Guide to Family Vacations in Dominican Republic

Family Vacations in Dominican Republic


See our list below of Recommended Family Resorts in the Dominican Republic

You may be forgiven for thinking that a family vacations in Dominican Republic will offer no more than a chance to spend a week or two lounging on a perfect white sandy beach looking up at beautiful skies and listening to waves gently caressing the shore.

This is what the brochures promote, and unless the entire family feels that this is how it wants to spend its vacation together, then you could easily overlook it and choose one of the other islands instead. Before you move on however, take another look at the Dominican Republic, there’s a lot more for a family beach vacation than at first meets the eye!

The temperature throughout the year averages between 28 and 31 degrees – although it can be cooler up in the mountain areas. There is humidity but breezes from the sea help to keep this from being too unbearable. The island’s rainy season usually lasts from May to October,with August and September also being the months that hurricanes are possible.

There are two “peak” tourist seasons to watch out for on the Dominican Republic, the first is between December and February, and the second between July and August. This means that if you can manage to book your family vacations in Dominican Republic sometime in March/April, you are likely to miss the both the main tourist groups, and the bad weather, and maybe even get yourself a “between season” bargain at the same time! Watch out for late Easter however as the week prior to Easter is known as Semana Santa and an extremely busy time for the island.

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With a population of over 2.2 million, the capital city of Santo Domingo is a large vibrant urban area. The country hosts a number of “firsts” for the so called new world, including the first hospital (the ruins of which you can find at Ruinas del Hospital San Nicolas de Bari located near Las Mercedes) and the first monastery (Monasterio de San Francisco).

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If your family vacations in Dominican Republic include smaller children then don’t miss the Museo Infantil Trampolin which is an interactive natural history museum with guides on hand to answer your child’s questions. The Acuraio Nacional is an aquarium that grown-ups may not find so impressive, but children will love the underwater walkway.

Of course the best way to see sea-life is in its natural environment so make sure you take advantage of a whale watching tour during your Caribbean family vacation in Dominican Republic – that’s one experience you’ll all talk about for years to come!

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Our Recommended Top Family Resorts in Dominican Republic

Azzurro Club Estrella

Bahia Principe San Juan

Barcelo Bavaro Caribe Beach

Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe

Barcelo Capella

Barcelo Dominican Beach

Bavaro Princess All Suite Resort

Barcelo Talanquera Beach

Be Live Canoa Beach Resort & Spa

Casa de Campo

Dreams La Romana

Gran Bahia Principe La Romana

Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus

Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort And Spa

Grand Paradise Playa Dorada

Puerto Plata Village

Viva Wyndham Dominicus

Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace

Viva Wyndham Tangerine

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Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach – All Inclusive Family Resort

Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach

Located near the charming fishing village of Bayahibe, the Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach is an all inclusive resort in the stunning Dominican Republic. Featuring over 500 guestrooms and bungalows and a slew of both indoor and outdoor Caribbean-inspired activities, the all inclusive resort is perfect for family vacations.

At the Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach, there’s always something to see, play, eat or drink and everything you and your family do there is included in your all inclusive package.

Start off the day with breakfast on the beach at La Terraza, where guests can look forward to a international buffet-style meal every morning.

Spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying water sports as a family, lounging on the beach, splashing in one of the all inclusive resort’s three beachfront fresh-water pools (two with kids’ areas), or learn to scuba dive at the Viva Wyndham Diving Center.

When parents want to enjoy adult activities, like romantic horseback riding on the beach, indulging in spa treatments,or deep sea fishing in the Caribbean, children can still have fun through the Viva Wyndham

Kid’s Retreat (for children ages 4 to 12) or the Junior Club (for teens ages 12 to 16). Here, children can make the most of their family vacation by interacting with other kids, playing fun games, enjoying Caribbean activities and beyond.

A babysitting service is also available upon request, which is ideal for those grown-up date night outs.


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