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Santo Domingo Travel Guide

Why? Thousands are drawn to the beautiful Dominican Republic for its miles of pearly white sand beaches, the plethora of activities, and its luxury resorts and happening night-life, but no-one who visits should fail to travel to Santo Domingo, the capital, to complete their holiday experience. A holiday in Santo Domingo is vibrant and exciting with plenty to see and do, including the spot where Christopher Columbus founded the first settlement in the Americas.
When? It is possible to enjoy a Santo Domingo holiday any time of year because the city, like the rest of the Dominican Republic, enjoys a hot, sunny, tropical climate, somewhat tempered by sea breezes. The rainy season is between May and November, but showers are short and sharp and should not interfere with holiday fun.
Who for? Party people who enjoy a wild night out and days relaxing on the palm-fringed Malecon (promenade) will relish a holiday in Santo Domingo, as well as those interested in the history of Columbus and the conquistadors.
More Info: For all the information you need to plan and enjoy a Santo Domingo holiday make use of our comprehensive Santo Domingo travel guide which contains details of the city's major attractions and excursions, as well as a section of basic information about the Dominican Republic.


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