Upon leaving the city of Santo Domingo to the east, you embark in a journey of unimaginable experiences. First you get to San Pedro de Macorís, known as the cradle of major league baseball. Sammy Sosa, Robinson Canó, Rico Carty and Pedro Guerrero, among many others are proud sons of this city which is known as the “La Sultana del Este” as its streets and walls keep alive the stories and customs of bygone days. This includes the Afro- Caribbean dance of the Guloyas, its Victorian and Neoclassical Architecture, the sugar mills, and its foods represented by yaniqueque, dumpling, coco bread, hard boiled rice, and the famous guavaberry drink; its Neo- Gothic style church, the culture of Caribbean blacks, or ‘cocolos’, and the festivals of its patron saint, not forgetting the most famous cave in the country; “La Cueva de las Maravillas”, the Caves of Wonders, which lies on the way out of town. This majestic cave system which served as a refuge for the indigenous Taínos, is today a great tourist attraction because of its wall paintings represented in dozens of pictographs.
It is a Lagoon with privileged characteristics and invaluable biodiversity that was elevated to the category of Protected Area and Wildlife Refuge of the Dominican Republic. The totality of its perimeter is 17 km2, including swampy areas covered in red mangroves. The approximate size of the lagoon is 2.5 km long and 1.25 km wide, with a water mirror that almost reaches 3 km2 and an unconsolidated bottom.
It is located between San Pedro de Macorís and the Romana. Enjoy art samples, pictographs, stalagmites and stalactites dated over a thousand years ago!
A heavenly place 1,000 feet above sea level, located between the Lagoons Rincon and Redonda, in the municipality Miches, province El Seibo. This town also has many other natural beauties, such as caves, rivers, lagoons and mangroves; you will also find beautiful and unique arts and crafts.
The Reserve and Ecological Park Ojos de Indígenas in Punta Cana is an ideal place for hiking due to its vegetation, mangroves, lagoons and underground rivers. In addition, it has about 12 lakes suitable for swimming.The reserve covers 1,500 acres of land dedicated to preservation and scientific investigation.
Juan Dolio is located on the Caribbean coast about 50 kilometers from the capital, Santo Domingo it is a good option for visitors who plan on making trips to see both the attractions in Santo Domingo as well as in La Romana, since all attractions are approximately an hour distance away to the west or east.
At the entrance of the town you will find Playa Juan Dolio which is known for its warm white sand and is a public beach. Here you will also have the pleasure of enjoying cozy, quaint yet exquisite restaurants and bars with sun beds and umbrellas to experience pleasant and unforgettable moments.
It is also known as the Salt Alto de Bayaguana spa. If you are an ecotourism lover, this is a mandatory destination spot. It is a quiet place with refreshing waters full of sounds of nature and relaxation. It is located a few kilometers from the Bayaguana municipality of the Monte Plata province and an hour and a half from Santo Domingo.
It is a natural theme park located in the heart of the Cap Cana Resort encompassing a surface of more than 1 million square meters. It has numerous attractions ranging from adventurous and adrenaline-pumping activities to cultural and highly entertaining experiences. Here you can find multiple caves, caverns, and natural lagoons.
Among the stunning beaches are: Playa Ubero Alto, Playa Macao, Playa el Cortecito, Playa Los Corales, Playa Jellyfish, Playa Bibijagua and Playa Bavaro. For lovers of aquatic sports, there is fishing at Cabeza de Toro and great surfing waves at Macao Beach, both are excellent options.
It is a waterpark in Bávaro, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic. Here you and your family may have the opportunity to swim with a dolphin in and perform the dorsal towing maneuver, as well as enjoy their acrobatics, slaps, dancing, kisses, and attentions.
Macao Beach is one of Dominican Republic’s most stunning white sand beaches located north of Bávaro in the eastern region of the country. It is surrounded by palm trees and strong impressive waves becoming a favorite with surfers all year round