Dominican Republic

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Why the
Dominican Republic
is special

It has become one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean.

Four most popular
Dominican Republic
tourism regions

Tourist favorites

These are where most visitors go:

Punta Cana

Amber Coast

Samana Bay

Santo Domingo

Punta Cana

It lies on the easternmost end of the Dominican Republic.

Number One

The area has become the country's most famous tourist haven.


The sandy beaches are marvelous and are often palm fringed. The water is a clear turquoise.

Mainstream resorts

Punta Cana is packed with low-rise resorts on or near the beach. These are the all-exclusive type, which makes them popular with mainstream families and singles.

Upmarket resort

The better resorts tend to be in or near the Punta Cana town.


Years ago "Punta Cana" referred to only the town bearing that name. Today, the "Punta Cana" designation extends well beyond that town.

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