Home to the New World's first university, cathedral and hospital. The city's modern part, by contrast, is a thriving port, equipped with nightclubs, casinos, shops and the Cultural Plaza.
The sightseeing highlights are the historic Zona Colonial (Colonial Zone) and the Faro a Colon (Columbus Lighthouse Monument).
Cabarete is one of the tourists' favorite places to spend relaxing vacations in Dominican Republic. The city is an ideal base for sightseeing trips and exploring the north coast – it's within two hours’ drive of the best that the coast has to offer: great beaches, activities such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, called a country capital of adventure sports. Now booming with condos and new development. You will find there top-notch hotels and have great dining experiences.
Bávaro & Punta Cana
Punta Cana is used to refer to the region as a whole. Most of the resorts are scattered around the beaches of Bávaro and Cortecito, a short strip of shops along a ‘town beach.’ Punta Cana offers luxurious resorts and some of the most beautiful beaches and golf courses in the Caribbean. The Punta Cana region in one of the most visited and popular vacation spots in the Dominican Republic.
Samaná Peninsula is located on the northern portion of the island. Best known for its transparent blue waters, miles of unspoilt beaches, dozens of caves and whale-watching tours. North Atlantic humpback whales come to the bay mid-January to mid-March followed by tens of thousands of tourists to watch unforgettable natural spectacles.
Central Highlands & Jarabacoa
When you are tired of the beaches, sun and sand, head to the the cool, mountainous Central Highlands. A tourist town of Jarabacoa is the most popular mountain retreat and the center of a adventure and sightseeing tours - white-water rafting, horseback riding to the waterfalls etc. Santiago is the Dominican Republic's second-largest city and the capital of this vast tobacco and sugarcane-growing region.
Dominican Republic Gallery
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