Top 5 Ways to Explore the Dominican Republic with Now Resorts & Spas!

This #BeachThursday, we’re dreaming of our next big adventure in paradise! Where’s our next stop? Well, three of our fabulous Now® Resorts & Spas are located in the Dominican Republic—and with so much to do and see on this incredible island, it’s definitely made its way to the top of our travel bucket list.

Read on for our top 5 ways to explore the Dominican Republic with us at Now Resorts!


Now Onyx Punta Cana is the perfect home base for your adventure to the Dominican Republic!

Each of our Punta Cana resorts is surrounded by the natural beauty of the island and countless nearby attractions. Set aside a few hours or a full day to explore this historic area in the Dominican Republic! Our travel desks at Now Garden, Now Larimar and Now Onyx can help you plan an excursion that’s just right for you and your family. Here are a few of our favorites:

1. Saona Island


Take a day trip to Saona Island to view the beautiful flora and fauna during your visit to Now Resorts & Spas in the Dominican Republic.

Saona Island, the most popular excursion in the Dominican Republic, is located in the National Park of the East with incredible turquoise water, enormous starfish and limestone cliffs.

2. Cocotal Golf Course


Fore! A day of golf is definitely in order during your stay at Now Resorts in the Dominican Republic, with world famous courses located nearby.

Once a coconut plantation, the six-time Spanish Champion, Jose “Pepe” Gancedo, designed two courses featuring strategically-placed trees, mounds and gently rolling terrain with well-defined fairways and greens.

3. Scape Park 

scape park

Head to Cap Cana for tons of aquatic activities just a short trip away from Now Resorts & Spas in Punta Cana.

A natural theme park located inside the Cap Cana community with cenotes, caves, caverns, aquatic activities, zip lining, and indigenous flora and fauna.

4. Santo Domingo 


A day of culture in Santo Domingo is a perfect excursion for the whole family on your vacation to Now Resorts & Spas!

Santo Domingo, the country’s capital, is where the settlement of all the Americas began! Explore the cobblestone streets that wind through the Spanish colonial architecture, nightlife, shopping, dining and cultural points.
5. La Romana

Amazing snorkeling and diving are easily accessible from Bayahibe! Our Now Resorts & Spas travel desk can help you make your plans.

Once a sleepy town surrounded by sugarcane fields, La Romana draws a jet-set crowd to Playa Bayahibe and Playa Dominicus on the DR’s southeast coast. From the docks of Bayahibe, grab a boat to the offshore reef system with some of the islands’ best diving and snorkeling.
Ready to hop on the plane? We can’t wait to help you experience the Dominican Republic — click here for even more tips and tricks for your visit! And don’t forget to visit our special offers page. With our latest Wanderlust promotion, you can save up to 40% on your Now Resorts getaway!

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