This true tourist paradise is known for its miles of fine sand lined with palm trees and for its beautiful Spanish style architecture. The mild temperatures and warm waters of the Caribbean Sea are also good reasons to visit the Dominican Republic. The country also has a rich history that will fascinate the most curious. Finally, golf lovers will also find something to their liking. Many all-inclusive resorts offer golf courses to their guests. Would you like to alternate between the greens and swimming?


The official currency of the country is the Dominican Peso (DOP). US dollars and credit and debit cards are also accepted in tourist centers. Do not forget to give the dates of your stay in the Dominican Republic to your bank if you plan to use your cards at your destination.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends to consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations against the following diseases: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and cholera. Please note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required to fly from Canada and to cross the United States border.


Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your arrival in the Dominican Republic.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 27 °C 24 °C 70 mm
February 27 °C 24 °C 66 mm
March 27 °C 25 °C 64 mm
April 29 °C 27 °C 89 mm
May 29 °C 28 °C 196 mm
June 31 °C 29 °C 135 mm
July 31 °C 29 °C 154 mm
August 31 °C 29 °C 170 mm
September 31 °C 29 °C 136 mm
October 30 °C 29 °C 115 mm
November 29 °C 26 °C 147 mm
December 27 °C 24 °C 77 mm


The official language of the Dominican Republic is Spanish, but in the tourist areas, most people can also communicate with you in English. Before you leave, learn a few words and phrases in the local language. You’ll impress the locals!


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