Pronounced with the accent on the last A
According to one website, Samaná translates to “fish with coconut sauce.”
This is the destination for any traveler trying to capture the experience of a raw and less developed area of the Caribbean.
One of the attractions if you visit in between mid-January and mid-March, is the spectacle of thousands of hump-back whales that migrate here every year. There is a small but interesting whale museum to visit if you are not here during those months.