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The Dominican Republic:
Oceanside Adventures

There’s a reason the Dominican Republic is such a popular tourist destination. Actually, there are a lot of reasons. Beautiful beaches on the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea allow for plenty of adventure on the water. National parks made up of rainforests and mountain ranges create unique landscapes filled with amazing plants and wildlife to explore. Top this off with a vibrant culture of welcoming and energetic people, and you’ll never forget the time you spent in the DR.

Fast facts
  • The Dominican Republic is home to more than 10 million people.
  • The official language in the DR is Spanish.
  • The Dominican Republic is one of two countries on the Island of Hispaniola (“Little Spain”), sharing a border with Haiti.
  • The DR was the first permanent Spanish settlement in the Americas or the “New World,” with the arrival of Christopher Columbus on his first voyage in 1492.
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