A vibrant and lively island that is full of history and culture as well as stunning scenery, the Dominican Republic may be the perfect honeymoon destination for you. With endless opportunities for relaxation as well as excitement, there is plenty to see and do. Why not stay on one of the islands hotel resorts to experience all that the Dominican republic has to offer.
With a year round summer climate, powder white beaches and lush mountainous rainforests, why not consider the Dominican Republic for your honeymoon location. With regular flights from South Africa, you'll soon be able to relax and unwind on this fabulous island. Once you tire of the beach why not explore the old town of Santo Domingo which is full of Spanish history and culture. Take a step back in time when you visit Altos de Chavon, a re-created 16th century Spanish village full of terracotta coloured buildings housing art galleries, artisan studios, shops and restaurants. Spend the day on a riverboat cruising Chavon River as it winds its way through lush countryside. Follow an alpine trail to see the spectacular waterfalls at Jarabacoa as they plunge some 196 feet. Or take a cable car to the top of Mount Isabel des Torres where you'll be rewarded with views of the whole island. With so much to see and do, memories of your honeymoon in the Dominican Republic will stay with you forever.
When to go:
– With its year round summer temperatures, any time is good to go. Americans tend to visit from December to April to escape their colder climates and Europeans tend to frequent June to August. The hurricane seasons runs from June to November with hurricanes most likely in August or September.
– Multiple carriers operate between Johannesburg and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Delta Airline fly via Dubai and New York with a duration of 23 hours including connections.
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