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Salvaleón de Higüey Destination Guide

Discover Salvaleón de Higüey in Dominican Republic!

Salvaleón de Higüey in the region of La Altagracia with it's 123,787 habitants is a town located in Dominican Republic - some 84 mi (or 136 km) East of Santo Domingo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Salvaleón de Higüey

Local time in Salvaleón de Higüey is now 09:52 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Santo Domingo" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Siete Puertas, Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santa Cruz de Barahona, San Pedro de Macorís or Charlotte Amalie. When in this area, you might want to check out Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, Mata Chalupe, La Tranquera, La Reselezuela and La Estancia as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 25th of January 2019
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)
Saturday, 26th of January 2019
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Sunday, 27th of January 2019
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)


Higüey (República Dominicana 2009)

00:32 min ( May 08, 2009 by juliangar65)
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Higüey (República Dominicana 2009)

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01:53 min ( February 13, 2012 by Casa de la Novia)
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04:54 min ( October 11, 2009 by JCVdude)
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Salvaleón de Higüey is a city in the wide coastal lowland of the southeastern Dominican Republic. Founded in 1502 by Juan Ponce de León, Higüey has long been a pilgrimage centre known for its elab...

Inside Basilica At Higuey

00:35 min ( November 22, 2008 by deercamman)
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Inside Basilica At Higuey

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Salvaleón de Higüey during the next days.


The Reunion. WeAreDRLive In Punta Cana Dominican Republic May 23-28, 2019.

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Urban Paradise Weekend DR: The Reunion Weekend

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Interesting facts about this location

Higüey (city)

Higüey, or in full Salvaleón de Higüey, is the capital city of the eastern La Altagracia Province, in the Dominican Republic. The Yuma River flows through the urban areas of Higüey. Higüey is also the denomination of a former native chiefdom in the east of the island at the arrival of Christopher Columbus. It is one of the economically fastest-developing cities in the country, and dubbed the Capital of Dominican Tourism and sometimes the Capital of Stockbreeding.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.62, -68.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:La Altagracia Province, Populated places in the Dominican Republic

Baigua Field

Baigua Airport is located in Higüey, the capital city of La Altagracia province in the Dominican Republic. It serves mostly for private aviation in the locality.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.62, -68.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Dominican Republic, La Altagracia Province

San Rafael del Yuma

San Rafael del Yuma is a municipality of approximately 100,000 people, located in the La Altagracia province of the Dominican Republic. The ruins of Juan Ponce de León's residence are located on a plateau located three kilometers from San Rafael de Yuma. The municipality is located 10 kilometers from Boca de Yuma. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|26|N|68|40|W|region:DO_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| |primary |name= }}

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.62, -68.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:La Altagracia Province, Populated places in the Dominican Republic

Altos de Chavón

The biggest attraction in La Romana, Dominican Republic, is Altos de Chavón, a re-creation of a medieval European village conceived from the imagination of Roberto Copa, a former Paramount Pictures set designer, and Charles Bluhdorn. Its construction began in 1976 when the construction of a nearby road and bridge crossing the Chavón River had to be blasted through a mountain of stone.

More reading: Altos de Chavón homepage
Located at 18.62, -68.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in the Dominican Republic, Music venues in the Dominican Republic, Visitor attractions in the Dominican Republic

Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

In 1975 Gulf+Western developed 7,000 acres of its Central Romana sugar mill's land into the Casa de Campo resort. Situated in La Romana on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, Casa de Campo (Spanish for "Country House") is a Ponderosa-style, tropical seaside resort. The first to enjoy the luxuries of this enclave were friends of the late Charles Bluhdorn, Gulf+Western’s founder and CEO, who built the retreat.

More reading: Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic homepage
Located at 18.62, -68.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 20 mi away.
Tags:Golf clubs and courses designed by Pete Dye, Golf in the Dominican Republic, Hotels in the Dominican Republic, Visitor attractions in the Dominican Republic

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