1. The Zona Colonial in Santo Domingo – this historic heart of Santo Domingo features some of the oldest examples of colonial architecture in the western hemisphere; following the footsteps of the Spanish conquistadors will lead you through streets dotted with shops and restaurants.
2. Costa del Coco – The “Coconut Coast” with white beaches and placid waters, stretching over 60 km, which rightly holds the place of the country’s undisputed tourist Mecca.
3. Puerto Plata – it was during the 1970s that this provincial site was rejuvenated by mass tourism; if you take a tour around Puerto Plata you will enjoy the Victorianesque architecture, galleries and restaurants.
4. La Isabela Bay – set in the most rugged countryside of the Dominican Republic, La Isabela tells the history of the first permanent colonial settlements in the Americas. La Isabela, named after the patron of Columbus’ expedition, will reward you adventurous trek with an insight of history was created.
5. Modern Santo Domingo – modern Santo Domingo is a booming metropolis, and will pull you into its frenetic rhythm.