If you need to make calls (hotels impose huge surcharges), you can go to the main office of the phone company, Verizon, Calle Santa Bárbara (tel. 809/220-7841), open Monday to Saturday 8am to 8pm, Sunday 8am to 2pm. They also offer Internet access, charging RD$140 for 1 hour. For a pharmacy, go to Farmacia Bahía, Francisco del Rosario Sánchez 1 (tel. 809/538-2236), open daily 8am to 9pm, or Farmacia Giselle, Calle Santa Bárbara 2 (tel. 809/538-2303), open Monday to Saturday 8am to 10pm and Sunday 8am to 1pm.

For money exchanges or an ATM, go to Banco Popular, Av. Malecón 4 (tel. 809/538-3666), open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm and Saturday 8am to 1pm. The Samaná Post Office is at Calle Santa Bárbara (tel. 809/538-2414), open Monday to Friday 8:30am to noon and 2 to 5pm, Saturday 8am to noon. Offering emergency medical service 24 hours a day is Centro Médico San Vicente, Francisco del Rosario Sánchez 2 (tel. 809/538-2535). For Internet access, go to CompuCenter Samaná, Calle Lavandier (tel. 809/538-3146), open Monday to Friday 9am to 12:30pm and 3 to 6pm. The cost is RD$105 for 30 minutes or RD$140 for 1 hour. The Western Union office is at Francisco del Rosario Sánchez 15 (tel. 809/538-2195).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.