Gay Santo Domingo
The oldest European-founded city in the Americas, Santo Domingo is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic. With upscale restaurants, high rise condos and office towers lining the streets, this may not be how most people picture the Caribbean. As the economic hub for the nation and the region, Santo Domingo has a lot more to offer than sun, sand and sea. It’s a must-see destination for those looking for sophisticated entertainment, shopping and an exciting night life.
A central area in Santo Domingo is the Colonial Zone, with tons of shops and beautiful tree lined streets encouraging people to spend time out and about in this gorgeous and quaint city. Some especially interesting sites in the city include Columbus's Lighthouse, where the explorer's remains are buried, the open caves of the Parque Nacional Los Tres Ojos, and the National Aquarium. In addition to historical sites, Santo Domingo boasts incredible shopping and events in public spaces as well. This makes for an extremely busy and boisterous cosmopolitlan experience here with plenty of chic places to see and be seen in this European inspired city!
The Gay Scene in Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo offers the gay traveler a good range of bars and clubs and some gay friendly resorts.