Imagine pure white sands and a sapphire blue sea lapping against the shore; that perfectly describes the Dominican Republic. This island is well known for its visit by Christopher Columbus.
In recent years, the Dominican Republic has grown in popularity with overseas visitors and you can see why. The cultural heritage and fascinating history makes it a must see location for many. There are many holiday hot spots spread across the island.
One of the big attractions if you are a golf fan are the beautiful courses. If you love shopping, then you are spoilt for choice, and may buy more than you intended when you see the prices. Beautiful pieces of Amber are a very popular souvenir, as are cigars which you can pick up very cheaply when visiting the factories where they are produced.
Punta Cana, in the East of the Dominican Republic, has evolved into a luxury resort. It can now proudly boast to be one of the top tourist attractions in the world.
Punta Cana is a beautiful resort, enhanced by its glorious stretches of sand and the fact it is a lot cheaper than you would expect. The luxurious resorts offering all inclusive are too numerous to mention.
Surfing and wind surfing are incredibly popular pastimes, and if this is what you want from your trip to the Dominican Republic, head for the golden sands of the Playa Dorada, in the beautiful Northern resort of Puerto Plata.
One of the smaller resorts, but one that is home to a museum full of artifacts from the area is La Romana. Further south than the other resorts, it still has a few places where you can stay all inclusive. A trip well worth taking is a boat over to Catalina Island.
The oldest American city, which also houses the oldest Cathedral, is Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic’s chief city. All inclusive is the way to go here, with a great choice of resorts.
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