A small sampling of the activities available for your pleasure...

GolfRobert Trent Jones, Sr. built this famous golf course Playa Grande, just 10 minutes from Casa Serena. This extraordinarily beautiful links course is often referred to as the ‘Pebble Beach of the Caribbean.’ Set on approximately 2,000 acres overlooking the sea and the mile-long Playa Grande beach, 10 of the challenging 18 holes hug the soaring 100 foot sea cliffs, providing breathtaking views combined with complex crosswinds. Any golfer, no matter the level, will be awestruck by the beauty and challenges offered by this course. (Includes a full length practice range, putting greens, practice chipping areas, a beautiful Caribbean-style clubhouse including a bar and restaurant. www.playagrande.com

BeachCasa Serena is only minutes away from spectacular white-sand beaches which literally dot the coastline; from small, intimate coves to long stretches of beach where you may find you are the only one there. Playa Grande, Playa Diamante, Playa La Entrada and Playa Caleton are among most beautiful beaches on the island, and are within easy access from the villa.

Imagine snorkeling or diving in the clear caribbean waters teeming with marine life! Northern Coast Diving is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, Gold Palm Resort and National Geographic Dive Center in Puerto Plata, Sosua, Cabarete, Rio San Juan, Gri Gri Lagoon, Abreu and Cabrera. www.northerncoastdiving.com
Kiteboarding is the hottest new water sport on the planet and Cabarete matches with it perfectly. This small Caribbean town has the reputation of having the most fantastic kitesurfing conditions in the world. Accordingly, some of the greatest in this sport have chosen Cabarete as their regular training camp to practice the sport all year round. (Credit Cabarete Kiteboarding) Cabarete is 45 minutes from Cabrera. www.cabaretekiteboarding.com
Fully customized charters are available just minutes from the villa for Deep Sea Fishing. Your host will arrange your trip upon request.

Humpback whales migrate to their calving and mating grounds in Samana between January and March. Listen to the male humpback's solitary courting song and witness incredible displays of flippering, tail lobbing and breaching by the most active species of whale in the Atlantic with Whale Samana. www.consciousbreathadventures.comwww.whalesamana.com

You can follow trails through the lush tropical mountain forest or ride along the beach.

Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the real Dominican Republic on a mountain biking tour with the experts, Iguana Mama.