Dominican Republic

Introduction to the Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic is a destination like no other, with our astounding nature, warm friendly people, interesting rich culture and history, you will find it hard not to fall in love with our wonderful country as soon as you arrive. Just 2 hours south of Miami, only 4 hours from New York and a mere 8 hours from most European cities, you could be here enjoying our beautiful beaches and warm sunshine in no time at all. Our island is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the North and the Caribbean Sea on the south and has almost 1,000 miles of coastline, including 250 miles of the world’s top beaches.

The Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean country and has become the Caribbeans most visited destination, with adventure seekers coming to hike, climb and mountain bike around our surprisingly diverse landscape. Blissful beaches, tropical rainforests, alpine ranges, mangrove swamps, and even a semi-desert await you! Food, drink, clothes, and music are some of the things that the Dominican people do best:

• The country is home to Oscar de la Renta, one of the best-known fashion designers of the century
• The merengue originated here
• The Dominican Republic is known for its excellent rum and Mamajuana – A special local spirit
• Sugar, cocoa and coffee are 3 of the country’s main agricultural exports
• Comida criolla is just one of our delicious local cuisines