Cayo Levantado is best accessible by ship from the port city of Santa Barbara de Samana, about 10 km away in a beeline. There is an airport near this city.
The beautiful beaches of Cayo Levantado are among the best beaches in the world. They are covered with fine white sand, and lined with palm trees like on a kitschy picture. The sea here is wonderfully clean, therefore it is suitable for diving.
Visitors of Cayo Levantado can choose from a large number of restaurants, hotels and sports facilities. There are also shops selling traditional local products such as cigars, rum and coffee.
The most popular sports on Cayo Levantado are snorkelling and diving. The adventurous visitors can also try parasailing.