Nearly everyone comes to the Dominican Republic for the beaches and world class resorts. Yet those who explore beyond the beachfront and deeper into Dominican society will be rewarded by a people whom love life and want to share it with visitors. There’s no better activity or attraction in the Dominican Republic than talking with a Dominican, but here’s a few additional options below.
- Alcázar de Colón/Diego Columbus House
Christopher Columbus' son Diego became one of the earliest governors of the Indies in 1509, and he ordered the construction of a family home and governor's mansion between 1510 and 1512. The building is an impressive construction of coralline blocks that once housed some fifty rooms and a number of
- Cueva de los Tres Ojos/Three Eyes Cave
The Cave of the Three Eyes (Cueva de los Tres Ojos) is a collapsed cave featuring three small pools located on the outskirts of Santo Domingo. It was formed centuries ago when some underground caves collapsed, forming a bowl-shaped depression. Originally, it was very difficult to get into and out