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Facts About Domincan Republic!

  • World's #1 organic cocoa exporter

    The Dominican Republic is very proud of its cocoa, which is one of its main agricultural exports. The country is ranked as one of the world's top ten large-scale exporters of cocoa because of its high quality organic and traditional cocoa. Cocoa, an indigenous product of the Americas, has been an important product throughout the country's history.

  • A golfer's destination

    Punta Cana is the land of rest and relaxation. This was the first golf course in the entire Punta Cana tourist region. The course was originally designed in 1991 by Juan Manuel Gordillo around lakes and redone in 2010 by P.B. Dye, the son of Pete and Alice Dye of Teeth of the Dog fame. It has 25 inland lakes that meet players at 17 of the 18 holes.

  • Adventure and ecotourism destination in the Caribbean

    Surrounded by sea and ocean, crisscrossed by rivers and lakes, covered in rain and dry forest and a central spine of high-rising mountains, the country's sheer diversity makes all the difference. The tropical climate lends itself to outdoor activity all year round. The Dominican Republic has the highest and lowest points above and below sea level in the region.

  • Leading gaming destination in the Caribbean

    The larger hotels usually offer gambling as another attraction. If you are interested in gambling, consider traveling to Punta Cana where there are 18 casinos, most located in the resorts. Santo Domingo is also a top spot for gambling and has 12 casinos.

  • Cigar capital of the world

    Santiago is the cigar capital, with the largest production of smokes at the many factories. In February every year, the ProCigar Festival is held with organized visits to cigar factories and tobacco field tours to companies operations. Cigars can be sampled and purchased. Premium cigar smoking is guarant.