About The Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country, situated just two hours south of Miami, less than four hours from New York and eight hours from most European cities. Known for our warm and hospitable people, The Dominican Republic is a destination like no other, featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich culture.
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, our lush tropical island paradise boasts nearly 1,000 miles (1,609 km) of coastline, 250 miles (402 km) of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Here you can dance to the pulse-pounding thrill of the meringue, regenerate in our luxurious and diverse accommodations, explore ancient relics of centuries past, enjoy the delight in delicious Dominican gastronomy or ecotourism adventures in our magnificent national parks, mountain ranges, rivers, and beaches.
The Dominican Republic has become a viable, full time living destination for several groups of people. Including retirees (who’s pensions go a lot further here than back home), young families (who are looking for a more healthy, outdoors based lifestyle) and entrepreneurs looking to take part in an up and coming, strong growing economy.
The words “full of opportunity” have been used more than once to describe The Dominican Republic.
The #1 destination for golf in the Caribbean and Latin America, The Dominican Republic delights visitors with 25 designer golf courses amid breathtaking coastlines with mountain backdrops and lush green fairways. With so many beautiful natural settings like romantic waterfalls, breathtaking coasts and idyllic accommodations, The Dominican Republic is a top destination for weddings and romance. Many world class-resorts and hotels also cater to meetings and incentive groups who flock here for excellent, friendly service and dynamic meeting venues.
This country offers a fantastic combination of environments to capture your imagination and refresh the soul. And with eight international airports, paradise has never been easier to explore. We invite you to discover our breathtaking island sanctuary and create memories that will last a lifetime.