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With its romantic scenery of uninterrupted white sand beaches, in addition to countless resort offerings on multiple coastlines, the Dominican Republic is a popular pick for destination weddings, honeymoons and romantic holidays. Hotels excel at providing wedding packages and services–including help with marriage certificates, hiring event planners and photographers, booking spa treatments, personalized wedding cakes, catering, music, and flower arrangements, among other details.


With more than 25 percent of its land and coastal areas preserved as national parks, reserves and sanctuaries, Dominican Republic’s magnificent nature, stunning sea and sand, and world-class accommodations create one-of-a-kind wedding backdrop. From lush tropical gardens and romantic beaches with candlelit ceremonies to unique quaint villages and historical cathedrals, Dominican Republic accommodates memorable affairs for every style and budget.



The Dominican Republic is a popular destination for newlyweds and couples looking for a romantic holiday. Couples can choose from a variety of environments to provide for a once-in-a-lifetime romantic experience – breathtaking Punta Cana, luxurious La Romana, historic and romantic capital city Santo Domingo, eco-pristine Samaná and adventurous Puerto Plata. Many of the destinations are only one to two hours apart, so couples have the opportunity to explore more than one area during their stay.


GOLF CLUB IN LA ROMANA Puerto Plata Punta Cana

Punta Cana, the Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination, works well for large weddings. It’s family-friendly and has all sizes of properties including expansive resorts with enough activities to keep everyone busy.

Located in nearby Higüey, this cathedral ranks among the top most important religious sites in the DR. Honoring the Virgin of La Altagracia, patron saint of Dominicans, it’s a standout for its 69-metre (225 feet) high arch, with a bronze and gold entrance.

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Puerto Plata Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata, the cultural capital of the country’s north, is known for its affordability, its lively town, friendly locals and the many nature-focused excursions that are available including hiking to the 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua.

Emulating Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral, this historic Catholic church stands on one end of the town square, attracting visitors with its 19th century neoclassical-gothic design, striking stained glass windows, and a belfry surrounding an ornate mahogany altar. Located Monte Cristi, approximately 3 hours from Puerto Plata.

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Puerto Plata Samana

The Samaná Peninsula, known for lush, unspoiled nature and magnificent beaches, takes couples off the beaten path and into one of Dominican Republic's hidden natural gems. With its many adult-only boutique hotels, Samaná has become a desired spot for more secluded, private weddings that are close to nature. An incomparable eco-retreat, beaches here range from private – the size of your living room – to broad expanses of Caribbean

Lovebirds can plan a wedding in quiet Las Galeras, located at the tip of the peninsula and home to numerous small hotels and bed & breakfasts—perfect for an intimate wedding or honeymoon escape.

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For couples seeking a beachside city vibe, Las Terrenas delivers, offering a mix of distinctive restaurants and bars alongside beautiful white sand beaches dotted with picturesque pastel wooden fishing boats. After the wedding, escape to Los Haitises National Park, located just south of the Samaná Peninsula.

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Puerto Plata La Romana

La Romana is a luxury destination where villa rentals are popular. Villas can provide wedding parties with a private, central hub for preparations and socializing, while the golfing in area is among the best in the world.

Sculpted entirely of stone, Altos de Chavón – a model 16th century Mediterranean village – is a delightful place to tour for its charming medieval feel, including plenty of shopping, fine dining and bars.

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This modern Roman Catholic Church took 15 years to build and was completed in 1992. The cathedral is one of the few in the world where the statue of Christ is portrayed as already having resurrected and not dying on the cross.

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Puerto Plata Santo Domingo

For couples looking for a formal or traditional ceremony, the historic capital city of Santo Domingo offers old-world charm with beautiful chapels and architectural monuments.

Built between 1510 and 1540, the first cathedral of the Americas continues to stand tall in all of its glory over the heart of the Colonial City. The remains of Christopher Columbus were found here in the 19th century.

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The striking coral and white stone baroque façade—with ceramic designs—was built in the 16th century. It was home to 15 friars sent here from Spain, who also established the adjacent first university in the Americas.

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The largest botanical gardens in the Caribbean grace the capital city with over 400 acres of nature preserve filled with the island’s native trees, including multiple species of palm, flowers – over 300 species of orchids – and birds.

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In addition to the mainland’s sparkling beaches, the DR boasts multiple offshore cayes with an even more stunning sea and sand environment. Hop on a catamaran sail to breathtaking Saona or Catalina islands, home to the Caribbean’s longest natural pool, and beaches stretching as far as the eye can see against iridescent turquoise waters.

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Being the second largest territory in the Caribbean, and the most diverse in topography means an abundance of hiking options. The Dominican Republic’s national parks offer the perfect setting to start. Hike the Cotubanamá National Park, and hear the history of the Tainos as you pass along their caves.

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The Dominican Republic offers horseback riding on several different trails along the hills, and through the colourful villages. Puerto Plata’s hills are difficult to beat, with a lush terrain that passes by rivers, cattle, and vast Caribbean scenery.

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For newlyweds looking for adventure, the Dominican Republic is ideal for underwater activities like snorkelling and scuba diving. In addition to discovering exceptional beaches along the country’s thousand-mile long coastline, visitors will realize that the underwater world—a handful of which is protected as a national park—is equally fascinating.

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For couples seeking adventure or simply just looking to experience breathtaking views, the Dominican Republic offers an abundance of waterfalls. Puerto Plata’s 27 Charcos de Damajagua (27 waterfalls) presents a series of cascades to conquer with jumps or slides, while Salto El Limón waterfall in Samaná is ranked among the highest, tumbling down 30 metres (100 feet).

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For couples looking for both wind and waves, the Dominican Republic is a top destination for sports such as surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing. Whether novice or expert, there’s a Dominican coastline ideal for your preferred activity.

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The Dominican Republic is home to two Humpback breeding grounds, out of only a handful in the whole world. The Samaná Peninsula is one of the best places to view Humpback whales on the North Coast.

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Golf is one of the Dominican Republic’s top attractions. With a number of award-winning courses, and beautiful year-round weather golfing in the Dominican Republic is a can’t miss experience.

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From the 15th to the 19th
of September 2019


Our team will be at the DRGolf Travel Exchange 2019, so you can follow this very important event day by day with exclusives pictures & live videos. Our main location will be the luxurious and extraordinary Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa Hotel.

The Dominican Republic Golf Travel Exchange is the first #marketing #event to showcase the Dominican Republic as a golf destination. Its goal is to promote the country as the premier golf destination in the Caribbean contributing to tourism diversification and leadership in the region.


“Dominican Republic is the ideal #getaway for golfers with our one-of-a-kind natural landscapes and world- acclaimed golf infrastructure it is no surprise we are the Golf Capital of the Caribbean” said Magaly Toribio Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism.“Sunny skies cool #ocean breezes and lush fairways alongside hospitable staff are certain to set the stage for a dream golf getaway for beginners and pros alike.”



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