Sport and leisure in the Dominican Republic
With the second-longest coastline in the Caribbean, the Dominican offers a combination of picture perfect beaches to soak up the sun, sip rum and enjoy the sounds of the waves, as well as beaches that reach out to the adventurous.
Water sports in the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic has a large catalogue of water sports available including surfing, kite boarding, boogie boarding, windsurfing, and not forgetting snorkelling and scuba diving; the perfect activities for the crystal clear waters. Dives take place in a variety of 'out of this world' locations, including coral reefs, caves, and natural shipwrecks. And for those looking for the ultimate diving experience, there’s even the option to get up close and personal with humpback whales off the north coast.
Dominican Republic sports
This Caribbean island caters to sports lovers with the chance to experience the passion behind the Dominican’s favourite game, Baseball. The season runs from mid-October to February and offers a thrilling experience for visitors to the Dominican, witnessing the electric atmosphere as the team fights for victory.
Not that you need another reason to visit but the Dominican Republic is ranked as the number 1 destination for golf in the Caribbean. With 25 courses set against idyllic coastlines and striking mountain ranges, 18 holes doesn’t get much better than this!
Adventures in the Dominican Republic
If you’re looking for adventure, the Dominican will not disappoint. From trips deep into the jungle to see squirrel capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat, to white water rafting up the Yaque del Norte River, and jeep safaris across the Dominican countryside through fruit plantations, rural communities and past waterfalls, your adrenalin levels will be through the roof.
Dominican Republic nightlife
If the best part of your holiday starts as the sun goes down, you’ll be thrilled with the nightlife the Dominican Republic has to offer. Outdoor terraces and bars allow you to take in the views late into the night, whilst wine bars and clubs in the city host international DJs that will get you on your feet. And for a more cultured experience, share your night with the locals and encounter traditional live music, dancing to bachata and merengue in Montecristi.
Dominican Republic food and drink
It’s impossible to stick to just three meals a day in the Dominican with the temptation of tropical fruits, fresh produce and locally produced rums, ice creams and macadamia nuts available at every corner. Sample the delicacies of the Dominican and give your taste buds a truly exotic experience with Presidente beer and traditional stewed meat with rice, beans and fritters. With meals influenced by the other Caribbean islands as well as worldwide dishes given a Dominican twist, wherever you decide to dine, whether in your hotel restaurant or beach bar, you’re in for a tropical treat!
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