Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
Las Terrenas is no longer the sleepy little fishing village it used to be, it is now one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Dominican Republic and it is easy to see why. There are shops, bars and restaurants a plenty as well as a vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches for restful days. There are also many water sports activities available. A great resort for families and couples.
Blessed with year round delightful weather, the once quiet fishing village is now one of the most cosmopolitan destinations for holidaymakers to the Dominican Republic.
The stunning white sandy beaches stretch for miles so you can always find a quiet spot to sit back and relax in the glorious sunshine or take a dip in the warm crystal clear sea.
There is a wide choice of accommodation also available for all budget ranges, whether it's a all inclusive hotel, self catering apartments or a luxury villa, there is something for everyone.
There's no shortage of entertainment, with a great choice of shops, bars and restaurants which offer superb local cuisine as well as international menus such as Italian and French. Music and dancing are a big part of the night life, so make sure you pack your dancing shoes and get ready to Salsa!
Things to Do
Visitors should visit the Los Haitises National Park which is a nature park which is only accessible by boat and offers rock formations in the cave system and the hikes offer an insight into the bird and fauna life.
The Samana Peninsula is the ideal spot for whale watching (January through March).
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