Santo Domingo’s Zona Colonial
Take a stroll through this historal center and experience wonders of crumbling ruins and beautifully preserved structures including the first Cathedral in the Americas which is still in use today. Much of the street is filled with stores for shopping and dining al fresco.
Along the north coast of the country, looking out over the Atlantic Ocean, the beautiful stretch of beach known as Playa Dorada is one of the Dominican Republic's biggest tourist draws. The beaches are beautiful areas for swimming or snorkeling.
Las Galeras is the perfect place to get away from busy streets and the tourist scene, while still offering enough infrastructure to make you comfortable. Small streets, shopping stores, quiet beaches - Las Galeras is the perfect getaway.
Cabarete's Kite Beach
Cabarete's Kite Beach is home to a few restaurants perfect for quick bites to eat and is a popular spot for Kiteboarding. When the wind picks up in the afternoon you can see all the colors of kites that fill the sky. a Great place to fly a kite or simply just sit back and watch them overhead.
Whale Watching (Samana Bay)
From December through March, thousands of humpback whales travel through the bay to mate, making this one of the best viewing spots. Many companies offer tours around the island to watch.
A busy city on the north coast. Filled with motorcycles traveling down the street day in and day out. Great place for those who want to get a real taste of what life in the DR is like.
A town located in the mountains of the Dominican Republic’s interior. In the vicinity are opportunities for rafting, hiking, biking, and other types of exploration. At an elevation of over 500 meters, the climate here is much milder than the coast and nights are often cool.
Altos de Chavon
You can shop for crafters and souvenirs in a replica of a 16th-century artisan's village. The village is set off on its own, but you can join an organized shopping trip if you don't have your own transportation.
Located in its center of the Dominican Republic is the Parque Nacional Isla Cabritos. The abundance of wildlife here is what attracts many visitors to this spot.
Eastern National Park
Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has one of the largest marine parks in the Caribbean, with manatees, bottlenose dolphins, four species of sea turtles, as well as numerous species of fish.