The Dominican Republic is a Spanish speaking country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean. The most popular destinations for tourist vacationing are Punta Cana, Puerta Plata, and Santo Domingo, the capital. The country has a tropical climate all year round with an approximate average almost 80 degrees fahrenheit. The hottest time of the year or summer season is from May to October with temperatures staying around 90 degrees during the day and around 72 at night. The Dominican Republic has some of the most pristine white sanded beaches with crystal blue waters and the water is safe for swimming make this Caribbean vacation one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean.
The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s has more all inclusive hotel & resorts than any other Caribbean destination. There is also a wide variety ranging from extremely economical all the way to luxurious.
Punta Cana has wonderful resorts for those looking to enjoy snorkeling in crystal clear waters and relaxing on white sand beaches. There is also time for adventure if you want to take an awesome dune buggy ride buzzing through plantations to one of the most beautiful beaches on earth, and along the way you can stop and visit with local villagers to purchase fresh coffee and souvenirs. Here you can also enjoy endless water activities, golf, or just relaxing on a pristine beach drinking cocktails.
If you are planning on visiting a resort in Puerto Plata you can begin your vacation with a tour visiting the world famous Brugal Rum Factory, which produces sugar cane rum and at one time was a fort in the 16th century. You will also take part in a cable car to the top of the Isabel de Torres Mountain and enjoy breathtaking views. There is also an abundance of beautiful all inclusive resorts with plenty of water sports and activities if you just want to stay in the hotel and relax on the beach.
Santo Domingo is a city rich with historical treasures for you to enjoy. There you can enjoy the historical culture of the first American city founded in 1498, take a 4×4 ride through the many plantations and unique villages surrounding the city, or just sit back and party on a private catamaran. No matter what vacation package you choose in the Dominican Republic you can expect to enjoy great local foods on the beach along with exotic entertainment.
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