Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic
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Amber Coast

It is situated on the eastern half of the country's north coast. Winds are brisk, making this area ideal for windsurfing and kitesurfing enthusiasts. Cabarete is the place to be.

Samana Bay

It sits on the western half of the north coast. Tourists en masse come here between mid-January to mid-March to see the mighty humpback whales put on their annual breeching show.

Santo Domingo

Travelers visit the capital city for its colonial-era history and architecture. The city is large in size and population - and its streets buzz with energy. The Colonial Zone is the core tourism area.

Casa de Campo

This is the country's best resort - and one of the finest in the Caribbean Islands. It's located midway between Santo Domingo and Punta Cana.

Christopher Columbus

Most (but not all) historians believe he first set foot on the New World in what is now the Dominican Republic.

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