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For travellers who appreciate all-inclusive packages, the Dominican Republic is a great sun holiday destination. With multiple resort destinations located along the coast, all-inclusive Dominican Republic vacations have a great variety of offerings. It's most celebrate feature: the beaches!

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All inclusive vacations to the Dominican Republic offer great value for sun-seekers. The area boasts world-class beaches and quality resorts for families, couples, special events, and groups of friends to relax and enjoy. As part of the package, flights, hotel, airport transfers, meals, drinks, and activities and entertainment on the resort are included in one price.

The main all-inclusive resort areas in the Dominican Republic are Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana, and Santo Domingo. Among all the destinations, Punta Cana is the top choice among travellers for its wide, powerdery sand beaches, family friendly resorts, and various golf courses. The countless resorts along Bavaro Beach make it one of the most popular vacation spots in the Caribbean for Canadian travellers. The area boasts modern resorts, excursion options, and fantastic prices for an all-inclusive vacation. For snorkeling and diving opportunities, Punta Cana and La Romana are the best spots.

La Romana is a quieter destination just 1.5 hours from Santo Domingo. The area was once known for its cattle raising and sugar plantations and is now celebrated as a popular resort destination on the southeast coast. For spectacular hiking and miles of unspoiled beaches, make your way to Puerto Plata. Puerto Plata, on the northern coast, was once a city with a rich fishing history. Most resorts sit on the famous Playa Dorada beach. For a more cultural vacation, Santo Domingo has a lively, local atmosphere to excite the senses, plus vibrant Latin nightlife.

In each of these destinations, there are organized excursions to enjoy like water sports, ziplining, ATV-ing, city tours, and more. 

Getting Around: Getting around the Dominican Republic is not always easy if your hotel is in a remote destination. Driving is not recommended in the Dominican Republic, but taxis are readily available in tourist locations, and tours are a great way to experience the island. Shuttle buses and public buses are also offered to get around the country. If you're taking an organized tour, transportation is usually available to and from the resort. Plus, when you book a vacation package, airport transfers are included.

Where to Stay: Families, couples, and groups looking to lounge under the sun will find a piece of paradise in the Dominican Republic. From the 3-star Grand Paradise in Samana to the 5-star Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro in Punta Cana, there is something here to delight every traveller. Depending on your preferences and budget, we can find a resort suitable for you and your travel partners. Use trip matchmaker to input your preferences (like scuba, sightseeing, great beaches, or small hotel) to see resorts sorted by best value. There are also different properties that cater to different interests, like romance, great food, or resorts that appeal to multiple generations for those fun family vacations.

Weather: The Dominican Republic features an average annual temperature of 25C. The temperatures vary slightly between summer and winter months, with less humidity in winter. During the winter months, you'll see high temperatures around 28C and evening lows of around 20C. Summer temperatures average a few degrees higher.

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Important Travel Information for Dominican Republic

Official LanguageEnglish
English SpokenWell Spoken in Tourism
Official CurrencyDominican Peso, US Dollars are also accepted everywhere.
Canadian Citizens RequireValid Canadian Passport required
Tipping10% normally included in bill.

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