8 Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Dominican Republic

Girl on vacation in Dominican RepublicThere are plenty of reasons why you should take a vacation in the Dominican Republic.

The mental and physical health benefits alone should be reason enough to start packing your bags yesterday. A vacation is a great way to escape the pressures and doldrums of your regular life and clear your mind.

There’s no better place to take a vacation than the Dominican Republic and Punta Cana  is the perfect destination for your next vacation adventure.

Whether you spend all your time in Punta Cana or if you decide to get out and see more of what the Dominican Republic has to offer, you can rest assured that your choices will be the right ones.

So, why visit the Dominican Republic? Is it just because it’s a tropical paradise that everyone should see once before they die? Maybe. However, we’re not that cryptic. We know this is a great destination for a vacation.

There’s something fantastic about taking the vacation of your dreams. You feel rejuvenated and fulfilled because you made the right choice of locations, not to mention that you had the time of your life while here.

The Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation and has something to offer for everyone. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, the Dominican Republic has what you want and you won’t be disappointed.

8. Feel the Sand Between Your Toes
The Dominican Republic is home to some of the best stretches of beach in the whole world. The country is home to some 800 miles of soft sandy beaches for you to explore. The whole island is a beach lover’s paradise.

Punta Cana is home to the most spectacular beaches in the the whole Dominican Republic. Punctuated by coconut palms and the soft, white sand that is synonymous with island paradise life, you won’t find a better place to dig your feet in the sand than the beaches around Punta Cana.

Another plus of the large tourist population in Punta Cana is that there are teams of tractors that clear the beaches of any debris. So, you’re guaranteed the most pristine and picturesque beaches anywhere.

7. Latin Culture
Make sure to pack your dancing shoes on your next vacation to the Dominican. The dominant Latin culture is alive and well in the area. There are numerous opportunities to shake the dust off your hips to the sultry rhythms of salsa and cumbia music.

The meringue was invented in the Dominican Republic and it’s safe to say that the locals are more than well-versed in the music and steps of this iconic dance.

6. Bang for Your Buck
The Dominican Republic, since it is larger than other Caribbean islands, is an economical and affordable destination for travelers on a wide variety of budgets. Since it is larger, it does not have to import many of the necessary supplies. This translates to a direct savings to the locals and travelers alike. You can stretch your dollar far here, which leaves you more disposable income for excursions and other amenities.

5. Nightlife
The Dominican really heats up at night. There are a wide variety of bars and dance clubs that will be entertaining for the wildest traveler to those of you looking for a more relaxed environment.

Music is a huge part of the culture, so it’s not uncommon for you to find live music and dancing that will continue all night. Take a night and dance yourself into the dawn.

Imagine Punta Cana is a unique nightclub that is located inside a large cave. With four venues total ranging from a 3,000 person capacity cave to a more relaxed cave section, you’ll never walk away bored from a night here.

4. Eco Tourism
The Dominican Republic, and Punta Cana, is home to a very successful eco-tourism industry. From zipline tours to dune buggy adventures, you’re sure to find an adventure worthy of your time.

Along with the more adventurous excursions, you can also take in the natural scenic beauty on horseback, mountain biking or while taking a jeep tour around the area.

3. Warm Caribbean Waters
Along with the miles of beaches, the Dominican Republic is surrounded by water. The beauty of being on an island paradise is that there’s no shortage of great things to do both in and under the water.

Scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, kiteboarding, sailing and fishing are some of the many options available for you during your stay in Punta Cana. The crystal clear water has an average temperature of about 80 degrees, so we’re positive that at least some of your vacation will be spent enjoying the water.

2. Caribbean Dining
The mix of Latin influenced items with the fresh seafood that comes from being surrounded by the ocean, is what makes Caribbean food so uniquely delicious. Rice and beans, fish, meat, plantains and a wide variety of ethnically diverse dishes from the diverse cultural backgrounds of the locals make the food in the Dominican Republic a unique and tasty culinary experience. Don’t forget that the best rum in the world also hails from the Dominican Republic.

1. Local Flavor
There is a lot of history to compliment all the wonderful attractions found in the Dominican. Did you know that the first city of the Americas Columbus established was in the Dominican Republic?

The Dominican people are lovers of music, art, dance and truly embrace their expressive culture. Carnival in February is a great time to get out and experience some of the great aspects of the Dominican culture.

Regardless of your reasons why you want to travel to the Dominican Republic, you’ll be glad that you did. There is something here for everyone and Senses Private Club is the perfect location for you to begin and end your adventures.

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