Dominican Republic: One of the Top 3 Favorite Destinations in the Caribbean
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When it comes to accommodation, food, entertainment and leisure, the Dominican Republic is one of the top 3 favorite destinations in the Caribbean, according to Resonance’s Caribbean Tourism Quality Index 2016. The Index measures thousands of travelers’ reviews on key social media sites with the highest ratings such as TripAdvisor, which reflects not only the increasing number of tourists but also the quality of the touristic products.
Gastronomy, sightseeing, entertainment, sports and adventure were some of the key indicators of the index and the Dominican Republic is ranked third in all of them, making this Caribbean island one the favorite destinations in the region.
What makes the Dominican Republic such a desired vacation spot? Keep reading!
Dominican Republic ranked number one in Resonance’s hotel and lodging ranking, owning nine of the ten most recommended hotels! The variety of accommodation options and all-inclusive hotels from luxury to family friendly, and the projections of continuous growth makes the DR in general and Punta Cana in particular, a go-to destination.
If there’s something you can count on while in Dominican Republic is having some fun! No wonder it ranked number one in this category, with Punta Cana and Bávaro as an entertainment heaven for both adults and youngsters. Adventure and water parks and sports are the most popular attractions in the area, so make sure to be ready for some extreme fun starting the very moment you touch ground!
Sports and Adventure
It’s not a surprise that the Dominican Republic ranked number two in the sports and adventure category.
Golfers are in for a challenge in any of the many hard-to-fight yet beautiful courses in the country; with Casa de Campo, Bávaro and Punta Cana with the top destinations for golfers.
Macao– situated in Punta Cana offers one of the top beaches in the country, featuring its very own surf camp for those who won’t miss an opportunity to hit the waves.
In the Dominican Republic, the food is an experience on its own. The incredible blends of influences create unique flavors and aromas; African, Spanish, Taíno, and Middle Eastern flavors come together as in a melting pot of traditional Dominican dishes varying from hearty stews to flavorful meat based dishes and a wide variety of rice recipes. The Dominican food caters to everyone’s taste, making it the second best culinary destination on the Caribbean on Resonance’s index!
I bet you though the Dominican Republic was only about outstanding beaches? Think again! As the first city of the New World, Santo Domingo brings history to your Caribbean holiday. It has the oldest existing Cathedral of the new world, and the cobblestone streets of its Colonial City boast with traditional Spanish architecture and cultural history.
The Dominican Republic has everything you are looking for; from perfect beaches to great food and the most amazing people. You are in for a Caribbean treat that you definitely can’t miss!