Where to stay around Dominican Republic?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 6,683 vacation rentals near Dominican Republic. From 2,315 Condos/Apartments to 1,595 Studios, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Dominican Republic area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Dominican Republic?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dominican Republic. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Punta Cana: 1,810 vacation rentals
  • Puerto Plata: 1,826 vacation rentals
  • Sosúa: 1,283 vacation rentals
  • Casa de Campo: 387 vacation rentals
  • Las Terrenas: 594 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Dominican Republic! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Dominican Republic?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dominican Republic:

  • Punta Cana: 1,810 rentals
  • Puerto Plata: 1,826 rentals
  • Sosúa: 1,283 rentals
  • Las Terrenas: 594 rentals
  • Cabarete: 1,050 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Dominican Republic?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Dominican Republic are:

  • Las Americas International Airport (SDQ): 639 vacation rentals
  • Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): 1,673 vacation rentals
  • Cibao International Airport (STI): 86 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Dominican Republic?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Dominican Republic. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sosua Beach: 1,729 rentals
  • La Iglesia Beach: 578 rentals
  • Dolphin Island: 1,801 rentals
  • Coson Beach: 612 rentals
  • Cofresi Beach: 1,382 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dominican Republic listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Dancing and swimming in the Dominican Republic

The emerald-green Dominican Republic was once the haunt of pirates and hooligans, but now it is a tropical paradise of palm-lined, white-sand beaches, calm, turquoise waters, with a vibrant rural culture of farms and fishing villages. The majestic sight of migrating whales can be seen off the coast of the Dominican Republic. In the same waters, you can swim with playful dolphins, languid turtles and slow-moving West Indian manatees. Dominican Republic vacation rentals are welcoming home bases for exploring this beautiful country. From them, you can hike, swim and experience the dance, food and music of this island nation.

Mangroves and zip lines in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is not only a gorgeous place to visit, with its pristine beaches, charming rural villages and lively town centers, but it also offers a vast array of exciting outdoor activities. You can fly through the treetops of the rainforest on a thrilling zip line or take off-road adventures by jeep into wild jungle and remote beaches. The mangroves and wetlands of the country are impressive from a distance, but, when viewed from a kayak or small boat, they're downright spectacular. Dominican Republic vacation rentals are close to fun bars with live music and historic 16th-century colonial buildings.

Luxury tours and deep-sea fishing in the Dominican Republic

With so much water around the Dominican Republic, water activities are a definite must while visiting this tropical country. Fishermen will love a deep-sea fishing adventure, while the whole family will enjoy tours spent looking for sleek dolphins and bewhiskered sea lions. Dominican Republic vacation rentals are lovely to return home to after a Seaquarium Underwater Exploration & Snorkeling Excursion. Children will have a fabulous time as you board a luxury catamaran, don exploration gear and head underwater to see elegant stingrays, friendly sharks, vivid coral reefs and even the old wreck of a submarine.

Tropical heat and mountain cool in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic enjoys the tropical climate shared by its neighbors in the Caribbean Sea. The country is hot all year long, with temperatures ranging from mid to high 80s, with occasional climbs to 90 degrees during summer. The rainy season is limited to the southern and eastern coasts, and runs from late April to October. The northern coast is rainy all year, with a light decrease from June through September. Mountainous regions are cooler, with summer daytime temperatures in the high 70s and winter in the low 70s. The best time to travel here is from December through April.

Highlands and dolphins in the Dominican Republic

North of Venezuela, the Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with its western neighbor, Haiti. Southeast of Florida, the small country faces the Caribbean Sea to the south, and the North Atlantic Ocean to the north. A tropical nation, its landscape comprises highlands, savannah and rainforest, and the Caribbean's tallest Mountain, Pico Duarte. The Dominican Republic abounds with wildlife, from dwarf geckos and tiny tree frogs to massive boa constrictors and American crocodiles. Treetops are home to ashy-faced owls, West Indian whistling ducks and broad-billed todies, while the water is home to graceful wild dolphins and majestic humpback whales.