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Dominican inland pearls: Jarabacoa

Located on high elevation in the Dominican Republic’s Cordillera Central (central region), Jarabacoa is one of the country’s inland pearls. A historical town with many lush attractions like waterfalls, rivers and forests. At a 2 hours drive from Santo Domingo and a 4.5 hours from Punta Cana, a visit to Jarabacoa can be made into…

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February 17, 2019

Romantic getaways in Punta Cana

You and your partner are super excited – you’ve booked a trip to the Caribbean beach, where you’ll be enjoying everything from merengue and cocktails to hikes on tropical islands. There’s just one question left. Where to sleep? Here are our preferred romantic getaways in Punta Cana. Lovely quirky apartment in Cocotal (on a budget)…

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February 13, 2019

Altos de Chavon: 16th century, Mediterranean charm

Once upon a time…two men decided to create an artisan village in the middle of the Dominican countryside. Strange? Not really, if you consider one of these men, American industrialist Charles Bluhdorn, is credited as the father of the Dominican tourism industry. Together with Italian architect and cinematographer Roberto Copa, he built this re-creation of…

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June 24, 2018

Visit stunning Lake Enriquillo and count the crocodiles

Time to explore the South West of the Dominican Republic! While it’s on the opposite side of Punta Cana, there’s no reason not to visit this stunning piece of the country if you’re here for a while. Very different from the obvious beauty of turquoise waters and pearly beaches is the mysterious Lake Enriquillo (Lago…

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June 17, 2018