Except for Santo Domingo, all-inclusive
hotels are the most popular throughout the Dominican Republic.
These became popular since
most guests are from Canada and Europe and do not speak Spanish.
However, it is considerably less expensive--perhaps
a third of the price or less--to stay in a smaller hotel without all
the activities and the huge buffet meals.
Restaurants are inexpensive compared to U.S. and European norms.
of the Dominican Republic should help pinpoint the general resort
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Puerto Plata: Where DR tourism first began. This is the most famous
city on the North Coast but it doesn't have many major hotels in the
city proper. Almost all are well away from Puerto Plata.
Dorada: This complex of hotels is located between Puerto Plata and
Cabarete. It's a haven of big hotels, a short ride from the international
One of the Caribbean's best windsurfing
spots that attracts people from all over the world.
San Juan/Playa Grande: A relatively remote and undeveloped area
70 kms. away from Puerto Plata airport, 55 kms. from Sosua and 45 kms.
South Coast Hotels
La Romana - Bayahibe
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