Santo Domingo – Experience paradise in the crown jewel of the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic Capital truly has something for everyone. Whether you prefer to kick back and relax or kick up your heels, Santo Domingo beaches are right alongside the Santo Domingo nightlife scene. Culture, art and entertainment, Santo Domingo is the vacation destination you’ve been looking for.
A vacation you’ll never forget
Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic, is not only the biggest city in the country but is also the largest metropolitan area in all of the Caribbean. Santo Domingo has all the attractions of a happening, cosmopolitan city right alongside some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Sun, surf and sand
Santo Domingo beaches are the stuff of legend. Providing the setting for the premier Santo Domingo resorts, hotels and cafes, the water is clear and warm and the sand is soft and inviting. Whether you like to snorkel, swim or just sit back, once you get to the beach, you won’t want to leave!
An artistic and cultural hub
The home of the Santo Domingo University is also the home of fascinating history, a brilliant and thriving arts scene, musicians and museums. Experience that culture firsthand while exploring historic Santo Domingo churches, people-watching in hip, local cafes or feeling the groove of live music in a Santo Domingo nightclub.
Steeped in rich history, Santo Domingo is the oldest European city in the Americas. Officially founded on August 5th, 1498, by Christopher Columbus, many aspects of the old way of doing things are still embraced by locals. Treat yourself to an exquisite piece of Santo Domingo jewellery or become entranced by a master potter’s hands bringing a unique piece of Santo Domingo pottery to life. The people of Santo Domingo are what makes the city hum.
Things to do in Santo Domingo
- Let the sun kiss your skin as you lay on one of Santo Domingo’s many beaches
- Find romance in one of Santo Domingo’s famous nightclubs
- Experience life below the sea at the Santo Domingo aquarium
- Let the java embrace you in one of Santo Domingo’s many unique cafes