Ideally located at the eastern end of the Dominican Republic, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and more specifically in the southern coast of Coconuts, Punta Cana is famous to contain the most beautiful beaches in the world. No wonder that is one of the most favorite destination for the tourists who decide to venture in Dominican soil.
Moreover, behind the exoticism of this sweet name hides a massive seaside resort. Virgin of any historical interest but resolutely heavenly beaches of Punta Cana have begun to attract tour operators and developers in the 1980s. Today, the resorts are countless. But fortunately, the beaches still convey the same taste of paradise.
In addition, Punta Cana is known for its nightlife, more vibrant and more intense than in the rest of the country. We must say that many nightclubs where the bachata and merengue are held, typical Dominican music reign in supreme.
Note: Many tour operators offer trips "all inclusive" hotels in Punta Cana. Of course they will offer all types of entertainment in addition to the pleasures of relaxing and swimming. However, do not hesitate to get away a bit from Punta Cana to get closer to real Dominican life.
Nevertheless, the 50 km of white sandy beaches fringed by coconut trees and lined with blue lagoons, which will inevitably satisfy the metropolitan seeking exoticism. Everything is for a magical holiday!
We recommend you to visit the Manati Park which is an ecological park where you will be able, if you wish, to swim with the dolphins. Punta Cana offers you the opportunity to practice all sorts of water sports such as scuba diving, water skiing, sailing, and also, for the most courageous parasailing ...
From Punta Cana you can also make a trip to Isla Saona, La Romana and Santo Domingo which witnessed the arrival of Christopher Columbus.
You will admire the wonderful work of craftsmen mostly of leather goods, baskets, marvellous naive paintings following the custom of Taino Indians...