Abundant in manmade and natural beauty, Dominican Republic warmly invites all visitors wishing to discover its rich cultural history with its colonial districts as well as its heritage of nature scattered among the mountains, the beaches and the valleys. Even preferred by whales and dolphins during mating season, the Dominican Republic is a romantic island, an ideal place to serenade a beloved or sink into relaxation with its siesta after lunch hours practised by its people laying in their hammock. This island can also be energising with various water and sports activities from delightful to adventurous or join the locals in dance at any given moment.
This ‘Cave of Wonders’ is located midway between San Pedro de Macoris and La Romana. Take the cave's 240-metre path underground to view awe-inspiring stalagmites and stalactites sand as well as approximately 500 rupestrian paintings by the ancient Tainos.
In Puerto Plata, you can see the remains of Columbus's house and the church where the first mass of the new world was held. Be sure to admire the Victorian gingerbread-like mansions from the late 1800's that set the pattern for a whole era.
Take a boat ride on underground rivers flowing through caves with pre-Columbian drawings and petroglyphs. Consisting of a limestone karst plateau with conical hills, sinkholes and caverns, and mangrove forest on the coast, there is a setting for everyone is this natural paradise.
Cabarete has one of the world's 10 best windsurfing beaches and hosts the spectacular World Windsurfing Championship, followed by the Cabarete Race Week
Explore the largest cave in the Caribbean; Fun Fun Cave, in Hato Mayor ,runs seven kilometres long and, in it, you can discover giant corridors, cave art, and subterranean rivers. Experience the underground beauty of Dominican Republic on this day trip from Punta Cana to the tunnels of Fun Fun Cave.
Enjoy many beautiful beaches in Dominican Republic such as Playa Rincon, four kilometres of white-sanded beach safeguarded by a coral reef and with brooks tumbling straight down from the mountains into the sea. It can be reached by boat from Las Galeras or on foot along two forest tracks.