Book a Casita for 5 days or more for a 25% room discount

  • Why pick an expensive beachfront hotel (with only one beach) when we have 8 beaches just 20-45 minutes distant—plus an unbeatable 180-degree ocean view from our own terrace? In addition to the fascinating mountain surroundings at Tubagua the ocean and beaches are never far away. In Tubagua you get the best of both worlds

  • Easy and convenient: we’re just 20 minutes from Puerto Plata, 30 minutes from Sosua, 45 minutes from Cabarete and 1 hour from Santiago. Explore it all and come home to comfort, a beautiful sunset and a fine family style dinner

  • Check out our interactive map below: you see that within a short drive there’s enough to see and do to fill a week or two

  • Save on excursions: save hundred’s of dollars by renting a car and organizing outings (we’ll help) that when you book through tour companies are easily double the price

  • Reserve below using discount code FAMILY*

  • What does this add up to? If you book one of our comfortable Casitas for a week, these savings can

  • Cover the cost of several days of car rental, or

  • Half your meals for the week, or

  • the price of 4 of our own excursions (see our excursions below), or

  • if you’re Canadian it amounts to your Canadian funds at par (more or less)

What a way to spend an unforgettable Caribbean vacation, at Tubagua Ecolodge. Reserve early! Check availability and book below

  • *Applies for couples and families of up to 4 people. Write to us below if you have a special request.


Explore life in the lush mountains and countryside

Things to do around Tubagua Ecolodge
Tubagua offers a unique variety of fascinating self-guided and guided outings. Most outings depart from the lodge and need no transportation. For those that do need transportation you can use your own vehicle or we can help you arrange one; just ask.
Guided Hike
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God's Swimming Pool

6 kms / 4 hours / moderate / 8 yrs +

A trek along a private trail through farms and meadows, dive and play at the spring head of a beautiful system of cascading pools.
Price: $20 per person. Kids under 16: $10.

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Interpretive guide
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Ancient Pathways

9 kms / 6 hours / moderate+ / 12 yrs +
Walk with our English-speaking guide into another world, along paths trodden by local folk for centuries, to where people live a simple life in harmony with nature. Learn about the way of life, the flora and the fauna along the way. Includes a visit to God's Swimming Pool. $25 pp.

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Excursion & Lunch
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Day Pass

If you're not staying at Tubagua you're welcome to come and spend the day. Enjoy a country-style lunch; relax and take in the views from our terrace and gardens. You can also book any one of our guided outings. Day Pass with lunch $10 pp. Optional room $50. Inquire below to reserve or for more info

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Bird Watching

2-6 kms /3-5 hours / moderate
Tubagua Ecolodge is a great location to view some of the Hispaniolan (HE) and Carribean bird endemics (CE). The nature around the lodge is stunning and you will enjoy fantastic scenery. Trails start right at the lodge leading through both forested and more open areas. The lodge's guide speaks good English and knows the species and tails. $30 pp. Guide optional on subsequent outings. More Info

Community Tourism
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The Amber Mines

Requires transportation /3-5 hours /

We are involved in helping communities earn an income from tourism in Puerto Plata. Once of our projects is in the amber mine region. A short ride up the scenic Panoramic Highway takes you to the source of some of the world’s most valuable amber. Enjoy a beautiful drive, learn all about amber and purchase directly from the miners at the lowest prices you can find anywhere. Price $20 pp. Minimum $60. Inquire if you need transportation

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Coffee Village

Requires transportation /3-5 hours /
The age-old traditions of hand- processing organic coffee still dominate in the hills and plantations of Pedro Garcia. After an illness that nearly destroyed all the coffee crops, plantations are now being restored for the good of the environment and the local economy. Come live a story of rebirth while learning how coffee is transformed, from the branch to the cup! Price $20 pp. Minimum $60. Inquire if you need transportation

Self Guided / Guided
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Village Life

4-8 kms/ easy / 2-5 hours /
Take an easy stroll into local village life, where cooking is done on a fogón and produce is grown in a conuco. A walk through the village of Tubagua is a chance to meet friendly people and take a camera-load of memorable pictures. A guided stroll costs $20 per person but you can also do this on your own at no cost.

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Beaches & Attractions

There are a dozen beaches and endless things to do within a one-hour drve. Why stay at one beach when you can visit a dozen? Tubagua's central location and easy access makes this a perfect lodging choice for an entire vacation. Click here to discover all the local attractions and check the discounts when staying 5 days or more

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Comfortable, rustic rooms for all budgets

Priced from US$25 per person
• 3 lodging options to suit all budgets
• Queen or single beds with mosquito netting
• Kids 15 and younger stay for free
• Mountain air and fresh breezes substitute air conditioning
• Rates and availability shown below. Reserve now with no deposit required at this time
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Casitas - our most exclusive option

Private balcony, private bathroom, hot shower, one queen bed and a mezzanine with two single futons.
US$115 Double
Sleeps 4 +$12.50 pp
Taxes extra
Reserve below

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Think "romantic", think "glamorous camping"

Our palapas are private structures and cosy with beautiful views. With one queen bed and two single beds. The "luxe latrine" is just steps away.
US$90 double occupancy
Sleeps 4 + $12.50 per person
Taxes extra
Reserve below

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the longhouse
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Fun for groups and families

The Longhouse is an independent structure with an upper and a lower room. Each level has one queen bed and two single beds. Shared facilities are just outside the door.
US$65 double
Each room fits 4 +25 pp
Taxes extra
Reserve below

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Things you’ll love about Tubagua Ecolodge:

• Beautiful natural surroundings 
• Amazing ocean views that are larger than life 
• Comfortable beds in rustic structures 
• Generous, healthy meals prepared by locals and served in traditional family-style. 
• Our cooks easily adapt to your dietary preferences and restrictions, just tell us when you reserve 
• Guided and unguided treks into the countryside that let you explore the real Dominican Republic 
• Fresh temperatures 10 degrees cooler than down on the coast 
• There are very few mosquitoes due to the fresh mountaintop breezes

Things to think twice about Tubagua Ecolodge:

• We expect guests to help conserve water and energy 
* Kids love it here but infants will need constant parental supervision (un-fenced terraces) 
• There are terraces and uneven steps that can be a challenge for those with difficulty walking 
• Typical farm and village sounds are part of the environment. Earplugs are available upon request for light sleepers 
• We share this country environment tropical insects and critters. Thankfully, none are fatally poisonous nor lethal We are in a beautiful, natural location that will delight everyone who loves nature and things local

See you in Tubagua!

Check availability and book here – there’s nothing to pay at this time


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