Salvaleón de Higüey
in Higüey of Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.615 and -68.708 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 36' 54" and W -68° 42' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - DOP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:04 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Santo_Domingo
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 7:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-21.882 and 114.132 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
North West Cape
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Current travel safety evaluation for Dominican Republic in Caribbean

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Dominican Republic.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Dominican Republic. Last Update: 2024-07-20 08:14:22

Explore Salvaleón de Higüey

Salvaleón de Higüey in Higüey (Provincia de La Altagracia) with it's 123,787 inhabitants is located in Dominican Republic about 84 mi (or 136 km) east of Santo Domingo, the country's capital.

Local time in Salvaleón de Higüey is now 08:04 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Santo Domingo with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Salvaleón de Higüey, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Dominican Republic is Casa De Campo International Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 28 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Colonial City of Santo Domingo in a distance of 42 mi (or 67 km), East. Also, if you like golfing, there is an option about 23 mi (or 37 km). away. We found 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: La Romana, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Hato Mayor del Rey, San Pedro de Macoris and Samana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 17%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

31°C (88 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

30°C (85 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Monday, 22nd of July 2024

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Meliá Caribe Tropical

0,6 mi
Playa De Bavaro
Higuey/Alta Gracia
Dominican Republic

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Higuey Dominican Republic * Salvaleón de Higüey

Published: October 10, 2009
Length: 24:44 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: JCVdude

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...

Driving through Higuey (by bus)

Published: November 20, 2012
Length: 02:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Corné de Bruin

Driving through Higüey (Republica Dominicana), getting a look at the life of the citizens of Higüey.

Decoracion Flores Naturales club.avi

Published: December 23, 2011
Length: 23:24 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Casa de la Novia

Casa de la novia presenta una decoracion hecha en flores naturales Club Salvaleon de Higuey Web:

El Restaurante Centro de Mariscos La Delicia en Higuey, RD

Published: May 12, 2012
Length: 29:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5

El Restaurante Centro de Mariscos "La Delicia" en Higuey, Republica Dominicana, ofrece una cuidada selección de mariscos, pescados y carnes y un variado surtido de tapas selectas de marisco...

Rapp de la Caribe I, La Florida, Higuey

Published: June 06, 2009
Length: 31:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: JohnWalkerBerlin

La Florida, Higuey, Dominican Republic, April, 2009. Chris & Hane give a show of their rapp talent. Camera: Antonio Baez, Cut: John Walker,

Higuey Provincia Altagracia

Published: June 14, 2008
Length: 48:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jean Pierre

Pequena vista de Higuey capitale de la provincia Altagracia donde se encuentra Punta Cana y Bavaro.

Reality show buscando actores 2011 higuey

Published: October 14, 2011
Length: 19:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5


Ron Barceló - Mi Pueblo Natal - Higüey

Published: July 11, 2011
Length: 50:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Individuo80

Segunda etapa de la campaña (1994). Salen doña Nitín de Alfau, Fausto Rey y el que cantaba en la Orquesta San José (perdón, ahora no me llega su nombre a la memoria)... pero no salen Los...

Basketwork, La Florida, Higuey, Dominican Republic

Published: May 06, 2009
Length: 26:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: JohnWalkerBerlin

Barrio La Florida, Higuey, Dominican Republic, May 9, 2009: Basketworker form baskets for the tourist market in Punta Cana. Contact:

Meiko & His Friends, Part 1, Higuey, Dominican Republic

Published: May 06, 2009
Length: 13:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JohnWalkerBerlin

Higuey, Dominican Republic, April 9, 2009. Meiko, a 12- year- old boy and his friends work on the street in the Dominican town Higuey all day. The kids work ten or more hours each day. Most...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 18.6167, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
La Altagracia Province, Populated places in the Dominican Republic

Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia

The Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia is a Roman Catholic minor basilica and cathedral dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary located in Salvaleón de Higüey, Dominican Republic. The basilica is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey. The basilica was decreed on December 17, 1970. Among the many reasons that inspired its creation, there is one that highlights among the rest.

Located at 18.6161, -68.7169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in the Dominican Republic, Postmodern architecture

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Higüey, Salvaleón de Higüey