Travel like a local in Dominican Republic
Travel like a local in Dominican Republic; Anyone who has journeyed to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has phenomenal beaches but also some of the most welcoming people in the world.
Dominicans pride themselves in offering outstanding customer service to the visitors to this popular Caribbean destination.
Even though there is a lot to appreciate about a resort stay on the Island, you will discover that many of the whys and wherefores to fall in love with the Dominican Republic are the local spots. Here are some enjoyable reasons to leave your hotel and explore all this magnificent island has to offer.
This travel trend has been gaining a lot of recognition since last year and is slowly becoming even more marked in today’s travelers’ holiday choices. Rather than sticking to the conventional tourist spots, today’s travelers are looking for more local holiday experiences.
Punta Cana known for its Paridisiac beaches, white sands and Boho Chic lifestyle, has shown a rapid growth in terms of culinary experiences. Here, you will be able to find many high end restaurants with a high diversity of interesting culinary fusions; located in the newest modern Mall of the area, ‘BlueMall Puntacana’. Local diners come from all around the island, more specifically from places like, La Romana and Santo Domingo to gather around these new restaurants, in search of a different culinary experience in one of the Island’s trendiest places!
Punta Cana being the biggest hub of Flights entering the Dominican Republic, you can either choose to do some local activities in it’s surroundings or just continue traveling to the rest of the interesting destinations in the country. Our tips to discover Punta Cana’s activities as a local is to stroll through the Ecological Reserve located inside Puntacana Resort & Club while discovering fresh water lagoons in the famous “Ojos Indigenas” and get the chance to learn about all the efforts being taken to help the environment of the Dominican Republic. Some other interesting activities that most locals enjoy is taking a private boat either for a fishing experience or chartering a Catamaran to navigate along the Punta Cana coastline with friend & family, also taking a relaxing swim in the crystalline waters of Macao Beach, or taking a short trip to the famous Montaña Redonda located in an area called Miches filled with spectacular mountainous views and virgin beaches.
Besides these tips, among more that we might have for you in Punta Cana, we certainly recommend you to try continuing your Journey to the next touristic city nearby called La Romana. Just 45 minutes away from Punta Cana, you’ll find yourself in one of the Dominican Republic’s most iconic places, Casa de Campo. Trending place on weekends and holidays for locals and jettsetters, who have built their villas throughout the years making it an escape from the Santo Domingo Metropolitan City where they meet with friends and family and enjoy their weekend getaway. Inside Casa de Campo you will find the historic Altos de Chavon small town built on stones with the famous amphitheater and a large history behind. You may also find refined and exciting culinary dining experiences in the many restaurants including the Beach Club Restaurant called Minitas. Other highlights Casa de Campo has are a modern Shooting Center, Polo and horseback riding facilities, and a beautiful Marina full of yachts where you could choose to take a private trip to the Saona Island, Catalina Island or just chill out in Palmilla’s sandbar where all jettseters gather.
Continuing your journey in Dominican Republic, we highly suggest getting to live the Cosmopolitan life in Santo Domingo, the Capital city. This amazing and modern Caribbean city has by far surpassed the dinning and experience expectations of all local and foreign diners, making it the Gastronomy Capital of the Caribbean, where you will find a mix of art and culinary trends with its most fascinating Chefs creations. If you’re considering visiting Santo Domingo, we recommend spending at least 1 to 2 days in order to really live the dual experience of the Historical Colonial Zone, and the extreme fine dining Restaurants distributed all the way through this Metropolis.
The Dominican culinary scene has been a must this past year. The country’s most recognized chef’s pride themselves for being able to capture many different cultures in one plate, this tendency comes from the wide multicultural community that makes up this wonderful country, making this city a hub for culinary exploration.
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