Caribbean Islands - Dominican Republic (PDF Chapter)
This is the Dominican Republic chapter from Lonely Planet’s Caribbean Islands guidebook.
The Dominican Republic is defined by its hundreds of miles of coastline – some with pictur-esque white-sand beaches shaded by rows of palm trees, other parts lined dramatically with rocky cliffs, all dotted with remote fishing villages and charming small towns.
- take a walk through history in Santo Domingo’s Zona Colonial
- bask on idyllic beaches of soft, white sand and aquamarine waters at Bávaro and Punta Cana
- watch 30-ton humpbacks breaching on a whale-watching trip around Península de Sa-maná
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Bávaro, Península de Samaná, Samaná, Las Galeras, Las Terrenas, North Coast, Cabarete, Central Highlands, Ja-rabacoa, Understand the Dominican Republic, History, Culture, Landscape & Wildlife, Survival Guide.
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