Popular Caribbean Destination - Dominican Republic!
Known for its beautiful beaches, the Dominican Republic has become one of the most popular vacation destinations for many people around the world. There are two distinct sections on the island - the north, which is along the Atlantic Ocean, and the south, where the Caribbean Sea takes over. Founded by Christopher Columbus, the Dominican Republic is the second largest island in the Caribbean.
The Beaches are the Main Draw - Punta Cana
Some of the Dominican's most famous beaches can be found in Punta Cana, with its number one beach being the Bavaro. You'll find long, sprawling beaches with crystal blue waters and white sand along the coast of the Caribbean Sea for your viajes a punta cana. Visiting tourists can find all types of resort accommodations on the beach - whether you're looking for a luxurious 5 star resort such as the Majestic Elegance, or the family friendly Barcelo resort chain, there is a wide variety of different resort properties for you to choose from for your viajes a punta cana.
The Active North Shore - Puerto Plata
The Dominican Republic's North shore is home to Puerto Plata, which is another excellent choice for weddings. One of the most popular choices of resorts for Destination wedding couples is the 5 star Iberostar Costa Dorada, a beautiful resort with lush grounds that are picture perfect for a wedding ceremony.
Along the Atlantic Ocean, this side of the island is perfect for those who are wanting a more active setting with activities like wind surfing and kiteboarding. Puerto Plata is close to the fun towns of Sosua and Cabarete, which are great places to visit and take in the local sights, and dance into the wee hours of the morning at one of their nightclubs.
Here Are Some Facts On The Dominican!
Did you know that the resorts in the Punta Cana area cannot be built taller than the surrounding palm trees?
Spanish is the official language of the Dominican Republic. However, you'll find many local employees in the destination and tourist areas to speak English, French, German and Italian. If you're looking to take a self-guided tour or you plan on venturing out of the tourist areas, it's recommended that you take a translation source, or learn some basic Spanish.
The Dominican Peso (RD$) is the official currency of the Dominican Republic. All the major credit cards are accepted at every tourist locations, but it is important to check in advance at small resorts, restaurants, hotels and shops. ATM machines can be found in all of the major cities in Dominican Republic, as well as at most local Supermarkets and resorts.
With average temperatures ranging from 66° to 93° F (19° to 34° C), the viajes a republica dominicana is pretty much warm throughout the entire year. You will experience the coolest part of the season between the months of November and April, and the warmest season is the months between May and October, where August seems to be one of the hottest months.