Must See Places in Dominican Republic

Must See Places in Dominican Republic

Hello, everyone!

Astonishing wouldn’t suffice to express nor make anyone feel how awe-inspiring it is to be in the outskirts of Dominican Republic. The country itself is packed with stunning and incredible works of nature that will make you question as to why you have never visited this place before.

The remarkable lakes, islands, and places you’ll see in Dominican Republic are the kind of sceneries you think have come out of fantasy books or canvas for you never knew that such wonders could exist, but they do. Homes for rent in Dominican Republic is not only blessed with places to relish, but with food that will leave a remarkable taste in our mouths and you’ll crave even if you’re no longer there.

Here are some of the best and must see places when you visit Dominican Republic:

Altos De Chavon

St. Stanislaus Church is probably the landmark you’ll hear when you say Altos De Chavon. The Italian-inspired houses here and ancient Amphitheatre and cobblestoned plazas, almost mimicking the European-era on the 1970s will ignite your passion for art and eagerness to even visit the continent of Europe. And isn’t it amazing that the place is just filled with Western culture you might never somewhere else? At Altos De Chavon, you may visit art galleries and art stores as long as you want.


Costa Del Coco

From the name of the place itself, this Coconut Coast is not only reach for the coconut as you may have initially perceived, but it’s also filled with white beaches that you may explore with your love ones. What is a better way to start your way but to feel the breeze of warm air and take a swim on a clear water of Costa Del Coco.

La Isabela Bay

At the heart of all the wonderful beaches, La Isabela is just one of the places where colonial settlement took place- the reason for its ruins that you may explore and gave you another perspective of the Dominican Republic.

The place protect an enormous ocean and the name itself is after the late Spanish Queen when Columbus have visited this place and named the town. A trek on the terrain would give you a rewarding tour on La Isabela and an outtake of how was the lives of people there before.


Las Terrenas

A typical day on Las Terrenas would be fishing which has been the life of the locals for the last 30 years. But it has later on become one of the most-visited place in Dominican Republic after visitors have seen opportunity to build restaurants, guesthouses here at the expense of providing all travelers a convenient place to stay.  And though the place has been filled with these commercialized places, it’s still packed with beaches and surrounded by coconut trees and white sand that we’ll all be looking forward to experience.

Puerto Plata

One look at Puerto Plata and it will make you feel like you’ve found another place to call ‘home.’ Found in Atlantic Ocean, this Silver Port is filled with all the Instagram-worthy places you may use as your backdrop. The Victorian-inspired infrastructures and galleries alongside restaurants that will make you feel like you’re living in the classical period is something to look forward to when you visit this town.


Punta Cana

Punta Cana is Dominican Republic’s pride like how Boracay is to Philippines and how Sentosa is to Singapore. The place you shouldn’t miss when you visited the country because of all the beaches waiting for you, five-star hotels to stay in, athletic activities to try, pools and their sliding pools giving you both amazement and adrenaline rush, Punta Cana has it all for you.

Zona Colonial

Visiting Zona Colonial is like visiting the China Town of Singapore- amidst the modernity of the country itself, you’ll find yourself taken back to the roots of how a country have started. The historical atmosphere of this 500 year old place is buzzing with a population of almost two million people, making it the largest city in the Caribbean.

The Zona Colonial, formerly known as Ciudad Colonial, a UNESO district bonafide as the oldest colonial city in the new generation, has the landmarks tourist continuously visited, like the First Cathedral of America, the grand Alcazar DE Colon, and the Ozama Fort.

Los Haitises

Most would say how they are at loss for words upon reaching Los Haitises because of how ecologically abundant the place is. The blue waters of the Samana Bay, the mountains and valleys surrounding the places, caves and hiking activities you may do while visiting this enchanted places are just one of the many reasons you shouldn’t leave Dominican  Republic without getting a glimpse of what’s the talk all about.


Dominican Republic goes to show that the world is just filled of wonders that are yet to be discovered by the eager traveler inside of us. A perfect representation of how you shouldn’t shy yourself away from knowing various cultures and history, the Dominican Republic also symbolizes that in the midst of technology-based and fast-pacing world that we sometimes find ourselves caught up, there’s always a pause and a break waiting for us, a gentle reminder that in this chaotic and demanding world, there would always be a place that could bring us sweet serendipity.

Have you ever been to Dominican  Republic? Let us know in the comments section below.

As always, thank you for visiting and have a great day!

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  1. January 16, 2018 / 1:50 pm

    The Dominican Republic looks like heaven! I’d love to visit it one day. All these places are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing them. x

    -Leta | The Nerdy Me

  2. January 17, 2018 / 5:32 pm

    This looks amazing! I really wanna go there.

  3. January 17, 2018 / 5:46 pm

    It looks really amazing places and great holiday destination. I’ll keep in mind, I hope I can visit this place one day.
    Wish you have a great week ahead dear. xo

  4. January 17, 2018 / 7:00 pm

    I’ve never been there but it looks really, really beautiful. Plus your posts are always well structured and packed with info.!

  5. January 17, 2018 / 10:41 pm

    I have a lot of friends and co-workers who are from (or their families are from) DR. They always love going back on vacations year after year and now I see why! Definitely on my travel bucket list.

  6. Jasmin N
    January 17, 2018 / 10:45 pm

    I haven’t been there before in my life but now I want to, desperately. Everything sounds so lovely & looks even more amazing. Travel bug has bitten me & it’s bitten me hard.

  7. January 18, 2018 / 1:23 am

    Breathtaking! Reminds me of my trip to Aruba, it was just as gorgeous.

  8. Irina
    January 19, 2018 / 11:05 pm

    This place looks incredibly beautiful! How I want to have holidays over there!

  9. Karoliina Kazi
    February 23, 2018 / 2:20 pm

    Breathtakingly beautiful – I would love to visit the Dominican Republic one day!

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