Conchos and motor Conchos provide transportation for the city also. Non-motorized Conchos are around the same price as the motorize version. There are many bus services that will transport you from Santiago to other locations in the Dominican.
About Santiago Airport
It serves more than 1 million passengers each year. Santiago itself is the second largest city in the country. Santiago de los Caballeros is translated at Saint James in English. The city is part of the Caribbean and home to more than 1 million inhabitants.
Things to do around STI
Visit Centro Leon which houses all types of artistic medium from art galleries, cinemacafe, library, and audiovisual presentations. Shop on Calle El Sol. It’s a street where there are several places to shop. It’s close to all the museums, gift shops, attractions, and restaurants. Go to the waterpark but use caution at Kaskada Park. Some of the rides are unsafe, it’s crowded with people sometimes, and it’s closed on Tuesdays.
Enjoy the nightlife of Santiago at El Monumento Santiago Live concerts are held there and it really comes to life at night. During the day you can visit the Monumentos a los Heroes de la Restauracion. Go to the Hotel Matum & Casino (see below for hotel details)
Restaurants in Santiago
Santiago is full of all of the national American food chains including Burger King, McDonalds, TGI Fridays, Pizza Hut and Papa John’s just to name a few. There are lots of other international food restaurants as well whether you want Asian food, Italian, Seafood, or sweets you can find many places to eat.
Hotels near STI
Be near the monument if you stay at the Matum Hotel and Casino. The facilities have a museum casino, nightclub, several restaurants, a club, pool, and more. If you want to stay in the heart of the city stay at Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel and Casino Grand. The Gym has disposal sports equipment and they also provide Nike tennis shoes so you can work out. In the bathroom there is a scale, bathrobe, and slippers. There are several restaurants and bars plus the casino. There are also some economical places to stay in Santiago like hotel Los Jardines, or Hotel Dorato.
STI Contact Information
Cibao International Airport
Avenida Victor Manuel Espaillat
Santiago De Los Caballeros 51081, Dominican Republic
Airport Code: STI