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Santo Domingo-Dominican Republic
Enjoy the historical city of Santo Domingo, located in the southern area of the Dominican Republic, and experience a Caribbean vacation like no other. Considered the first European city in the New World, Santo Domingo offers a rich culture and heritage. Read more
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Be Live Experience Hamaca Garden
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 7 Days - All inclusive
Reg $625
+ $465 taxes and fees
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Don Juan Beach Resort
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 7 Days - All inclusive
Reg $705
+ $465 taxes and fees
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Toronto to Santo Domingo
Coral Costa Caribe Resort
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 7 Days - All inclusive
Reg $805
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Toronto to Santo Domingo
Emotions By Hodelpa
Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 7 Days - All inclusive
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Things to do in Santo Domingo
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Santo Domingo travel tips
Language spoken in Santo Domingo
Spanish. English widely spoken in most areas.
Currency and exchange used in Santo Domingo
The Dominican Republic peso is the local currency, although U.S. dollars are widely accepted. Most hotels have a money exchange office on site, although not all will exchange Canadian travel cheques. Visa and Mastercard cheques and credit cards are widely accepted. Regrettably, American Express cheques and credit cards are not commonly accepted.
Voltage in Santo Domingo
110V or 220V (Adapters may be required at select hotels and are available on a very limited basis. We suggest you bring your own.)
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Santo Domingo weather
Weather in Santo Domingo
The average temperature in Santo Domingo is 26 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit) with seasonal fluctuations of 4 – 7 degrees depending on the month. While on vacation in Santo Domingo, most months of the year visitors should pack clothes for swimming and warm weather. For December and January some nights may require a light garment. While the average temperature in Santo Domingo makes this an ideal vacation destination we recommend that you apply plenty of sunscreen, drink lots of water and relax.
Avg. J F M A M J J A S O N D
High 29.0°C 29.0°C 30.0°C 30.0°C 30.0°C 31.0°C 31.0°C 32.0°C 31.0°C 31.0°C 31.0°C 30.0°C
84.2°F 84.2°F 86.0°F 86.0°F 86.0°F 87.8°F 87.8°F 89.6°F 87.8°F 87.8°F 87.8°F 86.0°F
Low 20.0°C 20.0°C 20.0°C 21.0°C 22.0°C 23.0°C 23.0°C 23.0°C 23.0°C 22.0°C 21.0°C 20.0°C
68.0°F 68.0°F 68.0°F 69.8°F 71.6°F 73.4°F 73.4°F 73.4°F 73.4°F 71.6°F 69.8°F 68.0°F

Traveling to Santo Domingo
While on vacation in Santo Domingo
Sunwing suggests the recommendations below while traveling on vacation to Santo Domingo to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
Documents needed to visit Santo Domingo
Documents needed to visit Santo Domingo
Canadian Citizens must carry a valid Canadian Passport
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Non-Canadian citizens please contact the Dominican Republic consulate or embassy prior to booking or contact Sunwing for further assistance.
Santo Domingo transfer times
Transfer Times
Please keep in mind that these times are approximate depending on traffic and any other problems that may occur along the way.
Approximate transfer times are as follows from the Santo Domingo Airport to hotels in:
La Romana - 45 minutes
Punta Cana - 1 hour 30 minutes
Samana - 2 hours 30 minutes
Puerto Plata - 4 hours
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