Where to Stay in the Dominican Republic for Every Budget; Lara Grant; Oyster.com
Promising gorgeous stretches of white sand, sunny and warm weather throughout the year, and reasonable rates, the Dominican Republic is a popular beach getaway for travelers from several countries — the most common being the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Flights are convenient (just over two hours from Miami), and locals are generally warm and friendly to tourists, although petty theft is common. There’s a lot to love about this Caribbean destination, from the widespread merengue and bachata music playing in clubs, to the colonial history and architecture that dominate its capital. In order to help you experience the country for yourself, we’ve rounded up the top destinations within the D.R., and picked a place to stay for every budget — whether you want a cheap but charming boutique or full-on luxury resort.