14 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

14 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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14 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

Start: Punta Cana
1
Punta Cana
— 4 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Santo Domingo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
Juan Dolio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Punta Cana
— 7 nights
End: Punta Cana

4
nights
Punta Cana

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Punta Cana is known for nature, beaches, wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Macao Beach.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Punta Cana trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Punta Cana International Airport, Casa De Campo International Airport and Las Américas International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Punta Cana can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Macao Beach ©
Macao Beach

1
night
Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Parque Colon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle de Las Damas, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Ozama, make a trip to Plaza de Espana (Plaza de Armas), then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Colon, and finally delve into the distant past at Monasterio de San Francisco.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santo Domingo online attractions planner .

You can take a shuttle from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Juan Dolio.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Fortaleza Ozama ©
Fortaleza Ozama

1
night
Juan Dolio

Juan Dolio ©
The beach town of Juan Dolio offers a number of sprawling resorts and more independent businesses than most tourist destinations in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): Head underground at Cueva de las Maravillas.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Juan Dolio trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Santo Domingo to Juan Dolio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Juan Dolio

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cueva de las Maravillas
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Cueva de las Maravillas ©
Cueva de las Maravillas

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nights
Punta Cana

Punta Cana ©
Get out of town with these interesting Punta Cana side-trips: La Romana (Altos de Chavon Regional Museum of Archaeology & Altos de Chavon) and Boca de Yuma Harbour (in Boca de Yuma). Enjoy Punta Cana some more: do sightseeing your way with Adventure Boogies and step off the mainland to explore Isla Catalina.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Punta Cana trip builder .

You can drive from Juan Dolio to Punta Cana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Punta Cana

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

La Romana, Boca de Yuma Harbour
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Isla Catalina ©
Isla Catalina
Altos de Chavon ©
Altos de Chavon
Adventure Boogies ©
Adventure Boogies

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