Activities in the Dominican Republic

Water Activities

Obviously the Dominican Republic is an Island that's why most of the activities a water activities...

surfing in Cabarete

Surfing in Cabarete

Obviously the Dominican Republic is an Island that's why most of the activities are water activities. The passionate divers can discover an exceptional under water world, cave diving, wreck diving and you can even dive with sharks.

For the less confirmed there also exists diving for beginners or snorkeling which is very nice and accessible for all.
Also for those who are fascinated with water sports there is a "spot" for you , the most famous surf and kitesurf spot of the world, the spot is one of the most appreciated spots in the world for surf and kitesurf where everybody meets to catch a wave.

For the people that want to be more tranquil and quieter there is the most practical activity in the Dominican Republic the beach and the relaxation in the shade of the coconut palms with a fresh drink in hand. You can find in the Tourist beaches many different activities like jet-ski, banana-boat...
also there are Deep Sea Fishing excursions available, rafting or attraction parks where you can swim with delphins.

Historic and Cultural Activities

Fortaleza of Santo Domingo

Fortaleza of Santo Domingo

The Dominican Republic being one of the oldest colonies following the discovery of the new world, many traces from the passages of Christopher Columbus and the Europeans are still visible.

The mayor part of monument to be visited are in Santo Domingo, for example the Columbus Park ,the cathedral Santa Maria la Menor, the fortaleza of Santo Domingo in the street of calle de las damas, the National Panthon, la capilla de los remedios, the maritime museum, the monastery and the church San Fransisco, the museum of las casas reales, la puerta del conde as well as the largest museums.

There are also other interesting museums in the country in other cities like in Santiago or in Puerto Plata where you can find the amber museum.

Adventure and Discovery

Cascade el Limon Las Terrenas

Cascade el Limon

For those who want to discover the country and the nature, there are magical places like the cascade of el limon in between Las Terrenas and Samana. Numerous National Parks open their doors to the visitors.The Lake lago enriquillo is also a marvelous spot where you can find crocodiles, iguanas and flamecos. In the bay of Samana, once a year during February until April you can watch Humbach whales which come to give birth to their young ones.

there are even more adventures excursion in the middle of river, crossing natural cascades and bathing in them, excursions where you drive a 4X4 through forests , horseback riding along the beach or excursions by foot where you discover the nature around you.

And of course one of the most favorite categories is going out at night, in the discotheques where the Dominicans and the tourits meet each other on the sounds of merengue and batchata, which is the music they listen to the most in the Dominican Republic and all of this while you taste the good rum of the island.