Dominican Republic Vacations
Marvelous Beaches and Glitzy Casinos make this island a popular vacation destination
The Dominican Republic offers miles of magnificent beaches and is a haven for sports enthusiasts. And when the sun goes down, tempt Lady Luck in one the many casinos that dot the island.
Spanish is the official language; however, English is widely spoken in the main tourist areas.
Dominican Republic Resort Areas
Santo Domingo is the site of Columbus’ first landing in the Americas. In addition, it is the first colonial capital in the New World. The Dominican Republic boasts a long history, much of it preserved in Santo Domingo’s colonial section. In fact, the oldest cathedral in the New World is just one of the historic sights you can see in this capital city with colonial Spanish flavor.
and Cap Cana
Punta Cana – Cap Cana, offers unspoiled scenery, palm-shaded, white sand beaches, emerald waters, and resorts dedicated to luxurious indulgence. One of the most popular attractions here is Manatee Park Bavaro, a preserve with permanent exhibits of live animals, birds, reptiles, and fish, as well as performing dolphins and sea lions, and talkative parrots. Vacationers can also hike trails and enjoy mineral springs.
La Romana is the playground of the rich and famous. A replica 16th century European village perched high on a cliff, La Romana is a sports enthusiast’s dream. This 7000-acre resort community highlighted by Altos de Chavonis, is home to international polo matches, championship 18-hole golf courses, and other outdoor sporting activities.
As the northernmost point, Puerto Plata is an oasis surrounded by a mountain range, a national park, crystal clear waters, and excellent beaches. Its charm is enhanced by the extent and variety of its Victorian architecture. With modern offerings on Playa Dorada nearby, visitors can enjoy the best of both worlds.
Santo Domingo is the site of Columbus’ first landing in the Americas. In addition, it is the first colonial capital in the New World. Much of the The Dominican Republic’s long history is preserved in Santo Domingo’s colonial section. In fact, the oldest cathedral in the New World is just one of the historic sights you can see in this capital city with colonial Spanish flavor.
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