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The Best Dominican Republic Resort Vacations

The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s most visited island, and for good reason. With picturesque beaches, delicious cuisine, a rich culture, and plenty of options for sports and water activities, the D.R. is a dreamy vacation destination loved by travelers worldwide. In the beautiful coastal town of Punta Cana, you’ll find many of the country’s best adults-only and family-friendly resorts, making it the ideal place for your next getaway! 

Population

10.7 million

Official Language

Spanish

Vacation Spots

Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, La Romana

Electrical Plugs

Type A, Type B

Climate

Moderate, relatively mild tropical

Currency

Dominican Peso

Things to Do in the Dominican Republic

Top Attractions

From opportunities to get up close to wildlife, to fun-filled waterparks, and more, you’ll love all that this island has to offer. In Punta Cana, you can swim with dolphins at Dolphin Explorer and discover mesmerizing lagoons, lush vegetation, and local wildlife at Indigenous Eyes National Park. Cool off at one of the many waterparks around the island, including Aquapark, which has fun activities for all ages. For a more historic feel, head to Santo Domingo, the country’s capital, and view charming buildings, cathedrals, and more in the Zona Colonial. No matter how you choose to spend your time, you’re sure to be left with memories for years to come. 

Beaches & Activities

The D.R. has no shortage of breathtaking beaches and scenery! You can let your troubles melt away on a sun-soaked, idyllic beach just steps away from your resort room. Whether you want to explore the area by ziplining, snorkeling, sailing, hiking, or horseback riding, there are plenty of options for an incredible adventure. Plus, the Dominican Republic is one of the best places in the Caribbean for golfing and has over two dozen golf courses to choose from. Have a backdrop of the sparkling Caribbean Sea as you play on an oceanfront course in the Dominican Republic – a bucket-list moment you’ll cherish forever.  

Dominican Cuisine

Inspired by multiple cultures, Dominican cuisine is flavorful, exciting, and all around delicious! Get the full experience by indulging in different types of authentic dishes during your stay. Sancocho, a delectable stew made with multiple types of meat, Mangu (mashed plantains), and Pollo Guisado (Dominican braised chicken) are a few of the most popular dishes, but there are a variety of appetizing street foods, desserts, and more to try that will please your taste buds. 

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