Things to do in Dominican Republic

BEACHES: The coastline of the Dominican Republic extends to over eight hundred miles, out of which, two hundred miles consist of spectacular beaches. Punta Cana and Bavaro beaches form the largest and most popular tourist destination in the country. Playa Grande is one of the best beaches in the world.  

ATTRACTIONS: One of the major attractions includes the huge variety of water sports that are available. There are a number of spectacular beach bars, beautiful golf courses, safari trips and adventure tours. A special treat for animal lovers is the humpback whale watching tour. 

SHOPPING: Dominican Republic has amazing offers for all shopaholics. La Sirena is one of most famous markets in the country, where tourists can buy almost anything and everything at really cheap rates. For mall lovers, Dominican Republic has a huge selection of malls, of which the most popular is Megacento. There are a number of shopping streets like El Conde Street, where one can indulge in pedestrian shopping. One can buy high quality rum and cigars at reasonable prices. 

NIGHTLIFE: Dominican Republic has an amazing nightlife. There are number of discos, nightclubs and pubs where tourists can let their hair down and dance their worries away. Clubs like Sins4Two, Mangu, and Imagine are extremely popular choices. There are various shows for tourists that happen all across the country. 

DINING: There are a huge number of places where travelers can indulge in an amazing meal. The cuisine has African, Spanish and Taino influences. The Dominican Republic is a seafood lover’s paradise. No one should miss trying the huge varieties of juicy tropical fruits available. There is also available a lovely selection of local beer and rum. All restaurants usually charge 16% tax on food. 

Visit the Dominican Republic tourist board website for more information.