Holidays in the Dominican Republic
Visit the heart of the Spanish Caribbean with a luxurious and exotic holiday in the Dominican Republic. Taking up the east side of the island of Hispaniola, with Haiti on the east side of the island, the Dominican Republic is a beautiful tropical country with a rich sense of culture and some truly incredible countryside and beaches. Suitable for a relaxing family holiday, a romantic getaway or a fun filled break with friends, this vibrant country has something to offer almost any traveller. If you enjoy basking in the sun and lounging on the beach then there's no shortage of gorgeous beaches for you to choose from. The islands delightful climate means the sea is ideal swimming temperature and the long stretches of white sand found here are particularly idyllic.
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With over 800 miles of breath taking coast, you could spend your entire trip exploring the beaches of the Dominican Republic. Holidays are about more than just sun, sea, and sand though, so here are our picks of the best beach spots. The charming seaside town of Puerto Plata is one of the most popular resorts on the island. The glistening aquamarine ocean and long, soft beaches make it ideal for a day spent relaxing in the sun. A colourful coral reef lies just off the coast, making it a great spot to try snorkelling or scuba diving. If you are craving some more excitement, then head to the north of the island where the conditions are perfect for windsurfing as well as other water sports. The town of Cabarete is easy to reach and hosts an annual windsurfing championship.
Away from the beaches, you will have the chance to sample some of the unique and tasty local cuisine. With a strong Spanish influence and also roots in African cooking, the food of the Dominican Republic is unlike anywhere else. Plantains are eaten everywhere and are particularly good fried with onions and served with scrambled eggs. With many tiny roadside stalls selling freshly squeezed juice and coffee picked from the islands fields, you’ll be spoilt for choice while exploring the island.
Relax and unwind with Dominican Republic holidays
Your perfect holiday in the Dominican Republic is just a few clicks away. The countries rich culture and sense of history make it fascinating destination. Make it your choice this year and be overwhelmed by the sights and sounds of the Dominican Republic. Holidays of this kind don’t come along that often, so make sure you get a great deal for your money. Book all your holidays to the Caribbean with lastminute.com