Posted by: Anni Orekh | October 19, 2011

Real Estate & Lifestyle in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic, that grand island of mystery, is also a land of timeless beauty, an eco-paradise, the land that time forgot and an other-worldly sort of travel experience as one feels as though they are stuck in a time warp…but certainly a most enchanting one.   The  second largest Caribbean island, DR is all you can dream of and a much more.

 The geography of the Dominican Republic is greatly diverse, ranging from arid semi-desert plains, to lush valleys, to tropical rain forests with 27 different climatic zones; resulting in a wide variety of incredibly beautiful vegetation. The topography of the Dominican Republic consists of a diverse range of highland and lowland areas, offshore islands, rivers and lakes, all of which contribute in some way or another to the varied beauty of the country and the adventure travel options to explore. Most visitors come for its magnificent gold or white sand beaches of the country’s 1633 kilometers of coastline. But the interior of the country has an amazing amount to offer the visitor as well. There are five mountain ranges that run through the country. The Cordillera Central, the runs through the center of the country, is the highest mountain range on the island, and includes Pico Duarte, the highest mountain in the Caribbean, at 3087 meters (10,128 feet).

The Dominican Republic is divided into 30 provinces. The capital city, Santo Domingo, is the oldest city in the Caribbean and the New World. Other major cities include Santiago de los Trenta Caballeros (Santiago), La Vega, San Francisco de Macorís, San Cristóbal, San Pedro de Macorís, La Romana, Puerto Plata and San Juan de la Maguana.

Pulsating with sensual music, endless sandy beaches, captivating culture, old-age architecture, welcoming locals, and delicious food it is the sort of time warp experience you’ll never want to leave. This is the second largest of the Caribbean islands, about the same size as the combined area of the US states of Vermont and New Hampshire .  It lies to the west of the Greater Antilles group and about a quarter of its terrain is mountainous.  DR consists of the main island, Saona island and about 4,195 Cayes, commonly known as Cayos.  DR is about 180 kilometers  from the Bahamas and 1400 kilometers from Florida. It’ 13,000,000 inhabitants predominantly speak Spanish.

Real Estate Values in DR and primarily in these Atlantic Coast Beach areas has been appreciating very steadily, and as interest and growth increases so to do the real estate values.

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