Punta Cana is an area on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic that is known for its alluring white sand beaches and clear blue waters. The region is 32 km of non-stop pristine beaches, and some of the most luxurious all-inclusive resorts found anywhere in the world. Punta Cana is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean region, welcoming over 3.4 million tourists in 2017. It is the perfect destination for honeymooners, destination weddings, families or just individuals who want a vacation in paradise.
If there is ever a place that has perfect beaches, it is Punta Cana. Some of the best beaches in the region are; Bavaro Beach, Macao Beach, Uvero Alto Beach, Playa Blanca and Cabeza de Toro Beach. Bavaro Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Punta Cana and is lined by beautiful all-inclusive resorts and is a haven for snorkeling. Macao Beach is a secluded public beach that is perfect for water sports such as surfing, sailing, and wind sailing. Uvero Alto is another secluded beach that is not generally accessed by tourist and has an aura of a private beach. Playa Blanca (white beach) is one of the naturally most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana. Cabeza de Toro Beach is encircled by forest and palm trees and is one of the best snorkeling beaches in the region.
If you have the desire to get out and active while on your Punta Cana vacation, there are several options available to you. You can partake in Dune buggy tours, pulsating ziplining experiences or fly through the air on a parachute connected to a boat with the serene Caribbean Sea as your backdrop on a parasailing adventure. You will quickly realize that Punta Cana is a thrill seekers paradise!
Punta Cana is also a destination for nature lovers. There are natural theme parks available and safaris to explore. One of the popular choices is Scape Park- this natural theme park includes cave expeditions, swimming in sinkhole swimming pools and exploring natural lagoons are just some of the activities available to nature lovers here. Punta Cana is also home to beautiful safaris that will bring great pleasure to people who have an appreciation for nature and animals. One such attraction is the La Hacienda National Park which offers options such as horseback riding and jeep safari tours which gives you the opportunity to observe the wildlife in their natural habitat.
One of the things that contribute to the picture perfect beauty of Punta Cana is the magnificent resorts that dot the white sand beaches. There are over fifty (50) resorts along the over 20 mile Punta Cana strip, offering different levels of luxury and affordability. Rest assured, there is a resort that will fit your budget, without you having to compromise too much on the luxury inclusions that you want. Punta Cana is also an option for avid golfers with several world class golf courses on the strip. Some of the best choices are Cocotal Golf and Country Club, Iberostar Golf Course, Punta Espada Golf Club, Hacienda Golf Course, and the Punta Blanca Golf Club.