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Experience Dominican Republic
- Explore over 1,600 km of coastline and 400 km of magnificent beaches
- Seasonal (Jan - March) whale-watching lets you safely watch these majestic animals
- Over 25 designer golf courses make this a top destination for golfing
- Looking for nightlife? Punta Cana might be just the spot with Coco Bongo nearby
Boasting over 1,600 km of coastline and 400 km of sandy beaches, the Dominican Republic is a paradisical escape from the everyday. Known as the top golf destination in the Caribbean and Latin America, the country's award-winning fairways will challenge you while you're admiring stunning mountain backdrops and sweeping coastlines. Once you're ready to relax, the Dominican Republic offers plenty of opportunities to unwind in its luxurious resorts and stretches of crystalline water. Or get the blood pumping with an eco adventure, rafting down a thrilling rapid between mountains, diving into an underwater seascape or a breathtaking run down a zipline. Shoppers have plenty to choose from when it comes to souvenirs and local specialities -- chocolate, coffee, rum and larimar stone jewellery among them. Every step along the way, you'll be delighted by the Dominican Republic's signature hospitality and friendliness, making any visit a memorable one.Read more
National language: Spanish
Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist destinations.
Currency: DOP (Dominican Peso)
Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.
What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for our full packing list.
What to buy: Don't forget to buy the some of the most popular souvenirs in the Dominican Republic: Hand-rolled cigars, coffee, chocolate and Mamajuana (a Dominican drink with a mix of rum, red wine, and honey soaked in tree bark and herb) are popular buys.
Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. They are also on hand to recommend the bst experiences to ensure you make the ost of your time away. Be sure to attend you welcome briefing to learn about the handpicked selection of Sunwing Experiences offered for your destination.Read more