Prices for tours to the Dominican Republic – 2022
We prepared a review of prices for tours to the Dominican Republic – 2022. We will tell you how much a tour to hotels 3/4/5 stars, all-inclusive holidays, and compare prices for holidays in different resorts in the Dominican Republic in 2022.
What kind of figures are given in the article? The prices for a trip for two to the Dominican Republic from Moscow for 2022 are listed. The price includes a flight, hotel, insurance, airport transfer and a meal of your choice.
The prices are current at the time of publication and may change in the future.
If you book early and buy last minute tours the price can be 20-30% lower.
How to buy a cheap tour? Use services Travelata and Level.travel – they compare prices for tours to the Dominican Republic from Moscow from all tour operators and find the most inexpensive options.
How to spend less money on vacation:
Features of holidays in the Dominican Republic
- Prices for tours to the Dominican Republic go up for the New Year. Outside the New Year holidays the cost returns to minimum or average values
- Most hotels with good reviews are located in the resorts of Punta Cana and Bavaro
- Russians do not need a visa to visit the Dominican Republic.
- many hotels internet in rooms is available only for a fee
In 2022 the prices for tours to the Dominican Republic for two people with a flight starts from 125000 rubles for two (for stays of 7 + nights).
Table with the minimum prices for tours to the Dominican Republic in 2022 (for two people):
|Prices for tours to the Dominican Republic||7 nights||11 nights||14 nights|
Please note: in some months, 11-night tours cost almost as much as 7-night packages. But 14-night tours are always noticeably more expensive.
The cost of tours in the Dominican Republic 5 stars starts from 112000 rubles for two (including discounts). For example, you can go at this price in February and March 2022 in a nice hotel Grand Bahia Principe San Juan in Puerto Plata.
Other popular five-star hotels have higher prices – from 130,000 to 140,000 rubles. But these hotels have more reviews:
All hotels are located on the first line and offer all-inclusive tours.
Tours to five-star hotels in the Dominican Republic on 11-14 nights are much more expensive – the prices start from 150000-160000 rubles for two people.
Hotels PlayaBachata Resort and Be Live Collection Marien offer recreation at such a cost in 2022.
Photo: Beach at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel 5* © booking.com
The trips to the 4-star hotels are a little cheaper – from 107000-110000 rubles.
For such a price in March-April you can relax in Be Live Experience Hamaca Garden in the resort of Boca Chica and in Whala Bayahibe on Bayahibe beach.
Popular hotels are slightly more expensive – from 125000-130000 rubles:
(Punta Cana) (Boca Chica) (Punta Cana)
Prices for holidays in the Dominican Republic – 2022 with a flight for 11-14 nights in inexpensive four-star hotels cost from 125000 rubles.
The cost of trips to the best hotels in tourists’ reviews start from 150,000 to 160,000 rubles.
Photo: Hotel Be Live Experience Hamaca Garden 4 * in the resort of Boca Chica © booking.com
Travel to three-star hotels in the Dominican Republic is rarely bought.
- Some 3 star hotels are not located on the first line
- Tour prices are not much lower than in 4-5 star hotels
- There are few three-star hotels in the Dominican Republic.
Prices for holidays in 3-star hotels are usually in the range 110000-130000 rubles for 7 nights.
The most popular hotels:
(Boca Chica) (Juan Dolio) (Boca Chica)
Tours to 11-14 nights in the same hotels will cost 140000-170000 rubles for two people.
Photo: Hotel Whala! Boca Chika © booking.com
Tours “all inclusive”.
Many hotels in the Dominican Republic work on an “all-inclusive” system, so finding such a trip is not difficult. Most of the hotels in the sections above offer All Inclusive and Ultra All Inclusive tours.
Minimum prices for all-inclusive tours from Moscow to the Dominican Republic for two in 2022:
|All-inclusive prices to the Dominican Republic||7 nights||11 nights||14 nights|
The best all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic and their rating by tourist reviews:
(9.2 / 430 reviews) (9.0 / 285 reviews) (9.2 / 307 reviews) (8.7 / 525 reviews) (9.1 / 200 reviews) (8.6 / 441 reviews)
Photo: Meliá Caribe Beach Resort © booking.com
Prices by Resort
Tours to Punta Cana and Bavaro – 2022
The most popular vacation resorts in the Dominican Republic are considered Punta Cana and Bavaro. They are located close to each other, so they are often combined when looking for a tour.
The resorts are located on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, which is ideal for a full beach vacation.
The cost of tours to Punta Cana in 2022:
- 5 stars – from 125 thousand rubles for a week; from 169 thousand rubles for 11 days
- 4 stars – from 127 thousand rubles per week; from 150 thousand rubles for 11 days
- 3 stars – from RUB 116 thousand per week; from RUB 123 thousand for 11 days
Boca Chica Vacation – 2022
Boca Chica resort is also located a little further south, 50 km from Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. There are no five-star hotels in Boca Chica.
Recreation conditions are almost the same as in Punta Cana, but prices are lower on average:
- 4 stars – from 124 thousand rubles for 7 days; from 147 thousand rubles for 11 days
- 3 stars – from 115 thousand rubles for 7 days; from 141 thousand rubles for 11 days
Puerto Plata Resort is located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, 250 km from the capital.
The beaches are unlikely to please fans of relaxation, but will suit fans of surfing and windsurfing – Puerto Plata is where the world championships in various water sports are held.
In addition, Puerto Plata is popular with tours of the local nature reserve and amusement park, where you can swim with marine life.
Minimum prices for tours in Puerto Plata in 2022:
- 5 stars – from 140 thousand rubles for a week; from 155 thousand rubles for 11 days
- 4 stars – from 116 thousand rubles for a week; from 144 thousand rubles for 11 days
La Romana – a quieter resort in the south of the Dominican Republic compared to Punta Cana. It lies on the shores of the Caribbean Sea.
La Romana is well suited for a beach holiday, with the popular beaches of Baiaibe and Dominicus nearby.
How much does a vacation in the Dominican Republic cost?
Find out what you can expect with a budget of 100 to 500 thousand rubles for two people. We tell you about the prices of tours in 2022 and advise the best hotels in each category.
Why tours are so expensive
Holiday in the Dominican Republic is expensive primarily because of the long haul flight. If only because of this reason, the prices of tours to this country are never comparable with the Turkish, Egyptian or even Emirati. Because the cost of the flight is a significant part of the cost of the trip, the difference in price between the cheapest tours and tours of 5-star hotels is not so great: about 20-30%. Actually, therefore no one really chooses to rest for the bummer hotels and hostels, almost all tourists are buying a tour only in large hotels-resorts 4-5 stars. And in general in the Dominican Republic is quite a few hotels segment of 1-3 stars, and Russian tour operators do not work with them.
To this add the fact that the Caribbean is a vacation region for American tourists, hence the high prices in tourist business. They are spoiled. So be prepared for overpriced hotels, tours and meals.
However, even here you can rest inexpensively. This we found on personal experience: for 9 days we spent less than $ 1000 for two people. We stayed in different resorts, rented a car, bathed both on Caribbean and Atlantic beaches, went to the capital, visited waterfalls – in general, recreation is active and rich. Learn how to have a cheap vacation in the Dominican Republic.
Renata admiring the view of El Limon waterfall.
The cheapest tours
These are the prices for tours for 10/11 nights for two adults when departing from Moscow in high season.
105 000 ₽ – that’s the price for the cheapest tour to the Dominican Republic in 2022. It is almost impossible to find lower prices. For this money a trip to a simple apart-hotel Art Villa Dominicana in the resort of Punta Cana is offered. It has a very average rating. You can book a room at this hotel on Hotelluc for the same dates for 3,800 ₽ per night.
130,000 ₽ is the cost of a trip for two to the average three-star Karibo Punta Cana. For some reason the tour operators list the hotel as a five-star, but on Hotelluk it has only three stars, which is more like the truth.
This is what a room at the modest Art Villa Dominicana apartment hotel looks like. Photo: booking.com.
All-inclusive tours in 4-5-star hotels
These are the prices for tours for 10/11 nights for two adults when departing from Moscow in high season.
145,000 ₽ – the cost of a trip to the good hotel Whala! bayahibe 4* in the village of Bayahibe on the Caribbean coast. We vacationed here ourselves and were completely satisfied. I especially liked the abundance of pools, some of which infinity with a view of the sea! It’s also very romantic to meet the sunsets there. Wi-Fi is free and stable, and there is animation. The food is delicious, the meat is cooked perfectly, and the alcohol is of good quality. The hotel has its own beach, but there are stairs into the sea, where you can snorkel, swim and look at the fish. There is a free shuttle to a nearby sandy beach. This is one of the best hotels in the entire Dominican Republic for price-quality. We booked our own accommodations on Hotelluk: a room for two with all inclusive meals cost us $90 a day. I recommend this hotel to anyone who wants good quality for relatively little money.
Cool pool at Whala!bayahibe 4*. The saxophonist at our hotel gave concerts in the evenings.
Now let’s see how much all-inclusive tours to 5-star hotels in the Dominican Republic cost in 2022.
150 000 ₽
This is now the starting price for tours to the A’s. That’s what it would cost to stay at PlayaBachata Resort 5* in Puerto Plata or Barcelo Occidental Punta Cana 5*. These are huge classic hotels with lots of pools, bars, entertainment, a large area and, of course, “all inclusive”. They have a good rating and tourists generally recommend them. Tours to such hotels in 2022 cost around 150-170 ₽. They roughly correspond to the Turkish hotels, the rest of which will cost 70-100 thousand rubles in the high season.
180 000 ₽
Starting from this amount, you can already buy a tour to the five of a higher level. These hotels are more advantageous location, and service is better. For example, Senator Puerto Plata Spa Resort 5*, Iberostar Costa Dorada 5* and Caribe Deluxe Princess 5* have a good rating.
Senator Puerto Plata Spa Resort 5*. Photo: booking.com.
200 000 ₽
Beginning with this amount the most picky tourists can choose a hotel. However, it is still necessary not to be lazy to study the latest reviews. If you are lazy to do so, then here is a list of hotels in the Dominican Republic with the best rating according to tourist reviews:
Riu Palace Bavaro 5* in Putna Cana with a rating of 4.8 out of 5. Tours for two from Moscow cost from 230 thousand rubles.
Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa 5* in Punta Cana with a very high rating of 4.97. People think it is terrific, especially many people liked the almost complete absence of compatriots, mostly Americans rest there. The hotel is fairly new, built in 2018. You can take a trip from 250 thousand rubles for two people.
Royalton Chic Punta Cana 5* with a rating of 4.9. Only for adults. Tours cost from 270 thousand rubles.
Surfing on an artificial wave at Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa 5*. The hotel also has a casino, a water park and even a golf course. Photo: booking.com.
300 000 ₽
TRS Turquesa by Palladium 5*. A luxury hotel in Punta Cana with a rating of 4.8. Judging by the reviews, people remain completely delighted with the vacation. Great food, many restaurants a la carte, chic area where flamingos and peacocks walk. People especially like to spend their honeymoon here and order a symbolic wedding ceremony. Vacationers mainly Americans. Stays from Moscow for 11 nights cost from 350 thousand rubles for two.
At TRS Hotel Turquesa by Palladium 5* there are rooms right with access to the pool. Photo: booking.com.
500 000 ₽
Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro 5*. “If you vacation, then only in such places,” write in the reviews of tourists. A luxurious hotel with a large and beautiful territory, on which the flamingos stroll. There are excellent swimming pools, even has its own mini-zoo. People are delighted with the beach, its cleanliness and the color of the water (any bundle of discarded algae is cleaned up in a jiffy), and were also pleased with the staff. The food is excellent, lots of seafood, good a la carte restaurants. The hotel rating is 4.8. By the way, a self booked room for two at this hotel on Hotelluk will cost 47000 ₽ per night in winter and 33000 ₽ in summer. Flying in for a holiday in high season with a package will definitely be more profitable than going on your own.
Swimming pool at the Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro 5*. Photo: booking.com.
When it’s better to go
The best time to vacation in the Dominican Republic is from October to April. However, at this time the highest prices for hotels. This can be clearly seen on Hotelluk if you compare the cost of staying in the same hotel in winter and summer. However, the price of tours at the same time almost unchanged. Consequently, to save money on a holiday in the Dominican Republic in the low season will only be able to independent tourists.
We were in the Dominican Republic in December, and the weather was wonderful. Daytime up to +30 ° C, and in the evening and at night a comfortable +23 ° C. The sea water is nice, about +27 ° C. At this time it is almost always dry and sunny, rains and storms are rare. But we were lucky and once we were caught in a tropical downpour. Raging ocean waves, hurricane winds. It was epic! Read also about the weather in January and February.
By the way, the same temperature feels different at different resorts. In Baiaiba (near La Romana) it was cooler and not as humid as in Las Galeras (Samana).
There is a rainy season in the Dominican Republic when the humidity is 83-87%. It begins in mid-May and lasts until mid-July. If you can’t stand the heat, don’t visit during this time. Also from the end of August to the end of November the island can be hit by hurricanes with strong winds.
Such quiet and sunny weather stood almost always in December. This is the beach on the Atlantic coast on the Samaná Peninsula.
Tickets to the Dominican Republic are expensive, especially now that flights are scarce. It used to be possible to get cheaper through Europe, but during the pandemic you have to be careful with that and double-check the transit conditions. Tickets from Moscow on direct Aeroflot flights to and from Punta Cana cost 50-60 thousand ₽. True, sometimes you can catch cheap one-way charters, sometimes even for an incredible ₽3,000. Yes, yes, it happens. I wrote more about it here. The easiest way to look for tickets is on Aviasales. Learn the secrets of finding inexpensive tickets.
Interesting things about the Dominican Republic:
Important nuances and tips
The level of service in the Dominican Republic is higher than in Cuba, but slightly lower than in some Caribbean islands. Almost all hotels are 4* and 5* all-inclusive, and they are usually fully consistent with their stars. Read a comparison of holidays in the Dominican Republic with Cuba, as well as the Maldives, Seychelles and Bali.
I advise you to take tours with meals “all inclusive”. The fact that the food in the Dominican Republic is pretty expensive, and they do not cook very well, so the search for good cafes and restaurants will have to spend a lot of time, and the money you just do not gain anything. But then again, there are not that many non-AI tours on the market, and the five-star hotels do not offer non-food accommodation at all.
For more than 10 years we have not been buying packages at travel agencies, but we do it ourselves using Level.Travel and Travelate services. It is more convenient, faster and more profitable. And my own choice I trust much more than the imposed opinion of “experts” from among travel agents. However, if you need help, the consultants at these services are happy to help. Learn how to buy tours profitably. If you are interested in non-trivial holiday programs, then check out the author’s tours at Youtravel.me.
The best way to explore the country is to rent a car. At the link you will read my detailed review and tips. We rented a car for four days through Rentalcars.com, which is about one and a half to two times cheaper than the hotel. Our Kia Rio automatic cost us $42 a day. Sightseeing by car is much more cost-effective than buying excursions.
Calm bay on Saman, where there are never any waves. Nature, by the way, is gorgeous there! What is not an idyll? Resting on the beach on the Samaná Peninsula. We rented a car and drove to Las Galeras.
Let us summarize, how much it costs to go on vacation in the Dominican Republic and at what budget you can count on a great vacation. You can buy a package for 10 nights, even for 100 thousand rubles for two, but for this money you will be put in the most unpretentious hotels and vacation is unlikely to please you. From 140 thousand rubles will cost a tour to a good hotel 4 * “all inclusive”. For this money you’ll get a real holiday in a nice place and with good food. For 150-190 thousand you can take a tour AI in a not bad five. A trip to an excellent 5 * hotel with a high rating will cost 200-300 thousand rubles. Buying a tour even more expensive, you get a luxury vacation.
It is more advantageous and convenient to go on vacation in the Dominican Republic in a hotel with included meals, there is not much catering.
For an “all inclusive” vacation in the high season it is almost always more profitable to take a ready-made tour than to go on your own, because only the tickets from Moscow will have to shell out about 60 thousand per person. It is possible to buy tours favorably on the service Travelate.
Substantial savings on vacation in the low season will only be able to independent tourists.
Hired cars can save a couple of hundred dollars on excursions.
Dominicus Beach near Baiaibe.