There are excellent opportunities for watersports lovers in the Dominican Republic, although some shores are rocky and rough, there are stunning stretches of beach suitable for swimming. Scuba diving and snorkeling fans will find warm waters, reef diving, good visibility, wrecks, caverns, and rich marine life in the waters of Dominican Republic.
Great dive sites include Cabrera, Sosúa, Las Terrenas, Punta Rucia, La Caleta National Underwater Park, Catalina, and Saona Islands. Boat trips to the marine caves of the Gri Gri Lagoon are famous tourist attraction. Charter boats are also organized by hotels for offshore fishing for sailfish, marlin, benittos, Dorado, and other game fish. River fishing with guides in flat-bottomed boast can also be arranged at Boca de Yuma, La Romana, and on the north coast. For windsurfing aficionados, Sosúa is particularly good and hosts the Professional Windsurfing Association World Cup.