If you are planning a holiday to the Caribbean then you may find Dominican Republic holidays to be one of the best in the Caribbean. It is a country rich in history and culture and is the second largest Caribbean country after Cuba.
It has seen turmoil and struggle for hundreds of years of slavery, colonialism and dictatorships and now has emerged as one of the strongest economies in the Caribbean and in Central America. On top of this there isn’t a lack of things for you to enjoy during a Dominican Republic holiday. You will find days full of sun and fun year round.
A Tropical Holiday for Golf Lovers and Their Family
If you are an avid golf lover then you will not want to miss a visit to Punta Cana, it has world renowned golf courses set overlooking the beach at some of the world’s most beautiful beach resorts. It’s OK if the whole family are not golf fans, there is something for everybody in Punta Cana. There is a lot of history nearby that is worth exploring such as the 500-year-old city of Higuey, which is less than a 30-minute drive from Punta Cana. This is the perfect place for history lovers to come and enjoy what life in the Caribbean has to offer.
The Cuisine in the Dominican Republic
As with all Caribbean cuisines you will find the Dominican Republic cuisine diverse in its tastes as well as its influences. The most important meal of the day in the Dominican Republic is lunch as it is in Spain. This is due to the fact that the country was once a Spanish colony and still has much of the Spanish influence in its food and flavours. You will also find similar dishes that you find on other Hispanic Caribbean islands like Cuba and Puerto Rico. You will find that like in many other Caribbean islands, the Dominican Republic has many dishes consisting of beans, rice, and some type of meat full of flavourful spices and fried plaintains. The food here has strong Spanish influences making dishes flavoursome without being spicy. You will be able to fill your mouth with great tastes on your Dominican Republic holidays and take home the memories and tastes of the Caribbean.
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