Dominican Republic—Beyond the Beaches
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The Caribbean country famously offers white-sand beaches and azure seas, but there are many other sites you’ll want to include on your must-visit list.
Los Haitises, 31000, Dominican Republic
At first sight, Los Haitises National Park on Samaná Bay may look more like a corner of Thailand or Vietnam’s Halong Bay than the Caribbean. Some 30 limestone karsts covered in lush emerald forests rise abruptly above the water to heights of up to...
Cascada Limón, 32000, Dominican Republic
North of Samaná Bay, in the interior of the Samaná Peninsula and not far from the town of El Limón, the Limón waterfall is one of the area’s most stunning natural attractions. The falls plummet some 130 feet into a crystal clear pool below....
La Romana 22000, Dominican Republic
On the Dominican Republic’s southeastern coast, high above the Chavón River gorge in La Romana, sits Altos de Chavón, a replica of a 16th-century Tuscan village handcrafted by local artisans. Completed in 1976, the site now...
The residents of Dominican Republic are serious baseball fans, and the country has produced many great players too. David Ortiz, Robinson Cano, and Pedro Martinez are just a few of the major league stars who originally hail from Dominican...
Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
There’s nothing like a bird’s-eye view to get the lay of the land and take in the natural beauty of Dominican Republic. The Teleférico in Puerto Plata is a cable car that climbs Mount Isabel, located just to the south of the city, and offers views...
In many places around the world, Carnival is a one-day affair (falling on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday) or, at most, it runs for a few days leading up to the beginning of Lent. Dominican Republic isn’t content to settle for such a short...
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