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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FOR FAMILIES

15 Days / 14 Nights

Dominican Republic For Families 15 days / 14 nights

Dominican Republic for families! Discover an exciting trip around the most varied island in the Caribbean. Some of the highlights are the oldest town of the New World (Santo Domingo), the highest mountains of the Caribbean (Cordillera Central around Jarabacoa) as well as the most beautiful area of the island with famous pristine beaches (Las Terrenas in Samaná). It also offers a lot for your children: 4D-cinema in the Zona Colonial with historic background, numerous outdoor-activities with a lot of space to run around at Rancho Baiguate as well as action & fun while sitting on a horse, whale watching, zip-lining or jumping into the waterfall on the Samaná peninsula. In a huge family apartment in Las Terrenas directly on the beach parents can perfectly enjoy and get to know the Dominican Republic the best way.

Day 1: Santo Domingo Airport – Santo Domingo City

After you arrive in Santo Domingo, a private transfer will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel , located directly in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. Enjoy the first impressions of the oldest city of the New World.
Driving time: 45 minutes
Meals: None
Accommodation: Luca Boutique Hotel ***+, Colonial Double

First Cathedral in the Americas

Cafe in small alley in the Zona Colonial at night, Santo Domingo.

Day 2: Santo Domingo

You will start your day with a welcome meeting at our office in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo (2 minutes walking distance from your hotel). While you enjoy a tropical welcome drink we will give you some important information about your upcoming trip. After this, you will get to know the oldest city of the New World. The capital of the Dominican Republic combines the modern advantages of an emerging economy with the historic center of the city “La Zona Colonial” making this a very special place. During a 2-hours guided walking tour through “La Zona Colonial”, you will follow in Columbus’s footsteps and see (among other things) the oldest cathedral of the New World, castles, ruins and the residency of Columbus’s son, Don Diego. You will also visit a cigar manufacturer, where you will see the production of the popular Dominican cigars. The tour will end at the historic 4D-cinema, a highlight for you and your kids! The afternoon will be at your disposal.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Luca Boutique Hotel ***+, Colonial Double

Catedral Santa Maria de la Encarnacion, Santo Domingo.

The Cathedral Santa Maria de la Encarnacion, Santo Domingo.

The team of WICKED Travel in our Santo Domingo office

The team of WICKED Travel in our Santo Domingo office

Day 3: Santo Domingo

Take the day to explore Santo Domingo on your own. Some possibilities are:
– Exploring the streets of the colonial city with its alleyway, historic town, nice shops and cozy cafés
– Trip to “Los Tres Ojos“, a beautiful limestone-cave with three lakes. One of the highlights of the city, located directly in town
– Trip to a paradise island called „Isla Catalina“ (day trip, only possible on weekends)
– Tour with a Chu-Chu-Train around the Zona Colonial
– Museum for children “Museo Infantil“
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Luca Boutique Hotel ***+, Colonial Double

The caves of Los Tres Ojos in the city of Santo Domingo

The caves of Los Tres Ojos in the city of Santo Domingo

Restaurants in the Plaza Espana at dusk, Santo Domingo.

Day 4: Santo Domingo – Jarabacoa

After breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel by a private transfer. You will drive into the heartland of the country, passing cocoa, rice, banana and coffee plantations. On a well-developed mountain road you reach the Rancho Baiguate in Jarabacoa, the “city of eternal spring” snuggled at the base of the mountains surrounded by majestic beauty. Upon arrival, a traditional Dominican lunch is served at Rancho Baiguate. In the afternoon you will visit the Butterfly Garden at the Ranch.
Driving time: 2 hours
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Rancho Baiguate ***, Room Category “Master“

Exploring the Cordillera Central with a rental car

Exploring the Cordillera Central with a rental car

Beautiful scenery in the Cordillera Central

Beautiful scenery in the Cordillera Central

Day 5: Jarabacoa

After breakfast, you will start the day with a guided panoramic hiking tour around Jarabacoa. The afternoon is at your free disposal with the following options:
– Exploration of the huge and green area
– Fun & pleasure with the family by playing table tennis, volleyball, basketball, softball or enjoy the swimming pool
– more activities that are directly bookable at Rancho Baiguate, for example River Rafting, Canyoning or Mountain biking (for children from 12 or 14 and older)
– Walking tour and little hike in the green nature on your own
– Visit more waterfalls (Salto Jimenoa I, Salto Baiguate)
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Rancho Baiguate *** , Room Category “Master“

River Rafting from Jarabacoa in the Cordillera Central

River Rafting from Jarabacoa in the Cordillera Central

Salto Jimenoa, Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Salto Jimenoa, Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Day 6: Jarabacoa

On this day you will go on a guided horseback ride to the waterfall Salto Jimenoa II. The afternoon is at your free disposal where you will have time to relax on the premises of Rancho Baiguate or use the options given on day 5.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Rancho Baiguate ***, Room Category “Master“

Horseback Riding in the Cordillera Central

Horseback Riding in the Cordillera Central

Beautiful panorama in the valley of Jarabacoa

Beautiful panorama in the valley of Jarabacoa

Day 7: Jarabacoa – Las Terrenas

You will be picked up by a private transfer at Rancho Baiguate and taken you to your hotel in Las Terrenas. On the way you will pass by authentic Dominican villages, sugar cane fields and through beautiful landscape. In the afternoon you can enjoy the first of Las Terrenas´ beautiful beaches.
Driving time: 3 hours
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Alisei ****, 2-Bedroom-Apartment for 2 adults + 2 children or 3 adults + 1 child.

The beach of Playa Portillo in Las Terrenas

The beach of El Portillo in Las Terrenas

Boys playing baseball in small grounds of old church in Samana town.

Boys playing baseball in small grounds of old church in Samana town.

Day 8-14 Las Terrenas

Here is where your beach vacation for the remaining days starts! You will have a rental car for 5 days included that gives you the chance to explore the Samaná peninsula, the most beautiful area of the island, on your own. Some highlights for your day program are:
– Tour to the waterfall El Limón incl. horseback or mule riding
– Trip to El Valle for Ziplining or visit the waterfall and the beach
– Los Haitises National Parc, on the way back stop at „Bacardi Island“ Cayo Levantado
– Whale watching from Samaná during the season (January-March)
– Tour to Las Galeras and visiting the beach Playa Rincón, one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches of the Dominican Republic
– Trip to a hidden cave system close by Las Terrenas
Meals: None (breakfast or half board for additional costs)
Accommodation: Hotel Alisei ****, 2-Bedroom-Apartment for 2 adults + 2 children or 3 adults + 1 child.

Stunning Los Haitises National Park

Stunning Los Haitises National Park

Cayo Levantado - Bacardi Island in the Dominican Republic

Cayo Levantado – Bacardi Island in the Dominican Republic

Day 9-13: Las Terrenas

A private transfer will pick you up and bring you back to the airport Las Americás of Santo Domingo, other cities and regions on request.
Driving time: 2 hours
Meals: None (breakfast or half board for additional costs)

The trip includes:

– All accommodations at hotels described in the program (3x Santo Domingo, 3x Jarabacoa, 8x Las Terrenas)
– All meals mentioned in the itinerary as “Meals included”
– All transportation mentioned (private; driver with basic knowledge of English) in air-conditioned minivan including 1 bottle of water per person and per transfer
– City tour with English-speaking tour guide (other languages on request) around the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo
– 4D-cinema in the Zona Colonial with historic background about Santo Domingo
– Butterfly Garden and walking tour around Rancho Baiguate
– 1x horseback ride with Rancho Baiguate to the waterfall Jimenoa II (about 2,5 hours)
– 1x panorama hike (about 2,5 hours) around Jarabacoa
– Welcome drink and informational session at DOMINICAN EXPERT Travel office
– Map of the Dominican Republic with route and destinations clearly marked
– Local mobile phone with unlimited calls to DOMINICAN EXPERT in Santo Domingo (loaner phone, deposit of USD 50.-)
– Travel documentation with useful tips and information about Culture, Country & People
– 5 days car rental with unlimited kilometers and insurance (limited coverage for damages to third person) in Las Terrenas for exploration of the Samaná peninsula on your own

The trip does NOT include:

– Tourism fee USD 10 (Payable at the airport upon arrival)
– Personal expenditure
– Tips
– Flights to/ from Santo Domingo or other airports in the Dominican Republic
– All meals and drinks not included in the program
– Fuel for rented vehicle
– Tolls

Prices per person start from:

  • 1.751 USD with double occupancy
  • 661.81 USD 3rd adult
  • 351 USD child (up to 12 years) when traveling with two paying adults

Prices for larger occupancy on request

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