The silver clouds atop Mt. Isabel de Torres, the towering mountain behind Puerto Plata, gave the city its name. Today tourists ride the cable car to get to the top of the mountain, visit its botanical gardens and take in the sweeping views of the port city. The city boasts the largest collection of still-standing […]Continue reading "Puerto Plata"
Punta Cana is the land of rest and relaxation. Where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean, large resorts offer all the comforts of modern living right on the beach. Punta Cana is a golfer’s destination, with 11 courses located all along the strip. Most of the resorts cater to families and have developed miniature entertainment parks […]Continue reading "Punta Cana"
Samaná is a natural treasure. Wild, verdant, with coves, bays, waterfalls, mountains and awe-inspiring views – there is lots to explore. It is known for its wading and body-boarding beaches, nature trekking and whale-watching. It is for independent travelers, and thousands of Europeans have come as tourists and stayed, setting up businesses that give Samana […]Continue reading "Samana"
This is the largest, most animated, cosmopolitan and people-friendly city in the Caribbean and Central America. Avoid peak hour traffic, and you are in a metropolis that has it all. Every first time traveler is advised to leave the comfort of their resort and, for at least a day, visit the Colonial City, recognized by […]Continue reading "Santo Domingo"
One of the country’s top visitor destinations, La Romana is defined by sugar cane, golf, beaches and diving. To arrive, tourists drive past sprawling sugar cane fields. In the 1970s, the largest sugar mill in the Americas diversified and opened the resort of Casa de Campo, famous for its world class golf and the artists’ […]Continue reading "La Romana"