The recovery of tourism in the Dominican Republicis happening from a very fast way. It has even experienced record levels of national and international visitors.
“We did it again. The growth we achieved in April is unprecedented. It’s the best April in history of Dominican tourism,” said David Collado, Minister of Tourism, through a statement.
The destinations that received the most visitors are Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros and Puerto Plata.If you want to discover why so many visitors are attracted to these sites, here we tell you what the travel proposal is in each of them.
What to do in the Dominican Republic?
1) Punta Cana
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The charming beaches of this exclusive Caribbean refuge have positioned it among the tourist sites of highest growth in all of Latin America. This is due to its wide travel offer where there is even the possibility of finding places away from the big crowds. It also hascenotes, lagoons and caves for nature lovers.
2) Santo Domingo
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The capital of the Dominican Republic is considered the city with the most history in America. This was the first European city in the New World, for which it still preserves an amazing colonial architecture. A visit to the historic center is a must stop to discover the CPrimate Cathedral of America, the Ozama Fortress, the Alcazar de Colón and Parque Independencia. Also, a quiet walk along its beautiful boardwalk is also highly recommended.
3) Santiago of the Knights
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It is the second largest city in the country. For this reason, it harbors many surprises. for those who seek to know more than beachyes It is surrounded by the beautiful Cibao Valley, world epicenter of tobacco plantations, there a visit to La Aurora, the oldest tobacco industry in the Dominican Republic, is essential. For lovers of history and art, the Eduardo León Cultural Center and the Santiago Apóstol Cathedral are a must-see.
4) Puerto Plata
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Although it is less known than Punta Cana, this tourist destination also has paradisiacal white sand beaches such asDorada, Sosúa, Cabarete or a little more remote: Punta Rucia or El Cambiaso. Getting on the cable car will allow you to contemplate the city from above; This has become a symbol of Puerto Plata. For a bit of history, the San Felipe Fortress allows you to learn how the site was defended from pirates and corsairs in ancient times.
These four destinations are the ones more attract domestic and foreign visitorss to reveal a new look at the Dominican Republic.