Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south, the tropical island of the Dominican Republic boasts about 1,600 km (1,000 miles) of beautiful sandy-white beaches.
Dominican Republic’s historic and sophisticated capital city, Santo Domingo, has a population of nearly 3 million, and is the oldest city of the New World. Its Colonial City was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1990.
The Dominican Republic is an islands of spectacular contrasts, home to the highest and lowest sea level points in the Caribbean, it offers most impressive, exotic and captivating natural scenarios.
There are many adventures to be had, with a wide variety of activities on offer, from mountaineering and rafting, to paragliding and hiking in Jarabacoa and Constanza. On the other hand, Puerto Plata stands out for its water sports such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and Stand Up Paddle (SUP), while Samaná is renowned for its humpback whale mating season, stunning waterfalls and diving areas.
In the south coast, Barahona, Pedernales and Baní are known for its virgin beaches, lagoons and dunes. In Punta Cana and La Romana, visitors can enjoy ziplines between forests, snorkeling and catamaran trips.