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Santo Domingo

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Santo Domingo

Hi Guys just a quick question. Whats the recommended amount of time to stay in Santo Domingo (i know this is all relative) but we are looking at spending about 6 days. Are there nice beaches accessible to SD?

we are a couple in our early 30s that like cafe's walking around, maybe a day or two at the beach and nice restaurants.

Cheers

Col

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1. Re: Santo Domingo

No decent beaches in SD. 6 days way too many. 2 nights to see the Colonial Zone and the sights is plenty. SD is a big city not a beachy place.

Best bet would be to spend a few days in SD then head to Las Terenas or Bayahibe for the beach part.

Nearest tourist beach to SD is Boca Chica which is crime and rip off ridden.

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Cheers RV are these places far from Santo Domingo ? we will be flying in & out of SD

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3. Re: Santo Domingo

LT is a 2 hour + bus ride from SD. On the return trip the bus stops near SDQ. Very European flavor to LT, great beaches, falls, cafes, much to do.

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4. Re: Santo Domingo

So you can get public transport to LT? Any indication of costs from SD?

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5. Re: Santo Domingo

Cheap, like 300 or 350 RD

…las-terrenas-live.com/las-terrenas/transpor…

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6. Re: Santo Domingo

Some more info:

http://dr1.com/travel/samanaguide.pdf

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7. Re: Santo Domingo

Super :) I was looking at rome2rio.com and they were giving me a price of 150 USD!!

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8. Re: Santo Domingo

Most decent beach near SD would be Juan Dolio but indeed Samana is a lot nicer!

Bayahibe could also be an option or even Punta Cana.

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9. Re: Santo Domingo

its looking like Las Terenas :)

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10. Re: Santo Domingo

So, the bus to LT is 350 RD which is about 7USD

Transfer are 150-200 USD

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