Cabarete_Beach DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – FEB 14, 2012 – Lovebirds can step into a dreamlike environment in Dominican Republic as they are beckoned by enchanting natural scenery and infinite romance with the azure Caribbean Sea lapping the Southern Coast and the surf and kiteboard-friendly Atlantic Ocean on the North. Coupled with amazing ecotourism and culture-enriching experiences, there are endless opportunities to ensure that the sun never sets on your romance.

Five Romantic Beach and Seaside Getaways for you and your Sweetheart

“Dominican Republic is highlighted with diverse accommodations and surrounded by nearly 1,000 miles of sparkling golden coastline, making it an ideal destination for a romantic escape,” said Magaly Toribio, Vice Minister of International Promotion, Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. “Couples of every age and budget can experience true romance along our pristine beaches, world-class resorts, never-ending seascapes, and water activities.”

Dominican Republic’s breathtaking coastline and famous pristine beaches set the stage for romance. The magnificent nature is complemented by a variety of hotel styles, including boutique, adult-only, family-friendly, five-star and all-inclusives, with amenities that create a once-in-a-lifetime romantic getaway.

With eight international airports and direct flights from many major U.S. cities, escape to romance by the sea and enjoy these outings with your sweetheart in Dominican Republic:

Luxurious Beaches – Circled by 1,000 miles of silky white sand, the East Coast welcomes couples with a treasure trove of some of the most immaculate beaches in the Caribbean. Punta Cana’s luxurious resorts overlook secluded beaches that are perfect for couples looking to relax together in the sun, indulge in candlelight dinners on the beach or enjoy a sunset walk along the shores.

Treasures Under the Sea – Romance breezes through the air above radiant turquoise waters that hide shipwrecked mysteries off the coast of Boca Chica and La Romana in the South. Here, couples can scuba dive holding hands through scores of colorful fish and fauna while exploring “The Hickory” and “El Limon” at La Caleta National Underwater Park near the shores of Boca Chica. Seventy feet off the coast of Catalina Island and La Romana, divers admire the history of the oldest Caribbean shipwreck, Captain Kidd’s “Quedagh Merchant.

Majestic Waterfalls – South of Puerto Plata on the North Coast are the 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua. Couples can climb to the top of one or more waterfalls and cascade down the water chutes together – or go for the ultimate adrenaline rush and jump off the cliffs into deep pools of water. This series of falls holds 27 thrilling rock pools and waterfalls, a heart-pounding adventure and perfect backdrop for an unforgettable romantic memory.

Whale Watching – Caressed among the Caribbean mountains on the Northeast Coast, the Samaná Peninsula is an exotic eco-adventure hotspot where couples can witness one of the true marvels of the world on a whale-watching tour. Each winter, 3,000 to 5,000 whales migrate to the warm, glittering waters of the Bay of Samaná. The gentle giants swim and sing at close range, providing the ultimate surroundings for a sweet embrace with your loved one.

Kiting Adventures – Cabarete on the North Coast is widely recognized as the “Kiteboarding Capital of the World” for its ideal blend of beaches, winds and waves that combine to create the perfect conditions. Couples can get carried away together as they join in the colorful array of kites scattered throughout the beach, later enjoying moonlit views of the golden sand beach at one of the beach’s delicious restaurants.

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About Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic’s first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, the DR has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavors to more than one million U.S. visitors each year. Named #1 Golf Destination in Caribbean & Latin America by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, the DR boasts 28 designer golf courses, upscale resorts, pristine nature, and sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with warm Dominican people. The DR features the best beaches, fascinating history and culture, and is a chosen escape for celebrities, couples and families alike. Visit Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism’s official website at:


For more information, contact:
BVK Public Relations for DR Ministry of Tourism
Vanessa Welter: (414)247-3803 or

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