Dominican Republic is recognized as one of the most visited destinations in the Caribbean. Obviously, there are many reasons for this massive arrival of tourists, including having quality infrastructure with first-class services and venues for holding events and activities of all kinds. The country is well known for having a tempting package of touristic offers, and especially possessing great hotel infrastructure along its entire coast, which offers tourists a varied experience of relaxation, recreation and discoveries, along the most beautiful beaches of the world.
The North Coast has many and very beautiful beaches that are ideal for water sports, notably Cabarete, a forever young, tempting and dynamic destination, where the winds coming from the Atlantic have favored the development of sports like surfing, windsurfing, kite boarding, paddle boarding and more.
Although, when the goal is relaxation and enjoyment, the North Coast has a wide hotel offer, golf courses, safaris, landscapes, cities full of history and tradition and much more. You can discover destinations like Montecristi, and La Isabela, spot where sailors had their first encounter with the Old World; Puerto Plata and all its charms, Playa Dorada, Sosua, Cabarete, Rio San Juan, Playa Grande, Nagua until you arrive to the beautiful Samana Peninsula and its beautiful scenes populated by tall coconut trees and the blossoming coast of Las Terrenas. These and more beaches await to be discovered.
The Southern Coast continues from Punta Aljibe, across from touristic Saona Island, up to the mouth of the Pedernales River at the western end of the province of Pedernales, bordering Haiti. Along this coast are important cities, being the main one Great Santo Domingo, but as sun and beach destinations we have Dominicus, Casa de Campo, La Romana, San Pedro de Macoris, and Boca Chica; which have a low, flat coast with wide cliffs and sandy beaches usually connected to river mouths. In this coastline, towards the west of Santo Domingo, there are beaches such as Palenque, Nizao, Salinas, and the wonderful seashore full of dunes in Baní and Palmar de Ocoa. Further south, in Barahona, we find the beaches of El Quemaito, La Cienega, Los Patos, San Rafael, until we reach Bahia de las Aguilas, one of the most beautiful beaches of the south.
The East Coast is perhaps the best known by tourists coming to the island. It is where the largest hotel complexes are and new investments are permanently being projected to expand the offer in this tourist spot that amazes locals and foreigners. This coast is dominated by low reliefs and a series of coastal lagoons interrupted by sandy beaches of great tourist attraction. In addition, noteworthy on the south coast of Samana Bay up to Los Haitises is an extensive karst system, the largest of the Antilles. South of Cabo Engaño, which is the easternmost point of the country, there is a steep coastal reef occasionally interrupted by sandy beaches.
On this coast you can discover extraordinary locations in towns and destinations like Sabana de la Mar, Miches, Uvero Alto, Macao, Bavaro, Punta Cana and Boca de Yuma.
No matter which destination you choose, the point of the compass simply points toward the Dominican Republic, as the destination to be discovered.