Dominican Republic Located in the east of the island of Haiti, in the waters of the Caribbean. The island was discovered by Christopher Columbus at the end of the 15th century. Already then the local unique nature hit the imagination. Today, Dominican Republic is a paradise place to rest. Here there will be something to do family pairs, children, teenagers, youth, athletes. Numerous dominica beaches offer a lot of water sports opportunities.
Wherever you wrap up everywhere will surround blue water. From the north, Dominican coast borders with the Atlantic Oceans, with the East lies the Strait of Mona, and with the South Caribbean Sea. The highest point of the island is located at the level of three more kilometers above sea level.
Official language of the Dominican Republic – Spanish. But since most of the economy keeps at the expense of the tourism sector, then many owners of hotels and restaurants will calmly be able to chat with tourists in English or French.
Most of the population adheres to Catholic faith. Most residents earn the bread with crafts. Such souvenirs made of wood, amber stone, coffee beans will be a pleasant surprise for friends and relatives.
- language: Spanish
- population: nine.6 million
- telephone code: +1809, +1829
- currency: Dominican Peso
- visa:A visa-free entrance
- traffic: Right-hand
- National domain: Do
- voltage: 110V
- current frequency: 50 Hz
- Outlet Type:Forks and Sockets Type A
- time: 09:14 (UTC-0400)
Top cities and resorts Dominica
The best regions, cities and resorts of Dominica
Dominican is completely and close to the first-class, tropical resorts, between which it is difficult to make a choice. Therefore, before you go to hot Dominicanin, it is worth deciding on the occupations you are going to engage in.
Perhaps the most popular holiday destination for tourists – Punta Cana with stretching on many kilometers by beaches with soft snow-white sand.
This resort is located in the eastern part of the Dominican Republic and most of the rest, strangely enough, our compatriots. Around the perimeter of the beaches are growing ever-green palm trees.
Located close to another in no way inferior to the popularity of the resort – Bavaro. This place would be ideal for families with children. Often this place is called Royal, because the resort built one of the best and most expensive hotels in the world.
Active lifestyles, especially avid divers should pay attention to the southern part of the Dominican Republic, where the country’s coast is washed by the Caribbean Sea.
Go, for example, to the resort of Juan Dolio, which used to be a simple fisherwoman village.
Blue Lagoon is surrounded by the beach, the water depth is less than two meters, so the rest on this beach is perfect for families with children. Another Boca Chica resort is known for its proximity with respect to the capital – Santo Domingo. Hence it is easy to go on a tour of the city. Overcome have only 30 kilometers.