About Dominican Republic
Sun, sea and sand - perfect!Enjoy the natural beauty of the Dominican Republic with its stunning beaches, waterfalls and vast array of exotic plants and animals. With a great choice of beach resorts, you'll be sure to find a hotel to suit your requirements whether you're a honeymooning couple or a family seeking an all-inclusive vacation.
Beyond the beaches you'll find lots to explore including mangrove lagoons, colonial cities and mountain peaks.
Time Difference: GMT -4
Currency: Dominican Peso
The Dominican Republic is warm and sunny throughout the year with temperatures sometimes reaching 32C in the summer months.
The highest months for rainfall are traditionally May to November.
Leisure & Activities
A popular choice for guests seeking idyllic beach life is Punta Cana on the eastern edge of the island. Known as the Coconut Coast,there's a fantastic selection of resorts in stunning locations.
Dumajagua & the rainforests
An absolute must-see in our opinion are the 27 waterfalls of Damajagua. Follow that with an exploration of the lush rainforests and you'll feel you have truly seen what this magical island is all about.
If you like to explore the island's history and culture, head to the capital, Santo Domingo. It's the oldest European settlement in the Caribbean and has a wealth of museums, historical buildings and beautiful parks and gardens.