first stop on the dramatic
The private beach of Aura Beach, located outside the city, is not even close to what you imagine when you think of the beaches of the Dominican Republic. Sun loungers do not stand here in rows, and there is no better fight for a better place. Each place is as comfortable as it is nearby. Unlike the island resorts of this region, here, literally a stone’s throw from Santo Domingo, there really is a place where you can just sunbathe for hours on end.
Before dawn, you can have dinner with pasta with seafood, which will be served directly to your personal deckchair, standing at the very edge of the ocean. Where, if not here, you can taste the subtle bliss of decadence.
What you may not know is that Santo Domingo is in fact a city with a rich historical and cultural heritage. It was here that passed the path, trodden at the same time by pioneers, conquerors and pirates. Here, every cobblestone pavement breathes history, and at home in the colonial style they tell stories about winners and losers. In the end, it was here that the foot of the conqueror set foot on the land of two Americas for the first time. Continue reading