The Dominican Republic may place second in size and population among Caribbean countries, but it’s number one in sending players to Major League Baseball. Suck it, Puerto Rico! It's also numero uno in tourism -- no other Caribbean destination welcomes as many visitors each year, and with good reason. Santo Domingo's pulsating nightlife, manicured golf courses, and inspiring natural wonders (like the regions's tallest mountain, and humpback whales doing it) contribute to the popularity. But the real draw is price; there’s simply no better value in a Caribbean getaway -- especially if you opt for an all-inclusive resort -- than the DR.