NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

HISTORICAL FACTS:

Located off the southern coast of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo is the capital and one of the Caribbean's oldest cities.  Its walled, cobblestoned historic core, the Colonial Zone, is a popular tourist attraction thanks to its wealth of Spanish Colonial architecture.  It has buildings that date back to the 1500's, including the Cathedral, which was the first built in the New World.  The city is a mix of old world charm and modern Latin flair.  Its medieval palaces and fortresses mix with nightlife and shopping to rival any modern city in the world.  You'll find beautiful beaches and hidden gems like a salsa/merengue club set inside a huge underground cave.

Beaches with white sand and crystalline blue waters, like Boca Chica, Guayacanes, Juan Dolio and many others.

The Colonial Zone, the historic central neighborhood of Santo Domingo, is a main tourist attraction with its famous Calle El Conde.

Shopping malls like Blue Mall, Agora Mall, Sambil, Galeria 360 and many others, where you can really shop "till you drop".

The Malecon, a long avenue that runs parallel to the ocean, offering a great walk along the coastline.


The Three Eyes National Park is a nature reserve and open-air limestone cave system with a series of crystal clear lakes known as the "eyes".


One of the best ways to discover a destination is through its cuisine, and in Santo Domingo you will find many great places to eat.  From fine dining to street food, wherever you end up eating, your Dominican food adventures will be unique.