Dominican Republic

Welcome to the Dominican Republic home to world class resorts with some of the top pristine beaches in Caribbean. The Dominican Republic is the 2nd largest country in the Caribbean region with 8 international airports. Santo Domingo the capital city is the oldest city in the world. If you like golfing this is a number 1 destination with 25 designer courses. Cigars, rums, chocolate, coffee & amber are the specialties here in the Dominican.

Why visit Dominican Republic?
  • Beautiful ocean views with 1000 miles of coastline
  • Carnival celebrations
  • Migration of humpback whales in bays & coves
  • Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve
  • Colonial buildings with over 500 years of history
  • The first Spanish settlement of the America’s is the capital here Santo Domingo
Tours & Activities
  • Golf
  • Safaris
  • Canopy
  • Catamaran
  • White water rafting
  • Jeep safari
  • Scuba (PADI)
Natural Wonders
  • Ruins de la Isabela
  • Santuario de Mamiferos Marinos (kayak)
  • Saltos de Damajagua (waterfalls & hiking))
  • Loma Isabel de Torres (cable care to Botanical Gardens)
  • Manati Park (nature walk, animal shows)
  • Lagune de Bavaro (small boat, kayak, birding & hiking)
Shopping
  • Palma Real Village
  • Punta Cana village
  • San Juan Shopping Center
Travel Essentials
  • Climate – Low Season (Aug- early Dec) Shoulder Season (March-July) High Season (mid Dec-Feb)
  • Language – Spanish, tourist areas English, French, German & Italian
  • Airports – Gregorio Luperon International Airport, Las Americas International Airport, COZ, Joaquin Balaguer International Airport, La Romana International Airport, Maria Montez Airport, Cap-Haitien International Airport
  • Currency – Pesos
  • Electricity – 110 Volts (same as US & Canada)
  • Entry Requirements – Passport valid at time of entry for US & Canada citizens. We recommend passport to be valid 6 months from departure date. Always have a blank page in your book for entry stamp. Tourist cards are $10 USD valid for 30 days and can be purchased at the airport. Children travelling will need special documentation.
  • Weather – average temperate 66F – 93F (19C -34C)
  • Departure tax $20 USD for stays up to 30 days payable at the airport. Note some are now included in your airline ticket.
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