Travel Around The Dominican RepublicPosted by Jorge - Guest Blogger on 18th, September 2012Did you know that now it is way easier to travel around the Dominican Republic?Although the Dominican Republic is renowned for its beautiful beaches, its crystal-clear waters and thekindness of its people, travellers usually had to deal with some uncomfortable issues. One of the mainones was the conditions of its roads.Fortunately, the government chose to roll up their sleeves and set to the task. After some time of work,now the road between La Romana and Punta Cana has become a beautiful four-lane highway, allowingtravellers to reach any of its ends in a breeze-time of 35 minutes, which is a lot less compared to thealmost 90-minute journey such travel took before.Traveling To Dominican Republic | Dominican Republic Travel Tips
Caribbean All Inclusive TripsThe result of this is a significant increase in tourism to both La Romana and Punta Cana.La Romana has amazing attractions. Among them, we can easily mention the village of Altos DeChavon, which is a recreation of a European medieval village completed in the mid 1970s. It featuresan amphitheatre and a beautiful stone church named Iglesia San Estanislao de Cracovia. As a matter offact, many couples choose this church in Altos De Chavon to get married and enjoy with their gueststhe beautiful attractions of the site.La Romana visitors can also enjoy some time in Saona and Catalina islands. In Santa Catalinatravellers can easily meet new friends among the visitors who step down from the cruise ships that stopthere.
Lastly, La Romana features La Cueva de las Maravillas (Caves of Wonders, or Cave of Miracles, inEnglish), which is considered a must-see by every tour guide in the area. Ancient cave drawings artmake them an awe-inspiring time during all the tour.Traveling To Dominican Republic | Dominican Republic Travel TipsVacation To Dominican RepublicIn Punta Cana, turquoise waters, gorgeous white-sand beaches and a lot more await. Punta Cana hasmany clubs, hotels and golf courses, making it ideal for surfers, and golf-lovers. You can also have ahorse-ride or pamper yourself in one of its spas, if you like. You can try your foolproof blackjackmethod in one of their casinos. Choose what you like! You will have fun anyway.The new attractions in the Dominican Republic has made it become an increasingly popular destinationfor other kinds of more private events. Companies are starting to use the hotel premises to organizereceptions, seminars, conferences, or celebrate weddings and even a few divorces! (No, Im not
kidding!) If the group is large enough, you can even think about renting or temporarily privatizinglarger areas exclusively for their events.Jorge, author of this article, is part of the staff working for Connect Travel Services, a Dominicancompany which specializes in organizing tailored events and tours for groups of people visiting theDominican Republic, particularly in corporate environments.