Lifestyle in DR

Upgrade your lifestyle in the Dominican Republic

Full time home, vacation get-away, or your home away-from-home — the Dominican Republic can be whatever you want it to be. Make it your island!

Retired couple enjoying life in Dominican Republic
Lifestyle in DR

Upgrade your lifestyle in the Dominican Republic

Full time home, vacation get-away, or your home away-from-home — the Dominican Republic can be whatever you want it to be. Make it your island!

Why live in the Dominican Republic?

The tropical climate

Imagine being able to enjoy summer weather any time of year. In the Dominican Republic, you can.


All year round, you'll experience:


  • Average daily temperatures of 77°F (25°C)
  • Cooling ocean breezes and sunsets
  • 300+ days of sunshine a year
  • Palm trees and other lush vegetation
  • Fresh organically grown fruits and vegetables
Woman walks sandy beach as sun sets over horizon

A comfortable and affordable lifestyle

In the Dominican Republic you don't have to be wealthy to enjoy the full Caribbean lifestyle.

A couple can live comfortably on $1,250 USD per month. With a $2,250 monthly budget, you can really enjoy the good life.

You can also benefit from a variety of tax incentives when you retire, own property and invest in the Dominican Republic.

Retired couple enjoy surf, sun and sand on beach near Sosua, Puerto Plata

Middle-aged woman sitting on a deckchair on a beach

Beautiful, well-built homes

In the Dominican Republic the best home builders use quality materials and modern construction methods. They understand North American tastes — and design their homes to suit.


Dreaming DR only deals with top builders who construct quality homes to the highest standards. 

It's a big island!

The Dominican Republic is bigger than you think. And bigger is better.  

You can make your move to the Dominican Republic — any way you want

Live in the DR part time

Many Americans and Canadians choose to buy a second home in the DR. They have a home here they visit regularly and become part of the local community.


Some owners also rent out their second homes when they're not here to earn extra income.

Smiling couple enjoying living part time in Bavaro, Dominican Republic

young happy couple making a selfie on the beach

Retire and move to the DR full time

A lot of retirees choose to reside here full time.


It's a great move: they enjoy retirement in paradise, while keeping their home citizenship, pension and other retirement income. 


And the DR offers retirees a lot of financial incentives, including fast-tracked residency and tax breaks.

Couple enjoying retirement in the DR, walk together along beach

Senior Couple Walking On Wooden Jetty Holding Hands Looking At Each Other

Telecommute from a home in the DR

If you can work from anywhere, then why not work under palm trees and a Caribbean sun? Lots of expats have moved to the DR and telecommute to jobs back home.


Thanks to regular flights into North American cities, plus high speed Internet available across the island, they're always connected to the office.

Woman telecommutes from Dominican Republic while working on the beach with computer

Invest in property in the DR

Those looking to earn extra income purchase a home (or several) to rent out to the growing numbers of tourists flocking to the island. 


It's a great time to invest in property here. More and more, travellers are passing on the traditional resort vacation and instead opt for their own villa or condo.

Ready to make your move to the DR?

Dreaming DR is here to help you get started.

Just imagine...could any of these be you?

There are lots of ways to upgrade your lifestyle when you make your move to the Dominican Republic. Here are just a few:

The Outdoor Adventurer

The DR is a big island, with mountains, jungles and coastal plans for you to endlessly explore. 

The Watersport Newbie

The DR's North Coast has some of the best wind and surf in the world. Take up a new water sport or refine your existing skills.

The Culture Connoisseur

For five centuries, the DR has been a crossroads for Latin, Caribbean, African and North American influences. Immerse yourself in the history, cuisine and culture.  

The Beach Bum

With 1,255 miles of coastline, the DR offers numerous beach to enjoy, from the white sands and turquoise waters of Punta Cana to the world class surf along the North Coast.

The Social Butterfly

Tap into an extensive community of foreigners who visit the DR regularly or live here full time. Meet new people and make lifelong friends.

The Family Hero

Be the hero to your kids. Your home-away-from-home in the DR will be where your family spends its most cherished moments.

Some of the benefits of the Dominican lifestyle

A slower, more relaxed pace to life

Leave the rat race back home. The DR lifestyle allows you to slow down and recharge your batteries.

Opportunity to try new things

You've got an entire country to discover, Take up new hobbies and explore new places.

Healthier day-to-day living

With a DR lifestyle, it's no problem eating fresh food and staying active. Your body will thank you.

Access to top quality medical care

Get the best medical care from English-speaking physicians in modern facilities. Affordable prices and insurance is available.

Comforts of home at your fingertips

Shop at clean, convenient stores for whatever day-to-day necessities and brand name products you might need.

Easy access from North America

There are direct flights from several major airports, all flying frequently into the DR. Only a few hours from many cities in the US and Canada.

Upgrade your life. Make the move to the DR.

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