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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“Relax and enjoy the beauty of this small island. Jump in the natural pool located in the middle of the ocean and on the way to Saona.”
  • 66 locals recommend
  • 8 Experiences
Nightclub
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“COCO BONGO PUNTA CANA, one of the greatets discos of the caribbean, Alkquimia clients has excelent prices even with the transfer included in expecific days.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Historic Site
“First City in the America’s,historic place,beautiful to walk and learn about Dominican Republic history,many restaurants and stores to visit,a most go”
  • 111 locals recommend
  • 8 Experiences
Shopping Centre
“Walking distance, Palma Real Shopping Village provides a one-stop destination for shopping, eating, ATMs, pharmacy and more. It is home to upscale renowned retail stores, ​restaurants and cafes including some local establishments. Hard Rock Cafe, Tony Roma's, Montecristo Discotheque & many others.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Only 5 minute drive, this is a central area for shopping, grocery stores, restaurants, and fast food.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Imagine is a night club inside a natural cave formation with real bats flying in the entryway! Opens at 11 pm and closes around 4 am, this is the best place to experience and dance away latin as well as international music. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Island
“DescriptionCatalina Island or Isla Catalina is a tropical island located 1.5 miles from the mainland on the south-east corner of the Dominican Republic, near La Altagracia and La Romana. It is an occasional destination for cruise ships on Caribbean routes. In particular, Costa Cruises has a private beach on the island. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Premise
“This mall houses various name brands and stores that will interest you is you are wanting to shop till you drop. The prices are favorable and the IKEA is literally across the street. Avoid going if it is any peak times or rush hour; it will feel like you are never getting out of the traffic jam. $$$$”
  • 47 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Great food. Every Friday live music with the local band. On Mondays Sushi 2x1!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You will enjoy coming to this mall because it houses names brands that are rocognized world wide. To name a few: Rolex, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and other high end fashion stores. This mall is affluent $$$$$$”
  • 44 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“Beautiful place the beach is very different. Оn the one side a quiet bay on the other side a surf school with a good wave”
  • 44 locals recommend
  • 9 Experiences
Shopping Centre
“Bluemall is the largest mall in the area. It has international stores like Zara, Zara Home, L'Occitane, Nike, Under armor, Swarovski, Desigual, Parfois, Superga. Other local stores to shop: Handmade: Beautiful handmade jewelry with materials Larimar (Produced in DR only), amber, silver, and gold. Merci: International beachwear brands like Mara Hoffman. Cappucchine: Eccentric beachwear and colombian swimwear collections. KB: Dominican jewelry chain store and beach accessories. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Beach
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“Best of the beaches of the area, great local and international food. Groups, families, couples and just alone, you will enjoy this incredible place. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Park
“Take an excursion to Los Haitises National Park, a great day trip for nature lovers!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The largest botanical gardens in the Caribbean, the Jardín Botánico Nacional graces the capital city with over 400 acres (two-square kilometers) of nature preserve filled with the island’s native trees, including multiple species of palm, flowers—over 300 species of orchids—and birds, such as the country’s national palm chat. A trolley tour takes you through its multiple exotic corners, the most popular of which is the Japanese garden, with a manicured, lakeside lawn ideal for picnics. Beginner or avid bird watchers can sign up for guided hikes organized by the Hispaniola Ornithological Society.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Water Park
“Boasting the largest man made dolphin habitat in the world! You will have the opportunity to touch some of the coolest creatures on earth. Dolphins, sea lions, sharks, exotic birds, play with iguanas, walk through a tropical rain forest and more!!”
  • 48 locals recommend