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The Player’s Paradise

With new courses and resorts opening up, golf in the Dominican Republic just keeps getting better

The Dominican Republic, the New Gold Coast

Forget the days of package tours and all-inclusives. With the recent opening of some very sophisticated hotels, the Dominican Republic is trying to compete with the Caribbean's most luxurious destinations.

Dominican Republic’s Best Small Hotels

On the Dominican Republic’s Samaná Peninsula, small hotels are making a big splash.

Dominican Republic New Course Design

The new course at Roco Ki was full of surprises from the start

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When to Go - Even in deepest February, in the dead of night, the temperature rarely gets below the mid sixties. Hurricane season is in August and September, and there's a fair amount of rain in the months on either side, especially in the north, but storms tend to come in bursts and are followed by sunshine. Generally, the mercury lingers in the sunny mid eighties.

Getting There - The three main international airports—Las Americas (Santo Domingo), Gregorio Luperón (Puerto Plata), and Puntacana—are all served by direct flights from North America.