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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.

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.

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Discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus, the country overflows with fascinating history, museums and exciting cultural experiences like music, art and festivals, plus uniquely Dominican specialties such as cigars, rum, chocolate, coffee, merengue, amber and larimar.

The #1 destination for golf in the Caribbean and Latin America, Dominican Republic delights visitors with 26 designer golf courses amid breathtaking coastlines with mountain backdrops and lush green fairways. With so many beautiful natural settings like romantic waterfalls, breathtaking coasts and idyllic accommodations, Dominican Republic is a top destination for weddings and romance. Many world class-resorts and hotels also cater to meetings and incentive groups who flock to Dominican Republic for excellent, friendly service and dynamic meeting venues.

Dominican Republic offers a fantastic combination of environments to capture your imagination and refresh the soul. And with eight international airports, paradise has never been easier to explore. We invite you to discover our breathtaking island sanctuary and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Upcoming Events

Nov 23 - Nov 29

Sancocho Golf Open

Casa de Campo
Enjoy the golf tournament during the day at the legendary Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore & The Links...

Nov 29 - Dec 5

15th Annual Casa de Campo Twosome Championship

Casa de Campo
The 15th Annual Casa de Campo Twosome Championship will be played over 90 holes on Casa de Campo’s...

Dec 4 - Dec 7

Casa de Campo Women’s Golf Getaway

Casa de Campo
Suzy Whaley will be hosting the Women’s Golf Getaway, a golf and fun weekend event. Suzy is Presid...

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The Dominican Republic has long been a favorite Caribbean escape for its plethora of accommodation options attracting countless celebrities, sports personalities, and adventurous travelers.

Where
to stay

The Dominican Republic has long been a favorite Caribbean escape for its plethora of accommodation options attracting countless celebrities, sports personalities, and adventurous travelers.

Where

to stay

The Dominican Republic has long been a favorite Caribbean escape for its plethora of accommodation options attracting countless celebrities, sports personalities, and adventurous travelers.

Blog

We encourage you to follow our blog for everything from custom travel itineraries, insider travel tips, recommendations for underexplored adventures, accounts of first-hand experiences and so much more.

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Looking for the ultimate adventure in Dominican Republic? Then plan a day at Salto de Elena in the Espaillat Province, exploring mountains, swimming in water canyons and jumping from cliffs. #OpenDR 📸: @sirenomanrd @_kendrii
Fact: After a day relaxing on the white sand beaches and swimming and snorkeling in the pristine blue waters, you won’t want to leave the gorgeous Cayo Arena. 📸:@slava_dominikana
Leave it to Dominican sunrises to help melt your stress away.❤️🇩🇴 #OpenDR 📸:@robertvasquez
Take a break from the beach and explore the culture, charm and charisma of Santo Domingo’s Ciudad Colonial. 🇩🇴❤️📸:@carloshorton.a
If your ideal weekend is brimming with romance, history and vibrant culture, then Santo Domingo is perfect for your next Caribbean getaway.  Best part yet, it’s ready and open for you! Visit the link in our bio to mix and match the best activities and attractions to create your personal weekend itinerary. @heyashleyrenne
All visits to Santiago include an obligatory stop at El Monumento, the city’s iconic white marble tower, circled on all sides by a multilevel garden and boasting panoramic views over the entire city. On the fifth floor is the ultimate reward: a grand panoramic view of the city of Santiago from a wraparound balcony, with the Cordillera Central mountain range in the distance. 📸:@flycamrd
42-square miles of pure bliss. A protected site and part of Cotubanamá National Park, Saona Island is the definition of a dream tropical escape. 📸: @davidmora619
Sunday’s are best spent along the gorgeous, six-mile long white-sand beaches of Juan Dolio. 📸:@moises.arias06
Double tap if you’re ready to join us and paddle through paradise. #OpenDR 📸: @blonde.travel
In need of a relaxing getaway? There’s nothing quite as mesmerizing as looking over Jarabacoa’s sweeping green landscapes. 📸: crisnoble_02
It’s been a long year. It’s time to unwind and take in all of the views. The beauty of Pedernales is ready and open for you. #OpenDR 📸:@moises.arias06
What’s found at the end of a waterfall? In Dominican Republic, and at Salto de Elena, it’s typically a turquoise or jade pool that is perfect for a swimming adventure. And it’s usually just a scenic hike away. 😍

📸: @_kendrii @sirenomanrd
Puerto Plata’s outdoor venue, La Puntilla, is a stunning outdoor Grecian-style amphitheater. While concerts and other events may not be happening here yet, you can still walk and or bike around the beautiful parks and explore the San Felipe Fort to experience the culture and history of the area. 📸:@theadrenalinetraveler @zonabicird @lasrutasdegi
One sight you won’t want to miss in Dominican Republic are the Bridges of Samaná, the “Bridges to Nowhere”. The views are so beautiful, you might not want to come back. 😍 📸:@jardineslaloma @yenifercvega
Brighter days are here, and they are waiting for you in Puerto Plata. Are you ready to join us? #OpenDR 📸: @eddy.dorville3 @i.lovepuertoplata
Up for an adventure that ends with a view? Samaná has no shortage of activities!  From paddle boarding, to surfing or hiking, it’s all safe, open and waiting for you. #OpenDR 📸:@aristesaca @andoaventurando
You’ve probably relaxed by the water, but how about hanging out over the water? Punta Rucia’s beachfront cabanas and villas have many options for hanging out by the ocean. 📸: @carlostorresrd @puntarucialodge
Proudly holding Blue Flag certification status, Playa Arena Gorda in Punta Cana is flanked on either side by all-inclusive resorts and immense beauty. Its thick, white sands and turquoise waters make it a favorite spot for long walks, swimming, or simply lounging on the sand all day. Are you ready to give in to the pull of Dominican Republic and join us in paradise? #OpenDR ✈️🏖 📸:@crisnoble_02
Let’s be honest: Visitors come to Dominican Republic for plenty of reasons, but our blue-turquoise water and endless white sand beaches top the list, especially in Miches. Do you have a beach getaway to DR in the books? #OpenDR 😍 📸:@fasuego
With skies and waters this blue, every day in Dominican Republic is a (socially distanced) dream which is open and ready for you. #OpenDR💙

📸:@yova17

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