Palm trees scattered along a wide golden beach with softly lapping waves.

The 12-Day Best of the Dominican Republic

If you can swing it, 10–14 days in the Dominican Republic would give you sufficient time to dive into each of the various regions. With such biodiversity in one country, you may be surprised to discover just how wide the spectrum of activities ranges. This 12-day itinerary is for someone who is active and excited to dig into the nature and culture of the Dominican Republic.

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Moon Dominican Republic

Holding dual Dominican and U.S. citizenship, Ana Chavier Caamaño offers her best insider’s tips along with a tourist perspective in Moon Dominican Republic. Caamaño covers the best of the Dominican Republic, including coverage of Cabarete, Las Galeras, Sosua, the Taino ruins, and Santo Domingo. Caamaño also offers intriguing sidebars about Dominicanisms, cockfights, the curse of […]

Water lapping onshore in front of a multi-level hotel..

Discover the Dominican Republic

Ana Chavier Caamaño’s memories of yearly visits to the Dominican Republic are dominated by her senses: the smell of the ocean while running through the waters of Boca Chica; the feel of the rough terrain of La Península de Samaná; the taste of afternoon espressos served in the backyard of her family home; and the impossible-to-ignore sound of merengue transcending the decades.