Destination guide

Lively Santo Domingo will entice you

Take a holiday to Santo Domingo and enjoy the area's live music, museums and history. Well known for its cafes, shopping and festivals, this relaxing city won't disappoint. National Palace and Parque Colon are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Santo Domingo

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santo Domingo a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Agua Splash Caribe Aquatic Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • National Zoological Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • National Aquarium (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Santo Domingo Country Club (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Santo Domingo

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Santo Domingo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parque Colon (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hostos Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Plaza de la Cultura (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Guibia Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Three Eyes Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Jardin Botanico Nacional (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Santo Domingo

Fly into Santo Domingo (JBQ-La Isabela Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Santo Domingo (SDQ-Las Americas Intl.), which is 14.9 mi (23.9 km) away.

It's easy to get around Santo Domingo by catching a ride on the metro at Coronel Rafael Tomas Fernandez Station, Mauricio Baez Station or Casandra Damiron Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Santo Domingo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 509 holiday rentals around Santo Domingo. From 66 Houses to 19 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Santo Domingo is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santo Domingo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santo Domingo:

  • Lope De Vega: 147 holiday homes
  • Ciudad Nueva: 105 holiday homes
  • Gascue: 139 holiday homes
  • Ensanche Naco: 144 holiday homes
  • Ensanche Independencia: 57 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santo Domingo?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Santo Domingo. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of the Royal Houses: 595 holiday rentals
  • Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto (La Media Naranja): 490 holiday rentals
  • Calle Las Damas: 598 holiday rentals
  • Hostal Nicolás de Ovando: 603 holiday rentals
  • Los Tainos Station: 493 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santo Domingo listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santo Domingo?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 66 Houses in Santo Domingo. Our other popular types of Santo Domingo holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 19 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 386 holiday houses
  • Studios: 365 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santo Domingo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 138 holiday homes with pool available in Santo Domingo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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