San Fernando de Monti Christi serves as the capital of the province of Monte Christi, Dominican Republic. The city is a low coastal and located in the northwest of Dominican Republic close to Haiti's border.
San Fernando de Monti Christi may not have the same charms of Monti Christi and yet the capital city had secured its position as one of the stop- over destinations in exploring the province.
For a starter in your "ruta del Chivo" or goat's route, you will find small restaurants in the city center offering different goat meat recipes and head to Villa Vasquez, Villas Lobo and Villa Elisa. Chivo lineiro or goat's meat is a Dominican Republic’s cuisine that has been the town's favorite since its founding years.
Another amazing San Fernando de Monti Christi adventure is visiting Salinas de Montichristi. To witness how salt is made, you have to be in one of the salt-houses that have the special terraces where water from the sea is collected and then evaporated to collect the white salt grains. It is one of a kind experience made possible by visiting San Fernando de Monti Christi. Many cheap flights to San Fernando de Monti Christi have inclusion of this salt-making tour.
Besides salt-producing areas, there is the center plaza where an iron tower containing a 29 m high Swiss Clock is standing proudly. This Public Clock is a Swiss- made clock created by the same company that built the Eiffel Tower of France. There is no other world's duplicate and the clock is said to be one and only of its kind.
Fishing is another activity that is best done while in the city. Many fishing enthusiasts avail cheap flights to San Fernando de Monti Christi to enjoy the good fishing grounds in the city. There are fishing resorts that have B&B type accommodation that anglers would find just right for a short stay. Hotels in San Fernando de Monti Christi during fishing open-season is always fully booked so you need to book in advance to get the best room and avail the discounts.
San Fernando de Monti Chrsiti or Monti Christi‘s climate may be too hot and too dry but this predicament makes the city a tourism potential with its salt-making areas and fishing grounds.