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Sailing and fishing in boca chica

Boca Chica is the prime sailing destination for the south of the Dominican Republic. It is home to the Santo Domingo Yacht Club, with its Sailing School that is open to the general public. Calling ahead is recommended to reserve lessons with the instructors since this is a private club. World-class instruction is available all […]

catuán wreck

The Catuán sunk on December 12, 2006, down to a depth of about 18 meters (60 feet). The 33-meter (108-foot) tugboat developed into a beautiful marine habitat of coral gardens and large schools of small tropical fish, making it a great spot for advanced divers to explore.

parque nacional submarino la caleta

La Caleta Underwater National Park, one of the first in the region, is a popular dive site located close to Santo Domingo. It’s known for its multiple shipwrecks, but also for its abundant marine life ready to be explored by all levels of divers, from beginner to advanced. Depths go from six meters (20 feet) […]

Playa boca chica

Because of its proximity to Santo Domingo, Boca Chica is considered the capital’s main beach. Stretching a near mile long with brilliant, white sand, this bustling stretch is well protected by a large coral reef, and its shallow turquoise waters—not more than four feet in depth, and often compared to a giant natural pool—make it […]