A visit to the Dominican Republic is all about fun and sun. A laid back, relaxed vibe runs throughout the island, from the local bars, restaurants and beaches to the resort hot-spots. We highly recommend a visit to Santo Domingo as one of the best things to do on a visit to the Dominican Republic. The historic centre has amazing architecture, world class museums and unique old-world charm. There is something for everyone to discover and enjoy. Santo Domingo is not all about history though, it also features great shops and restaurants and is famous for amber jewellery. Check out the Marcado Modelo for some great bargains.
Water sports are very popular and one of the top things to do in the Dominican Republic, with all those beautiful beaches and azure blue waters it’s no wonder! Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP), snorkelling, sea kayaking and diving are popular. There are some well populated reefs around the island with sharks, rays, tropical fish and lots of other colourful marine life to be discovered.
If you feel like taking a little of a more relaxed approach to your water sports, we can highly recommend a boat tour. Enjoy some music and dancing aboard a sunset cruise from Punta Cana. Try some snorkelling in the warm waters then enjoy a drink or two in those same waters as a walk-up bar is set up on a sand bar in the Caribbean Sea. It’s a picture-perfect experience to remember.
Dominican Republic - Known as the historic heart of Santo Domingo, the Zona Colonial is a maze of pretty streets and shade-covered squares. All the beautiful colonial-era buildings house shops, restaurants and cafes making it a lovely area to pass an afternoon in.
Dominican Republic - Las Terrenas is definitely worth a visit. A gorgeous little fishing village surrounded by huge groves of coconut trees and clear, warm water.