Welcome to
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So many events take place each year in the Dominican Republic that outsiders might wonder if life on the island is a non-stop party. While it is true that the people of the Dominican…

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Great Things to See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
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Activities

A great vacation in the Dominican Republic can be anything you want it to be, from a few days of blissful relaxation, to an itinerary-packed site-seeing tour. However active you…

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Nightlife

After a lazy day spent soaking up the vibrant Caribbean sun, visitors in the Dominican Republic top…

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Fishing

As you sit on the shore of the Dominican Republic, it is nearly impossible not to be drawn in by the…

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Sailing & Boating

The Dominican Republic has only recently become accessible by foreign sailing and yachting enthusiasts. And while there…

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Golf

When planning a vacation in the Dominican Republic, travelers may feel bombarded by the seemingly endless options for different activities. One of the…

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Casinos

When you are on vacation, many choices may seem like a gamble. From taking chances on unfamiliar cuisine to risking it all trying a new activity, there…

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Attractions

The expansive Dominican Republic is a traveler's dream come true. No matter what kind of vacation you desire, this island holds something for you. With…

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Shopping

Vacationers in the Dominican Republic have more than a few places to choose from when it comes to shopping locales, particularly in Santo Domingo and…

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Snorkeling

The underwater landscape of the Dominican Republic includes both the north Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea making…

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Landmarks

Simply strolling through Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the New World, will turn up more than a…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Navigating your way through the busy traffic in the Dominican Republic is easier while on a bicycle…

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Weddings in the Dominican Republic:

The Dominican Republic is an ideal wedding location

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Romance. Breathtaking scenery. Tropical atmosphere. These are just a few things that come to mind when one imagines a destination wedding in the Dominican Republic.…

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Restaurants

Because there are so many types of food and drink offered on the island, dining out on the Dominican…

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Food

From fancy French cuisine to quick carry-out snacks, the Dominican Republic has unique and diverse…

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As a vacation spot, the Dominican Republic mirrors its diverse culture by offering such a wide variety of attractions and activities that almost anyone can find something to do.…

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Planning Your Vacation in the Dominican Republic

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At 18,750 square miles, the Dominican Republic is one of the largest islands in the Caribbean. With so much ground to cover, you will need to plan an itinerary in order to get the…

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Getting Info

There are many options for finding information about traveling and staying in the country that makes up most of the island…

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Budgeting

Before setting out for your tropical island getaway to the Dominican Republic, take some time to plan your vacation finances…

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Best Time to Visit

Many vacationers visit the Dominican Republic because of its tropical climate, but there are certain times of year that…

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Making Decisions

To get the most out of a trip to the Dominican Republic, travelers should be well informed about their destination. Doing…

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Booking

After completing the research for your trip to the Dominican Republic, you have one more essential step before you are…

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Packing

A trip to the Dominican Republic means going from the beach to tours of the interior or the island, then on to museum…

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Passports

Before entering The Dominican Republic, tourists are required to present certain documents before beginning their tropical…

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Customs

The Dominican Republic only has few importation regulations, and following the customs guidelines makes for a relatively…

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It's hard to resist dipping your toes into the cool, clear waters of the Dominican Republic, and adventurous vacationers will want to go even further than that. Luckily, diving is…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
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Accommodations:

With a recent addition of more than 10,000 hotel rooms to the already large hotel and resort inventory, travelers visiting the Dominican Republic will find that the island has more…

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All Inclusive

The Dominican Republic has some of the best deals in the Caribbean Islands when it comes to all-inclusive hotels and…

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Hotels

Accommodations in the Dominican Republic range from the lavish and expensive to the modest and moderately-priced. In recent…

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Villa Complexes

While staying in an all-inclusive resort or hotel has its benefits, especially in the Dominican Republic, vacationers who…

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Villa Rentals

The villas of the Dominican Republic range from luxurious homes with numerous rooms and a full staff to cozy little cottages on the beach. While the latter may enjoy maid…

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Eco Tourism

With 16 national parks and 67 protected areas within its borders, the Dominican Republic is a wonderful destination for…

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The beaches in the Dominican Republic are unspoiled Caribbean jewels that sparkle in the island sun. The country boasts almost 800 miles of coastline, featuring some of the most…

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Religion

In the Dominican Republic, there is a state-sanctioned official religion: Roman Catholicism. But the number of alternate…

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Weather in the Dominican Republic

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Because of its almost year-round warmth and sunshine, some people refer to the Dominican Republic's climate as "endless summer." The

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The Dominican Republic Transportation Options:

There are several ways of to explore the many regions of the Dominican Republic

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The challenge of exploring the Dominican Republic, with its land mass of more than 18,000 square miles, is significantly more daunting than that of exploring the island's noticeably…

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Buses

Buses on the Dominican Republic are comfortable and reliable, which makes them an ideal way for vacationers to tour the island's major cities. Tourists…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Navigating your way through the busy traffic in the Dominican Republic is easier while on a bicycle or moped than in a larger motor vehicle. By renting…

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Rental Cars

With a land area much greater than most Caribbean islands, the Dominican Republic can be much more of a challenge to explore. Travelers who want to…

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Taxis

Once you arrive in the Dominican Republic, you're all set to begin the real traveling: exploring everything the country has to offer, from incredible…

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The Dominican Republic is home to diverse terrain that spans 27 different climatic zones, and a topography that ranges from tropical forest to mountain tops. This is great news…

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Travel Fundamentals for the Dominican Republic

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Travelers will be well served by educating themselves about the basic aspects of living and traveling in the Dominican Republic, from learning about local customs, regions and…

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Electricity

When traveling to any foreign country, voltage and electrical plugs are always a concern for a vacationer. The lack of a…

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Clothing

The semitropical climate of The Dominican Republic influences vacationers to pack light linens and clothing while visiting…

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Currency

When traveling to a foreign country, one of the most asked questions visitors have is regarding currency. Don't…

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Tips provide workers in the service industry with needed and valuable income, and many work hard to ensure that your…

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Hours of Operation

Business hours in the Dominican Republic do not differ greatly from standard business hours throughout the world. Travelers…

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Telephones

Pick up the phone and call home if you'd like. The Dominican Republic's telephone system is not complicated and allows…

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Postal Services

Most vacationers will find occasion to send word home during their trip, and others will have need to conduct business…

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The waters surrounding the Dominican Republic are filled with awesome wildlife, including serene manatees and gigantic humpback whales. With its spectacular oceanography and scenic…

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Culture

Spirited people who have overcome a troubled past are the heart and soul of the Dominican Republic's culture. Elements of…

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Family Vacations

The Dominican Republic is one of the largest islands in the Caribbean, and as such, offers one of the larger selections…

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Dining Options

Sometimes vacations are about trying new dishes and having more variety than at home. Thankfully, in the Dominican Republic…

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Swimming Pools

A refreshing dip and a nap by the pool — it's what so many vacationers envision themselves doing in the Dominican Republic.…

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Nightlife Options

The Dominican Republic is known for its gorgeous weather and sweeping views, but some attractions are best experienced…

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Tennis

Those who have been will tell you that the Dominican Republic is the perfect vacation spot for tennis players, with its…

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Driving

Since the Dominican Republic is quite a large island, many travelers find that getting around by car is the most convenient…

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Booking several days of spa treatments for the ultimate relaxing getaway is something many travelers dream of. Others prefer to incorporate a massage into their vacation to…

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Air Travel

The Dominican Republic, located on the island of Hispaniola, has several international airports serviced by many different…

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Ferries

While many will choose to fly and drive throughout the Caribbean, some will find it more convenient to take a ferry or…

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Sailing & Boating

The Dominican Republic has only recently become accessible by foreign sailing and yachting enthusiasts. And while there…

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The Economy of the Dominican Republic:

The economy of the Dominican Republic continues to grow rapidly

Unlike other Caribbean islands where politics and economic survival go hand-in-hand, the Dominican Republic's political history has not affected its economic history. While the small…

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There are lots of accommodation options in the Dominican Republic, from small, personal hideaways to upscale rooms with amazing decor.…

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