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Golf

Actually there are 15 golf courses on the island, some more are planned or being processed.
Homepage: Golf Guide for Dominican Republic.

Place Where Description Whole Status
Playa Dorada Golf Course close to Puerto Plata Par 72, flat but demanding champion course By Robert Trent Jones 18 semi private
Camp. de Golf los Mangitos Costambar, P.Plata trainings course 9 private
Sosua Mini Golf Sosua small course 10 public
Sto. Domingo Country Club Sto. Domingo Par 72, 6003 m, good taken care of green, lagoon, surprising doglegs 18 private
San Andres Country Club 30km from Sto. Domingo Par 36, 3.363 m, easy, nice site 9 semi private
Cayacoa Golf City 10km from Sto. Domingo Par 72, 3202 m, rural ambiance, many water obstacles By Pete Dye 9 semi private
La Romana Country Club La Romana,

Casa de Campo

Par 72, 6.575 m, Millionairs Club, best taken care of Course, carpet fairways, only for VIPs, no weekends 18 private
The Links La Romana, Casa de Campo Par 72, demanding Links Course, by Pete Dye 2 big lakes, several monster bunkers, hardly readable green 18 public
Teeth of the Dog La Romana,

Casa de Campo

Par 72, 6.298 m, I built eleven holes, God seven,- said Pete Dye referring to his masterpiece. US-Golf Magazine – score 27 of Top 100. 18 public
Juan Dolio Golf Center Juan Dolio 200 yards training course public
Costa Azul Golfclub near Cabarete Trainings course 9 public
Bavaro Golf Club Higuey Par 71, 6.136 m, the most difficult and most beautiful Course on the island, many natural obstacles 18 semi private
Bonao Golf Club Sto. Domingo Par 72, 1241 m, hilly, tropic vegetation, short run up, by Robert Trent Jones 9 private
Las Aromas Country Club Santiago Par 72, 5.487 m, cunning doglegs, natural obstacles Breathtaking panoramic sight 18 semi private
Lomo de Chivo

Country Club

Samana Par 72, 634 m, cosy tropical garden, hilly, one of the Country Club shortest Courses in the world 9 public
Playa Grande close to Rio San Juan Par 72, 5410 m, on rock coast with fantastic ocean view, by Robert Trent Jones 18 public

Deep sea fishing

Bases for diving are to be found in following sites Bavaro Beach, Bayahibe, Boca Chica, Juan Dolio, La Romana and Punta Cana south of the island. Puerto Plata, Sosua, Luperon, El Portillo, Las Terrenas and Samana north of island.

Instructions are according to PADI or DIWA rules and regulations. Diving excursions by boat are 35 US $ to 45 US $ per capita.

Scuba diving

Bases for diving are to be found in following sites Bavaro Beach, Bayahibe, Boca Chica, Juan Dolio, La Romana and Punta Cana south of the island. Puerto Plata, Sosua, Luperon, El Portillo, Las Terrenas and Samana north of island.

Instructions are according to PADI or DIWA rules and regulations. Diving excursions by boat are 35 US $ to 45 US $ per capita.

Windsurfing

Cabarete, 10 km east of Sosua is the Eldorado of the wind surfers. Annually there are international competitions and regattas. More than 10 surfing schools offer their services equipped with first class material.

Horseback riding

Nearly everywhere you have the possibility to hire a good horse. Most of the bigger Hotels offer excursions on horseback. At the Perla Antillana hippodrome in Santo Domingo you can enjoy the excitement of horse racing on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays.

Biking

Many Hotels provide bicycles for their guests. In Cabarete there are organized cross tours to the hills nearby. The Happy Surf club in Cabarete is equipped with first class material for the cross tours.

Wandering

Jarabacoa has become the center of mountain tourism in the central cordillera. In these mountains are the most beautiful trails to be found, leading you up through pine forests along little rivers and waterfalls. Mountaineering is possible up to the 3000 meter tops of the hills. A guide is advisable.

More info at DR Pure – Eco and Adventure Tourism

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