10. Mountain Climbing
Pico Duarte is the highest peak of the country 3,087 meters above sea level. It is the highest peak in the Caribbean and fantastic for hiking experience.
This amalgan of 27 waterfalls lies near Puerto Plata, northern part of the country. One can go to this on an excursion (bring your bathing suits!).
This waterfall is another fantastic site in the Samaná Peninsula (northeast).
These are only a couple of the natural waterfalls worth visiting in the Dominican Republic.
Salto El LimÃ³n
8. Larimar & Amber
Remember the very first scene in Jurassic Park? The amber being extracted was in the Dominican Republic. Great amber is available for memories of the country.
Larimar is a beautiful and rare mineral only found the in the Dominican Republic. Its color consists of a combination of white, blue, and green.
Merengue is a style of music and dance native to the Dominican Republic (easier than salsa).
A small town located in east Dominican Republic. The main site to see is the Basilica of La Altagracia.
5. Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo was the first established city of the New World. The colonial zone in the capital Santo Domingo has a vibrant nightlife, wide variety of restaurants and shops, and eye-catching architecture rich in history.
This beach town is located in the north part of the country. The atmosphere in Cabarete draws in a younger crowd than other tourist parts. Various lodging options are available for all types of budgets. The main attractions are the beach, nightlife, and kite and wind surfing among other beach activities.
A variety of excursions are available including beach, ATV, waterfall, safari, catamaran, and zip-line tours.
2. Punta Cana and La Romana
Some of the best resorts in the world are in Punta Cana and La Romana including Casa de Campo and Cap Cana. These resorts offer a variety of activities and excursions for guests as well as fantastic golf courses!
Casa de Campo, La Romana
Cap Cana, Punta Cana
1. The Beaches
Bahia de las Aguilas or Bay of the Eagles:
Eight kilometers of beach in southwestern Dominican Republic. This beach is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.
Playa RincÃ³n in Samana:
Punta Cana Beaches
Cayo Levantado in Samana
Palmilla in La Romana
...and many more...