Shopping

Art in Jarabacoa

Galeria el Punto del Arte

Opened recently by a long-time Dominican art collector, this imaginative gallery features more than 150 works by local artists and a library of about 50 art books. The space doubles as a bar and bistro, hosting regu…
Cigars in Santiago

Las 3 Reinas

This classy, female-owned cigar shop offers a good selection of high-quality stogies and imported German beers. There's a large, walk-in humidor and a chic lounge where guests sit around puffing cigars and pontifica…
Mall in Santiago

Plaza Internacional

This decidedly upscale shopping center, just a few kilometers east of the Monument, has a good food court, an excellent bookstore (though note that there are very few English titles) and a movie theater. The Ruta A …
Mall in Santiago

Las Colinas Mall

This mall is anchored by the aptly named Jumbo, one of the biggest supermarkets in Santiago. Its movie theater has eight screens and shows the latest flicks for only US$3, the cheapest in town. The Ruta A concho pas…
Market in Santiago

Calle del Sol Indoor Market

A two-story complex with booths containing basic souvenirs like cigars, paintings, jewelry and mamajuana (a beverage made with herbs, dried bark, rum, wine and honey).
Market in Santiago

Outdoor Market

Behind the indoor market, this covered shopping area spans a couple of blocks, with clothing, shoes and miscellaneous items for sale.
Mall in Santiago

Plaza Bella Terra

An upscale shopping mall with a nice movie theater and a small selection of stores.