Located between the Caribbean and the Atlantic, this island nation allures travelers with its beaches, history, wildlife, and gastronomy. Experience them all with these all-inclusive vacations in the Dominican Republic.
A Dominican Dream
This 4-night long vacation is tailormade for a family looking for a Caribbean getaway. Repose in ultimate luxury at the beachfront Eden Roc at Cap Cana. Your spacious suite comes with its own plunge pool and a gazebo in the privacy of a walled garden. The full-day tour of Santo Domingo begins with a visit to the open-air limestone cave called Los Tres Ojos. These three sapphire colored lakes hidden in a thicket of greenery is a visual delight. Follow this up by touring Zona Colonial in the heart of Santo Domingo. Sprinkled with churches, colonial-era buildings and a 16th-century fortress this walking tour will surely take you back in time. Finally, keep a day aside to explore the culinary side of Punta Cana. Gorge on traditional Dominican cuisine and delightful beach food at Bávaro’s three main foodie hot spots.
A Dominican Affair
This week-long vacation is best suited for those looking for a romantic getaway. The beachfront Tortuga Bay Resort And Spa will be your temporary abode. Begin the holiday by exploring Ciudad Colonial which is bursting with colors and full of heritage buildings and churches. Hop on a bike and meander through the cobblestoned streets to know more about their history. Most noteworthy of your holiday is the rum and cigar tour. Visit the museum of Ron Barceló and observe the making of this fine spirit. Afterwards, visit the Vega Fina Cigar factory where they make one of the best cigars in the world. Lastly, finish this sojourn with a scenic catamaran ride to Saona Island. Get adventurous and explore the island’s lagoons and caves and sunbath on the beach.
A Joyous Retreat
People who love the great outdoors should opt for this 4-night getaway. Rest in complete tranquillity within high-walled villas at Casas Del XVI in Santo Domingo. Head out the next day to marvel at the beauty of this colonial city and cycle past brightly painted buildings. Afterward, explore the Los Haitises National Park which has limestone karsts, sinkholes, and caverns strewn in the aquamarine sea. Take a boat ride and appreciate all the natural beauty as it makes its way through the dense mangrove forest. Before you bid adieu, go on a much-needed half-day shopping tour to take home memorable souvenirs. Shop at high-end boutiques in Zona Colonial and tiny shops alike to pick up clothes, crafts, paintings, ceramic art, cigar, rum, the list is endless!
A Dominican Extravaganza
Those looking for a better understanding of this country’s gastronomic delights must sign up for this all-inclusive vacation. Chill at Zoetry Agua Punta Cana, a beachfront property with a private pool. Go on a full day walking tour of Santo Domingo to learn about the history and culture from your expert guide. The next day, embark on a culinary journey to relish lip-smacking local cuisine comprising of meat and seafood along with chilled beer and delectable cocktails. Continue this culinary exploration with a half-day Dominican cooking class. Pick local ingredients at the supermarket and whip up some of the most iconic Dominican dishes with the guidance of your chef. What’s more, a professional chef will brief you about the rich local cuisine and share cooking secrets to master the flavors.
In short, these all-inclusive vacations in the Dominican Republic promise a great time on this sunny island and leave you with indelible memories for life.