On his voyage in 1492, Christopher Columbus’ first landfall in the New World was the island of Hispaniola, home to both the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Santiago, the capital of the Dominican Republic, was founded by Bartholomew Columbus, Christopher’s lesser-known brother, who named it La Nueva Isabela in honor of Spain’s Queen Isabella I.
See All Destinations
This luxurious adults-only Cap Cana resort offers stunning ocean views, delicious gourmet dining and plenty of outdoor activities.
Practical information to assist you before and during your trip.