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Guide to the Dominican Republic

Steeped in glorious traditions and resplendent coastlines

Famed for its luxurious beachfront resorts, opulent villages and natural wonders, the Dominican Republic exudes a classic Caribbean style. Brimmed with alabaster beaches, striking scenic views and warm glittering waters this stunning island is the second largest in the Caribbean and radiates vitality and invigorating verve.

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south, this yacht charter destination is teeming with music, dancing and mouthwatering food, making for a vivacious and captivating ambience. From the warmth of the welcoming local people to the evocative colonial architecture there is much to be adored here.

The Dominican Republic exudes a laid back ambience, perfect for visitors looking for utmost relaxation and the opportunity to unwind amongst the delightful Caribbean atmosphere. This enchanting destination compromises an intriguing combination of coral reefs, dazzling beaches, geographic treasures and towering mountains all waiting to be explored. With a wealth of experiences to be had from the north to the south, the Dominican Republic is blessed with an assortment of wonders which combine to form a glorious and invigorating destination.

Santo Domingo
Reputed as the oldest European city in the New World, Santo Domingo is the captivating capital city of the Dominican Republic. Dubbed as the beating heart of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo is draped with style and sophistication which exudes from the elegant restaurants, chic bars and vibrant nightlife. This south coast city boasts a palpable cosmopolitan atmosphere which is renowned throughout the Caribbean. Steeped in history and colonial remnants, this collage of cultures is unmissable. Located on the Ozama River lies the Port of Santo Domingo, which offers excellent berthing facilities for yachts in a picture-perfect location.

Samaná Peninsula
Samaná Peninsula is one of the newest port destinations in the Caribbean and lures yachts to the northeast with its abundance of green mountains, coconut trees and unspoilt beaches. With a plethora of marine life dominating the glorious peninsula, this location is full of protected coves and excellent diving spots. Just 40 kilometres long, Samaná radiates a tangible European buzz. Lovers of nature will adore Samaná with opportunities for world-class whale watching against  a back drop of dramatic vistas and preserved natural wonders.

Las Terrenas and Las Galeras
The most developed town on the Peninsula is Las Terrenas. This unmissable town is saturated with a thriving social scene. The sleepy town of Las Galeras is the unkempt sister of Las Terrenas, tucked away in the east of Samaná Peninsula. Last Galeras is brimmed with pristine beaches which are great for those looking to beach hop or snorkel.

Amber Coast
The Amber Coast is the ultimate location for visitors looking to be astounded by some of the most sublime beaches in the world. Puerto Plata is the main port to visit here and compromises excellent golf courses, first-class casinos and beautiful resorts which make up this striking and opulent North Coast. The Amber Coast also provides the gateway to the 27 stunning waterfalls of Damajagua which offer the ultimate awe-inspiring island adventure.

The colourful town of Cabarete boasts exquisite dining, long stretches of beaches and a tangible youthful spirit. Cabarete is popular with water sports lovers with excellent dive sites in Sosua, in addition to surfing opportunities including kite surfing and wind surfing. Night owls will love to hop from bar to bar and dance into the small hours with bars and clubs aplenty.

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Sublime Beaches
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