With its affordable prices and burgeoning influx of luxury resorts and world-class amenities, the Dominican Republic has quickly become one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean over the past few years. Punta Cana is packed with fun activities both on and off its beaches, including diving, beachcombing, horseback riding and Manati Park. La Romana offers golf, tennis, horseback riding and sightseeing at Altos de Chavon, a replica of a 16th-century Spanish village. As the oldest city in the New World, Santo Domingo is rich in history. The city claims the oldest cathedral in the New World as well as the oldest house, street, hospital and university. Puerto Plata, on the country's northern coast, is a favorite among surfers for its challenging waves and breaks.
The hotels and resorts on this page have been divided into two groups. Immediately below are the all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, where lodging, meals, activities and more are rolled into one price. Traditional hotels and resorts are listed second.