The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the West. It's known for its world class beaches and resorts. This beautiful country has the most diverse topography for a single nation in the Caribbean. You can experience a cool climate in a cloud forest just outside a small mountain town and three hours later you are sitting on a world class beach at sea level nurturing a suntan. Rainforests, savannah’s, highlands and mountain ranges blot the Dominican Republic and offer new experiences for those who simply look for them.
The Capital City is Santo Domingo, locally referred to as La Capital. A truly modern city ensconced in the old architecture of its past, La Capital was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the first European Settlement of the Americas. The city offers a metropolitan scene with an exciting nightlife, hotels, restaurants and a flourishing gastronomy scene. The city is steeped in history and culture which can be explored through historical sites and museums. The Cathedral of Santa María la Menor, the very first Catholic Church in this hemisphere was completed in 1514 and still stands for you to explore.
With a melange of Taino, African, Asian, Middle Eastern and European roots, the Dominican people are exuberant and express culture in their form of dress, dance, food traditions and a quick dialect.
Located in the Eastern part of the Dominican Republic, is a special place where the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet. This area is known as a premier Dominican Republic Wedding Destination with a wide variety of Dominican Republic Wedding Hotels. Punta Cana and Bavaro, an area where 2 of the top 10 beaches in the world are located. Wide beaches with fine white sand, calm and transparent waters where coconut palms grow endlessly on the beach and a barrier of coral runs parallel to the coastal waters. A truly unique place in nature where any couple would be happy reciting vows to each other.
This area includes some of the most renowned wedding resorts and wedding venues in the world. The specific beaches include Punta Cana, Cap Cana, Arena Gorda and Bavaro.
It may surprise you but Golf is a big part of the Punta Cana area. Punta Cana itself hosts 11 courses just on the “strip” itself. A round of golf is an excellent way for your guests to bond prior to your wedding day.
Ask your custom destination wedding travel agent for information.
Puerto Plata is another popular area with 62 miles of coastline, mountains, rivers ,waterfalls and lush botanical gardens. The coastline is blotted with beach towns renowned for water sports including Cabarte’, a world famous hub for surfers and kite-boarders.
If you prefer high class resorts and a cosmopolitan play land, Playa Dorada is worth taking a look. The area is a well known hideout for wealthy snowbirds and ex-pats.
Imagine your world class Custom Destination Wedding taking place on one of the top 10 beaches in the world. You can relax on your big day knowing that your friends and family are taken care of at a beautiful resort.