Luxury Dominican Republic Holidays

Caribbean cool; Latin American charm

Dominican Republic

Holidays in the Dominican Republic bring you the soft white sands and glittering clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. It’s the ideal place for couples wanting to enjoy the ultimate romantic break, whether that’s for an anniversary, honeymoon, or just a special holiday. Families will find amenities as well, with 5-star hotels offering all inclusive deals, which encompass fantastic watersports and activities.

The Dominican Republic’s beaches are picture perfect, while its interiors are ideal for those who want to explore. Here you’ll find luscious rainforests and mountains for hiking, as well as crystal clear waterfalls where you can swim and jump. Uvero Alto is known for its fresh seafood, tropical rainforests, and pristine beaches.

Luxury holidays in the Dominican Republic

Luxury holidays in the Dominican Republic are all about relaxing. Its beautiful coastline is full of upmarket hotels, bars, and restaurants, as well as the white sands and azure waters the Caribbean is famous for. Book all inclusive holidays and make the most of the fresh local produce, including coconuts and mangoes, as well as spices and succulent seafood options. If you want to explore some of the island’s history, head into Puerto Plata where you can tour rum factories or visit Bayahibe, which is a small fishing village.

At Sovereign we’ll help you get the most from your luxury holidays in the Dominican Republic. Little details include selected airport lounges and private transfers, while our travel experts have carefully curated a list of the island’s best hotels.

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Our pick of the top hotels in the Dominican Republic

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Destinations in Dominican Republic

Palm trees on the tropical beach, Dominican Republic, Punta Cana, Saona Island
Punta Cana
Punta Cana settles on the very eastern tip of the Dominican Republic. It’s the poster child for luxury Caribbean holidays – think pale sands, palatial hotels, coconut palms and private marinas.
Dominican Republic - Cap Cana - Api Beach Marina Juanillo Farallon
Cap Cana
For a luxurious stay on the coast of the Dominican Republic, Cap Cana offers a peaceful retreat with palm trees swaying in the breeze.

Flight Information

Flight time from the UK to the Dominican Republic is around 8 hours 30 minutes.

When to go

The Dominican Republic benefits from a year-round tropical climate. The driest months on the island are December through to April, when average highs are around toasty 29 degrees. May through to November are the hottest months, with highs in the low 30s, however with the heat comes rainfall - rain storms do pass quickly, however.

Visa Information

British citizens will require a tourist card (US$10) – you can get these on arrival at the airport.  

Tipping

Most hotels and restaurants add a 10% service charge to the bill. Taxi drivers will expect 10% of the total fare.

Introduction to languages

The official language of Dominican Republic is Spanish. English is widely spoken around the resorts of Playa Bayahibe, Punta Cana and Uvero Alto, too.

Health

Hepatitis A, Polio and Typhoid vaccinations are recommended. Please speak to your GP for more information. 

 

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