Dominican Republic

Whether you envision a lavish wedding for all of your family and friends or a more intimate celebration with your closed loved ones, there are plenty of locations which to choose from. Beach weddings are popular among couples; many also opt to exchange vows in gardens or at a location overlooking the ocean.

The Dominican Republic offers a number of hotels and resorts to meet anyone’s tastes. Whether you’re looking for privacy and seclusion or activities and an active nightlife, there are plenty of resorts from which to choose from.

In addition to the stunning landscape and romantic atmosphere, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy, regardless of your interests. All of the regions in the Dominican Republic are beautiful and diverse, offering fabulous activities and attractions. The Dominican Republic has a strong sense of culture and tradition no matter what region you visit. Whether you want to taste the incredible cuisine, meet the locals, snorkel or explore the country’s landscape, there’s plenty to see and do.

Juan Dolio

Exchange vows overlooking the tranquil ocean waters or simply say “I do” on the soft, white-sand beach. There are plenty of options from which to choose, whether you choose to have a lovely garden ceremony or something casual on the beach. There are plenty of activities and attractions to keep you and your guests busy. The charming seaside town of Juan Dolio is in close distance to the tourist attractions in La Romana and Santo Domingo, making it the perfect destination for those who want to experience exciting activities and nightlife. Whether you’re looking for the perfect romantic getaway or a stunning location for your destination wedding, Juan Dolio has much to offer those of all ages.

La Romana

Exchange vows on a soft, white sand beach or opt to say “I do” in a gazebo or botanical garden. Whichever location you choose, your wedding in La Romana is bound to be unforgettable. There is plenty for your guests to see and do from snorkeling, lying out at the beach, exploring the city or golfing. Teeth of the Dog, which is located in La Romana is the number one golf course in the Caribbean and one of the top 100 in the world. La Romana is surrounded by coral reefs and is a snorkeling and diving haven for couples. The region is also home to the West Indian manatees which are often found in Samana Bay. Whether you’re looking for a breathtakingly beautiful wedding destination or a romantic couples’ escape, La Romana has much to offer.

Puerto Plata

Discovered in the 1490’s by Christopher Columbus, this natural port is said to have gained its name, “Puerto Plata,” which means port of silver, from its silvery, mist-like appearance. Exchange vows on one of Puerto Plata’s sugar sand beaches or have an intimate ceremony surrounded by gorgeous flora. Whether you want to have a simple ceremony or something more lavish, there are plenty of venues to consider. There are plenty of activities and attractions including Mount Isabel de Torres complete with gondola like cable cars that allow you to travel to the top of the peak. The mountain is home to a 35-acre botanical garden that houses some of the most exquisite orchards. The waters are perfect for snorkeling, fishing and scuba diving. On land you’ll find a variety of museums and shopping centers worth exploring. If you’re looking for a destination with scenic views, stunning surroundings and plenty to do, then Puerto Plata is the perfect location for you.

Punta Cana

Say your vows underneath palms overlooking turquoise-blue waters or opt to have a garden ceremony. The atmosphere and breathtaking views make Punta Cana the perfect place for a memorable destination wedding. Punta Cana is known for its stunning beaches, romantic atmosphere and incredible golf courses. At night there’s plenty to keep you busy from high-end restaurants and local eateries to swanky bars and clubs. Whether you want to be adventurous or relax and unwind during your stay, there’s plenty to see and do. If you’re looking for a tropical paradise, then Punta Cana is the perfect place for your next getaway.


The Samana Peninsula is considered by many to be the most beautiful part of the Dominican Republic. This area has everything from beautiful white sand beaches, mountains, stunning coral reefs and even tropical rain forests. Exchange vows on one of Samana’s stunning white sand beaches or in a National Park. Samana is less populated and developed than the Dominican Republic’s more popular tourist destinations; it has upscale hotels, restaurants and shops as well as a number of activities for visitors to enjoy. Visit Los Haitises National Park to see incredible sites, such as cave art and mangrove swamps. While Samana has resorts, restaurants and activities, it also boasts a tranquil atmosphere, natural beauty and pristine beaches, making it the perfect destination for those seeking relaxation.

Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo serves as the Caribbean’s most diverse destination with just over three million people. Contemporary hotels sit on ancient cobblestone streets and hip restaurants sit next to street vendors serving traditional Dominican fare. Cobblestone streets and colonial touches make this destination the perfect spot for your destination wedding. Exchange vows at a colonial church, in a garden or on the beach. After the wedding explore the museums, see the Folkloric Ballet’s performance and try the cuisine. Go golfing, shopping or take a trip to the Botanical Gardens or National Zoo. Whether you want to explore or take advantage of the tours and activities this colonial city has to offer, there’s something for everyone in Santo Domingo.

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