We visited the D.R. once and stayed at a large all inclusive hotel in Punta Cana. I can honestly say that we did not enjoy the experience. It was packed to capacity with revellers who's sole ambition was to eat and drink as much as possible.
It did not feel like we were in Dominican Repulic, we could have been anywhere in the world. There were lots of activities such as volleyball but we did not travel all the way there to play volleyball with drunken tourists.
The only part of the island which we saw was when we went on organised trips and that was from the comfort of a coach.
We would like to return and explore the island, in particular the lovely East cost and pretty beaches, we fell we would like our money to be spent on Dominicans and not on some large corporation based in the USA or Canada.
Can anyone recommend some small guests houses, apartments or bungalows that are friendly not too expensive and close to some beaches.
Your help would be most appreciated.
Happy Travels to all,
Gary.Edited: 16 March 2014, 15:38