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Uvero Alto Holidays

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Overview

If you list the things the Caribbean is most famous four - turquoise waters, palm-fringed sands and jungle-like greenery - Uvero Alto ticks every box. With a beach stretching to almost 50 kilometres, it's the perfect place to make the most of the warm weather and picturesque scenery this part of the world is renowned for. Sitting on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, Uvero Alto's gentle waters are the perfect location for families with young children to enjoy a package holiday to the Caribbean. However, if you're looking for a bit more excitement then that's not a problem either as there are plenty of watersports on offer. You can even explore below the surface if you venture a little further out to sea - the area's impressive coral reef is a hotspot for avid snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts. Beach life is what Uvero Alto Holidays are all about, it's a relatively quiet spot but then that's its main appeal. If you head a little further south to the heart of Punta Cana,you'll find enough shops, restaurants and bars to keep you going.

Places to Go

Santo Domingo city Santo Domingo city Take a day trip to the cosmopolitan city of Santo Domingo, noted for its vibrant atmosphere and rich culture and history. Walk the cobbled streets, which throw up a mix of new and old - neither luxury cars nor horse-drawn carriages look out of place here ' and try and spot this Colonial city's seven treasures of cultural heritage. Higuey Basilica Travel inland, crossing some of the Caribbean's most impressive countryside landscapes to Higuey, the charming capital of Altagracia Province. Here you will find the Dominican Republic's largest religious monument - the strikingly modern Higuey Basilica. People flock from all over the country to see this awe-inspiring shrine, which is the most photographed site in the area.

Things to Do

Horse riding. Explore the beautiful beaches of Uvero Alto on horseback. Get a vantage point view of the stunning scenery as you gallop along the sands and even venture into the water astride these graceful animals. Snorkel The shallow waters here hide one of the area's best kept secrets ' a giant coral reef. If you decide to partake in a spot of slow-paced snorkelling, you'll find all sorts of underwater wildlife hiding away within the coral as stingrays pass you by. Whale Watching Every year thousands of humpback whales start their journey from the cold waters in the North Atlantic to the Caribbean, with more than 1,500 visiting the Bay of Samana, in the north east of the island. Trips to watch these magnificent creatures are available from Uvero Alto during whale season which runs from January to March. Beach Safaris Hop aboard a beach buggy, 4x4 or monster truck for a bouncy, fun-filled zip along the coast.

Top Holiday Resorts

Bayahibe One of the main attractions of Bayahibe is scuba diving - there are at least 10 scuba diving shops around the main beach and more than 20 dive sights nearby. Located about 10 miles east of La Romana, Bayahibe's two peaceful beaches are the ideal place to get away from everything. Bavaro Here you will find some of the country's best hotels, offering all-inclusive holidays with plenty of luxurious extras, such as spas and swim up bars. The majority of hotels directly onto Bavaro's stunning beaches on what is known as the Coconut Coast.

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