If you are looking for the perfect getaway for a dream Caribbean vacation the fabulous capital city of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, is just the place.
We all have dreams of the places we would love to head to on vacation. If your idea of the perfect vacation destination is a place that is steeped in history, immersed in culture and filled with natural beauty and fascinating attractions, then Santo Domingo could be the ideal destination for you!
It seems that Christopher Columbus was not the only intrepid traveler in the Columbus household, as this city was actually founded by his brother Bartolome Colombus in 1496!
It is actually the oldest city in the Americas, which is why it is the ideal place for those that want to combine a luxurious Caribbean vacation with the opportunity to delve into the past and explore some truly fascinating history.
Enjoy a full itinerary when you visit this city
If you are planning to combine relaxation with adventure when you visit Santo Domingo you will find plenty to keep you busy, so you can look forward to as full an itinerary as you can manage. Below is a sample of just some of the delights that await you in this city.
Spend time relaxing
Of course, in addition to a great variety of attractions and places of interest, Santo Domingo also offers a myriad of recreational opportunities, so you will have plenty of time to kick back, relax and unwind as you soak up the surrounding beauty and the tropical climate. With a huge range of dining options within easy reach you can enjoy international cuisine or better still enjoy the chance to dine like a local with a range of specialty cuisine available.
The attractive waterfront boulevard of El Malecon boasts stunning resort hotels and clubs as well as cafes run in a line. The high-end restaurants give a superb and seaside dining experience, serving seafood and local delicacies.
Many people who travel to the Dominican Republic on vacation are eager to take in the breathtaking beauty of the gorgeous beaches. Whilst this city is situated on the shore it does not have its own beach but you will find a number of stunning beaches within easy reach, so you will never be far away from the soft white sands and sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean!