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Dominican Republic: Event calendar for a tropical getaway


13 June, 2023


29 August, 2023

Dominican Republic

Carnival: In this carnival, each area has its own traditional carnival personalities and costumes based on folkloric traditions going back centuries. It celebrates when Dominican Republic became independent from over two decades of Haitian rule. The national closing parade features the best carnival groups from the country’s 31 provinces.

Where: Dominican Republic

When: Annually in February

Cabarete Kite Festival: For seven days and culminating on the weekend, internationally renowned kitesurfers compete and display their incredible skills on the wind-blessed Atlantic Ocean. Kitesurfing fans from around the world fly in for this event that includes numerous events such as workshops and parties.

Where: Cabarete, Dominican Republic

When: Annually in July

Santo Domingo Merengue Festival: This festival attracts the genre’s best talent from around the world, filling the capital with the rhythms of merengue, bachata, bolero, reggaeton, salsa and more.

Where: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

When: Annually in late July and early August

Santo Domingo Restaurant Week: Experience Santo Domingo’s rising gastronomy scene during Restaurant Week. Over a week, you get to restaurant hop and sample set menus at over 60 of the capital’s best restaurants.

Where: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

When: Annually in late September and early October (dates might change from year to year)

Dominican Jazz Festival: Live jazz concerts that showcases Dominican and international jazz artists from around the world. This is the perfect opportunity to explore the north of the country as these concerts are held in different areas. So be ready for hopping from one area to the next, beach hopping by day and relaxing to jazz under the stars at night.

Where: North of Dominican Republic

When: Annually in early November

The perfect getaway in the Dominican Republic:

Punta Minitas 18

From individual private terraces to communal living areas, Punta Minitas 18 captures that tropical spirit. The indoor/outdoor concepts allow the décor to flow, giving you a sense of space and tranquillity that embraces the location's natural beauty. One word sums up Punta Minitas 18, and that's 'spectacular'.

Where: Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

Chez Moi

Chez Moi dials down the décor and creates a minimalist haven in the heart of a tropical paradise. This villa is located in the exclusive Punta Cana Resort, putting at your disposal everything you need for a perfect Caribbean hideaway.

Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Villa Londali

Villa Londali is the perfect choice for a summer break. The sophisticated colour palette of crisp whites and brilliant blues pays homage to the incredible stretch of coastline that lies just outside your door. So just let the gentle sway of palms and rushing sound of the waves lull you into a state of complete tranquillity.

Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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The onefinestay experience

Here at onefinestay, we specialise in bespoke getaways. Whether you’re after relaxation, adventure or simply looking to discover the awe-inspiring beauty of the Dominican Republic, we’ve prepared a selection of exclusive concierge services to ensure that your break is as memorable as it should be. From private chef hire to at-home spa experiences, you’ll be given these options when you book your stay with one of our Travel Advisors. Everything is taken care of before your arrival, so you can simply turn up and unwind!

Tempted by a tropical getaway to Dominican Republic?