When you think of the Dominican Republic, what comes to mind? White, sandy beaches? Shimmering blue seas? Luxury hotel resorts? You wouldn’t be wrong. But there’s so much more to discover when it comes to this fascinating Caribbean island.
For starters, the island is more geographically diverse than any of its Caribbean neighbours. From rugged mountains to desert lands, the Dominican Republic is perfect for hikers and explorers. There are waterfalls galore and over 1000 miles of coastline, so we don’t imagine you’ll be still for long.
Sample the Creole cuisine for that authentic Dominican experience and be sure to try a fried plantain or two. But the food isn’t the only highlight.
You can also go and partake in a spot of whale-watching – a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Party it up in Santa Domingo by night and work off the hangover with a spot of sunbathing during the day…