Santo Domingo, known as the Capital of the Caribbean, for being the first European settlement recognized in America. It is undoubtedly a place you cannot miss if you are looking for culture, nature and fun. It is the capital of the Dominican Republic and is located in the south of the beautiful Caribbean island.
This country has a tropical climate with an average temperature of 24° - 29° throughout the year, between November and March is the coolest season. But that does not prevent you from visiting the beautiful white sand beaches framed by palm trees at any time of the year.
How to get to Santo Domingo from Punta Cana?
To get from Punta Cana you have 3 options, we recommend you our private transportation that will be at your disposal when you need it, waiting for you at the door of your hotel. It is a 2 hour drive through scenic tropical roads. This option is perfect for those who desire privacy and to travel on their own schedule. Another option is the bus with an approximate travel time of 2:30 - 3:00 hours, shared vehicle. Flying as well can be done but the price goes higher and you would be missing the charming of the Dominican Republic.
You will find various activities to have an unforgettable vacation, from walks where you will learn about Dominican culture such as the Catedral Primada de America, this is the first cathedral of the entire American continent. It´s construction of a Gothic architecture that began in 1512 and was inspired by the Cathedral of Seville.
Or if you are looking to connect with nature, Santo Domingo has spectacular landscapes that more than one will want to return. Los Tres Ojos National Park, a park with dense and very fresh vegetation in which you can appreciate a lake with three divisions. It is a spectacular place and highly recommended to enjoy a refreshing swim.
Moving on to nightlife, the Colonial City, located in the oldest settlement of Santo Domingo, comes alive with the options of restaurants and bars. You will find folkloric presentations filling the night streets with colors. Different places offer live music to thrill you and have a fun evening dancing and enjoying the Dominican Republic.
At Found Trip Tour Operator we have different transportation options ideal for you to reach your destinations on time. Contact us to learn more about our private services.