 / 09h00 (J + 1) Capacity: Up to 150 pax - Minimum 50 pax Infrastructures: Night in two people tent, sheets, biodegradable soap, Showers+ toilets – permanent cleaning Anti mosquito fumigation in all the area Torches on the beach Materials handling, service staff, meal and bedding for captain, service boats. Beverages: Unlimited drinks (rum, beer, soft drinks, water) Recommended clothing : Short / T-shirt / swimsuit / hat / Beach towel / Sun protection..:: ECT Specials ::. Fresh croissants delivery by helicopter at breakfast in the lagoon...
Time table: Half Day 08h30/12h30 14h00/18h00 Capacity: 420 pax divided on 4 catamarans (2 x 90 pax & 2 x 120 pax) Suggested clothing: Short / T-shirt / swim suit / hat / beach towel / sun screen protection Security: Rigorous supervision, life jacket. On board: Snack and refreshments Departure from the hotel in A/C coach to the Marinarium in Cabeza de Toro (15 min from the Bavaro Area, 35 min from Uvero Alto and 90 min from Bayahibe). Boarding on the catamarans with large sun decks and large 30 feet underwater viewing chamber allowing the observation of coral reef and marine life while cruising. 15 minutes navigation to the diving site. Complete snorkeling equipment will be provided so you will be able to go by yourself to explore the Marinarium for a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy swimming during 45 minutes between sting rays and sharks, see corals, caves, see grass areas and tropical marine life. Those who stay on board will enjoy the entertainment program on the deck. Music, dance, snacks and beverages. On the way back, stop at the Natural Swimming Pool in the Bavaro Lagoon. Free time to enjoy the crystal clear waters. Back to the base and transfer to the hotel by coach. The “ Silent World” is a unique marine park in the East of the Dominican Republic which enables visitors to discover the wonders of the reef and the marine life. The objective is to create a model sustainable conversation area in which part of the revenue from eco- tourism is used to support environmental conversation and educational activities.::ECT::. Specials: - Silent World Team Building (see below) - Lobster lunch in a restaurant or on a catamaran !!! The Silent World Swimming with Sharks and sting rays....
Here is our aquatic new Team Building on the zone of Punta Cana. A combo of tonic challenge and conviviality of moment, this Team Building proposed on half a day, come to complete the program of our excursion " The Silent world " (Cf. Description). Silent World Team Building.:: Challenges ::. DEEP BLUE Each participant will have to find and catch various objects that our staff would have hidden at the bottom of the marin park, in the middle of the sharks and Rays... Example : Painted pebbles with the name of the company or a specific product.... CORAL REEF Every team will have to follow a route with snorkeling equipment within coral reefs reserve of Cabeza de Toro. All along the route, the participants will have to find immersed bottles containing the indications to be brought back to the boat to solve the enigma. TROPICAL SCENTS Blindfolded, the participants will have to get a whiff of the scents and guess the tropical fragrances in each box MERENGUE CONTEST A couple of dancers will offer a demonstration to the participants who will then have to reproduce the swaying steps of Merengue ! >MISTER COCKTAIL: Every team will be urged to prepare the best cocktail of its creation!.::ECT::. Specials: -Lobster lunch in a restaurant or on a catamaran !!!
Timing : ½ day: 11h00 -15h00 Capacity : Mini 30 pax Maxi 65 pax Recommended clothes : Short, T-shirt, banning suit, hat, beach towel, Sun block On board : Open Bar including 11h00 Departure from the hotel by buses to the Barcaza base (20 min) 11h30 After getting on the boat, private for the group, we will cruise inside the coral reef, among the calms blue waters of the Bavaro’s coast and its coral reef. Our cruise will lead us to the Cabeza de Torro natural swimming pool, an exuberant crystal & turquoise lagoon where we will stop for lunch. 12h00 Free time to enjoy the site and have a sip of rum in the shallows while lobsters will grilled !! Lounge rhythms will perfectly fit with this exclusive atmosphere…! 13h00 Seafood’s Grill lunch including lobster, fish, squid and shrimps served with salads, french fries, fried plantain. Banana Flambée will be served for desert. All along the cruise you will have access to our Open Bar including Rum, Whisky, Beer, Coca Cola, Sprite and bottled water. 14h30 Arrival to the Barcaza base and return to the hotel 15h00 Estimated returned time to the hotel Feel the unique and exclusive taste of navigating on the blue waters of the Caribbean ! Experience a VIP lunch on a breathtaking scenery aboard our lounge barge…! La Barcaza Lounge Cruise
Finally, a Safari possible either in a full day or in ½ a day!!! Specially design, this tour in the back country gives an excellent outline of the Dominican countryside and its inhabitants with their legendary smile. Safari en Colores Schedules : Full day : 09:00 am - 5:00 pm with lunch ½ a Day 08h00 / 13h00 - 13h00 / 18h00 Capacity Until 230 pax (18 pax by truck) Security 1 driver + 1 guides by truck. Suggested clothes : Bath suit / T-shirt / shoes comfortable / cap / cremate solar energy / shirt of bath / towel Departure of the hotel aboard " Tap Tap “ trucks driven by hardened drivers Each vehicle will make you discover the secrets of the everyday life, the traditions and the culture Dominican and its folklore. Passage in a typical village and discovery of the traditional environment. Visit of a small rural school wit a description on the local educational system. The track become harder when arriving on the foothills of the oriental mountain. You will observe a part of the local fauna (iguanas, boas, earth crabs) there and you will attend a demonstration of cock fight! Stop in the traditional house of the inhabitants and discovery of the plantations of coffee and cocoa. Tasting of tropical fruits and some Dominican coffee. Continuation towards the wet plains of the coast and the passage by a small tobacco plantation and factory of cigars and handcraft Typical lunch in our ranch then departure towards the beach of Macao for a bathing in the clear water of this magnificent beach Return to the hotel late in the afternoon.::ECT::. Specials: Safari Team Building – see following description
Meeting on the car park of the hotel. Briefing of security (10 mn) boarding aboard Jeeps Wrangler 4 pax / jeep Visits of Bateys San Francisco and Los Burritos, villages of Haitian workers working in the sugar cane fields. stop to explain the sugar can cutting), the production... Arrival at Otra Banda, and crossing of the village known for its colored wooden houses and its "typical" butcher's shops. Mountain road, panoramic sight (photos stop), 13:00 Arrival at the “Rancho Uvero Alto” and its wild beach. Lunch: rice, kidney beans, pork chops and BBQ chicken, pastas, chips, green salad, fruits. fruit juice, soft drinks, water. Possibility of horseback ridding after lunch, free time to enjoy the beach, boogie-board, volleyball… Visit of the rural school of Macao return to the hotel where we will leave the jeeps Drive yourself your own Jeep Wrangler and discover the magnificent countryside of the Dominican Republic and its sinuous tracks which wind between hills and stream. With those four-wheel drive vehicles will penetrate into the heart of an authentic region. You will meet a warm population which will seduce you by its kindness and its hospitality. The route is identical either from Punta Cana or Bayahibe ( only the first part is different) Schedule: whole day - 08h30 / 18h00 Capacity : 80 pax a day (20 vehicles) Safety : Each pilot must have his driver’s license with him. Convoy supervised by 2 staff vehicles: A Tour guide in head and a mechanic in tail. Overtaking is forbidden Suggested clothes: Suit bath / T-shirt / comfortable Shoes / Hat / Solar Cream Tropical 4x4.::ECT::. Specials: Safari Team Building – see next descritpive
.:: Challenges ::. SUGAR CANE CUTING WITH A MACHETE Every team will have to practice the sugar cane cutting with a machete. Each team will have to cut several feet of cane of different size COFFEE CONTEST : Each team will have to grind some coffee in the traditional pestle very fast. ROLLING OF CIGARS A specialist will reveal all the art of the rolling of cigar, one of the prides national. The participants will venture then on this original exercise) HAT PLAITING After a demonstration, the customers will have the opportunity to plaIt a hat with coconut palms ! NATIVE ART CONTEST : A Haitian painter will be present to animate this playful workshop during which the participants will have to reproduce a traditional Haitian painting Safari Team Building We suggest you converting our 4x4 or truck safaris in real Team Building Challenge. During the various stops proposed in each of these safaris, we can integrate( a series of challenges connected to the local culture, playful and funny.
Schedule : 08h00/18h00 Capacity : 80 pax / Day Suggesting Clothes : Short / T-shirt / sport shoes / suit bath / Hat / beach towel / camera The peninsula of Samana is doubtless the most beautiful and the wildest region of the country. We meet a warm population and brilliant landscapes there. An excursion for the amateurs of authentic and of human contacts, accessible only by plane. Transfer to the closest airport to Punta Cana (20 min) or La Romana (20 min). Private charters depending on the number of people: 7, 9 11, 19 or 38 seats. The minute one takes-off one is seized by the splendor of the flight and the variety of scenery. After 40 minutes flight time, landing on a dirt track runway surrounded by coconut trees. Transfer by minibus to the village of Limon. The road winds between hills and valleys and crosses a number of picturesque hamlets. By foot or on mule to the waterfalls: a twisting path crossing coffee, orange and pineapple plantations, you will discover a number of wild orchids, some of which are unique! After 45 minutes of walking where the sites are enhanced by our guide’s commentary, we arrive at the majestic « Cascade de Limon » which, with its 55 meters’ height, seems to beckon us to dive into its fresh waters. Return to Limon and typical Dominican lunch at the house of « Miguel & Maria ». Next, return to Las Terrenas where a fruit cocktail will be served on a splendid beach. Free time to do a spot of shopping in the astonishing village. Return to the airstrip about 17h00 and take off for Punta Cana or La Romana. Option : Travel to the heart of authenticity Limon’s Waterfalls.::ETC::. Special’s Lobster lunch Combo with the Haitises National Parc or Whale watching
Dance with the Whales.::ECT::. Specials: Lobster lunch on a private white sandy beach Combo with the Haitises National Parc Who has never dreamt of approaching these marine monsters, magnificent in their elegance, and to take part in their magical ballet in the Caribbean’s warm waters where they reproduce each year between January and March. A unique excursion, only possible by plane. Outline of the day Transfer to the closest airport to Punta Cana (20 min) or La Romana (20 min). Private charters depending on the number of people: 7, 9 11, 19 or 38 seats. Take -off for a 40 minutes flight in the direction of Samana. The flight over the bay of Samana sometimes offers glimpses of one or two whales. Landing at the Arroyo Barril airport and transfer to the port of Samana by coach (20 min). Board of the boat, the capacity depending on the size of the group. Then departure for whale observation in the bay of Samana. 30 minutes of navigation direction of the canal de la Mona. As soon as one or a number of whales are spotted the boat approaches and follows them for 20 minutes or so. The show given by these 40 ton mammals jumping and diving before your eyes is grandiose. Fish lunch on the paradise island of Cayo Levantado (where the commercial ad for Bacardi Rum was shot) or Playa Anadel. Free time for a swim and diving. Then return by boat to Samana and transfer to the airport for the return flight. Time table: Full day 08h00/18h00 Capacity: 100 pax per day Recommended clothing: Shorts/T-shirt/bathing costume/sun hat /towel/sun tan lotion/camera
Others ECT activities More details on request.:: Santo Domingo City Tour Visit of the first city of the New World, classified historical heritage by the UNESCO. Come to walk in his alleyways to the listening of a guide who will be your Christopher Columbus of day....:: Mini Speed Boat It’s cruising in control of a micro off shore motor boat that you will discover the most beautiful coral reef of Punta Cana Area. This very original motor boat is available for anyone. His 25 hp guarantees a fully safe tour with maximum sensations..:: 4 wheels ATV Safari From seven to 77 year olds, these strange 4 wheeled motorbikes will bring you pleasure and some new sensations. It is in the heart of one of the country’s largest sugar cane plantations that you will discover driving one of these strange engines..:: Helicopter flight From 2 to 3 passengers, an unforgettable flight over the whole areas of Punta Cana.:: Shopping Tour Shuttle service from your hotel to the shopping aeras and handcraft markets