Expand your horizons whilst taking a luxurious vacation to a much loved nation located within the island of Hispaniola. The Dominican Republic welcomes thousands of tourists all year round, from all over the world, with Punta Cana, Puerto Plata and Santo Domingo being the most popular destinations; therefore making it one of the most diverse islands in the heart of the Caribbean.

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For an avid golfer the Dominican Republic is a golfers haven; offering year-round golfing in picturesque resorts such as the Puerto Espada golf course in Punta Cana. Listed amongst the world’s finest gold courses and ranked as the best course within the Caribbean and Mexico. The island are home to some of the most sought after beaches in the world; with 900 miles of crystal clear sea and white sand as soft as talcum powder it is extremely easy to understand why people return year after year. Some of the best activities to become involved in during your stay are scuba diving along the northern coast, viewing the waterfalls at Damajaqua, horseback riding and for breath-taking views visit Teleferico in Puerto Plata; enabling you to experience and unfold this beautiful island.

The Dominican Republic is steeped in history with a bronze statue of Diego Columbus being one of the top attractions and located in the centre of Santa Domingo, which is also commonly used as a meeting place for tourists as well as the residents. After having their entire nation wiped out, when the island was discovered, they never lost sight of their history and are extremely proud, harmonious and peaceful. Regardless of your location, take time to make the trip to Isla Saona and visit the Cueva Cotubanama; a cave where the Taino families took shelter and hid from the Spanish. If you like to discover art on your travels, then a tour of Cueva de las Maravillas will provide you the opportunity to view Taino art in the form of pictograms; which have been so well preserved you could well assume they were painted within recent years.

 

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With endless attractions and showcasing the history which developed the island to what it is today, the residents are some of the friendliest you will ever meet upon your travels. You will find hundreds, if not thousands of reviews throughout the internet leaving high recommendations of the island and its people. The population of the Dominican Republic speak in Spanish, but do not let the language barrier complicate you meetings with them. They will be more than happy to do as much as they can to accommodate yourself and family. As with all travels, attempting to learn some common phrases will show them you appreciate them and their culture, so take a phrase book with you.

The Dominican Republic can be accessed through six international airports, allowing for smooth transfers to prepare you for adventure, culture and complete relaxation. It is a luxurious beach resort which is also family-friendly, affordable and offering you perfect weather conditions throughout the duration of your holiday.

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