Dominican Republic Travel & Vacations are vibrant and full of endless charms. Occupying the eastern portion of the lush island of Hispaniola, Dominican Republic Travel brings the island’s admirers back time and again. The flawless beaches and sparkling cobalt waters are nature’s gift to the Dominican Republic’s visitors. There is plenty to explore on this charismatic island, where old world flavors and long-standing colonial traditions rest side by side with the contemporary rhythms of the Caribbean.
Dominican Republic Vacation Trip FAQ’s
- What is the Climate Like in the Dominican Republic?
Because of its location in the Caribbean tropics, weather conditions of the Dominican Republic are excellent year-round. During the summer, the temperature can range from 90 F (32 C) at midday to 70 F (23 C) in the morning. Temperatures hover around 65 F (19 C) in the winter. In the high mountainous areas of Jarabacoa and Constanza, the weather is cooler and has been registered as low as 41 F (5 C). Because of climate change it is no longer possible to delineate a specific rainy period. It can rain at any time of year, but usually just for short periods in the afternoon and evening. The warmest months are June, July, August and September.
The Dominican people like to dress elegantly, comfortably at the cutting edge of fashion, and they love to wear en vogue pieces. Depending on the occasion, the time and the place, they tend to dress either casually or formally. As for the type of clothing to wear around the hotels and resorts, light clothing such as shirts, t-shirts, shorts, swimwear and loose and fresh dresses, among others, are suitable.
In the months of December and January when the nights are cooler, you may need a light jacket or coat, as the temperature drops quite a bit at night and into the early hours of the morning.
Citizens and residents of the United States, Canada and the majority of European countries can come enter the country with a tourist card, the cost of which is US$10.00 at the port of entry and is valid for 30 days.
- I Am Getting Married in the Dominican Republic, What Will I Need?
Once you have chosen the Dominican Republic to celebrate your wedding before a justice of the peace, remember that you must bring the following documents:
1. Photocopies of your passports.
2. Photocopies of your birth certificates.
3. Sworn statement that you are unmarried.
4. In the event that either of the spouses is divorced, a copy of the divorce decree must be submitted.
5. Two adult witnesses with valid passports.
6. All these documents must be legalized by the Dominican Consulate in the country of residence
and translated into Spanish.