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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
“Pristine natural island beaches in National Park of the East Scenic sail on a luxury catamaran & a cruise in a speedboat Time to swim & relax on sands of Saona Beach Beachside happy hour specials & buffet barbecue lunch Opportunity to dive into the water & see colorful starfish”
  • 68 locals recommend
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.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Back to the dicovery time of Colombus, first city of America. take the Chu Chu small train for a tour (approx. USD2.50p.p.) Visit it during the day for a historical tour and beter impresion. Visit on the night for a dance or a romantic diner....you will love it in the weekend for the music and often live events!!”
  • 121 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“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 Mall
“Only 5 minute drive, this is a central area for shopping, grocery stores, restaurants, and fast food.”
  • 41 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
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. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“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 $$$$$$”
  • 45 locals recommend
Beach
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“Best of the beaches of the area, great local and international food. Groups, families, couples and just alone, you will enjoy this incredible place. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The largest botanical gardens in the Caribbean, the Jardín Botánico Nacional graces the capital city with over 400 acres (two-square kilometers) of nature preserve filled with the island’s native trees, including multiple species of palm, flowers—over 300 species of orchids—and birds, such as the country’s national palm chat. A trolley tour takes you through its multiple exotic corners, the most popular of which is the Japanese garden, with a manicured, lakeside lawn ideal for picnics. Beginner or avid bird watchers can sign up for guided hikes organized by the Hispaniola Ornithological Society.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Transportation
“This mall houses various name brands and stores that will interest you is you are wanting to shop till you drop. The prices are favorable and the IKEA is literally across the street. Avoid going if it is any peak times or rush hour; it will feel like you are never getting out of the traffic jam. $$$$”
  • 47 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 30 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
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”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“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
Mexican Restaurant
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“The best place for live music, good ambience and great Mexican food. Every Wednesday a bunch of locals get together with visitors and its always super fun! ”
  • 21 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Sushi Restaurant
“Great food. Every Friday live music with the local band. On Mondays Sushi 2x1!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Beach
“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
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
Mexican Restaurant
“The best place for live music, good ambience and great Mexican food. Every Wednesday a bunch of locals get together with visitors and its always super fun! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the most popular club's in Cabarete. During the day and evening it serves as a restaurant then turns into a club in the night. Favourite nights are Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want to try the flavors of the Dominican cuisine, this is a place to go... Eat like a local!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This Asian style themed restaurant is conveniently located inside the golf course community and easily accessible by our golf carts provided.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The bar is lit, and the ambiance will help you relax and enjoy your day in the oldest city in the new world. Price is higher than usual, but once you are in the place, you forget everything. $$$$$”
  • 27 locals recommend

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