Santo Domingo, capital of Dominican Republic is a treasure located in the heart of the Caribbean, a cosmopolitan city with an intriguing history, full of fascinating cultural and gastronomic findings that offer its visitors a wide list of tourist attractions to discover. Its combination of antique elements with modern lifestyle, makes the Colonial Zone one of the most interesting places to visit, where a festival of flavors takes place in the most sophisticated and exquisite restaurants. The best tourist attractions is its stunning colonial architecture like the first street of America “Las Damas”, first cathedral “Santa Maria La Menor”, first university “Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo” and also the first hospital in the continent, among others.
Enjoy your Santo Domingo vacation by visiting The Columbus lighthouse, another interesting finding in this adventurous city, where a cross made of light beams honors the renowned explorer. You can also make a personal encounter with nature, visiting the National Botanical Garden; in this sanctuary animals and more than 130,000 different species of plants live in perfect harmony, surrounded by roads and trails that lead you through this spectacular place.
The vibrant city center offers the best shopping options with all the international luxury brands one can think of. In this district of the Dominican Republic, important companies are strongly established and the biggest commercial and financial activities of the country take place, where our Marriott Hotels meeting facilities offer the perfect place to host your business needs. Whether for business or pleasure, Santo Domingo is ideal for all types of travelers, with beautiful beaches just 35 minutes away from the city, and where the Caribbean weather comes alive and tourists explore deep blue waters.