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March 9, 2020 | Weekly Update

Dominican Republic Home to One of the Top Caribbean Golf Destinations | Casa de Campo Resort & Villas has been recognized as one of the 10 best Caribbean Resorts and Golf Courses in the Caribbean in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards. The resort located in La Romana is home to three iconic courses including Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore, and The Links. casadecampo.com

New Punta Cana All Inclusive Opening Fall 2020 | Excellence Punta Cana announced the opening of their third property in Dominican Republic. Finest Punta Cana is set to open this fall and will feature 450 suites with 60 suites dedicated to families, 20 restaurants, six pools, in-room jacuzzies, and plunge pools. finestresorts.com

Eight East Coast Properties Highlighted as Top Family Resorts | Online travel magazine names the following Punta Cana properties as top choices for family vacations with toddlers in the Caribbean: Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Majestic Colonial Punta Cana, Onyx Punta Cana, Eden Rock Cap Cana, Barcelo Palace Punta Cana and finally Paradisus Palma Real. These hotels were considered on a wide range of activities and accommodations for toddlers and parents alike. thetravel.com

La Romana to Host Gastronomic Experience with Three Michelin Starred Chef | Renown French chef, Alain Passard, of the three time award winning Michelin star restaurant L’Arpége, will be cooking up an unforgettable dining experience at Casa de Campo March 27 and 28. This culinary experience, hosted by Corinne Bouygues de Gobbi, will be benefiting the “Fiesta Clásica” Foundation in Santo Domingo, which aims to provide children and young adults a better lifestyle through music education. For more information visit: godominicanrepublic.com

Santiago Named Budget-Friendly Spring Break Destination | Santiago de los Caballeros, the second-largest city in the Dominican Republic, was named as a top 10 destination for travelers looking for a budget friendly spring break vacation. Vacationers who visit Santiago can experience the local culture, Dominican history, art and the world’s finest tobacco and sugarcane plantations. Santiago also offers many accommodation options for an affordable price.

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Instagram post 2278559512540742470_409040196 This too shall pass. And when it does, we will all come out stronger, renewed, eager to venture out into the world and to the beautiful landscapes of Dominican Republic again. ✨: 📸: @celine.beyond47
Instagram post 2277747167022438846_409040196 Take a humpday pause and do a little #DRdaydreaming with us.
Instagram post 2276313567120407036_409040196 Like you, this time has allowed us to rethink and reevaluate. We believe this uncertain time is full of opportunity to stay positive and uplift each other so we can come together even stronger. We also believe actions speak louder than words, so over the coming days, we will be introducing a variety of positive actions we're taking to help uplift this community. #DRdaydreaming
Instagram post 2275043366277579323_409040196 In search of rich culture, cafés, boutiques, street art and more? You’ll find it all in the Colonial City! 📸: @drewbinsky
Instagram post 2273485580062284423_409040196 Los Tres Ojos National Park: “You have to visit this place!✨😍 Only 8 kilometers from the center of Santo Domingo there is a place that seems from the prehistoric era.” 📸: @thewanderlustchick 📍 Tres Ojos National Park, Santo Domingo
Instagram post 2272775926483104160_409040196 Hiking, bird watching, or sand dune exploring. What would you rather be doing right now? 📸: @checoborellini
Instagram post 2272052167367275166_409040196 Whether you’re a surfer or just a beach enthusiast you MUST add Playa Macao to your bucket list! 📸: @carloshorton.a
Instagram post 2270597399256565180_409040196 Double tap if you wish you were celebrating #WorldWaterDay stand up paddling along the Yaque Del Norte, the longest river in the Caribbean!
Instagram post 2269957334347573359_409040196 Walking, boating or soaring above, however you decide to take in the views, we promise you’ll be mesmerized. 📸: @thetinynomad
Instagram post 2269099163995961189_409040196 Bright blue water, incredible snorkeling and plenty of sunshine await you in Sosúa Bay ☀️
Instagram post 2268415796631820524_409040196 Please view the link in our stories and highlights to read The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism's statement and travel updates in relation to Covid-19.
Instagram post 2268335653069846581_409040196 Found this cool little street while roaming downtown Puerto Plata! Really enjoyed my time in the Dominican Republic.” Until your next adventure, @brendon!
Instagram post 2267702998901082403_409040196 “Here I stand, right between an old statue of Christopher Columbus and the first cathedral of the New World”. Cultural explorations are never far in Santo Domingo.📸: @timphilippus
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Instagram post 2265550290450522167_409040196 Beautiful Baní. Do you have the southwest of Dominican Republic on your bucket list? 📸: @carlostorresrd
Instagram post 2264969594623772740_409040196 Playa Cosón: Often ranked among the top three most stunning beaches in Samaná. This golden, soft-sand stretch is ideal for long walks! 📸: @letyouwander
Instagram post 2263260413644946055_409040196 “Spent the last week exploring the Dominican Republic! One of my favorite days this trip was spent on this tiny island eating fruit and drinking rum with the locals under their beach huts.” 📸: @brendon
Instagram post 2262621024616325277_409040196 “I never get tired of discovering paradisiacal places and corners in our country.” You and us both, @theadrenalinetraveler!

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