Tourism in Punta Cana - Dominican Republic

Travel guide and tourist information to visit Punta Cana - Bavaro and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Punta Cana Bavaro.

Punta Cana - Dominican Republic

Punta Cana - Dominican Republic

Punta Cana is on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, in the province of La Altagracia. The area is well known for its beaches and resorts that offer tourists both the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Since the 70 is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic and Caribbean.

The coastline of white sandy beach stretches about 50 kilometers. The beaches are white sand and blue-green sea with waves of constant intensity, without reaching the beaches of the turquoise Caribbean Sea to the south. The weather is stable all year round with average temperatures around 26 ° C, the ideal temperature to enjoy a beach holiday.

In Punta Cana is many hotels and all-inclusive resorts which combine to form the area where there is more resort in the Dominican Republic with many foreign tourists and Dominicans. The city also has a local international airport, international airport of Punta Cana, private property and with a passenger flow even more than the Las Americas International Airport of Santo Domingo, and 12 golf courses are world class built since 1991.

The Punta Cana area begins north with the Arena Gorda beach and Bavaro Beach, between which more than 24 kilometers of coastline with large hotel complexes. Following in the same direction, is Playa Ubero Alto, Macao and Playa El Cortecito. On the other side of the cape, the beaches of Cabeza de Toro, Engano Juanillo and Punta Cana, the latter quiet and uncrowded.

Punta Cana Bavaro is the realm of all-inclusive where everything is done and planned to spend a dream holiday in the Dominican Republic, in addition to the beach and the sun many tourist attractions and excursions are available. In addition to the activities offered by the hotels & resorts, the aera has many restaurants, bars, nightclubs ... to spend nights intense.
All activities and excursions are available from the Punta Cana hotels and shuttle comes retrieve tourists.
The weather in Punta Cana is very often sunny with little rain.

The area of Punta Cana Bavaro is several kilometers long

  • In the south, the Cap Cana resort with its golf, its marina and luxury hotels (Santuary Cap Cana, Fishing Lodge).
  • The area of the airport with the Punta Cana Resort & Club, the Tortuga Bay andPunta Cana Village. Punta Cana Village composed of houses and apartments for rent and a few restaurants and shops.
  • Cabeza de Toro located between the lagoon and the sea with a small village with a few all inclusives such as Natura Park Eco Resort, Be Live Grand Punta Cana, Dreams Palm Beach and The Royal Catalonia Bavaro with its golf course.
  • Continuing to the north is Bibijagua Beach, Jellyfish beach and Los Corales Beach where many hotels on the beach.
  • El Cortecito is a small tourist village with many homes for rent, hotels, all-inclusive and some hotels.
  • Bavaro area with its beautiful world famous beach and all inclusive hotel known.
  • Fruisa is a lively village where many Dominicans working in hotels live. The atmosphere is warm and festive.
  • In the north, the area of Uvero Alto with, among others, the Dreams Punta Cana, the Sivory Punta Cana...

Between each of these tourist centers are malls (Plaza San Juan, Plaza Palma Real, Plaza Briasas ...) where tourists find all kinds of shops, supermarkets, cinemas, restaurants, bars ...

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Tourist attractions in Punta Cana

Manati Park

The Manati Park is a zoo with crocodiles, iguanas, flamingos, dolphins ... restaurants, craft shops, entertainment. In this park you can swim with dolphins (booking with extra cost) and many tourist activities.
Manati Park protects the flora and fauna of the Dominican Republic, and endangered species such as iguanas, tropical birds...
The park is open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, there is a free shuttle service departing from hotels.
Rate (08/2012) $ 20 for children under 12, $ 35 otherwise.


Marinarium Punta Cana Immerse yourself in the middle of the largest coral reef in Punta Cana and discover the flora and fauna unique underwater.


Catamaran Punta Cana Day catamaran. You will sail along the Caribbean coast, enjoy a good meal, an open bar and snorkeling in the warm waters of Punta Cana. The Catamaran Cruise is a family friendly tourist excursion.

Buggy Excursion

buggy Punta Cana Buggy Tours around Punta Cana through small roads in the countryside Dominican. The tour includes a visit to the Macao beach (one of the few public beaches Punta Cana).

Safari Excursion

safari Punta Cana Heavy truck safari for a day in the countryside of Punta Cana, from the middle of cane fields, small villages, rivers. Lunch, drinks included.

Bavaro Splash

Bavaro splash Punta Cana Output with outboard Bavaro Splash. Pilot your own boat, surf the waves of the Caribbean.

La Hacienda Park

Amusement and leisure park in Punta Cana, between Macao and Higuey.


Bavaro Golf Club, La Cana Golf Club, Cocotal Golf and Country Club and the Catalonia Cabeza de Toro Golf Club.

Water activities

Diving, windsurfing, jet ski.... are offered by Punta Cana hotels.


For lovers of deep sea fishing in Punta Cana you can fish for marlin, dorado, wahoo and tuna.

Nature reserve Ojos Indigenas

The Reserve Ojos Indígenas is an private ecological park of 1500 hectares of subtropical forest with many varieties of plants and 12 lagoons.

Canopy Adventure Tour

Canopy Adventure Tour Punta Cana Park with 8 courses ranging from 90 to 700 meters long. Canopy Adventure Tour for extreme sensations.

Swim with dolphins

Swim with dolphins Punta Cana Swimming with dolphins in the sea, a fabulous experience!

Places to visit near Punta Cana

Excursion to Saona Island

Excursion to Saona Island Catamaran Cruise to Saona Island from Punta Cana. For an unforgettable day on the island paradise of the Dominican Republic, white sand, coconut trees, sun, water critallines are four components of this dream excursions on this island dream.

The excursion to Saona Island is a must tourist attractions in Dominican Republic.

Punta Cana Bavaro Beaches

Arena Gorda beach, Playa Bavaro, El Cortecito beach, Macao beach, Cabeza de Toro, Cabo Engaño et Juanito.

The Basilica of Nuestra Senora de Altagracia

Basilica dedicated to the patron of the countries, all on 21 January an impressive procession takes place.

La Otra Banda

Typical Caribbean village with its colorful houses.

National Park Del Este

East National Park is between Bayahibe and Boca de Yuma is a lush reserve with dozens of species of birds and plants. With 420 km2 is the largest park in the Dominican Republic.

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- le 01/12/2020
The top of tourism in the Dominican Republic.
- le 10/03/2016
Beautiful beaches and lots to see and do.
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Great holidays and great memories

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