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3 Days in Punta Cana: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 232 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Dominican Republic is known for its spectacular beaches, and Punta Cana is no exception. But Punta Cana differs from other beaches in the region because of its year-round pleasant weather that ...  Read more

Best Day Trips from Punta Cana

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Point of the white canes, Punta Cana is a luxury resort destination full of wide white sand beaches, impeccably manicured golf courses, and a balmy Caribbean breeze. Growing in popularity since the ...  Read more

Top 3 Adventure Experiences in Punta Cana

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 121 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Kick Up Dust Zip through the beautiful countryside in a manual transmission dune buggy! Departing from Punta Cana, you’ll travel past colorful houses and across the breathtaking landscape of ...  Read more

Punta Cana Nightlife

By Viator, November 2013

Tours & Tickets

Punta Cana by night can take on a very different feel from its leisurely daytime vibe. Indeed, as the sun sets in the Dominican Republic, islanders and tourists come out to party by the dozens. ...  Read more

Sealife of the Dominican Republic

By Viator, October 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Puerto Plata is a resort destination to capture the imagination. The rich jungle interior of the Dominican Republic is behind you, and all of the Atlantic before you. Diving and snorkeling are ...  Read more

Puerto Plata Beaches

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 38 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Puerto Plata or “Port of Silver” was so named by Christopher Columbus in 1502 because of the misty silver hue created by the leaves of an indigenous tree.  While the island might not have had any ...  Read more

Puerto Plata Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 194 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Puerto Plata, or “Port of Silver” was discovered by Columbus way back in 1502, but has only recently become popular as more and more tourists have begun to discover it since the 1980s. Each year ...  Read more

Punta Cana Beaches (Costa del Coco)

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 146 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When you think "Dominican Republic," picture beautiful warm weather, pristine white sand beaches, turquoise waters and countless palm trees. Punta Cana beaches are all this and more, ...  Read more

Dominican Republic Golfing: Pete Dye’s Gift to Golfers

By Natalie Grant , USA, March 2012

Is it odd that a sport originating in rainy-old- Scotland 600 years ago is now one of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors on a Caribbean vacation? Editor's Note: This recommendation was taken ...  Read more

Santo Domingo - A City of Firsts

By Natalie Grant , USA, December 2011

The oldest cathedral in the Americas – and the oldest church in the West Indes – the Catedral de Santa Maria le Menor is one of the oldest landmarks in the Ciudad Colonial (Colombus’ first ...  Read more

Dominican Republic: Batter Up!

By Natalie Grant , USA, October 2011

The Dominican Republic ‘s first baseball league was founded in 1890, and although it wasn’t until 1956 that the first Dominican played in Major League Baseball (Osvaldo/Ozzie Virgil Sr. with the ...  Read more

Dominican Republic: Get There Quickly

By Natalie Grant , USA, September 2011

The Dominican Republic is, according to its consulate, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean , especially for Americans. Why? It has white beaches that are actually ...  Read more

The Legacy of Columbus

By Natalie Grant , USA, August 2011

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue… Along with cheesy rhymes and anachronistic cartoons, many children these days are also taught false information – some of which is hard to replace. As with ...  Read more

Experience Medieval Europe at Altos de Chavon

By AlyseInWonderland , USA, July 2011

La Romana, Dominican Republic is home to one of the most extravagant and unique attractions in the Caribbean. Altos de Chavon is a recreation of an entire medieval European village, complete with ...  Read more

Nightlife In Puerto Plata

By Hudson , USA, March 2013

Touched down in Puerto Plata and looking for some fun? Vacation is all about relaxing and getting to enjoy yourself, and in Puerto Plata there are plenty of options for the traveler looking to do a ...  Read more

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