Recreation

 

One of the biggest reasons to move to the Dominican Republic is for the outdoor activities, sports, art, and culture.  Whether you prefer to relax on the beach, explore ancient caves, sail the open seas, admire up-and-coming contemporary artists, or take historical tours, there are activities for every pace of life in the Dominican Republic.  

The Outdoors

The Dominican Republic is a natural playground with a mix of beaches, forests, mountain ranges, caves, and waterfalls to explore. When people think of the Caribbean, they immediately think of crystal blue waters, sandy beaches, vibrant greenery, and bright, colorful vegetation but what is often overlooked are the other existing terrains. The Dominican Republic is home to the tallest mountain peak in the Caribbean, Pico Duarte, undeveloped waterfalls, rural caves, and hidden lagoons waiting to be discovered. If outdoor adventures get your heart racing, there is no shortage of them on the island.  

Sports

While relaxing on the beach clears the head and nourishes the soul, action, and adrenaline get the blood pumping! There are a variety of sports activities to participate in across the island whether on land or at sea.  On land, baseball is the leading champion, being immensely popular with many MLB players coming from the country. Basketball is another favorite sport as well as soccer. Venturing into the sea, many locals enjoy sailing, kite surfing, scuba diving, surfing, paddle boarding, and the list goes on. There is no shortage of water sports in the Dominican Republic, allowing you to maximize your fun in the sun.  

If you are a golf player you will find more than 20 golf courses. if you are willing to play on one of the PGA golf courses from the Dominican Republic you should go to FEDO Golf and receive great discounts.

Art & Culture

Interested in learning more about the history of the Dominican Republic and its people? There are many tours, especially in larger cities, that showcase preserved buildings and landmarks from the colonial era. There are museums, factory tours, and parks to explore that give a sense of the culture and the country’s development since its discovery in the late 1400’s.  

Art and cinema have recently taken off in the Dominican Republic with more recognition and funding. There are galleries to explore, events to attend, and classes to take for aspiring artists, professionals, or rookies. There are even two Parsons School of Design affiliate schools, The Chavón School of Design, located in Santo Domingo and La Romana.  If art is your speed, the Dominican Republic is catching up and has opportunities to get involved in the growth. 

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