This is a comprehensive guide to the diverse Caribbean destination of the Dominican Republic. It includes a full-colour section introducing the highights of the Dominican Republic, as well as in-depth coverage of all the attractions, from colonial Santo Domingo to the sandy playgrounds that line the coasts.
There are also discerning reviews of places to stay and eat, from beachside shacks to glitzy all-inclusive resorts. The author provides expert advice on ecotourism and adventure opportunities such as whale watching on the Samana Peninsula and hiking in the Cordillera Central.
Insightful background on Dominican history, music, sport and wildlife is provided.