• DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

WELCOME TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Dominican Republic is the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country, situated just two hours south of Miami, less than four hours from New York and eight hours from most European cities. Known for our warm and hospitable people, Dominican Republic is a destination like no other, featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich culture.

TOURISM AND CULTURE

Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, our lush tropical island paradise boasts nearly 1,000 miles (1,609 km) of coastline, 250 miles (402 km) of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Here you can dance to the pulse pounding thrill of the merengue, renew in our luxurious and diverse accommodations, explore ancient relics of centuries past, delight in delicious Dominican gastronomy or enjoy ecotourism adventures in our magnificent national parks, mountain ranges, rivers and beaches.

GETTING THERE

Regardless of where you plan to travel in the DR, there is an international airport close by. You may even want to consider flying into one place, such as Santo Domingo, and out of say, Puerto Plata, to maximize the time you spend experiencing different areas of the country. Las Americas International Airport (SDQ), La Isabela International Airport (JBQ), Punta Cana International Airport, Gregorio Luperon Puerto Plata International Airport, Samana International Airport (AZS), La Romana International Airport (LRM), Cibao International Airport, El Portillo International Airport (EPS), Arroyo Barril International Airport, Maria Montez International Airport (BRX) and Costanza 14 de Juno International Airport are the list of international airports

Branson
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Santo Domingo
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Capital: Santo Domingo

Population: 10.65 million

Language: Spanish

Currency: Dominican peso

Religion: Catholic

National Bird: Humming Bird

National Flower: Bayahibe Rose

National dish: Sancocho

Motto: Dios, Patria, Libertad (

The National Flag:
A white cross with the national coat of arms in the centre that divides the flag into four rectangles, blue and red at the top and red and blue at the bottom

ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE

23rd Annual Dominican Jazz Festival

October 25th to November 3rd, 2019

The 23rd annual Dominican Republic Jazz Festival happens in Punta Cana every year. The celebration welcomes performers and award winning musicians from around the world to perform at this multi-weekend event. You’ll be able to unwind to the melodic rhythms of jazz.

TOURISM UPDATE

As tourism continues to decline to the Dominican Republic due to civil unrest, it is important to verify any travel plans you may create.

ATTRACTIONS

Baby Beach

De Palm Island

Eagle Beach

Palm Beach

Arashi Beach

Boca Catalina

California Lighthouse

Gold Mine Ruins At Bushiribana

Alto Vista Chapel

Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations

Natural  Pool

Aruba Natural Bridge (Baby Bridge)

SS Antilla Wreck

ABC Islands

Arikok National Park

HOTELS & RESORTS

Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival

Memorial Day Weekend: May 23 – 28, 2018