Playa Juanillo
Punta Cana
El Morro
Montecristi
Cayo Arena
Puerto Plata
Ciudad Colonial
Santo Domingo
Marina Puerto Bahía
Samaná
Playa Dominicus
Bayahíbe, La Romana

DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC
HAS IT ALL

Dominican Republic
Has It All
Dominican Republic
Has It All
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Welcome to the Dominican Republic Official Tourism Website.

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

Sep 21 @ 6:30 am - Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm

PGA Tour Event: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship 2020

Corales Golf Club
The third edition of the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship will be held at the Tom Fa...

Nov 12

HEAT Awards – Fifth Edition

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
The fifth edition of the HEAT Awards will be a great celebration with a taste of sea breeze and will...

Mar 21, 2021

GFNY Punta Cana 2021

BlueMall Puntacana
GFNY, one of the most important cycling events worldwide, will be held for the second time in Punta ...

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EXPERIENCES

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.

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.

@GoDomRep

Have you ever seen skies so beautiful? This specta Have you ever seen skies so beautiful? This spectacular sunset over Guayacanes looks just like candy🍭📸: @pedropaganmora
Hop on board, today we’re exploring the pristine Hop on board, today we’re exploring the pristine beaches and palm-soaring palm trees of Playa Esmeralda, located in Miches with @tripmoz! 🌴What are some places you’d like to explore in Dominican Republic? 📸: @tripmoz
All visits to Santiago must include an obligatory All visits to Santiago must 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. 📸: @celia_tichadelle
Ciudad Colonial is the perfect place to spend your Ciudad Colonial is the perfect place to spend your day exploring, eating, and shopping. The old colonial town will transport you back in time with its architecture and historical sites. 📸: @robertvasquez
#Chicharrón, a beloved guilty pleasure treat aki #Chicharrón, a beloved guilty pleasure treat akin to crispy pork belly, this traditional street-side snack is an absolutely must-try when traveling through Dominican Republic. If you’d like to give it a try at home, check out the link in our bio for a great #ChicharrónRecipe.
Saona Island’s picture-perfect beaches attract m Saona Island’s picture-perfect beaches attract more visitors than all of the country’s national parks combined. A protected site and part of Cotubanamá National Park, Saona is a dream tropical escape, and it’ll be waiting for you to explore when the time is right. 📸: @clem_poupou
Mornings in Samaná, where the toughest decision Mornings in Samaná, where the toughest decision is choosing where to enjoy the sunrise. Have you started planning fall or winter vacations to Dominican Republic? If so, we’d love to hear where to! 📸: @theadrenalinetraveler
Juan Dolio: Your private oasis awaits✨Relaxing, Juan Dolio: Your private oasis awaits✨Relaxing, snorkeling, surfing; there’s something for everyone. #GoDomRep 📸: @fasuego
Planning your dad-cation? You should check out Dom Planning your dad-cation? You should check out Dominican Republic! DR is home to the best beach-front golf courses in the Caribbean, the finest aged rums and our cigars are consistently ranked by aficionados as some of the best in the world. Pop-paradise awaits!
Playa Bonita: Where the sun is always shining, the Playa Bonita: Where the sun is always shining, the warm waters are beckoning and memories are waiting to be made. 📸:@nandabachata
Although there are many recipes, preparations styl Although there are many recipes, preparations styles and interpretations, #mofongo is one of the most traditional dishes in Dominican Republic. With its core ingredient of green plantains, many cooks incorporate additional ingredients to spice it up, including seafood, vegetables, meats and the most traditional chicharrón. Stay tuned for weekly Dominican recipes that you can make from the comfort and safety of your home. Check out the link in our bio for a great #MofongoRecipe.
Stay safe, the beauty of Miches will be waiting fo Stay safe, the beauty of Miches will be waiting for you when you’re ready to travel. 📸: @globetrotting_gingertravel
Raise your hand if you’re looking forward to wal Raise your hand if you’re looking forward to walking along the beach and exploring all Dominican Republic has to offer. 🙌 📸: @thetravelgift_
Looking for inspiration for a future trip to Domin Looking for inspiration for a future trip to Dominican Republic? Consider Las Terrenas. Located in the Samaná Peninsula, this dreamy beach village is home to dozens of amazing beaches and a cosmopolitan, charming vibe will not disappoint. 📸: @crisnoble_02
With views like this, it’s easy to post about Na With views like this, it’s easy to post about Nature Photography Day. Dominican Republic is home to numerous different landscapes. White, sandy beaches for miles, tall trees, dunes, lakes, rivers, and mountains reaching the sky and cities rich with culture and history. #naturephotographyday 📸:@sdeman
Sunset goals😍 Who are you looking forward to en Sunset goals😍 Who are you looking forward to enjoying a Dominican sunset with? Tag them in the comments! 📸: @zoe_rieme
Who’s ready for a beach day? We can’t wait to Who’s ready for a beach day? We can’t wait to welcome travelers back to our white sand beaches that stretch for miles. 🧡 📸: @benchamberland
La Bandera, also known as “The Dominican Flag,” is probably one of the most common dishes served in Dominican Republic. The popular lunch dish gets its name from its symbolic representation of the three colors of the Dominican Flag 🇩🇴: the white rice, the red beans, and the third component, typically chicken. Stay tuned for weekly Dominican recipes that you can make from the comfort and safety of your home. Check out the link in our bio for a great #LaBanderaRecipe.
Seeking inspiration for a future trip to Samaná? Seeking inspiration for a future trip to Samaná? Hike or ride on horseback to El Limón Waterfall; full of palm trees, fresh pineapples and many bird species native to Dominican Republic. Once you have reached the waterfall, enjoy its majesty and cool off in the freshwater pool below the falls. 📸: @hetisdemerckx
As we continue to stay in, we invite you to join u As we continue to stay in, we invite you to join us for a listening party and virtual journey to the Silver Bank to hear the enchanting sounds of North Atlantic Humpback Whales who join us each year January – April in the Silver Bank, and January – March in Samaná Bay. Use the link in our bio to hear their songs which carry for many kilometers through the open ocean and reverberate off the surrounding reefs. Stay safe and be well, Dominican Republic and the humpback whales will be waiting for you. Thank you for sharing with us, @bbc. 💙🐋

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