capital city, vibrant nightlife, fashionable shopping, superb dining, culture
and history. Starting point for the Spanish colonization of the Americas, city
of parks and sports, beauty and health parlors, art and meetings…
The capital city of the Dominican Republic, Santo
Domingo is the most active metropolis in the entire
Caribbean. Where business and government deals
happen, the city is constantly evolving to cater
to thousands that are attracted by its contrasting
modern lifestyle. The city is known for its vibrant
nightlife, fashionable shopping and superb dining.
The city’s skyline has changed as dozens of new skyscrapers
now peak out to the Caribbean Sea or look over the sprawling
neighborhoods. This is a city that celebrates culture, with
continuing showing of Dominican and international
performances booked for its many venues. Santo Domingo
(also known as the National District) has a population of one
million, while another two million live in the environs of the
province of Santo Domingo.
Las Américas International Airport is the city’s principal port of
entry. It is located on the outskirts of the city, some 20 minutes
east of the historical colonial district and 10 minutes from the
popular beach town of Boca Chica.
This airport offers scheduled service by:
United States: American Airlines (New York, Miami, Boston),
Delta Airlines (New York, Atlanta), Continental Airlines (Newark),
Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale), US Airways (Philadelphia).
Caribbean: American Eagle, Caribbean Sun Airlines (San Juan,
Puerto Rico), American Eagle and Liat (Antigua), American Eagle (Saint Martin), Acerca Airlines (Caracas), Aeropostal Airlines (Curaçao, Caracas), Air Caraibes (Pont-a-Pitre, Fort de France), Cubana de Aviación (Havana), AeroCaribbean (Santiago de Cuba).