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Experience Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic overview
  • Kick back and relax on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches
  • Tee off at one of the island’s award-winning golf courses
  • Discover the island’s lush countryside on an ATV or horseback riding excursion

One of the most popular beach destinations in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is the perfect choice for vacationers seeking the ultimate tropical getaway. Soak up the sun on the pristine white-sand beaches of Punta Cana, home to world-famous Bavaro Beach; or head to the golden-sand shores of Cabarete to try out water sports like kitesurfing and kite boarding. Soak in the island’s history with a visit to the capital city of Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or explore the 19th century architecture of downtown Puerto Plata. Golfers can tee off on championship courses in La Romana, including the celebrity-favourite Pete Dye courses at Casa De Campo; while adventure-seekers head out on an ATV, river rafting or ziplining excursion. Make sure to pick up some of the island’s famous coffee and rum before you leave!

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist destinations.

Currency: DOP (Dominican Peso)

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for our full packing list.

What to buy: Don't forget to buy the some of the most popular souvenirs in the Dominican Republic: Hand-rolled cigars, coffee, chocolate and Mamajuana (a Dominican drink with a mix of rum, red wine, and honey soaked in tree bark and herb) are popular buys.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. They are also on hand to recommend the bst experiences to ensure you make the ost of your time away. Be sure to attend you welcome briefing to learn about the handpicked selection of Sunwing Experiences offered for your destination.

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