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 world class amenities as well, with 5-star hotels offering all inclusive deals, which encompass fantastic watersports and activities.

The Dominican Republic’s white sand 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 in Punta Cana is known for its fresh seafood, tropical rainforests, and beautiful 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 sandy beaches 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 Dominican Republic’s best hotels.

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Start planning your Sovereign holiday by getting in touch with one of our Personal Travel Planners.

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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.
Aerial view of a beautiful beach resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic
La Romana
Located in the Dominican Republic, La Romana invites you to enjoy beautiful white sands and moments of relaxation.

Our pick of the top hotels in the Dominican Republic

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

Dominican Republic, Punta Cana

Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana
  • Lovely all inclusive option with plenty of choice
  • Relaxing location in the Dominican Republic 
  • Family friendly restaurants and activities 

Dominican Republic, Cap Cana

Eden Roc at Cap Cana
  • Family friendly hotel in the Dominican Republic
  • Beautifully decorated throughout 
  • Lots of activities onsite and nearby to enjoy

La Romana, Dominican Republic

Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort
  • Luxury all inclusive adults only resort in the southeast of the Dominican Republic
  • Fantastic range of activities, including snorkelling, diving, and windsurfing
  • Sensational spa and exciting onsite casino
  • Large range of restaurants and bars, offering something for everyone

La Romana, Dominican Republic

Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Family Resort
  • Located in the southeast of the Dominican Republic
  • Ideal for families, offering large family suites, kids clubs, and a waterpark 
  • Variety of activities for all ages, in and out of the water 
  • Fantastic range of restaurants for the whole family

Dominican Republic, Punta Cana

Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort
  • All inclusive luxury in the Dominican Republic
  • Plenty of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes 
  • Sophisticated decor and newly refurbished 

Dominican Republic, Cap Cana

Secrets Cap Cana
  • Adults only luxury in the Dominican Republic
  • All inclusive dining for all tastes 
  • Beautiful beachfront location

Flight Information

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

When to go

Weather in the Dominican Republic offers 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.  


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


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


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