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La Barranca
Barahona
Playa Juanillo
Punta Cana

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

Feb 16 - Feb 21

Procigar Festival 2020 – La Romana & Santiago

Procigar Festival will be held from February 16 – 18 in La Romana (Casa de Campo Resorts & Vil...

Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Viceroyalty Carnival of the Colonial City

Colonial City
The First City of the Americas, home of the first Viceroyalty of the New World, will be filled with ...

Feb 13 - Feb 22

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Palacio de Bellas Artes
TOC TOC, the successful comedy of the renowned and talented French author Laurent Baffie, has broken...

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EXPERIENCES

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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.

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Instagram post 2247464118281082942_409040196 Looking for a day trip from La Romana? Check out Cueva de las Maravillas, “Cave of Wonders”. Stroll amid impressive samples of rock art, stalactites, and stalagmites, dating back thousands of years. ✨📸: @jo.hero
Instagram post 2246732795291835133_409040196 Grab your suit, lace up your shoes and head to Puerto Plata where you’ll find cascading waterfalls. The views just are sure to take your breath away! 📸: @carlostorresrd
Instagram post 2245910890611618716_409040196 Bookmark alert🚨: If you’re heading to Samaná you do not want to miss Playa Ermitaño. 📸: @carlostorresrd
Instagram post 2245141314420547957_409040196 Pack your bags, the beauty and culture of Dominican Republic is waiting for you. 📸: @gitraveler
Instagram post 2244448749207105808_409040196 Today is #WorldWhaleDay and we're taking a moment to celebrate one of the most incredible experiences to be had in Dominican Republic! Did you know you can swim with North Atlantic Humpback Whales at the Silver Bank, which is located 80 miles north of Dominican Republic? Use the link in our bio to learn more!
Instagram post 2242383136351906539_409040196 Puerto Plata, home to amazing beaches AND wonderful activites off the resort! From a bustling downtown, to kitesurfing, canyoning and more – you’re sure to find something for every traveler along. 📸: @kevin.genender
Instagram post 2241649306200631572_409040196 Playa El Valle: Famous for snorkeling, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, or just sitting and enjoying the view. Care to join us? 📸: @carlostorresrd
Instagram post 2240824879712534555_409040196 New week, new opportunity to experience one of life’s most precious mammals: Humpback whales! Join us January to March in Samaná and January to April in the Silver Bank for this incredible experience. 🐋
Instagram post 2240211827354244418_409040196 “Take a look at all the shades of blue the ocean has in the south of Dominican Republic 🙌🏼 Incredible colors you only get in this part of the island.” Awesome photo, @tripmoz – thank you for sharing the beauty of the southwest! 💙
Instagram post 2239368773902856981_409040196 Dreaming of the perfect Caribbean getaway? Step right up to Punta Cana! With over 30-miles of pristine beaches we promise there’s a spot for just about everyone. 📸: @fabian.gomez1
Instagram post 2238697862698828228_409040196 Jarabacoa: A world of lush terrain, waterfalls and adventures. 10/10 a hidden gem! 📸: @crisnoble_02
Instagram post 2237918216989791793_409040196 Cotton candy skies and blue waters, the ultimate Dominican duo. Tag a travel buddy you’d like to share this view with! 👫 📸: @ivanthuy
Instagram post 2237306687987165323_409040196 “In a moment of magic, the day turned to night.” Do you have a favorite sunset spot in Dominican Republic? 📸: @robertvasquez
Instagram post 2237130547562051192_409040196 We're so excited to welcome @si_swimsuit to Dominican Republic to host their 2020 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoot! We can't wait to share more as Sports Illustrated explores the northeastern peninsula of Samaná to see our stunning beaches and take in DR's vibrant culture. Keep an eye out on our Stories this week as we share more BTS. @kelseymerritt 📸: @katepowerslovesyou #SISwim
Instagram post 2236578985504170088_409040196 Cobblestone streets lined with historical buildings and pops of color at every turn. There’s always something new to discover in charming Santo Domingo. 📸:@theadrenalinetraveler
Instagram post 2235762008695121136_409040196 Exploring Punta Cana this weekend? You’re in luck! Head to @puntacanaresort February 7-8 to experience Dominican Carnival alongside more than 25 of the top carnival troupes. @musasdepuntacana #carnavalpuntacana2020 📸: @carnavaldepuntacana
Instagram post 2235129371924184759_409040196 Spotted soaring above Samaná: Paradise. 🌴 Thanks for capturing, @flytrybe.
Instagram post 2234305916793828893_409040196 February is here, you know what that means–Carnival! From coast-to-coast you won’t want to miss Dominican Carnival. Are you joining the party this month? 📸: @amyseder⁣
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Confirmed Carnival Dates:⁣
La Vega: Feb 2, 9, 23, 27 and Mar 1⁣
Santiago: Feb 2, 9, 23, 27 and Mar 1⁣
Puerto Plata: Feb 2, 9, 23 and Mar 7⁣
Punta Cana: Feb 7 & 8⁣
Samaná: Feb 27⁣
San Pedro de Macoris: Feb 27⁣
Montecristi: Feb 27⁣
National Parade in Santo Domingo: March 8⁣
Cabral-Barahona: April 11 – 13
Instagram post 2233670264730051663_409040196 “Whale watching” is sometimes synonymous with choppy water, cold weather and little activity. Not in Dominican Republic. Every year, 2,000 North Atlantic Humpback Whales travel to the calm waters of Samaná Bay, in the north east region of DR, and fill our warm waters with tons of activity from mothers and calves. Most often, travelers can see whales just minutes from shore and leave with some truly incredible memories. Have you been whale watching in DR before?
Instagram post 2232980143388197950_409040196 Next month is Dominican Carnival, an annual celebration that takes place  throughout February and into early March. The celebration, which typically takes place on Sundays, includes the wearing of colorful costumes that symbolize Dominican religious and traditional characters. Festivities take place all over the island, with each town adding its own twist to the celebration.

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