Known for its warm and hospitable people the Dominican Republic is a destination like no other. Featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and a rich culture. One of the Caribbean’s most popular islands its incredible beaches and endless white sands, coconut palms and sugar plantations. The Dominican Republic provides surely the perfect exotic escape that the whole family could enjoy.
What to do
With over 1,000 miles of white powdery beaches the Dominican Republic makes for a beach lover’s playground. Whether lounging on the beach, collecting shells as well as enjoying all the water sports on offer. Snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing and boat trips are all available here.
Home to several golf courses both for the beginner or the more experienced player .
There are many tours to choose from including sightseeing adventures which include safaris, art galleries, museums and shopping venues. One of the Dominican Republics popular attractions is the Islabon jungle river tour. Explore the jungle by boat or by foot with the assistance of an experienced guide.
The El Choco National Park in Cabarete is home to a variety of birds, a large lagoon and a unique jungle and cascading waterfalls.
An array of diving opportunities along the coast are in the beautiful bays, caves and shipwrecks. The whole island gives divers the chance for face to face time with tropical fish, coral reefs, whales and more.
Samana is the best place to take a whale watching tour, they operate between January through to May. Take this tour is in the morning that way you can stop off at the lovely Cayo Levantado Island for some chill out time.Whale watching is one of the most popular tours and really is a must.
When to go
The best time to go is between December and February. The weather is great and there are a number of events making this a superb place for festivals and celebrations. Another good time to go to the Dominican Republic is between April and early May where the crowds from the spring break have left but the weather is still good.
Home to both the Atlantic and Caribbean facing beaches, with its colourful towns and array of activities this is the perfect destination for couples and families.
The Dominican Republic is also the ideal place to have the wedding of your dreams also being a popular destination for honeymooners.