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Dominican Republic

A holiday in the Dominican Republic is an unforgettable experience with its pristine beaches, crystal clear waters and vibrant culture. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach in Punta Cana, explore the colonial charm of Santo Domingo or enjoy thrilling adventures like zip-lining and snorkelling, this sunny destination has something for everyone. Dive into our ultimate guide for Dominican Republic travel tips and make your trip truly unforgettable.

Discover the Dominican Republic through some of the most beautiful nature walks.
And with the Transat Family Collection, your family vacation will be filled with benefits and inclusive rates tailored specifically for the little ones!
Let us introduce you to Emotions by Hodelpa Puerto Plata, a four and a half star hotel that combines elegance, comfort and entertainment to the delight of young and old alike.
This seaside paradise promises an unforgettable family vacation! Here’s what you can (re)discover on your next sunshine break.
Discover the best all-inclusive spa vacations for sun lovers looking for the ultimate relaxing experience in the South.
A destination wedding in the Dominican Republic can be surprisingly affordable, and it will also be the experience of a lifetime.
Samana is a paradise that has managed to preserve all the magnificence of Caribbean beauty in the Dominican Republic, with some of the world’s best beaches.
Are you looking for the ideal romantic hotel? Enter the enchanting world of Catalonia Royal Bavaro, an adults-only resort in the Dominican Republic.
Discover Playa Encuentro: a virtually unspoiled beach far from the resorts hidden in the lush vegetation, near Puerto Plata.
Go ahead, make this your chance to experience this Dominican Republic itinerary beyond the clichés from Puerto Plata, passing through Santiago de los Caballeros, La Vega, and Bonao, and on to Santo Domingo.
Experience this sun-drenched destination like never before with hikes, diving adventures and some of the most secluded beaches in the Dominican Republic.
Located on the beautiful white-sand Bavaro Beach, Meliá Punta Cana Beach is dedicated to your physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
On Mother’s Day, Transat spoke with Andreyna. She is a mother from a village on the outskirts of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
What if students could learn about sustainable travel… on location? That’s what Transat did with Iberostar Punta Cana and the University of Guelph.
With its restaurants, spacious suites and excursions, the Bahia Principe Fantasia Punta Cana promises a magical stay for the whole family.
Located on Uvero Alto beach, the Finest Punta Cana by The Excellence Collection is one of the most luxurious all-inclusive hotels in the region.
To help you decide on a destination you’ll enjoy, we’ve profiled four regions to discover as alternatives to the ever-popular Punta Cana.
There are those golf holes that stir up a fascinating mixture of pure anticipation… and sheer dread. These are some of them in different destinations.
On the anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean, one writer goes on a hunt for a 300 year old pirate ship and its treasure in Dominican Republic.
Either you love being in the ocean, in the forest , climbing a waterfall or surfing on the waves, Samana offers it all. Discover Samana in four different ways.
The whole family can get a taste of the Dominican Republic at this food truck park in Punta Cana.
The Dominican Republic’s Macao Beach is one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and it’s a perfect half-day excursion for families.
The Grand Palladium Resort Spa & Casino is the perfect choice for families vacationing in Punta Cana.
A travel expert and mom of two shares tips on taking a perfect beach vacation as a family.
With the most diverse plant life of any island in the Antilles, the Dominican Republic is a natural wonderland. A jungle walk near Punta Cana is a perfect family-friendly adventure in the Dominican Republic.
Isla Paraiso is a tiny island less than an hour from the coast of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Also known as Cayo Arena, or Key Island, its signature attraction is its underwater scenery, which will wow the snorkeller in you.
Everything in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo is within walking distance, so we’ve compiled a list of must-dos to help you make the most of your experience. Go ahead, walk around, explore, mix with the locals and soak up the Dominican culture.
Wander off the beaten path to explore its lush nature and hidden treasures of the Puerto Plata region in Dominican Republic
Explore Santiago de los Caballeros, the Cordillera Septentrional and the Cordillera Central, and discover the authentic Dominican way of life.
Discover Cabarete in Dominican Republic. It’s nice beaches, waves and winds are perfect if you like aquatic sports like surf, paddle board, sailboard etc.
If you’re planning a vacation down south, consider a spot close to these great places to scuba dive in the Caribbean.
Appointed by Transat and SOS Children’s Villages, I am in the Dominican Republic to help women with their daily tasks & narrating my experience in a blog.
Although we don’t think about it often, it’s actually easy enough to do some island hopping in the Caribbean among some of the clusters of islands.
Enjoy family activities in the Dominican Republic and be sure to please everyone this holiday.
Corals, wrecks, and caves! Explore these famous dive sites around the beautiful island nation of the Dominican Republic
Heading to the Dominican Republic for a girls’ getaway? Sunrise yoga, paddle boarding and a massage on the beach await you.
Experience life to the fullest on the Dominican Republic’s “adventure coast”.
If golf is what you had in mind for your Dominican Republic vacation, look no further. These five Dominican golf courses are some of the best in the world.