Dominican Republic Vacations & Trips

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Your Dominican Republic Vacation

Book a Dominican Republic vacation package for barefoot beach strolls past candy-colored surf shacks. Trek mountain peaks, dance the merengue, and sip rum at sunset on this dazzling Caribbean island. With our Dominican Republic vacation packages to all-inclusive resorts with airfare included, you can relax knowing everything is covered. Choose luxury resorts in Punta Cana or find a quiet hotel in La Romana and dive to stunning shipwrecks. With deals on adults-only resorts and family-friendly stays, you can find cheap vacation packages to the Dominican Republic or splash out for a special occasion. At Expedia, we make tropical island dreams come true.

Top destinations in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Flight and Hotel Deals

Casa de Campo Resort and Villas
Hotel Bannister by Mint
Eden Roc Cap Cana
Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort Spa & Casino - All Inclusive
Ahnvee Resort Adults Only

Top Vacation Destinations in Dominican Republic

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Walk the gateway to resorts with La Romana vacation package deals

La Romana lets you take a walk back in time to the 16th century with the recreated village of Altos de Chavón. You can see artists and tradespeople working as they did 500 years ago and view a colorful obelisk. Just steps away, you can walk a romantic beach, go snorkeling among a coral reef, or even see the sunken shipwreck of the infamous Captain Kidd.

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Discover natural wonders with an East Coast vacation package

The Dominican Republic East Coast offers an entire world of natural wonders including rainforest hikes filled with cascading waterfalls, wildlife viewing, and all manner of outdoor adventure. You can relax on endless stretches of white sand and turquoise waters, visit interesting small museums, and race over the canopy on ziplines. This region offers a wealth of excitement and fun for entire families to enjoy.

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Relax on resort beaches on your Puerto Plata vacation package

Puerto Plata is a resort city known for its endless stretches of glittering white sand and clear, sparkling ocean waters. The beachfront is lined by upscale resorts and boasts a championship-level 18-hole golf course. The city's historic center is filled with buildings dating to the 16th century, including a former Spanish fortress, which today stands as a military history museum.

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Experience the Coconut Coast on Punta Cana vacations

Punta Cana is famed for its sparkling, soft, white sand and the endless turquoise waters of the Caribbean. It makes up part of a region famed for its upscale, glittering resorts where you can be pampered like royalty. It's a place that draws adventure seekers, and if you're into windsurfing, kite-surfing, ziplines, or other extreme sports, the opportunities abound. It's also full of great opportunities for relaxation, shopping, and dining.

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See an old pirate city with Santo Domingo vacation packages

Santo Domingo is among the oldest cities in the Dominican Republic, offering quaint cobblestone streets juxtaposed against ancient city walls. The cathedral was among the first built in the New World and dates to the 16th century. The Alcázar de Colón palace houses an important art museum showcasing many Renaissance and medieval art pieces. Walk along the Plaza de España, do some shopping, and sit at a quaint sidewalk cafe.

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Escape from the crowds on a Sosua vacation package

Sosua is a small beachfront town that offers a quaint and serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities in the Dominican Republic. If you're looking for a beach vacation, Sosua offers many from which to choose, including Sosua Beach, Casa Marina Beach, and Playa Encuentro. It's also the home of the Monkey World attraction and the astonishing Mundo King Art Museum.

Dominican Republic Essential Information

Prepare for your Dominican Republic vacation with our essential travel info

Language
Spanish
Local Currency
Dominican peso
Local Welcome
Hola
Local Goodbye
Adiós
Population
10,996,774
Natural Landscapes
Juanillo Beach, 27 Charcos (Damajaqua Cascades), El Salto del Limon, Playa Diamante

Dominican Republic Hotel Deals

Grand Bavaro Princess - All Inclusive
Grand Bavaro Princess - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Playas De Bavaro, Punta Cana, La Altagracia, 23000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $139 per night from Jul 13 to Jul 14
4.1/5 Very Good! (981 reviews)
"Excellent"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Grand Bavaro Princess - All Inclusive
Serenade Punta Cana Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive
Serenade Punta Cana Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Cabeza de Toro, Punta Cana, La Altagracia, 23000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $235 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,512 reviews)
"Pretty friendly, really good attention and food first quality"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Serenade Punta Cana Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive
Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort Spa & Casino - All Inclusive
Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort Spa & Casino - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Playas de Bavaro, Higuey, Punta Cana, La Altagracia, 23301
4.2/5 Excellent! (519 reviews)
"Excelente"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort Spa & Casino - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Dominican Republic Vacation

Golden sand beaches, mountain ranges and national parks draw tourists to the Dominican Republic year-round.

Dominican Republic Hotel + Flights

Choose from no less than 10746 hotels starting at $139 a night. Don’t forget, if you bundle your hotel and flight bookings via Expedia you’re likely to save loads. Dominican Republic Vacation Packages are one of the best ways to save. Zip lining, buggy adventures and catamaran tours are very popular here, so why not save time and money by adding an experience or a rental car to your Dominican Republic package?

Your Dominican Republic Vacation Itinerary

  • Day 1: It’s likely you’ll be flying into Dominican Republic via Las Américas International Airport. This airport is a short drive from downtown Santo Domingo, the nation’s capital. From here, you’ll find the UNESCO-listed Zona Colonial, the historic center.

  • Day 2-4: Rent a car and drive north to Puerto Plata. This city is famous for its sandy beaches and popular resorts. Relax on the golden sands of Playa Dorada and then spend a day shopping for souvenirs.

  • Day 5-7: Punta Cana, on the eastern tip of Hispaniola, is perfect for swimming and relaxing at all-inclusive resorts. Other activities here include zip lining, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

Dominican Republic Information

  • Dominicans love to party, so no matter when you’re visiting you’ll find something going on however, if you’re stopping by in February, don’t forget to check out Dominican Carnival, one of the nation’s most vibrant celebrations.

  • Check out our Downtown Santo Domingo Vacation Packages if you’re planning to spend time in the nation’s capital.

  • Make things extra easy on yourself by booking one of our Dominican Republic All Inclusive vacations.

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