23 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

23 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Punta Cana
— 7 nights
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Bayahibe
— 3 nights
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Boca Chica
— 1 night
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Las Terrenas
— 2 nights
5
Puerto Plata
— 4 nights
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Santo Domingo
— 4 nights

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Punta Cana

In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Punta Cana is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Jesus Maestro Parish, and tee off at Punta Espada Golf Course.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Punta Cana journey maker tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Punta Cana is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Brussels to Punta Cana. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: highs in Punta Cana hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bayahibe.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Safaris
Swim with Dolphins
Zipline

3
nights
Bayahibe

Located on the shore of the Caribbean Sea, the town of Bayahibe has grown from a fishing village into a bona fide tourist destination, with visitors mainly drawn to the many dive sites just off the coast.
Step out of Bayahibe with an excursion to Parque Central Duarte in La Romana--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take an in-depth tour of Altos de Chavon Regional Museum of Archaeology, don't miss a visit to Altos de Chavon, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayahibe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Punta Cana to Bayahibe takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Bayahibe are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Boca Chica.

Things to do in Bayahibe

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Altos de Chavon ©
Altos de Chavon

1
night
Boca Chica

An established vacation destination, Boca Chica caters mostly to European visitors and residents of nearby Santo Domingo, who flock here to take advantage of developed beaches lapped by shallow Caribbean waters.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Juan Dolio Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Rafael Arcangel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Boca Chica route maker website.

You can drive from Bayahibe to Boca Chica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Boca Chica

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Juan Dolio Beach ©
Juan Dolio Beach
Iglesia San Rafael Arcangel ©
Iglesia San Rafael Arcangel

2
nights
Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas ©
Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Playa El Portillo, then stroll through Punta Bonita, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Bonita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Los Haitises National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Terrenas online route planner.

You can drive from Boca Chica to Las Terrenas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Las Terrenas, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Puerto Plata.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Los Haitises National Park ©
Los Haitises National Park
Playa El Portillo ©
Playa El Portillo

4
nights
Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata ©
Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
Saddle up on the 11th (Sun) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata, look for gifts at Estrella Avenida, kick back and relax at Golden Beach (Playa Dorada), and contemplate the long history of Fortaleza San Felipe.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Plata journey tool.

You can drive from Las Terrenas to Puerto Plata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Puerto Plata are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata ©
Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata
27 Charcos ©
27 Charcos
Pico Isabel de Torres ©
Pico Isabel de Torres

4
nights
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Santo Domingo is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Zona Colonial, admire the masterpieces at Modern Art Museum (Museo de Arte Moderno), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, and explore the striking landscape at The 3 Eyes National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Santo Domingo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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The 3 Eyes National Park ©
The 3 Eyes National Park
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial
Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor ©

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