Everything You Need to Know for the Best Caribbean Vacation in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic Truly Has it All

The Dominican Republic offers all for travellers. There’s so much to see, do and experience. From culture to history, nightlife, luxury, cuisine, music, dance, art, festivals, laughter, adventure, and lots and lots of nature.

The Dominican Republic’s history and culture is a mixture Taino influence (the first peoples of the island), Spanish colonialism, and African heritage. It is a nation where family, food, and music are alive and vibrant.

What To Do In The Dominican Republic

Beach Life: The Dominican Republic has the highest number of Blue Flag beaches in the Caribbean, a whopping 24. Enjoy some of the Caribbean’s best beaches in the Dominican Republic.

And If you’re heading to the Dominican Republic you cannot miss the opportunity to visit the Sanctuary of the Humpback Whales in the breathtaking Samaná. This is touted by many as one of the most beautiful excursions in the Dominican Republic.

Colonial Zone: Explore Santo Domingo’s Historical Zona Colonial. Take a walk along memory lane in the Zona Colonial in the capital of Santo Domingo (the first city built by the Spanish in the New World). The Dominican Republic is steeped in a wealth of history. Christopher Columbus first landed here in 1492 naming the island La Hispañola after the Spanish Empire.  In 1990, La Zona Colonial was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered one of the most beautiful old towns in the Caribbean.

Be One With Nature:

If you’re fit, enjoy nature, and love adventure then the Dominican Republic is the place for you. 

The sheer number and variety of waterfalls create the perfect environment to engage in a number of adventurous activities including swimming, hiking, rappelling, canoeing, river rafting, zip-lining, and more.

The Dominican Republic boasts some 16 national parks and 67 protected areas that preserve landscapes of foreboding mountains, lush rain forests and coastal waters teeming with a variety of marine and wild life.

These are just some of the experiences that await you in the Dominican Republic. 

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Kevon Wilson

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He is co-author of many of Leve Global’s research publications such as Big Data – Delivering the Big Picture to Drive CompetitivenessEverything You Need to Know About Internet Marketing,  and The Top Ten Emerging Markets.


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