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Five reasons to visit the Dominican Republic

If you have not decided where to go on vacation, here we give you five reasons to visit the Dominican Republic. This fascinating country combines the typical Caribbean atmosphere with a solid infrastructure and quality services.

In the Dominican Republic, we find not only some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and national parks, as well as colonial monuments UNESCO. From June to August, the country held a number of music festivals and other events that are definitely worth seeing.

Land of eternal summer

The Dominican Republic is possible thanks to the pleasant climate to visit anytime. The average temperature throughout the year is around 27 ° C. The warmest month of the year is August, when temperatures can reach up to 34 ST. C.


According TripAdvisor Dominican Republic is the fourth cheapest destinations in the Caribbean for a family holiday. Tours departing from Germany you can buy in the price range up to 30,000 CZK. Dominican hotels offer in the summer discounted packages. You can choose from a wide range - from themed resorts across luxury boutique hotels, rental apartments, private villas to hostels. The trend in recent years is "adults only" hotels for adults (16 +), which provide 24-hour service all-inclusive.

The richness and diversity

The Dominican Republic is an ideal destination not only for families but also for active individuals and couples. Although most visitors heading to the most famous sandy beaches, holidays in this country is certainly not just about lazing by the sea. Nature lovers can visit one of nineteen national parks where they live hundreds of endemic species of plants and animals, take a trek to the highest peak in the Caribbean - three thousand mountain, Pico Duarte, hike to waterfalls or to a salt lake Enriquillo, where American Crocodiles live and which is also the lowest point Caribbean region.

Summer festivals in the rhythms of merengue

The real Caribbean atmosphere of the Dominican habits, try the summer during celebrations and festivals, the people who come from all over the country. Since 1967, the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo meet regularly recognized bands from all over the world to present their new music. Merengue Festival de Santo Domingo (25.07 - 10 August 2014) will launch this year a grand parade of dancers. During the festival, will perform at El Malecón seafront promenade number of popular artists. The accompanying program will be exhibitions and tastings of local specialties.

In August, a popular festival in the northern coast Restauracion de Puerto Plata. This is an important cultural event, which supports contemporary Dominican artists and also provides a glimpse into the history of the region. Extraordinary experience will certainly visit the bull festival in Higüey, which offers a magnificent spectacle of a cowboy riding a large herd of cattle.

Culinary Experiences

The Dominican Republic is inherently coffee, rum and cigars. The secrets of excellent taste local coffee can penetrate the festival Festicafé. This is an exhibition accompanied by workshops, lectures and tastings. The accompanying program of sports racing bikes or paragliding.

When visiting the Dominican Republic, you should not miss a visit to a typical restaurant. Santo Domingo is known for its wide gastronomic offer as the culinary capital of Central America. All events in the Dominican Republic, of course, accompanied by dance rhythms of merengue and bachata.

About the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the Caribbean. It occupies approximately two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which is located southeast of Florida. This destination is Cuba after the second largest country in the Caribbean, where they speak Spanish, and has a very diverse landscape. We can find endless unspoilt beaches, tropical forests and mountainous areas. Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. The Dominican Republic has five main tourist areas, which are Puerto Plata - Cabarete - Sosua, La Romana - Bayahibe, Samana - Las Terrenas, Boca Chica - Juan Dolio and Punta Cana.

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