The Dominican Republic: a dream destination in the Caribbean
With its 400 kilometres of beaches, the Dominican Republic puts you right in the front row to make the most of the relaxed rhythm of life of the West Indies. Discover an island charged with history, with charm that will take your breath away.
From Punta Cana to Saint-Domingue, the capital, a journey to the Dominican Republic provides surprises at every turn. First Spanish colony of the New World, the country has a captivating history, which is told in its numerous museums and buildings of the colonial epoch. The Dominican Republic is a destination with a character resolutely Caribbean: its 1600 kilometres of coastline is scattered with beaches that rank amongst the most beautiful in the world, featuring white sand, coconut trees and turquoise water. You can make the most of your stay by lounging with your feet in the water, to the rhythm of merengue music or pure relaxation thanks to the first class hotel industry. There are numerous activities, from sport to adventure, relaxation to cultural visits.
Punta Cana is the main coastal resort. It's there that your stay in the Dominican Republic will prove most comfortable, thanks to sumptuous natural surroundings and to the numerous resorts. The beaches of Arena Gorda, Bavaro and Cabeza de Toro are heavenly settings, surrounded with lush vegetation and beach huts where you can savour delicious seafood.
A flight to Saint-Domingue, the capital of the island, invites you to discover the rich history of the country. Its colonial centre, with colourful buildings and cobbled streets, including numerous choice monuments: the Columbus Alcazar, the Cathedral of Santa María la Menor, the Ozama Fortress… Parks and museums complete the long list of sites to visit in order to make the most of the unique atmosphere of the Caribbean, before eagerly rushing off into the heavenly surroundings of Boca Chica, a beach bathed in the waters of the Caribbean Sea.