The Dominican Republic is the largest tourist destination of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean and the UNESCO World Heritage site for the first university, the first cathedral and the first castle in the Americas. Inhabited by Tainos ever since the 7th century, Santo Domingo, the country’s capital is the first permanent European settlement in the Americas and the first Spanish capital in the New World.
Admire the Cathedral of Santa Maria in capital Santo Domingo, a Gothic- Renaissance remnant of the past, namely the oldest cathedral in the Western hemisphere. Walk along the Calle Das Lamas, the main street of the capital city and the oldest of the New World. Dance the national dance merengue and recognize the unique symbol of the Dominican flag, a depiction of the Bible. Climb Mount Isobel, take pictures at the amazing 27 waterfalls called the Damajaqua Cascades or enjoy an active day at the beach in the Caribbean capital of windsurf, Cabarete Bay. Enjoy the perfect family vacation taking your children at the Turtle Dive Center or the Dolphin Explorer.
The Dominican Republic is a destination with rich historical background, where you can recognize the influence of the past and enjoy every moment of the present.