Curfew issued on December 16th, 2020.

Dominican Republic Travel Restrictions. Two days ago, on December 16th, 2020 the Dominican Republic Government issued a curfew for Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, and Santiago de los Caballeros among other cities. For everyone’s safety, this will apply seven days a week from 19:00hrs to 5:00hrs, with transit until 21:00hrs.  For the holidays, the curfew hours will remain the same with transit allowance until 1:00hrs of December 25th and January 1st, 2020.  If you do not mind to stay indoors at night, then do not worry, you can enjoy the “Nature Island”.

The Nature Island is open to all nationalities

The Dominican Republic opened its doors to all nationalities last June 2020.  The “Nature Island” has always been one of the favorite destinations in the Caribbean for winter vacation.  Sticking to the curfew, there are plenty of tourists sightseeing the wonderful Spanish heritage, or sunbathing in the incredible turquoise waters.  Along with its perfect weather and amazing beaches, you cannot miss the Dominican Eats, made with great grandma’s recipes.  And do not forget to taste its legendary rum, its exquisite coffee, the award-winning chocolate, and the world-famous cigars!

Free Health Coverage Plan

The Dominican Republic’s Responsible Tourism Recovery Plan offers a free health coverage plan.  It provides coverage for emergencies in case of infection or exposure to Covid-19 while in the country. In addition, this insurance includes medical attention, medical transfers, transfer of a relative, penalty fees for airfare changes, accommodations for prolonged stays, and much more. It is offered at no cost to visitors arriving on or before December 31st, 2020. In order to obtain this plan, visitors must enter the country by air and stay at a hotel.

Planning your Cosmetic Surgery

If you are planning for your cosmetic surgery done, this is the right spot for a safe and memorable experience.  Since its opening, the Dominican Republic has been following to the letter all the new normal protocols to ensure your safety every step of the way.  Believe it or not, Nature Island is up to the standards of the most demanding international visitors.  With cutting-edge vanguard medical centers and triple board-certified cosmetic surgeons, you will be in the best of hands from the moment you arrive.

Dr. Javier Baez-Anglés

Dr. Javier Baez-Anglés is one of a kind Aesthetic, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgeon, located in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros.  He specialized in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, known as the mecca of cosmetic and plastic surgery.  He is also double-board in the USA and certified by ISAPS, the SODOCIPRE, the FILACP, and the IPRAS.   Dr. Baez-Anglés performs surgery in the three main medical centers: Santiago Metropolitan Hospital, Corominas Clinic, and Bonilla’s Clinic which are the favorite of international visitors.

Santiago de Los Caballeros

This cosmopolitan city better known as the “First Santiago of America” dates back to the 15th century.  It is the second-largest city in the island, known for its historical landmarks and lofty mountains.  Along with its excellent food and the paramount industries of rum, coffee and tobacco, you will also find the best accommodations for you to be very comfortable.  Santiago is approximately 1.5 hours far from Puerto Plata and 2 hours far from Santo Domingo.  You can arrive a few days before your surgery and enjoy this amazing destination.

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