What awaits you in Dominican Republic

Lively Caribbean island with a big heart and colourful culture
Home of the Merengue and the Bachata dance styles
Relax in luxury tropical gardens, zen pools and dedicated boutique areas
Go whale spotting off the Samana Peninsula
Fly through the Dominican jungle on a zip line
Visit in February to celebrate Carnival

Punta Cana

Punta Cana is the ultimate Club Med resort for your all-inclusive stay in the Dominican Republic. Sip a colourful cocktail by the pool and siesta under the palm trees, while the kids try their hand at circus activities and games – Punta Cana has absolutely everything you could imagine.

Michès Playa Esmeralda

Discover Michès, the hidden gem of the Dominican Republic. Unique for its untouched beauty, this chic and environmentally friendly resort is one of our Exclusive Collection’s brightest stars. Designed with four distinct boutique-villages with exclusive services, Michès is the first of its kind in luxury.

Dominican Republic Highlights

Get a new lease of life on the sunny shores and colourful streets of the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is famous for beautiful beaches, tropical forests and the majestic Mt. Pico Duarte. You can learn the merengue in the dance halls of Santa Domingo, explore a piece of the country’s history at La Aurora Cigar Factory, or savour some delicious Dominican rum at one of the many distilleries. Venture outside the cities, however, and you’ll discover a picture-perfect tropical paradise, from the 27 waterfalls of Damajagua, to the hidden forests and caves of the Three Eyes national park, to the magical blue waters of Hoyo Azul.

Enjoy true luxury when staying in this Caribbean nirvana. When you’re not on our family dolphin adventure or enjoying the luxuries of our crayfish cruise, you’ll enjoy exquisite cuisine, world-class sports and sea activities, and excellent kids and teens’ clubs packed with fun. All this in the beautiful and serene surroundings of our family holiday resort where you’ll be treated like a Caribbean Queen or King!

Vibrant culture

The Dominican Republic is fantastic for family holidays and Caribbean getaways, thanks to its colourful culture, idyllic beaches and year-round tropical climate. For a real taste of the island, visit the colonial buildings of Santo Domingo, catch a baseball game at Estadio Quisqueya, then dance the Merengue at an authentic Dominican dance hall.

Tropical adventures

Venture outside the resorts and you’ll discover a picture-perfect tropical paradise, from the hidden forests and caves of the Three Eyes national park to the magical blue waters of Hoyo Azul. Hike up the majestic Mt. Pico Duarte, fly through the jungle on a zipline, or explore the caverns of Cueva de las Maravillas or “Cave of Wonders”.

Golden beaches

After exploring cities and jungles, there’s nothing like a lazy day on the beach at your all-inclusive resort – though how lazy is up to you. The warm clear waters of the Caribbean Sea are perfect for water sports from surfing to stand-up paddle boards. For something different, enjoy a crayfish cruise, explore a coral reef or go on a family-friendly whale watching!

Facts about the Dominican Republic

Direct Flying Time: 15-17 hours
Airport: Punta Cana International Airport
Time Difference: -6 Hours
Currency: Dominican Peso and US dollar
Best months to visit: Dec - May
Well Known for: Tropical paradise & Beautiful beaches
Languages: Spanish & English

Dominican Republic Weather

Monthly weather averages in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has a beautiful tropical climate and enjoys glorious warm temperatures all year round. Even January, the coldest month, only experiences average lows of about 21°C, so you can safely leave your sweaters at home.

Summer and autumn can be wet and stormy, so the best time to visit the Dominican Republic is between December and May when the weather is drier and you can expect average highs between 29°C and 31°C.

Discover the Dominican Republic

Caribbean charm comes as standard during your stay in the Dominican Republic

Your holiday in the Dominican Republic..

.. Nature in all it's forms

Enjoy nature at its most luxuriant during your all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic. From fine sandy beaches to tropical forests, the country’s landscapes are as different as they are fascinating. In the South-East, venture amongst the exotic foliage of Cotubanamá National Park and explore the exceptional marine fauna with its manatees and dolphins. Just opposite, on the island of Sanoa, you can play at being a modern-day Robinson Crusoe on the white sandy beaches, lined with coconut trees.

The clear waters are all yours along with a tranquillity that will truly make you feel like a castaway. Finally, to round off your adventure, take a horseback ride through the forest and cool off in the refreshing waters of the El Limon waterfall, 50m high.

We’ll help you make the most of this paradise with all the little touches that make up a true luxury holiday. From the personalised transfers to the cocktail mixed especially for you by our bartender, to rooms that feel an organic part of your environment: everything is designed to help you relax, explore and feel at one with this magnificent island.

Embrace this wonderful mixed culture

After recharging your batteries in the heart of nature, take a walk in the footsteps of the first inhabitants and go back in time in the Indigenous Eyes ecological park of Punta Cana. Its dozen clear-water lakes make this site a paradise on earth.
Continue your all-inclusive holiday and set sail for a cruise aboard the Club Med 2 to discover the cultural mix of the Dominican Republic. In Santo Domingo, visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Incarnation, which dates back to the time of the conquistadors.
Conclude your all-inclusive stay in the Dominican Republic as you relax to the beat of bachata or merengue. Born here on the island, you’ll love these dance rhythms with their enchanting cultural mix.

Move to the Caribbean beat..

.. The pleasure is all included when you stay in the Dominican Republic

An all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic means taking it easy and slowing down the pace. After a swim in the turquoise waters of the Hoyo Azul cenote, head for Punta Cana beach and enjoy a tasty plantain banana soup called sancocho, or a marinated lobster. With renewed energy courtesy of your tasty meal, treat yourself to a round of golf at Corales, while enjoying the calming sound of the waves that meet the shore just a few metres from the green.

What to do in Dominican Republic

Family holidays in the Dominican Republic

Drink in the exceptional landscape..

.. of the exotic Caribbean Coast

During your family holiday in the Dominican Republic, enjoy both the sun and the turquoise sea together on the island of Sanoa by taking a boat trip out to visit the amazing natural pools and enjoy the fine sandy beaches and the crystal-clear water.

Then swim with the dolphins at the Dolphin Island water park nearby. If you haven't had enough of the water just yet, in Bayahibe, keen snorkellers can admire moray eels and lobsters in their natural environment.

It's a great way for your children to learn..

.. Culture is always at the heart of your holiday in the Dominican Republic

The Club Med Punta Cana resort is the perfect base camp for an adventure to discover the origins of the New World as you stroll through the streets of Santo Domingo. Deep in the heart of the colonial district, take your family to discover the first church built in America: the cathedral of Our Lady of the Incarnation.

During your family holiday in the Dominican Republic, lose yourself in the heart of Altos de Chavón. The kids will be fascinated by this reconstructed medieval Italian village. Cobbled alleyways, majestic fountains and a large amphitheatre make it a full-scale playground.