The cruiseport 'Sans Souci' of Santo Domingo

has been for a long time the central Caribbean cruise port of international companies such as AIDA, TUI, COSTA, CARNIVAL CRUISES, etc. - until - a few years ago La Romana took over this position. The Port of Santo Domingo is located directly at the mouth of the River Ozama and consists of the new and modernly equipped terminals Don Diego and the 'terminal turístico Sans Souci'.

Strategically perfectly located, the port complex has a nearly immediate access to the 'Zona Colonial' - the historic center of Santo Domingo Santo Domingo - capital of the Dominican Republic. Here can be found many historically and architecturally interesting buildings and landmarks, reflecting the atmosphere of the colonial period under Christopher Columbus and his successors.

The modern Don Diego terminal serves as base port for the ferries connecting Puerto Rico with the Dominican Republic.

The generously scaled 'Sans Souci' terminal is a most modern installation - providing the most recent technology and infrastructure and welcoming cruise companies as well as their guests with three floors and an approx. 11.000m2 of floor space - a perfecly designed infrastructure for efficient and professional handling of boarding and de-boarding processes - paying respect to all needs, passengers as well as the obligatory immigration- or customs-authorities might be needing.

Due to its proximity to the city center a visit to the colonial zone of Santo Domingo is as comfortable as the relatively short distances to the airport of Las Americas in Santo Domingo [SDQ] Las Américas International Airport  Santo Domingo [SDQ] - or the hotel zone of Santo Domingo.

Less than an hour from the capital there are two 'touristic hot spots' - Juan Dolio and Boca Chica - each of them very popular Caribbean destinations amongst tourists from all over the world - with their numerous hotels, restaurants and beautiful white sand beaches ...

Travelers, who did not book in advance a transfer-service from the port of Santo Domingo to a follow-destination, or prefer a customized transfer service, can inform themselves about the various available transfer-services here Transferservice Airport - port - hotel - villa - appartment

Especially adapted vehicles for transfers of mobility impaired travelers or wheelchair-users are available upon request - since the number of appropriately adapted vehicles is limited, any request should be deployed as soon as possible Transferservice Airport - port - hotel - villa - appartment

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo

cruiseport Sans Souci - Santo Domingo


orientation-map cruise-terminal 'Sans Souci' Santo Domingo - Terminal Turístico 'Sans Souci' - click lo enlarge map Orientierungsplan Kreuzfahrt-Hafen Santo Domingo - Terminal Turístico Sans Souci

Arrived at the cruise terminal "Sans Souci", one is expected by a generously-dimensioned and most modern cruise terminal, and the well-trained and well-organized port staff, takes immediately care of the passengers and their luggage.

After the having completed the immigration- and custom-formalities, the boarding process and the mandatory emergency drill - the actual cruise is about to start.

Santo Domingo offers a big variety of destinations for offshore excursions - many nearby destinations are ideal for sightseeing, shopping or re-discovering the history of Christoper Columbus, discovering the "new world". Any special requests can be deposited by using the contact form contact form (en).

The optimal addition to a cruise vacation is a previous or subsequent beach holiday in one of the many hotels or all-inclusive resorts, which the island offers in all price ranges.

Those, who seek pure luxury vacation, perhaps in combination with playing golf at one of the "most beautiful golf courses in the world", will feel perfectly advised with vacationing in the hotel or one of the rentable villas of Casa de Campo Casa de Campo, La Romana, Dominican Republic - or Cap Cana Cap Cana @ Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Punta Cana Punta Cana, Dominican Republic offers dozens of different all-inclusive resorts, miles of sandy beaches and everything a tourist's heart might desire in the Caribbean.

The country's capital, Santo Domingo, is not recommendable for beach holidays, but historically and architecturally very interesting - offering its visitors an unique atmosphere - a taste of how life was like during the colonial period under Christopher Columbus and his successors Santo Domingo- capital of the Dominican Republic.

Less than an hour from the capital there are two 'touristic hot spots' - Juan Dolio and Boca Chica - each of them very popular Caribbean destinations amongst tourists from all over the world - with their numerous hotels, restaurants and beautiful white sand beaches ...

For the return journey, the most recent airline check-in times should be revised in advance, in order to avoid the risk of missing or even lose a booked flight.