With beautiful beaches and delicious rum, Dominican Republic is the second largest and most diverse Caribbean country known for its warm, friendly people, 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, this lush tropical island paradise boasts nearly 1,000 miles (1,609 km) of coastline, 250 miles (402 km) of the world’s top beaches, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Here you can dance to the pulse pounding thrill of the merengue, explore ancient relics of centuries past, delight in delicious Dominican cuisine or enjoy ecotourism adventures in the magnificent national parks, mountain ranges, rivers, and beaches.
Dominica Republic is known for having many waterfalls that visitors love to splash, swim and take pictures around the splendor of their natural beauty.
Dominican Republic – Three Eyes National Park
The Three Eyes National Park (Parque Nacional Los Tres Ojos) is a serene nature park that features majestic limestone caverns and concealed lagoons. It’s about 10 minutes away from the Dominican capital. The pristine aqua pools of this cave are an absolutely gorgeous site to see.
Fun Facts on Dominican Republic
18,704 Square Miles
Santo Domingo’s Zona Colonial
Century’s old buildings and ornate colonial architecture line the streets and squares of Dominican Republic which gives you a vintage feel like stepping back in time.
The buzz is all about Calle El Conde, the main street popular for shopping or dining outside in the midst all the action. Wandering around the various streets, you’ll see crumbling ruins, like those of Monesterio de San Francisco; beautiful historical buildings, such as the Catedral Primada de América (First Cathedral in the Americas), which is still in use today and residential areas.