You have to visit Dominican Republic, the second largest country bathed by the waters of the Caribbean and the preferred destination for tourism for its beauty and authenticity. Discover the first European settlement in America, on the island that Columbus named La Española and which became the richest colony in the world. Enjoy its privileged climate and a landscape diversity that brings together rainforests, beaches with crystal clear waters, high mountain ranges, fertile valleys and amazing mangroves, which make it an idyllic holiday destination.
If you are still missing reasons to come, we share with you some of the most beautiful corners of the island. We are waiting for you!
Saona is a tropical island and protected nature reserve, part of East National Park. It is a popular destination for tourists from all over the Dominican Republic, who arrive in fleets of catamarans and small motorboats on organized excursions every day from Bayahibe. The Island is known for its beaches, and has been used on a number of occasions by film-makers and advertisers looking for a stereotypical “desert island”.
Catalina Island is a tropical island located near La Altagracia and La Romana. is a popular destination for snorkeling and scuba diving thanks to its impressive coral reef formations and marine ecosystems. Both the Wall and the Aquarium are two great dive sites that boasts an impressive variety of tropical fish. For visitors staying in Punta Cana, there are daily excursions.
Altos de Chavon is a very beautiful replica of a Mediterranean villa and is located inside the luxury residential Casa de Campo, in La Romana. To enter you have to be invited by a resident, have a reservation at one of the restaurants, go to a concert in its amphitheater, book an excursion or pay entrance fee. It also has a beautiful church where you can celebrate your wedding.
Bavaro – Punta Cana is the most popular destination in Dominican Republic. No wonder, because it has everything. A host of all-inclusive hotels, countless options for all budgets, entertainment, events and weddings…
As the Ministry of Tourism of the country says, “It has it all”.
The Beach of Bayahibe just before the National Park of the East. It has a bar, a lighthouse and an endless beach to walk and see a beautiful sunset.
But please, do not forget neither the sunscreen nor the mosquito protector.
Los Haitises National Park has become a popular destination for ecotourism and to continue caring for it, as a protected park that is, has limited access, most tourists arriving by boat.
In Damajagua, Puerto Plata, you can take a 1-hour hike to the top of a mountain and then bathe in its 27 waterfalls.
Moron Beach is a small and beautiful beach located on the Samana Peninsula. In the season from January to March you can see humpback whales in the maternity period.
Without a doubt, a place to visit in DR.
To get to the waterfalls of Limon, in Samana, you have to make a 2.4 km. excursion,where you will have to cross river, climb to the top with mud, stones and vegetation, so to make this excursion it is advisable to take comfortable clothes and footwear and of course, the swimsuit, to be able to bathe in the Limon Waterfall after the effort.
Rincón Beach is 24 km away. from the port of Samaná. It is a virgin beach, which only has an occasional restaurant and beach bar.